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Arianna Huffington
Huffington at the 2012 Time 100 gala
Huffington at the 2012 Time 100 gala
Born Ariánna Stasinopoúlou
July 15, 1950 (1950-07-15) (age 70)
Athens, Greece
Occupation Journalist, entrepreneur
Nationality American; Greek
Alma mater Girton College, Cambridge
Genre Non-fiction, news
Subject Politics, spirituality, environment, liberalism
Spouse Michael Huffington
(m. 1986–1997, divorced)

Arianna Huffington (née Stassinopoulos; born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is best known for her news website The Huffington Post. She was a one-time liberal democrat. She later became a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which she adopted liberal political beliefs in the late 1990s. She is the former spouse of former Republican congressman Michael Huffington.

Political career

In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for Governor in the California recall election.

Personal life

Huffington was born Ariánna Stasinopoúlou in Athens, Greece on July 15, 1950. She studied economics at Girton College, Cambridge. Huffington was married to Michael Huffington from 1986 until they divorced in 1997. She became an American citizen in 1990.

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