George Stephanopoulos was born Fall River, Massachusetts on February 10, 1961. He is an American TV journalist. You have rightly landed with us to read all about this 55 years old communications director and journalist.
He has not only been known as a journalist but also as a former U.S Democratic Party political advisor. Currently, George serves as an anchor of ABC channel’s show “Good Morning America” and anchor of “this week with George Stephanopoulos.” He is also a co-anchor of Special Events.
Stephanopoulos was a leading member of Clinton’s Presidential campaign in 1992. He was also moved to Senior Advisor on Policy and Strategy in The White House. His book, All Too Human: A Political Education became a number-one best seller.
Some controversies don’t leave the successful ones. Likewise, in 1994, George had to go through a real estate loan controversy where Jack Anderson reported that George sealed a commercial real estate net worth $835,000 with a below market interest rate with a bank. The bank later stated that it was a mortgage loan.
After leaving the White House, George became a host of this week in 2002 and was named Chief Washington Correspondent in 2005. He served as host on a Sunday morning talk shows regarding public affairs, World News Tonight, Good Morning America, and various other broadcasts. Diane Sawyer leaving GMA was the same luck for George as he was later offered Sawyer’s job on Good Morning America.
On January 7, 2012, Stephanopoulos was a co-moderator of a Republican debate. George will become the Chief Anchor at ABC News following the departure of Diane Sawyer from World News in September 2014. At the same time, he will retain his roles on GMA and this week and will be the lead anchor for breaking the news.
George has appeared in various TV series and movies and made special appearances in the shows like The American President, Spin City, Friends, American Dad and Pawn Stars. He is a very active newsman. It was estimated that his yearly salary was $8 million with his contracts with ABC and World News.
George is 5′ 6.5” tall. His height has been a subject of concern as there were rumors that the job will be swapped with Elliot, who was of tall height. He was one of the shorter newsmen when compared to the newsmen like Anderson Cooper and Bill O’ Reilly.
George has seen several rumors about him fly by about him. There had been rumors that George was gay. However, no evidence was there to prove he was gay, other than he remained unmarried until age forty.
His wife is Alexandra Wentworth, who is an actress, a comedian and a writer. The couple was married at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York in 2001. The couple has two daughters in the name of children. Currently, George is not divorced.
George is very active in social networking sites. He continually shares his information in the sites like Facebook and Twitter. He has got 2.41 million followers on Twitter since 2008. His supporters can get enough information about him on the wiki.
You can also find him on Instagram.
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George is a son of a Greek Orthodox priest and Dean Emeritus of Archdiocesan Cathedral of The Holy Trinity in New York. His mother was the director of national news service of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America for many years. Following his parent’s faith since childhood, he also considers himself as a priest.
Moving from New York, he attended Orange High School in Pepper Pike in Ohio. He received his Bachelors in Arts degree in political science from Columbia University in New York. During his academic life in college, he also received Harry S. Truman Scholarship. As his father always wanted him to become a lawyer, studying law was also his interest which led him to join the Clinton campaign.