George Stephanopoulos

George Stephanopoulos

Government Official + Journalist + Writer
Born Feb 10, 1961

George Robert Stephanopoulos is an American television journalist and a former political advisor. Stephanopoulos is most well known as the chief political correspondent for ABC News – the news division of the broadcast television network ABC – and a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program, Good Morning America (GMA).… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about George Stephanopoulos.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of George Stephanopoulos.


1961 Birth Born on February 10, 1961.


1982 21 Years Old In 1982, Stephanopoulos 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. … Read More
1984 23 Years Old Stephanopoulos attended Balliol College, Oxford, England, as a Rhodes Scholar, earning a Masters of Arts in Theology in 1984. … Read More
1988 27 Years Old In 1988, Stephanopoulos worked on the Michael Dukakis 1988 U.S. presidential campaign. … Read More


1992 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Stephanopoulos is a former United States Democratic Party political advisor. Stephanopoulos rose to early prominence as a Communications Director for the 1992 U.S. Presidential Campaign of Bill Clinton, subsequently becoming White House Communications Director, then Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy before departing in December 1996. … Read More
1994 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 25, 1994, Stephanopoulos and Harold Ickes had a conference call with Roger Altman to discuss the Resolution Trust Corporation's choice of Republican lawyer Jay Stephens to head the Madison Guaranty investigation, that later turned into the Whitewater controversy.
1996 35 Years Old Stephanopoulos resigned from the Clinton administration shortly after Clinton was re-elected in 1996. … Read More


2001 40 Years Old He married Alexandra Wentworth, an actress, comedian, and writer, in 2001 at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on New York's Upper East Side. … Read More
2002 41 Years Old In September 2002, Stephanopoulos became host of This Week, and ABC News officially named him "Chief Washington Correspondent" in December 2005. … Read More
2008 47 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 16, 2008, Stephanopoulos co-moderated, with Charles Gibson, the twenty-first, and ultimately final, Democratic Party presidential debate between Illinois Senator Barack Obama and New York Senator Hillary Clinton for the 2008 election cycle. … Read More
However, This Week beat Meet the Press on January 11, 2009, when Stephanopoulos interviewed president-elect Barack Obama. … Read More
2010 49 Years Old Stephanopoulos announced on January 10, 2010, that that would be his last broadcast as the permanent host of This Week.


2011 50 Years Old However, after his successor, Christiane Amanpour, left the show amid sagging ratings, it was announced that Stephanopoulos would return as host of This Week in December 2011. … Read More
2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 7, 2012, Stephanopoulos was the co-moderator of a debate among Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum. … Read More
2015 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Stephanopoulos failed to reveal the donations even on April 26, 2015, while interviewing Peter Schweizer, the author of Clinton Cash, a book which alleges that donations to the Foundation influenced some of Hillary Clinton's actions as Secretary of State.
2016 55 Years Old 1 More Event
Based on Stephanopoulos' donations to The Clinton Foundation charity and his behavior during prior interviews and presidential debates, Republican party leaders and candidates expressed their distrust, and called for him to be banned from moderating 2016 Presidential debates, due to bias and conflict of interest.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.