George Stephanopoulos

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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