George Stephanopoulos Biography
George Stephanopoulos is a former Democratic aide and television personality in the United States. Stephanopoulos is presently a co-anchor on Good Morning America alongside Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan, as well as the host of This Week, ABC’s Sunday morning current events news program.
George Stephanopoulos Career
After leaving the White House, Stephanopoulos worked as a political analyst for ABC News. He also worked as a correspondent for ABC’s Sunday morning current affairs show, ‘This Week,’ where he now serves as host. He was named ABC’s “Chief Washington Correspondent” for the show “This Week” in December 2005, and his name was added to the show’s title. After competitors and executives contemplated replacing George with broadcast journalist Ted Koppel, the show’s ratings dropped to third, fourth, and sometimes fifth place for a while. Fortunately, on January 11, 2009, Stephanopoulos interviewed President-elect Barack Obama, and the ratings skyrocketed, beating ‘Meet the Press.’
Stephanopoulos co-moderated the final Democratic Party presidential debate of the 2008 election campaign. In December of 2009, ABC News President David Westin offered Stephanopoulos the post of Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America. Stephanopoulos accepted the new position and began co-anchoring GMA on December 14, 2009. Stephanopoulos announced that it would be his final program as the permanent anchor of This Week in January 2010. After Christiane Amanpour quit the show due to drooping ratings, Stephanopoulos was announced as the new host of the week in December 2011. He inked a $105 million contract with ABC that will keep him there until 2021.
Presidents Joe Biden, Donald Trump, and Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the people with whom George Stephanopoulos has done interviews. George Clooney, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Billy Porter, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, former FBI Director James Comey, and others are among the celebrities, politicians, and business leaders he has interviewed. Stephanopoulos has overseen the network’s coverage of four presidential elections, and in 2016 and 2020, he moderated live town hall meetings with former President Donald Trump and then-presidential contender Joe Biden.
George Stephanopoulos Age
How old is George? The GMA co-anchor is 60 years old as of February 10, 2022. He was born George Robert Stephanopoulos in 1961 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.
George Stephanopoulos Education
Stephanopoulos earned his master’s degree in theology from Oxford University’s Balliol College, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He graduated summa cum laude in political science with a bachelor of arts degree from Columbia University.
George Stephanopoulos Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is He? he belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage, she was born and raised in Fall River,
Massachusetts, United States and he holds American nationality.
George Stephanopoulos Height
How tall is he? The television personality has not yet disclosed his height to the public yet.
George Stephanopoulos Parents | Family
Stephanopoulos is the son of Robert George Stephanopoulos, a retired Greek Orthodox priest, and Nickolitsa Gloria Chafos, a former director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America National News Service. The Stephanopoulos family is descended from the Greeks. Before his retirement, Robert Stephanopoulos was the dean emeritus of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. George became a devotee of the Greek Orthodox Church as a result of his upbringing in a family that was deeply established in the faith, which led him to consider becoming a priest like his father.
George Stephanopoulos Wife | Married
Stephanopoulos is happily married to an actress, comedian, author, and producer, Ali Wentworth. The two have been married since November 20, 2001. They met on a blind date in April 2001 and began their relationship, followed by an engagement that took place in June 2001 and later a lovely wedding at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on New York City’s Upper East Side. The family lives in Manhattan.
George Stephanopoulos Children |Daughters
Stephanopoulos and his wife are happy parents to two adorable kids; Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos born on September 9, 2002, and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos born on June 2, 2005.
George Stephanopoulos Salary
Stephanopoulos earns a salary of around $15 Million annually.
George Stephanopoulos Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $40 Million dollars.