George Stephanopoulos was born on 10th February 1961. Over the years, George Stephanopoulos has now become a well known American journalist, political commentator, and was also a former political advisor and operative. Very famous American television journalist and a former US marine, George Stephanopoulos is the anchor of “GMA,” ABC News‘ chief political correspondent, and host of ABC’s preeminent Sunday morning political affairs program. George was born to first-generation American Greek Parents in the fall river in Massachusetts. His family later moved on to Cleveland, Ohio for the sake of George’s education.
George Stephanopoulos Net Worth is ~$40M in 2020
Since his early days, Geroge always had an eye for political debates and discussions. During his high school days, he took part in several high school debate competitions and also went on to win several awards for the school. No matter where he went, George always stood out from the competition owing to his presence of mind and sharp thinking. Following his master’s degree, George Stephanopoulos started his career by working as an aide to Ohio Congressman Ed Feighan. But he didn’t stay an aide for long and was immediately bumped to being Feighan’s Chief Of Staff.
However, in 1988, George left Feighan’s side to work on the 1988 Presidential campaign for his fellow Greek-American liberal Democrat Michael Dukakis. But it turned out to be an unsuccessful one, and George had to return to D.C. But that didn’t stop him from making progress as George currently serves as the Chief Anchor for ABC News. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $40M. His current salary amounts to approximately $15M per year. His deal with ABC news amounts to a whopping $105M and will keep him at the company till 2021.
Winning Rhodes Scholarship from Oxford University
After moving to Cleveland, George finished his high school education at the Ohio County School. He then went on to study at Columbia State University in 1980. Throughout his academic career, he always remained on top of his academic performance. Because of his brilliant mind and sharp thinking, he won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University in 1983. He then went on to receive a master’s degree in Theology from Oxford University. According to reports, George was the reason the school decided to continue theology as a subject.
Meet George Stephanopoulos Wife Ali Wentworth
George and Ali Wentworth are married for more than two decades. Recently there were on The Howard Stern Show. During the conversation he remembered the first time he went on a date with Ali Wentworth, he said “I think I did ask her to dinner and she downgraded it to lunch“
Ali was quick to let George know that he was downplaying his love story.
She continued to explain that on her first date with George, she hadn’t shaved her legs and had no expectations from him. “I did not think I was going to end up with George Stephanopoulos“.