Arianna Huffington is an author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman who was born in Athens, Greece on July 15, 1950. She was made famous as the founder of The Huffington Post. Arriana is also the author of many books, and the founder of Thrive Global.
Arianna was born and raised in Greece as Ariadni-Anna Stassinopoulos. She attended Girton College at Cambridge University and graduated with an MA in Economics in 1972.
After her graduation she moved to London where she worked as a columnist, critic, and also appeared on a number of TV shows.
Arriana moved to the US in 1980. She met Michael Huffington in 1985 at party hosted by Ann Getty in San Francisco and they eventually got married in 1986. The Huffingtons divorced in 1997. In a 1999 Esquire article by David Brock, Michael Huffington claimed that his ex-wife “entered the marriage … with full knowledge of his sexual interests in men.”
“The goal of life is not to see what we can make of it,
but what it can make of us.”
Arianna has been named to Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list.
She serves on numerous boards, including Uber, Onex, and Global Citizen.