David Jason Muir, popularly known as David Muir, is an American journalist best known as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20.
He formerly worked as the weekend anchor and primary substitute anchor on ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer.
For his work over the years at ABC News, Muir, age 47, has won multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his national and international journalism.
According to various reports, Muir’s news reporting is one of the most-watched newscasts in the United States of America. And why wouldn’t that be; since he brings his experience, as well as his charming persona, into play while reporting the news.
But Muir, who was named one of People magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive in 2014, brings greater curiosity amongst his followers about his personal life. Meaning, he has been surrounded by gay rumor and suspected to have a gay partner while he remains mum about the topic.
David Muir’s Gay Rumors
Since he is one of the most recognized faces in the news industry, it is expected that people would be curious to know his love life.
But like previously mentioned, his silence has swirled gay rumors, which cannot be confirmed until he comes out of the closet or clarify that he’s not a gay man.
The rumors initially made it to the internet circa 2015 when Muir and his fellow ABC reporter, Gio Benitez, were snapped multiple times together. And they were tagged as gay partners, as Benitez had already announced as gay by that time.
However, their relationship rumors went away once Benitez got engaged to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario, on September 17, 2015. They officially married on April 16, 2016.
But on the other hand, the ABC News with David Muir host has made no comments on his sexuality or addressed the gay rumors to date.
His Present Relationship Status: Married to Wife, Dating or Single?
Like his gay rumors, his present relationship status is also unaddressed by the ABC News journalist. Even his Instagram or Twitter does not feature pictures of his potential girlfriend or a wife.
But his social media suggests that he loves children and pets, as he usually posts pictures of himself with his niece and dog.
Due to his privacy around his personal life, it is unknown if he is married to a wife, dating a girlfriend or a partner, or is still single.
Family Life: Muir Has a Sister Named Rebecca
The ABC News anchor, of American nationality, was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in May 1995.
Speaking of his family, Muir’s father was Ronald Muir, a veteran army, while his mother’s name is Pat Mills. He also has an older sister named Rebecca Muir.
His sister Rebecca reportedly has an organic farm in Borodino, New York. She grows heirloom tomatoes and other vegetables and runs her farm with her husband.
What Is the Salary of David Muir from ABC News?
Since growing interest in news reporting and journalism from a young age, he followed his interest and made his dreams true.
Today with years of experience in the journalism and television fraternity, Muir has earned himself respect as well as good fortune. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he earns an annual salary of $5 million while having a total net worth of $20 million.