Arianna Huffington, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Arianna Huffington

Greek-American author and syndicated columnist

Date of Birth: 15-Jul-1950

Place of Birth: Athens, Attica Region, Greece

Profession: writer, businessperson, politician, biographer, journalist, voice actor, radio personality, blogger

Nationality: United States, Greece

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Arianna Huffington

  • Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born Ariadni-Anna Stasinopoulou, Greek: ????d??-???a Stas???p?????, July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman.
  • She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books.
  • In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site.
  • In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list.
  • Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, where she earned a B.A.
  • in economics.
  • At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. She serves on numerous boards, including Uber, Onex, and Global Citizen. Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.Huffington, the former wife of Republican congressman Michael Huffington, co-founded The Huffington Post, which is now owned by AOL.
  • She was a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which, in the late-1990s, she offered liberal points of view in public, while remaining involved in business endeavors.
  • In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for governor in the California recall election and lost.
  • In 2009, Huffington was No.?12 in Forbes's first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media.
  • She has also moved up to No.?42 in The Guardian's Top 100 in Media List.
  • As of 2014, she is listed by Forbes as the 52nd Most Powerful Woman in the World.In 2011, AOL acquired The Huffington Post for US$315 million, and made Huffington the President and Editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, which included The Huffington Post and then-existing AOL properties including AOL Music, Engadget, Patch Media, and StyleList.
  • On August 11, 2016, it was announced that she would step down from her role at The Huffington Post to devote her time to a new startup, Thrive Global, focused on health and wellness information.

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