Michael Huffington

Born Sep 3, 1947

Michael Huffington is an American politician, bisexual activist, and film producer. He was a member of the Republican Party, and a member of the United States House of Representatives for one term, 1993–1995, from California. Huffington was married to Arianna Huffington, the Greek-born co-founder of The Huffington Post, from 1986 to 1997.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Michael Huffington.

  • Feinstein, Mc Cain Get Off The Nsa Bus
    Huffington Post - Oct 29, 2013
  • Steve Rhode: My Attorney Said There Was No Hope For My Student Loans. Michael
    Huffington Post - Jul 30, 2013
  • Look: New Teaser For 'geography Club'
    Huffington Post - Feb 11, 2013
  • The (Michael) Huffington Network: Romney's Evolving Relationship With His Donors
    Open Secrets - Mar 29, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Huffington.


1947 Birth Born on September 3, 1947.


1965 17 Years Old In 1965, Huffington graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana, where he received the Central States Amateur Rowing Association Medal when he rowed on the light weight crew. … Read More


1970 22 Years Old In 1970, he received a BS degree in engineering and a BA degree in economics concurrently from Stanford University. … Read More
1972 24 Years Old In 1972, he received an MBA in finance from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. … Read More


…  Huffington was married to Arianna Huffington, the Greek-born co-founder of The Huffington Post, from 1986 to 1997. … Read More


1992 44 Years Old In 1992, Huffington was elected to the House of Representatives from California's 22nd District (Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties). … Read More
1993 45 Years Old Huffington donated his entire congressional salary to the Partnership for Children of Santa Barbara County in 1993 and to the Partnership for Children of San Luis Obispo County in 1994.
1994 46 Years Old After one term in the House, Huffington spent $28 million in a bid for a seat in the United States Senate in 1994. … Read More


1998 50 Years Old During 1998, Huffington was co-chairman (along with actor and director Rob Reiner) of Proposition 10 in California, which increased the state excise tax on cigarettes by 50 cents per pack. … Read More
2003 55 Years Old In the 2003 California recall election, Huffington endorsed Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger. … Read More
In 2006, Huffington co-chaired the Log Cabin Republicans "The Courage To Lead: An Evening With The Governor" dinner that honored California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on June 29, 2006. … Read More
2007 59 Years Old …  Between 2007 and 2012, Huffington gave $5 million to establish the Huffington Ecumenical Institute at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, in order to promote dialogue between the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. … Read More


2009 61 Years Old He also spoke at the National Equality March rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on October 11, 2009.
2013 65 Years Old In 2013, Huffington was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.