American former Democratic advisor, television host, and political commentator George Robert Stephanopoulos AKA George Stephanopoulos, who previously served as an advisor to Democratic Party, is currently working as a political correspondent and chief anchor for ABC News and on Good Morning America.
He also hosts This Week and is also a regular substitute anchor for ABC World News Tonight.
How Much Is George Stephanopoulos’ Net Worth In 2020?
As George has been working in journalism and political career for a long time, no doubt, he has collected a hefty amount of money.
Talking about George Stephanopoulos’s net worth in 2020, sources are claiming a different figure of worth. Some sites like Celebrity Net Worth claim his worth as $40 million, whereas other tabloids like Cheat Sheet reports it to be $35 million. He earns an annual salary of $15 million.
George’s Father Wanted Him To Be Priest Or Lawyer
The 59 years old political commentator graduated from Columbia University in 1982. During his university days, he worked as a sports broadcaster for WKCR-FM.
Did you know George’s father wanted him to be a priest or lawyer? However, he was always interested in politics and could not fulfill his old man’s dream.
George started his political journey in 1988, working for the Michael Dukakis U.S. presidential campaign. He was also one of the activities leading member for Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign alongside James Carville and David Wilhelm.
After Clinton’s first term ended, George left the white house to become a political analyst for ABC news. He started hosting in September 2002 for ABC’s This Week. He now serves as the chief anchor and political correspondent for ABC News since 2014.
George also co-anchor Good Morning America with Robin Roberts.
Listed His Hamptons House For Sale In 2018
Back in 2018, George and his comedian wife Ali Wentworth kept their Southampton, New York, house on sale for $5.995 million. The property, which spreads up to 4,800 square feet, consists of five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
The couple bought the home for $4.5 million, five years before listing it for sale. The mansion features a private sitting room, game room, media lounge with wet bar, oversized swimming pool, fitness room, and others.
As of now, George, with his wife and children live in Manhattan.
Jack Anderson revealed that George signed a commercial deal worth $835 thousand in 1994. He sealed the deal with a below-market loan from the Bank of America. The NationsBank’ loan officer reported that the loan did not fit their product matrix.
One of the former senior bank regulators revealed that if he did not work in the White House, he would not have gotten the loan. The loan was a residential mortgage loan.
Donations For Clinton Foundation Charity
Back in 2012, George donated $25 thousand. He gave the same amount in 2013 and 2014, making a total donation of $75 thousand to the Bill Clinton Foundation.
However, he did not reveal the contributions to ABC News. On 14th May 2015, Politico revealed his donations. He then apologized to his viewers and ABC News for not disclosing the donations.
Many republic party leaders expressed their distrust for his behavior during interviews and presidential debates. As based on the conflict, he agreed to drop the Republican Presidential Primary Debate in February 2016.
Enjoys A Happy Life With Wife Ali Wentworth And Shares, Two Children
ABC World News Tonight’s substitute anchor, George, is happily married. He tied the knot with Alexandra Wentworth in 2001. His wife is a comedian, actress, and writer. The duo exchanged the wedding vows at Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the Upper East Side.
The lovely pair has two children together named Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos.
George was born on 10th February 1961 in Fall River, Massachusetts, the United States of America. He is 59 years old, as of 2020. He is the son of Robert George Stephanopoulos and Nickolitsa Gloria. He is of American nationality and belongs to Greek descent.
George studied Bachelors of Arts at Columbia University and completed his Master’s Degree from Balliol College.
Fun Fact: He appeared in one of the popular sit-coms of all time FRIENDS. Well, he did not physically appear on the show, his name was mentioned when the female leads of the show portrayed by Jennifer Aniston (Rachel), Courteney Cox (Monica), And Lisa Kudrow (Pheobe) watch him from their apartment. As a matter of fact, the episode was named: “The One With George Stephanopoulos”.