John Muller Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||John Muller|
|Real Name:||John William Muller|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
John William Muller is a successful American television journalist and news anchor. Since he joined ABC News in 2011, he has been with the network as a dedicated anchor where his duties include ABC News Now and World News Now. He also anchors NYC’s Emmy Award-winning PIX11 News every weeknight. Muller worked as an anchor and reporter in Florida and Georgia before making a return to New York City to continue his profession. He returned to PIX11 On July 20, 2020, as anchor of the 4:30-7am PIX11 Morning News alongside Vanessa Freeman. He is one of the most popular faces on television these days due to his very demanding job, and boasting of several talents as a qualified journalist, John Muller is proving to one of the top personalities in the industry. We will take a look at this man’s life in details and shed light on his works, accomplishments, finances and personal life, all put together in this article.
John Muller’s Biography
Muller was born on 7 July 1966 in Queens, New York, in the United States. He was raised on Long Island as the middle child among seven siblings. He attended Catholic schools.
After completing his secondary education, he received a scholarship to attend New York University where he minored in history and majored in journalism and mass communication.
He had his first on-camera job when he was a child as a model for the Ford Modelling Agency. His first exposure to real journalism came through internships with a number of media houses, including ABC News, CBS News, WNCY-TV, and WNBC-TV.
John Muller’s Career
After working with a number of networks as an intern, John Muller found a job at WTOC-TV, the affiliate of CBS in Savannah, Georgia, and it marked his big break. Shooting and editing his own reports in most cases, John got an immediate and exquisite education on military reportage as he covered stories on troop mobilizations from Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Stewart during the Persian Gulf War and the raids in Panama. After two years, he got an opportunity to take up a reporter position at WBBH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida, and he gladly accepted it and moved on to the new network where he won the Associated Press’s esteemed “Best Individual Achievement Award” for excellence in the state of Florida. Among his most remarkable works was the dramatic reportage of hurricanes including the destructive Hurricane Andrew. Muller was subsequently promoted to the weekend anchor desk, and this was his first permanent anchor position.
After working in Fort Myers for three years, the journalist cracked the “Top 20” market plateau, and got the attention of WFLA-TV, the affiliate of NBC in Tampa, Florida. He spent three years working at WFLA where he held the position of lead reporter on the 11 p.m. news, the most-rated local news program in the state. In Tampa, he won another prestigious Associated Press award for the “Best Spot News Reporting”.
John Muller, the journalist from Queens, New York, who up to this moment, has been catching the eye of several big news companies and media organizations, got his big break and returned to his home town when he received a call from WNBC-TV which he didn’t hesitate to join. Muller reported for the top-rated ‘Today in New York’ show and also filled-in on the weekend host desk, and also anchored WNBC’s earliest coverage of the demise of Princess Diana.
Muller’s biggest impact on New York television happened when he was selected to host and anchor a new entry in the morning news race. The WB11 Morning News started airing in June 2000. From the outset the brand-new show made people take notice. With its fast-paced, no-holds-barred and creative mix of real news and fun, Muller found himself rocking many different hats and finally accepting an Emmy Award in the category of ‘Best Morning News Show ‘. He also worked as sports anchor for the broadcast and also filled in as the reporter, anchor, and producer of daily business news shows branded “It’s Your Money”.
Muller made a decent switch in 2011 by joining ABC News as a correspondent and anchor based at the network’s international headquarters in New York City. He was seen across all platforms of ABC as a correspondent and anchor, handling stories of national and international concern. In 2014, he moved to WPIX once more to work alongside Tamsen Fadal as co-host of weeknights at 5 and 10 p.m.
Awards & Achievements
The Queens-native has won a handful of notable awards in for his works as a dedicated television journalist. Some of his career’s biggest moments were the times he earned awards from different reputed agencies in acknowledgment of his efforts and contributions to journalism.
As an employee at WBBH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida, Muller won the Associated Press’s “Best Individual Achievement Award” for excellence in the state of Florida. After working in Fort Myers for three years, he cracked the “Top 20” market plateau, and moved to WFLA-TV, the affiliate of NBC in Tampa, Florida where he won another prestigious Associated Press award for the “Best Spot News Reporting”. He later accepted an Emmy Award in the category of ‘Best Morning News Show‘ for his work on the WB11 Morning News. He has accomplished a lot in his career and has now emerged one of the biggest names in the New York news market.
Personal Life & Family
The popular Journalist John Muller is in a healthy relationship with long-time partner Ernabel Demillo. At this moment, no one knows a thing about his past relationships or affairs. For many years, nobody has claimed to have seen the news anchor with any other woman asides Ernabel, and this could prove that the duo are maintaining a successful and properly organized relationship. Though John and Ernable are not yet married, their relationship has produced a beautiful daughter named Alexa. Along with his family, John lives in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and remembers to play his duties at home whenever he’s not busy with work duties.
John Muller Net Worth
As at press time, John Muller has claims to a net worth of about of $2 million. This figure sums up his assets, money and all other possessions at large. He is not associated to any other business or job apart from his profession in the journalism field, so we can safely say that he has earned most of his wealth if not all of it from his job as a journalist and reporter. His job has also led him to win several recognized awards in the media, so we can conclude that the man is simply having the best life anybody would dream of.