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Date of Birth: 1961 , February-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name George Stephanopoulos
Birth Name George Robert Stephanopoulos
Father Robert George Stephanopoulos
Mother Nickolitsa Gloria Stephanopulos
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fall River, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television journalist
Working For ABC News
Net Worth $14 million
Eye Color Blonde
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 63 kg
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Alexandra Wentworth
Children Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos, Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos
Divorce N/A
Education Columbia University
Awards Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form ABC News: Inauguration 2009
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show Good Morning America.

Quick Timeline of George Stephanopoulos

2001 Married to Alexandra Wentworth
2014 Chief Anchor at ABC News
2012 Worked as debate moderator for Republican
2008 Co- moderate Presidential debate in US
2009 Worked for Good Morning America
2008 launched blog George's Bottom
2002 Host of This Week
2009 Meet the Press president -elect Barack Obama
2007 Honorary Doctor of Laws StJohn's University in New York City
2013 played himself House of Cards

Detail Timeline of George Stephanopoulos

2001

Married to Alexandra Wentworth

George Stephanopoulos married Alexandra Wentworth at Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. They have a couple daughters Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos. They now reside in Manhattan. He is really faithful to his family. He is a Loving father.

2014

Chief Anchor at ABC News

After the retirement of Diane Sawyer from World News, George Stephanopoulos became the Chief Anchor at ABC News while taking the GMA and This Week. He is the lead anchor for coverage of breaking news and major special events. He is the only chief anchor of U.S network news division not to anchor or severe as managing editor of the evening.

January 7 , 2012

Worked as debate moderator for Republican

George Stephanopoulos served as co-moderator of debate among Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum. During the debate, he repeatedly asked Romney regarding former Massachusetts governor believes the U.S supreme Court should overturn 1965 ruling that a constitutional right to privacy bars states from banning contraception. 

April 16 , 2008

Co- moderate Presidential debate in US

George Stephanopoulos co-moderate, with Charles Gibson, the twenty-first, and ultimately final, Democratic Party presidential debate between Illinois Senator Barack Obama nad New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton  for the 2008 election cycle. he was heavily criticized for focusing on the issues such as the economy and the Iraq War.,

December 14 , 2009

Worked for Good Morning America

ABC News president offered George Stephanopoulos, Diana Sawyers's job on Good Morning America after Sawyer was named anchor of World News. He was one of the substitute anchors for Sawyer on a night when she is away on assignment or unavailable.

2008

launched blog George's Bottom

During the presidential election, George Stephanopoulos launched a blog. he blogs about political news and analysis from Washington. He began posting updates to Twitter. He even launched a public profile page on Facebook. He became the political commentator.

2002

Host of This Week

In September 2002, George Stephanopoulos became the host of This Week, He became the relative newcomer to the show. usurping longtime panelist and short term co-host Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts who, for s few years, briefly replaced the long-time original host, David Brinkley.

January 11 , 2009

Meet the Press president -elect Barack Obama

ABC News executive reportedly offered Ted Koppel, former Nightline anchor, the This Week host job in 2005 after the program 's rating had become a regular third, fourth , and sometimes fifth-place finish after competitors NBC, CBS, Fox and syndicated programs. 

2007

Honorary Doctor of Laws StJohn's University in New York City

In May 2007, George Stephanopoulos received an honorary Doctors of laws from St. John's University in New York City. The degree is often conferred as a way of honouring a distinguished visitor's contribution to a specific field or to society in general.

2013

played himself House of Cards

House of cards is an American political drama web television series developed and produced by Beau Willimon. It is an adaptation of to BCC's mini-series of the same name and is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Content

George Stephanopoulos is a famous American political commentator, a former Democratic adviser, and a television host. He currently serves ABC News as their political correspondent and chief anchor. He is best known for being the co-anchor of Good Morning America along with Robin Roberts and also the host of This Week.

Early life

George Robert Stephanopoulos was born on 10th February 1961. He grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. His father Robert George Stephanopoulos and mother Nikolitsa “NiKKi” Gloria.

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There is no name about his sisters, brothers, and siblings. His descendant of Greece. His father is a priest as well as the Emeritus of the Archdiocesan Cathedral.

His mother was a director in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He followed his father’s footsteps and became a priest for a short time when he was young.

George Stephanopoulos is an American nationality, he is white and Greek Orthodox.

Personal life

He had some affairs in the past. Currently, he is married to his wife to Alexandra Wentworth from 2001. They two have a daughter Elliot Anastasia (born 2002) and Harper Andrea (born 2004). He had affairs with an actress Jennifer Grey before 2002.

Prior to this, he had an affair with an actress Bebe Neuwirth from 1990 to 1994. He was dating actress Judie Aronson,  their affair period is not well known.

He is not divorced till date. However, he had many girlfriends in the past. He is currently married and happy with two children.

George is of an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches, which makes him look perfect and he has been regarded as the hottest celebrity by his fan.

Career and net worth

He is a net chief anchor for ABC, he has host TV shows like Good Morning America, starring Lara Spencer and Ginger Zee.  He has interviewed top celebrities and top politician.  He has been rated highly and popular around the country. 

As an actor George Stephanopoulos has appeared in television shows like House of Cards, featuring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., starring Chloe Bennet, to name a few.

Net worth

He is net worth $ 18 million US dollars. His annual salary from ABC News in the year 2010 as a chief anchor was $8 million.

In 2014 George Stephanopoulos signed a contract with ABC again fro which he was paid $105 million.

Talking about his properties he bought a 3,300 sq foot on 72nd street at the price of $6.5 million in 2010.

Later in 2014, George bought a 10th-floor apartment in Upper East Side building on 72nd Streer at a market price of $2.2 million.