If the name David Muir sounds unfamiliar maybe you are not into TV watching that much. Well, he is an American journalist with a long career span at ABC News. He is best known for anchoring the ABC program –ABC World News Tonight.
To describe him only as a journalist at ABC would be an understatement since he is more than that. David Muir has won several awards that have put him on top of the world in national and international journalism. He has covered exclusive news stories from different parts of the world.
So that you know, David moderated the presidential primary debates in the United States 2016 elections. More to that he has conducted interviews with top politicians including presidential candidates. And for this reason, he is believed to be the guy who influenced Senator Hillary Clinton to apologize to American citizens over the use of a private email server.
David Muir net worth: $ 7 Million Net Worth.
This man David, a Syracuse University journalism graduate, David Muir is estimated to be at a whopping $7 million in net worth. Of course, his numerous awards in journalism must have brought him a bag of financial goodies as well.
David Muir salary and career info
David Muir’s Salary is $5 million annually. After graduating from Syracuse University in the 90s, he got his first deployment as a journalist at WTVH-TV in Syracuse in 1994. Later on, he moved to Boston where he got to be an anchor and news reporter with WCVB-TV. This was in 2000. While at WCVB-TV, David proved to be an astute investigative reporter and went on to scoop several awards including the Edward R. Murrow Award.
His career took even a better twist after he moved to ABC news. At ABC News, he still retained the position of an anchor for their news program “World News Now.” Muir served in this program with Diane Sawyer before taking it over from her beginning the 1st of September 2014. He now anchors ABC World news tonight. Unbelievably, it’s the most watched news bulletin in America.
David Muir house, cars, and rich lifestyle
Well, just like any other public figure who has made it to the top of their career, Muir is not the one to take a back seat when it comes to enjoying the good things money can offer. On the contrary, he has chosen to keep his rich lifestyle, and any would be properties private. No sources give or provide credible evidence of what David owns; however, there is more than what meets the public eye.
David Muir age, wiki-bio
David Jason Muir was born on the 8th of November 1973. This puts him at 45 years of age and eight months’ shy of 46. He was raised in Onondaga hills, Syracuse New York to a Roman Catholic family. Apart from his fluency with English, he is also fluent in Spanish. This, he must have learned while undertaking his journalism studies at the University of Salamanca in Spain.
He was born into a family of four siblings; one older and two younger step-siblings. David interest in journalism picked up fast at a tender age. This stemmed from his penchant to watch a Flagship program on ABC news with his family every night. And as history would have it, Peter Jennings, a long-serving ABC anchor became his greatest inspiration.
At that time, David Muir was a high school student at Onondaga Central Junior and Senior High School. After his graduation in 1991, he proceeded to Ithaca College – Park School of Communication in New York.
It was here that he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1995. Other schools he attended while in college include Georgetown University and the University of Salamanca where he studied Political Journalism and International Education respectively.
Just like Peter Jennings who inspired him into journalism, David Muir has become a great inspiration to journalist and aspiring journalists across the world. In fact, any female gathering would be head over heels to have him as their speaker.
In 2014, People Magazine confirmed him as the sexiest man living. Not much can be said about David Muir’s social life especially his relationship with a woman or love life as it appears to be rather scanty.
At one point, he was seen hanging out with his colleague and news anchor at ABC, Gio Benitez. Given that he has never been seen with any other woman in her love life, word went round the two were dating. However, all the rumors were dispelled after Gio Benitez tied the knot with his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario.
|Date of birth||November 8th, 1973|
|Age||45 years 3 months|
|Alma mater||Park School of Communication Ithaca college|
|Occupation||Television News Anchor|
|Years active||8 years|
|Marital status||Not married|
|Net worth||$7 million|
|Education||Georgetown University University of Salamanca|