David Muir Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
David Muir is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist and the anchor who is known worldwide for his work as a journalist and anchor for the ‘ABC News’. He has played a vital role in the welfare of the ABC News and has served as an anchor for ‘ABC world news Tonight’ and ‘20/20’.
David Muir was born as David Jason Muir on the 8th day of November 1973. From what we gathered, David was born to a Roman Catholic family. Before him, his parents – Ronald Muir (father) and Pat Mills (mother) – had a daughter they named Rebecca. It is believed David has six nieces and three nephews.
Though David was born in Syracuse, New York, he was brought up in Onondaga Hill. David loved talking interviews so when he was in his fifth standard, he brought a cassette recorder from RadioShack and used to take his teen sister’s friends’ interviews.
He is of American nationality. David also holds a mixed ethnicity of Sicilian/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German. During his childhood days, he watched ABC channel along with his family members. Since then he loved watching anchor Peter Jennings, and he became his inspiration to follow the same path.
He attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School, he moved on to the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in New York. There, he graduated with distinction and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.
While Muir also attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University, he studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain. He’s fluent in Spanish.
David Muir initiated his career after his graduation from Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 1995 as an anchor and reporter for WTVH television.
There, he worked for the next 5 years and collected the required information for him to be able to work as an anchor and reporter for WCVB television in Boston.
In 2003, he got his breakthrough with the opportunity to work as an anchor for the ABC News’s overnight news program ‘World News Now’. He kept on contributing for ABC News since 2003 and got promoted to work as a co-anchor for the ABC News magazine ‘20/20’.
David is the one to cover the meeting of the presidents of the most powerful countries’ Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore. He has interviewed Pope Francis in Spanish.
As of October 2020, David Muir has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He makes his fortune from his works as a journalist and anchor. As per presently available details, Muir’s salary is assessed to be $5 million each year.
He earned well by being an anchor of ABC World News Tonight. Working as co-anchor of famous ABC newsmagazine 20/20 also boosted his income. Presently, he is serving in ABC, being a World News Anchor substituting Diane Sawyer.
This journalist is one of the greatest visible journalists in America. Also, he got recorded as one among the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive during the year 2014.