Arianna Huffington

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Arianna Huffington
Huffington at the 2012 Time 100 gala
Born Ariánna Stasinopoúlou
(1950-07-15) July 15, 1950 (age 67)
Athens, Greece
Occupation Journalist, entrepreneur
Nationality American; Greek
Alma mater Girton College, Cambridge
Genres Non-fiction, news
Subjects Politics, spirituality, environment, liberalism
Spouse(s) 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. At one time a liberal democrat[1][2] she later became a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which she adopted liberal political beliefs in the late 1990s.[3] She is the former spouse of former Republican congressman Michael Huffington.

In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for Governor in the California recall election.[4]

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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  1. Jones, Mother (1995). Mother Jones Magazine. Mother Jones. p. 83. 
  2. Orth, Maureen (2004). The Importance of Being Famous: Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity-Industial Complex. Macmillan. p. 117. ISBN 978-0-8050-7545-8. 
  3. "10 Questions for Arianna Huffington". Time. July 3, 2008. 
  4. Schofield, Jack (August 25, 2008). "Huffington Post: From millionaire's blog to leading liberal newspaper". Guardian News. London. Archived from the original on October 05 2008. Retrieved September 18, 2008.  Check date values in: |archive-date= (help)

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