Is David Muir Gay? His Relationship History to This Date

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Is David Muir Gay? His Relationship History to This Date
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The Award-winning veteran newsman David Muir currently serves as an anchor of ABC World News Tonight, the most-watched news program in America.

On the other side, Muir’s personal life has been a big mystery. He is yet to come forward with any kind of affair. For the past several years, there are a few questions looming in his fan’s mind, is David married? Who is his girlfriend?

Meanwhile, Muir’s sexuality has also been a hot topic on the internet over the years. So as the rumors have it, is David Muir really gay? If yes, who is his boyfriend then? Today let’s try to find out all the answers to these questions and explore everything about his personal life.

Is David Muir Married? All About His Love Life

Muir is yet to be married, neither has yet to show any sign of tying the know in the near future. Furthermore, the veteran’s on-air personality remains quite secret about his dating life. In the meantime, many online tabloids say that Muir isn’t in any kind of relationship at present.

Besides, we’ve seen many celebrities come out announcing that they are married after years of hiding. Who knows? Maybe David will also startle us someday.

In addition, Muir has posted plenty of flirty photos with several women on Insta but never talked openly about whether does David ever has a girlfriend or not.

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David and his best friend Kelly Ripa.
Source: Instagram @davidmuirabc

He seems to be experiencing a single life in the love department at present.

Is David Muir Gay? The Truth About His Sexuality

Muir, 50, has yet to speak whether he is gay or not. Even after a series of speculations, David has still been tight-lipped about the rumors.

Having said that, there are a few things that to some extent has made people believe ABC’s World News Tonight anchor might really be gay. All because of his alleged relationship with Gio Benitez.

Is David Muir’s Boyfriend Gio Benitez? The Truth

The journalist was once rumored to be the boyfriend of Gio Bentize, a correspondent for ABC News. Muir and Betized made several headlines after the two were photographed together a few times back in 2015. In addition, everyone knew about Gio’s sexuality which further added more fuel to the David Muir being a gay rumor.

However, the duo never confirmed whether they were ever in a relationship.

David Muir boyfriend Gio Benitez
David and Gio Benitez photographed way back in 2015.
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The rumor was finally turned out to be a hoax when Bentize got engaged to his boyfriend Tommy DiDario, on 17th September 2015 in Paris.

The gay couple tied the knot at a beautiful wedding ceremony held in Miami on 16th April 2016. They are still together and leading a happy marital life.

David Muir Rumored Girlfriend Kate Dries Called Him a “Monster” In An Article

David Muir never came publically with any of his girlfriends, but Kate Dries briefly mentioned her relationship with Muir in her article ‘Report Indicates My Boyfriend David Muir Is a ‘Monster. It was published on JEZEBEL on 9th October 2015.

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David and his reported gf Kate.

In the article, Dries even stated that her first boyfriend was Peter Kennings. Talking about her connection with David, she wrote,

David and I connected right from the start. “I thought Peter Jennings was the James Bond of evening news,” he told me on our first date. I tried to remain calm because (little did he know) Peter was my first love and I didn’t want to make David feel uncomfortable

Although there is no concrete evidence about their dating, Kate has admired Muir as one of the workaholic personalities in her article. Well, we can’t be certain if she was really telling the truth or just wrote a sarcastic article.

David Muir Family: His Relationship With His parents  

David has a close relationship with his mom, Pat Mills and dad, Ronald Muir. He also has a sister, Rebecca Muir. Most of his Insta’s posts have also highlighted the strong bond he shares with his family.

On 5th July 2019, Muir wished his father on the occasion of his birthday. He posted a throwback picture with his dad and sister on a boat on Insta.

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David with his sister Rebecca Muir and father Ronald Muir
Source: Instagram @davidmuirabc

Memories are worth millions, isn’t it?

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He is a Dog Lover

David is an animal lover and has a German Shorthaired Pointer. He has named his puppy Axel. He often shares a picture with his pooch on his Instagram.


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The 5ft 11in anchor currently resides in New York.

Who Is David Muir Dating In 2023?

Lately, there had been speculations that David was dating a guy named Sean. But like all his other relationships, he has not confirmed is he is actually in a relationship with Sean.

Apart from this, there has been no other details regarding her other love affairs.

Muir Is Good Friend With Kelly Ripa

While David is reluctant about sharing his love life, he often talks about his friend circle. And the interesting thing is he is close friends with some successful person. Well, he is very close to American actress and talk show host Kelly Ripa.

In fact, Kelly and David are so close that Ripa paid tribute to David in her book, Live Wire. Well, David posted an excerpt from the book that reads,

To David Muir, you are the backbone and moral compass I need sometimes


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