David Muir is currently earning an annual salary of $5 million. His popularity and huge earning have made him a prevalent personality in American journalism industry. On the other hand, his enormous salary figure has helped him in accumulating a jaw-dropping net worth amount of $7 million.
David Muir’s early success came with TV stations WTVH and ascend to fame as anchor of ABC World News Tonight
David can be currently seen as an anchor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. He had previously co-anchored ABC newsmagazine show 20/20 and has worked as anchor and reporter for the WTVH station for five years. Later he earned more recognition while working for Boston-based TV station WCVB where he dedicated his time for three years from 2000 to 2003.
One amongst the most noticeable journalists of the American journalism Universe, Muir had always wanted to work in the media field since a very young age. He began broadcasting from inside cardboard box from around 5th grade in his family’s living room. Shortly thereafter, buying a cassette recorder, he began interviewing his sister’s friends.
Fast-forward 3 decades & his interview topics have a bit more gravitas – Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama, to name few. Since becoming an anchor of ABC World News Tonight, he has been placed in the same pantheon as his newsroom idols Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer. Nearly a year back, he took an interview of the current pope of Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis.
It was in 2003 when one of the most successful journalist Muir joined ABC News and started anchoring the overnight news program called World News Now. Eventually, he started co-anchoring Primetime, a popular news magazine, ultimately landing him as an anchor for weekend news program World News with David Muir in 2012.
Edward R. Murrow Award winner David Muir has covered many major stories voyaging all around the globe and his whooping net worth revealed
Taking over the place of Diane Sawyer as managing editor & anchor of the ABC World News, he elevated his journalism career furthermore. His contribution made the ABC World News the most-watched evening newscast in the country.
Recipient of National Headliner Award, Muir has also won an appreciation with the several awards in his journalism career. He has been honored with Edward R. Murrow Award for his contribution to the investigative journalism while working for the WCVB Television. Likewise, Muir has been honored with National Headliner Award and Associated Press honors.
Through his long journalism vocation, he has covered and prepared report on many important stories from all over the world. David has even covered the major news of Hurricane Katrina from the New Orleans. Recently, he visited Syria where he covered the story regarding refugees and threat the people of there have been facing.
Renowned ABC News anchor, David Muir is presently earning handsome annual salary amount of 5 million dollars, through which he has accumulated a whopping net-worth of $7.5 million. He has not yet stopped working and is still associatedwith ABC World News Tonightas an anchor. So, David Muir's net worth is sure to rise in the future.