David Muir is an American journalist.
He works for ABC broadcast-television network where he anchors the program “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” and co-anchors the magazine program “20/20”.
He is also an Emmy Award winner.
David’s show is the most watched news program in America and covers news not only from America but from all over the globe.
It even covers reports from war torn hot zones such as Mogadishu, Tehran and Gaza.
His report on the heroin crisis in America which he covered for a whole year earned the journalist a CINE Golden Eagle Award.
The Ithaca College graduate, whose show has become the most-watched newscast in America, has covered stories from all across America and the world.
He has reported from terror hot spots such as Tehran, Tahrir Square in Cairo, Mogadishu, and Gaza.
In 2016, the respected journalist won a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his year-long report on the heroin crisis in America.
David Muir was born on November 8, 1973 in Syracuse, New York to parents Patt Millson and Ronald Muir.
He has one sibling who is older than him and two step-siblings.
David’s interest in news broadcasting started at a very tender age and he would even do pretend news broadcasts.
He also made it a habit to always follow the news whenever he could.
While he was attending high school at Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School, a local station WTVH-TV gave him an internship.
After graduating high school in 1991, he enrolled at the Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication to study journalism while also doing political science as a minor.
During his freshman year, David got the opportunity to study at the Institute on Political Journalism in Georgetown University after anchoring a student newscast.
Muir went on to study at the International Education of Students at the University of Salamanca in Spain.
He then interned at the Department of Health and Human Services before graduating in 1995.
After graduation, David returned home and took a job at WTVH-TV (the station he had interned at in high school) as a reporter.
He worked there for five years and then moved to WCVB in Boston where he worked as a reporter.
During his career’s tentative years, the journalist won numerous awards for his prowess in covering certain events.
Muir’s most notable career moment came when he was doing investigative reporting on September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks(popularly known as 9/11).
He spent three years with WCVB television before moving on to join his current station ABC News.
He was first hired to work in World News Now; an overnight news program and he has climbed the ladder from there to where he is now through his hard work and passion for journalism.
In 2014 David was promoted to the position of managing editor and anchor of ABC World News a position that reportedly earns him $5 million per year.
Does David Muir Have a Partner?
David is known to enjoy a very close and loving relationship with his parents as evidenced from his social media posts.
He also likes to post his siblings and their children on his Instagram showing a close relationship with them and even refers to them as his squad.
Apart from this, not much is known about Muir’s personal life as he likes to keep it personal. It is known Muir is not married but it is unknown does he have a partner.
All we know is that he is living with his dog Axel.
Is David Muir Gay? No. David Muir is not gay!
Reports started emerging that David Muir might be gay when he was spotted hanging out with his colleague Gio Benitez who is openly gay.
The two were said to be involved in a romantic relationship, something which none of them came out to confirm nor deny.
Benitez however got married to his real boyfriend Tommy DiDario which means he was not involved with Muir.
There has been no way to prove whether David is gay as he is so private about his life.
It is however known that he is single and likes to spend most of his time with his nephews and nieces.
There have been unsubstantiated rumors linking him to someone called Sean but that is all they are; rumors.