David Muir is an American journalist who works as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and a brilliant broadcast journalist. He is publicly praised as an anchor and managing editor of ABC World News. Moreover, he is one of the highest-paid journalists. During Muir’s fourteen years of service in ABC-TV, he has won multiple Emmy Awards and so on.
Furthermore, the World News Tonight with David Muri is the most-watched newscast in America. In 2014, Muir was listed on one of the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive.
In Syracuse, New York, the United States, David Muir was born as David Jason Muir on November 8th, 1973 with the birth sign Scorpion. The name of his parents is Ronald Muir (Father) and Pat Mills (Mother). David is the youngest child of his parents and he grew up in Roman Catholic Family. He has an older sister named Rebecca Muir and two younger step-siblings. He has six nieces and three nephews. David is of American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnical background (Silicon/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German).
David Muir entered WTVH-TV in Syracuse at the age of 12. David graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He enrolled in the Institute of Political Journalism in Washington, D.C. at Georgetown University. Muir studied at the University of Salamanca for a semester abroad in Spain.
How much is David Muir Net Worth and Salary?
David Muir Net Worth and Salary: An American journalist and anchor, David Muir who has a net worth of 2019 is more than $7 million. Moreover, Muir receives a salary of over $5 million per year including bonuses and incentives. He has earned a reputable position in the field of Journalism. The 46 years old anchor Muir has involved in the American media industry since 1995. Similarly, he is one of the wealthiest anchors or journalists of the United States. David is one of the highest-paid journalists of the ABC network.
House & Car Collection
In the year 1992, David also ran an estate agency named David Muir Estate Agents. His primary source of income is his professional career. Muir also owns a lavish house worth more than $1 million and has one of the world’s most expensive cars.
Talking about the net worth of his ex-partner Gio Benitez, he has also accumulated a huge amount of sum through his career. Gio Benitez’s actual net worth is around $4 million as of now. According to some authorized sources, ABC’s news anchor, Benitez receives more than $750,000 salary per year.
David Muir’s Career
ABC”s journalist David Muir began his professional career right after finishing college. He joined as the intern of WTVH-TV in Syracuse. Later, he went on to earn numerous awards as a journalist for more than the next five years. He was once listed as one of the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alice. On the contrary, David Muir has covered the Olympic games –the 2008 Beijing Summer Games and the 2010 Vancouver winter games.
In 2000, Muir shifted to Boston to serve for WCVB-TV as an anchor and reporter. Subsequently, he won several Emmys, Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting, among other honors. In 2003, Muir became the overnight sensation for “World News Now” on ABC. Muir had also given commencement speeches at Northeastern University in 2015 and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018.
One of David Muir’s outstanding recent interviews was being the first to interview Donald J. Trump on 25th January 2017, after he was inaugurated. Beyond that, David was the only journalist to interview President Barack Obama during his visit to Cuba in March 2016. Also, he talked to Apple CEO Tim Cook hen the company and the FBI didn’t degree about unlocking the San Bernardino killer’s phone.