George Stephanopoulos Biography

George Robert Stephanopoulos is a former Democratic adviser and television broadcaster 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 show. Stephanopoulos served as ABC News’ “Chief Anchor” from 2014 to 2020, but was demoted to mornings only in 2021 when David Muir assumed expanded responsibilities covering breaking news in the evening and prime time.

How old is George Stephanopoulos? – Age

George Robert Stephanopoulos was born on February 10, 1961, in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Where did George Stephanopoulos go to school? – Education

Stephanopoulos transferred to Orange High School in Pepper Pike, Cleveland, to continue his education. Later, he studied political science at Columbia University in New York, graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He worked for the university’s radio station, WKCR-FM, as a sports broadcaster. He subsequently went to work as an advisor to Democratic Congressman Ed Feighan of Ohio in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Balliol College, University of Oxford, with a Masters of Arts in theology in 1984.

Stephanopoulos Wife – Family

Robert George Stephanopoulos, his dad, is a dean emeritus of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City and a Greek Orthodox priest. Nickolitsa “Nikki” Gloria, his mom, was the director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and she worked for the National News Service.

George Stephanopoulos The former Democratic adviser and television broadcaster
George Stephanopoulos The former Democratic adviser and television broadcaster

Stephanopoulos Height and weight

He is 169cm (5.6 feet) high weighing 65kg.

What is Stephanopoulos Salary?

She receives an estimated salary of $15million a year.

Stephanopoulos Net Worth

Her net worth is predicted to be 40 million.

George Stephanopoulos Career

In 1988, George Stephanopoulos began his political career by working on Michael Dukakis’ presidential campaign in the United States. After the campaign, he worked for Dick Gephardt, the Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, for a while.
He subsequently went on to serve as the de facto press secretary for Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign in the United States. Stephanopoulos left Clinton’s government after he was re-elected in 1996. He went on to work as a political commentator for ABC News after leaving the White House. He worked as a correspondent on ‘World News Tonight,’ ‘This Week,’ ABC’s ‘Sunday morning public affairs show,’ and ‘Good Morning America,’ among other special broadcasts, during his time there. On the network’s website in 2008, he started a blog called George’s ‘Bottom Line.’
He announced his departure as the permanent host of “This Week” on January 10, 2010. After Christiane Amanpour, Stephanopoulos’ replacement, left the show in December 2011, he returned as host. He joined ABC News in 2014 as the Chief Anchor.

Major Projects

George Stephanopoulos co-moderated the Democratic Party presidential debate for the 2008 election cycle on 16 April 2008, between New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Illinois Senator Barack Obama.
While the debate received record ratings, Stephanopoulos and co-moderator Charles Gibson were chastised for focusing on campaign controversies rather than national problems. Later, Stephanopoulos clarifies that none of the earlier debates had addressed the issues raised during the campaign.
Stephanopoulos co-moderated a debate between Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, and Mitt Romney on 7 January 2012. During the discussion, an American journalist asked Romney if he thought the United States was on the right track.

The Supreme Court should overturn a 1965 rule that states cannot prohibit contraception due to a constitutional right to privacy.
In answer to Stephanopoulos’ inquiry, Romney sneered and said it was a silly question. Later, during Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in the fall, the response was used to his advantage.


George Stephanopoulos was the inspiration for Henry Burton in Joe Klein’s acclaimed novel “Primary Colors.”
Lewis Rothschild, played by Michael J. Fox in the 1995 film “The American President,” was based on the journalist and political commentator. Stephanopoulos made an appearance in the TV show ‘Spin City’ in the episode “An Affair to Remember.” He also appeared in the episode “Buy the Book” of ‘Pawn Stars.’

In the drama ‘House of Cards,’ he portrayed himself in 2013. In an episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ he appeared as himself the following year.

Conflict of Interest as a Journalist & Giving to the Clinton Foundation

George Stephanopoulos gave the Clinton Foundation $75,000 from 2012 to 2014. He, on the other hand, did not tell ABC News or his viewers the truth about these donations. The presenter apologized and admitted that he should have reported the payments to the network and its viewers when the funds were revealed by ‘Politico’ in May 2015.
The Republican Party’s leaders and aspirants have expressed their disapproval of Stephanopoulos’ donations and behavior during previous presidential debates and interviews.

They also demanded that he be barred from participating in the 2016 presidential debates because of a potential conflict of interest. Stephanopoulos later decided to step down as moderator of the Republican presidential primary debate in February 2016.

At the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York, George Stephanopoulos married actress and writer Alexandra Wentworth in 2001. Elliott Anastasia and Harper Andrea are the couple’s two daughters right now.
Jerry Seinfeld, the actor, and comedian, taught the American journalist about transcendental meditation.
St. John’s University in New York City awarded Stephanopoulos an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 2007.

Issues of Law

Following a collision with a parked vehicle in 1995, Stephanopoulos was detained. He was accused with driving with an expired license and leaving the scene of an accident. The charge of fleeing the scene of an accident, however, was eventually withdrawn.

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