George Stephanopoulos Biography, Age, Wife, This Week, Debate, Salary And Net worth

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George Stephanopoulos Biography

George Stephanopoulos is an American journalist, political commentator and former Democratic advisor. He is currently the chief anchor and the chief political correspondent for ABC News, a co-anchor of Good Morning America, and the host of ABC’s Sunday morning This Week. Stephanopoulos is a regular substitute anchor for ABC World News Tonight.

Apart from his career as a journalist, Stephanopoulos was an advisor to the Democratic Party. Stephanopoulos rose to early prominence as a communications director for the 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton and subsequently became White House communications director. Later he was senior advisor for policy and strategy, before departing in December 1996. Stephanopoulos is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

George Stephanopoulos Age

George was born in Fall River, Massachusetts on February  10, 1961.  He is 52 years old as of year 2019.

George Stephanopoulos Height

George stands at a  height of 1.7m.

George Stephanopoulos Family

He was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.  He is the son of Nickolitsa “Nikki” Gloria and Robert George Stephanopoulos. George’s parents are of Greek descent. George his father is a Greek Orthodox priest and dean emeritus of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. Nikolista his mother was the director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America National News Service for many years. When he was a youth, he became a follower of the Greek Orthodox faith, and long considered entering the priesthood.

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Stephanopoulos married his wife Alexandra Wentworth, an actress, comedian, and writer, in 2001 at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on New York’s Upper East Side. The two have two daughters: Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos They all live in Manhattan.

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George Stephanopoulos Education

When the family of George moved to the eastern suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio,he attended Orange High school in Pepper Pike. This is where he started wrestling competitively.

George pursued with his education and in 1982 he received a bachelor of arts degree in political Science summa cum laude from Columbia University in New York and was the salutatorian of his class. In Columbia George elected to Phi Beta Kappa his junior year and was awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship and was a sports broadcaster for WKCR-FM the university’s radio station.

His father wanted his son to become either a lawyer or a priest. After he promised his father that he would attend law school eventually George took a job in Washington, DC as an aide to Democratic Congressman Ed Feighan of Ohio.
He atttended Balliol College at the University of Oxford in England, as a Rhodes Scholar, earning a Masters of Arts in Theology in 1984. George said that he spent much of his time trying to root his political leanings in the deeper philosophies that he studied while in college.

George Stephanopoulos This Week

This Week with George Stephanopoulos” is ABC’s preeminent Sunday morning public affairs program. ABC News’ Sunday morning discussion program, featuring newsmaker interviews, panel discussions and debates on a wide range of global issues and commentary. It is brought to you by George Stephanopoulos, Martha Raddatz, and the ABC News team.

George Stephanopoulos ABC

George is ABC News’ Chief Anchor. He also serves as anchor of “Good Morning America,” and anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” As Chief Anchor, Stephanopoulos leads the network’s coverage on all major live events and breaking news around the world.

George has conducted interviews with a wide range of subjects with prominent people including now President Trump, former President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and Vladimir Putin to Mark Kelly, Jason Collins, George Clooney, Elmo, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Anniston, and Steve Martin.

For more than a decade his range and expertise have played a pivotal role at the network earning him three Emmys, a DuPont, three Murrows, and two Cronkite Awards.

In 1997 George joined ABC New sas an analyst for “This Week.” Before joining ABC News, he served in the Clinton administration as the Senior Advisor to the President for Policy and Strategy. George is the author of “All Too Human,” a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.

George Stephanopoulous, David Muir Debate

ABC News said  on Wednesday August 21, 2019 that chief anchor George, World News Tonight anchor David Muir, correspondent Linsey Davis and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos will moderate the network’s Democratic candidate debate next month.

The debate which will  be held in Houston, will take only one night unless more than 10 Democratic candidates qualify. As it currently stands, 10 candidates have qualified to participate.

George Stephanopoulous Career

After completing his studies George worked on Michael Dukakis 1988 U.S presidential campaign in 1988. He became the floor man for Dick Gephardt, US House of Representative majority leader after the campaign, he held this position until he joined the Clinton Campaign.

During outset of Clinton’s presidency, George served as the de facto press secretary, briefing the press even though Dee Dee Myers was officialy the White House Press Secretary. After the re-election of Clinton he resigned from the Clinton administration.

When he left White House at the end of Clinton’s first term Stephanopoulos became a political analyst for ABC News and served as a correspondent on This Week, ABC’s Sunday morning public affairs program; World News Tonight, the evening news broadcast; Good Morning America, the morning news program; along with other various special broadcasts.

George Stephanopoulous Net worth

George is an American politician and television correspondent who has a net worth of $35 million dollars.

George Stephanopoulos Book

  1. All Too Human: A Political Education Aug 01, 2008
    by George Stephanopoulos
    Kindle Edition
  2. By George Stephanopoulos – All Too Human: A Political Education (1999-05-04) [Hardcover]
    by George Stephanopoulos
  3. All Too Human
    by George Stephanopoulos , Inc. Audible

George Stephanopoulos Bill Clinton

George was a leading member of Clinton’s 1992 U.S. presidential campaign. His role in the campaign is portrayed in the documentary film The War Room in 1993. At he outset of Clinton’s presidency, he served as the de facto press secretary, briefing the press even though Dee Dee Myers was officially the White House press Sectary.

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