A familiar face for ABC News followers, David Muir has a reputation that encapsulates his outstanding skills and adorable personality. He is the lead anchor of World News Tonight.

Get acquainted with his relationship status, parents, ethnicity, and new role in ABC News.

David's Relationship Status

Fans from all or over the world want to know about the most-watched journalist's relationship status. However, there is no information or even hint on his personal life.

The ABC News anchor has never penned a word about his dating status on his social media. He has also never shared such details on any of his interviews. Thus, it can't be concluded if the handsome hunk is married or is single.

The only thing on the internet about his love-life is a blog written by a writer named Kate Dries for Jezebel. Dries have referred to David as her boyfriend in the article titled, 'Report Indicates My Boyfriend David Muir Is a 'Monster.' 

Muir, who is in his late forties, has never affirmed having a girlfriend or a wife himself. Due to this, there are also speculations that he could be a closeted gay. However, Muir has never shed light on the topic.

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David Muir's Bio

Muir was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, to father Ronald Muir and mother, Pat Mills. The 47-years-old holds an American nationality. He has an older sister named Rebecca Muir.

The ABC News correspondent timely shows his affection towards his parents and family members through his Instagram account. He even commemorates his late father and his dedication towards the states as a veteran army.

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Practiced News Casting From a Young Age

Muir's volubility in broadcasting news comes from years of practice.

He was just a child when he started reading out news from a cardboard box in his family home. He even bought a cassette recorder from his allowances at RadioShack and began interviewing people he knew - mostly his sister's teenage friends.

He even made excuses with his friends to watch 6 p.m. news every day. 

The Ithaca College graduate followed his passion and pursued Political Journalism at Georgetown University. He completed his further studies at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

He started his career in his hometown through the WTVH-TV. Five years later, he shifted to the WCVB-TV in Boston and reported from Iraq and Florida.

In 2003, the Syracuse native joined ABC News as the anchor for World News Now. His expertise on the field helped him secure the post of lead correspondent.

The Emmy-award winning co-anchored ABC's 20/20 from 2013 and became the sole host and the managing director of World News Tonight with David Muir from 2014.

Thanks to his outstanding performance, he got the authority to lead the breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News in February 2021. Before him, the responsibility was being handled by another veteran ABC News anchor, George Stephanopoulos, under the title "chief anchor."

His Salary & Net Worth

One of the significant ABC News' anchors, Muir uses an emotional point of view to share stories. No wonder he attracts enormous ratings. In 2018 alone, his show World News Tonight with David Muir topped the ratings for 26 straight weeks.

Moreover, in the last week of April 2020, his show garnered an average audience of 10.5 million viewers - making it the most-watched show for the week.

As a prominent figure in journalism, he earns an annual salary of $5 million, which contributes to his net worth of $20 Million.