Who is ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir?

Who is David Muir? All about ABC World News Tonight anchor and his $25m net worth

Renowned journalist David Muir has been a fixture at ABC News since 2003, conducting interviews with various high-profile politicians throughout his career.

In January 2024, Muir took on the role of moderator at ABC News’ New Hampshire GOP Debate alongside Lindsey Davis.

Who is David Muir?

Born on November 8, 1973, David Muir is a prominent American journalist known for his role as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of ABC News magazine 20/20.

Having started his career in media in 1994 at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York, Muir has come a long way, transitioning to reporting in Boston for WCVB television before joining ABC News where he eventually took over the anchor position from Diane Sawyer in 2014.

Muir has received recognition for his outstanding work, including the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting for his coverage of the 9/11 attacks.

In a previous interview with USA Today, Muir expressed his gratitude for the opportunities he has had, especially working alongside icons like Diane Sawyer, Peter Jennings, and Charlie Gibson.

David Muir’s Personal Life

As of now, David Muir is not married, with his career often taking center stage in his life.

While his current relationship status remains unknown, there were rumors in 2015 that he was romantically involved with ABC colleague Gio Benitez. However, those rumors were put to rest when Benitez got engaged to Tommy DiDario later that year, eventually marrying in 2016.

In 2014, David Muir was named PEOPLE'S Sexiest Man Alive
In 2014, David Muir was named PEOPLE’S Sexiest Man AliveCredit: Getty Images – Getty

David Muir’s Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, David Muir’s net worth is estimated to be around $25 million as of February 2024.

His wealth primarily stems from his successful media career, with reports suggesting he earns approximately $8 million per year and also benefits from brand endorsements and sponsorships.