George Stephanopoulos - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 19, 2022

George Stephanopoulos
Profession: TV host, Political commentator, Former Democratic adviser
Best Known For: Good Morning America, This Week (TV show)
Salary: $15 million
Net Worth: $40 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 10, 1961 (age 63)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
George Robert Stephanopoulos
Birth Place: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Robert George Stephanopoulos
Mother's Name: Nickolitsa Gloria Stephanopoulos
Siblings: 3

Andrew Stephanopoulos (brother)
Marguarite Stephanopoulos (sister)
Stacy Stephanopoulos (sister)

High School: Orange High School
University: Columbia University, Balliol College
Ethnicity: Greek
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 20, 2001
Wife's Name: Alexandra Wentworth
Children: 2

Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos (daughter)
Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Black/Grey
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is George Stephanopoulos?

George Stephanopoulos is a TV host, political commentator, former Democratic adviser by profession, and American by nationality. He is currently the chief anchor and political correspondent on ABC News, co-anchor of Good Morning America, and host of This Week.

George Stephanopoulos (Variety)

George Stephanopoulos – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

George Stephanopoulos’ birth took place on February 10, 1961, in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. He was born George Robert Stephanopoulos to his mother Nickolitsa "Nikki" Gloria and his father Robert George Stephanopoulos of Greek descent. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings- brother Andrew Stephanopoulos and sisters Marguarite Stephanopoulos, and Stacy Stephanopoulos.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Orange High School where he wrestled competitively. He then joined Columbia University, graduating in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in political science summa cum laude. Stephanopoulos then went on to enroll at Balliol College at the University of Oxford from where he graduated in 1984 with a Master of Arts in Theology. In May 2007 he received an Honorary Doctor of Law from St. John's University.

His ethnicity is Greek.

George Stephanopoulos – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

George Stephanopoulos married his girlfriend Alexandra Wentworth on 20 November 2001 after three months of dating. He and his wife have two children together – daughters Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos (born on September 9, 2002) and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos (born on June 2, 2005).

The couple is happy together and is living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Also read: Rush Limbaugh - Actor, Author, TV presenter 

George Stephanopoulos, Alexandra Wentworth in May 2014 (Heavy)

George Stephanopoulos – Career

Early work

One of the earliest jobs George Stephanopoulos was as an aide to Democratic Congressman Ed Feighan of Ohio. In 1998 he worked on the Michael Dukakis 1988 U.S. presidential campaign. Years later he was a leading member of Bill Clinton's 1992 U.S. presidential campaign.

With ABC

He left the White House at the end of Clinton's first term and joined ABC News as a political analyst as well as a correspondent on This Week, World News Tonight, Good Morning America, etc.

With ABC George Stephanopoulos has hosted This Week (2002-2009, 2011- present), and Good Morning America (2009- present). He became the ABC News chief anchor in 2014 after Diane Sawyer departed from World News.

Also read: Ben Shapiro - Politician, Writer, Lawyer, Radio talk show 

Other works

He is the founding member of the leadership program The Next Generation Initiative. George Stephanopoulos also had appearances in films The War Room (1993), the TV series Spin City (1996), Friends, House of Cards (2013), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014), and the show Pawn Stars.

He is also an author and has written three books - All Too Human (1999), Hola poly anthropina (1999), and Chemical Process Control (2001).

George Stephanopoulos in 1994 (C-Span)

George Stephanopoulos – Controversy, Accident

He has been embroidered in several controversies including the 1994 real estate loan controversy where it was reported that Stephanopoulos sealed an $835,000 commercial real estate deal from a bank owned by Hugh McColl.

In 1995 George Stephanopoulos was arrested on the charges of leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired license and license plates. The charge of leaving the scene of an accident was later dropped.

Also read: Bret Baier - Journalist, Chief political Anchor 

George Stephanopoulos – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be over $40 million dollars while his annual salary is known to be $15 Million.

George Stephanopoulos – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

On social media, George Stephanopoulos is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with millions of followers.

Also read: Naomi Wolf - Author, Journalist, Former political advisor 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : Alexandra Wentworth ABC News ABC News chief anchor This Week Good Morning America former Democratic adviser George Stephanopoulos