Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington at the 2009 Oceana Annual Partners Award Gala

Huffington in 2009, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Ariadne-Anna Stassinopoúlou (Greek: Αριάδνη-Άννα Στασινοπούλου)

Place of Birth: Athens, Greece

Date of Birth: 15 July, 1950

Ethnicity: Greek

Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businessperson. She is the co-founder and former Editor-in-chief of the website The Huffington Post, and founder and CEO of Thrive Global.

Arianna is the daughter of Elli (Georgiadi) and Konstantinos Stasinopoúlou, who was a journalist and management consultant. She was born in Athens, Greece, moved to the U.K. during her teens, to study economics at Cambridge, and later to the U.S. in the early 1980s.

Arianna has two children with her former husband, politician, LGBT activist, and producer Michael Huffington. Michael was a Republican Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California, from January 3, 1993 to January 3, 1995.


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    In this case it fits very well with his skin tone. Nothing “disgusting” about that.

  2. andrew says:

    “Huffington” is the surname of her former husband, Michael Huffington.

  3. madman says:

    Her birth name is Ariadni-Anna Stasinopoulou (Greek: Αριάδνη-Άννα Στασινοπούλου)
    Arianna is the daughter of Elli (Georgiadi) and Konstantinos Stasinopoulou.

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