Arianna Huffington is a Greek American businesswoman, syndicated columnist, and author. She was a founding member as well as an editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. Currently, it is owned by AOL.
She rose to fame during the mid-1990s as a conservative commentator. She became the president and Editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group. It comprised of OAL Music, Patch Media; the then newly acquired The Huffington Post, Engadget, and Stylist. Here is a quick summary of Arianna Huffington’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Arianna Huffington Early Life
Arianna Huffington was born in 1950 on 15th July to Konstantinos and Elli Stasinopoulou. Her birthplace was Athens, Greece. She is a sister to Agapi who is a speaker, author, and a performer. She was only 16 years old when Huffington left for the United Kingdom. There, she joined Gorton College, Cambridge to study economics. She is on record for not only being the first foreign but also the third female to serve as the President of the Cambridge Union.
In the 1970s, she began writing books, and Bernard Levi gave her editorial assistance. She joined Bob Langley, and the two hosted Saturday Night At The Mill in 1997.
Ariana had a relationship with Levin. Huffington was genuinely in love with him, but he never wanted to get married nor have children. She decided to break away and hence left Cambridge for New York in 1980.
In 1995, she met Michael Huffington, and they fell in love. On 12th April the same year, the two tied a knot. They were blessed with two daughters whom they named Christina and Isabella. They divorced later in 1987.
Arianna Huffington Career, Awards & Achievement
Huffington wrote a book called The Female Woman in 1973. She was also one of the writers of songs in a solo album by Irene Papas named Odens which were released in 1979. She wrote several articles in the late 1980s for National View.
Ariana wrote two biographies of Marian Callas and Pablo Picasso. Their titles were Maria Callas-The Woman Behind the Legend and Picasso: Creator and Destroyer published in 1981 and 1989, respectively. Also the Politically Incorrect. She was a host of a radio show that was aired weekly known as Left, Right, and Center.
She together with Jon Steward appeared in The Daily Show. Huffington was also a panelist in 2004 College Democrats of America Convention held in Boston. It was held together with Democratic National Convention. She spoke in the latter held the following year. Also, she is an occasional panelist in a show hosted by Mark Green called Both Sides New with Huffington and Matalin.
Huffington currently serves on the board of directors of the Center for Public Integrity, Onex Corporation, the Berggruen Institute and Uber.
She has hosted programs such as Any Questions, Face the Music and Call my Bluff. Ariana has also voiced the character of Ariana the wife of Tim, the Bear in the Cleveland Show.
Huffington has made an appearance in How I Met Your Mother, Saturday Night Live as well as Family Guy.
Awards & Achievements
The Huffington Post became the first US digital media enterprise that is commercially run to win a Pulitzer Prize in 2012. In 2016 on 22nd May, she received an honorary degree from Colby College.
Net Worth of Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She has made money by writing articles as well as biographies. Huffington is also an author who sells her books for money. In addition to that, she has hosted many radio shows and has appeared in films and television. Those activities have contributed to her current net worth.
Huffington is an author, actresses and a businesswoman. She became known by many when her husband was vying for a seat of the senator. Ariana has shown interest in a gubernatorial seat but later withdrew her candidature. She has written some biographies and articles as well.