Who is ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir?

ABC News’ David Muir has been working for the network since 2003 and over the years, has interviewed a number of politicians.

In December 2021, he made headlines after interviewing President Joe Biden, who announced that he plans on running for re-election, as long as he is healthy.

Who is ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir?

Born November 8, 1973, David Muir, 48, is known as an American journalist.

He is the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20.

Muir previously served as the weekend anchor and primary substitute anchor on ABC's World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, eventually succeeding her on September 1, 2014.

He previously dished to USA Today about crediting his success to those who have come before him, saying: “I’ll never forget the first day I sat next to Diane Sawyer on the ‘Good Morning America’ set, and I could not believe that I was filing a report next to Diane. 

“She and I have become friends through this great adventure that we’re all on together, and to have learned from the best and to now walk down the same hallway of the same set of stairs that Peter Jennings and Charlie Gibson and Diane (Sawyer) walked up to go do the news; it’s not lost on me, and the privilege and the responsibility that comes with that.”

The journalist got his start in media in 1994 when he landed a job as an anchor and reporter at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York.

He then relocated to Boston and began reporting for WCVB television.

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Over the years, Muir has also been given a number of awards including the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting for his work in the 9/11 attacks.

In 2014, he was also named as People's Sexiest Man Alive.

Is David Muir married?

At this time, Muir is not married, however some might argue he is married to his work.

It is also unclear if he is dating anyone but back in 2015, he was rumored to have dated ABC colleague Gio Benitez.

The rumors emerged after Benitez and Muir were photographed together on various occasions, however, Benitez laid the speculations to rest after he got engaged to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario in September of 2015.

The pair married the following year in 2016.

What is David Muir’s net worth?

Due to his successful media career, Muir has become a multi-millionaire.

As of 2021, Muir reportedly has a net worth of $20million with an estimated annual salary of $5million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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