George Stephanopoulos

by ethnic on June 7, 2011

Birth Name: George Robert Stephanopoulos

Place of Birth: Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 10, 1961

Ethnicity: Greek

George Stephanopoulos is an American journalist, political commentator, and former Democratic Party advisor. He is the chief anchor and chief political correspondent for ABC News. He served as White House Director of Communications, from January 20, 1993 to June 7, 1993, and Senior Advisor to the President, from June 7, 1993 to December 10, 1996.

His parents are of Greek descent. His father is a Greek Orthodox priest. George is married to comedian, actress, and writer Alexandra Wentworth, with whom he has two children.

George’s paternal grandparents were George Stephanopoulos and Anastasia Mataraqkas/Materagkas.

George’s maternal grandfather was Andreas Chafos (the son of Konstantino/Konstantine Tsafoulias/Chafos and Kalliope). George’s great-grandfather Konstantino was the son of Andreas Tsafoulias and Despoina.

George’s maternal grandmother was Margarite A. Nicolopoulos (the daughter of Konstantinos Nicolopoulos).

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2014) stated that George’s genetic ancestry is:

*98.9% European
*0.9% Middle Eastern
*0.1% East Asian
*0.1% No Match

Source: Genealogy of George Stephanopoulos –

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bearboy March 8, 2015 at 2:55 pm
follers March 8, 2015 at 3:37 pm
bearboy March 26, 2015 at 10:22 am

Cool link! So to find out by DNA that he is related to Hillary Clinton would mean Hillary was DNA tested by 23andme also, right?

follers March 26, 2015 at 11:49 am

Sure, if you like.

BTW, as you can see, I added Behrs, Lamas, and Newmar.

bearboy March 26, 2015 at 5:44 pm

What does that have to do with anything?

follers March 26, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Oh, sorry, it was passingtime85 who requested them, not you. I sometimes get you two confused.

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