Ali Wentworth is the actress wife of ABC news journalist, George Stephanopoulos. Married for 16-years, they are the proud parents of two.
Born February 10, 1961 to Greek parents, George was raised in Ohio and went onto study theology at Balliol College, Oxford University, England. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University and graduated summa cum laude in political science.
George who served as a communications director for the 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton –joined ABC News in 1997. He was hired as an analyst for This Week. In 2009 he began co-anchoring GMA and became Chief Anchor at ABC News in 2014.
His work as a journalist has earned him three Emmys, a DuPont, three Murrows, and two Cronkite Awards.
Meet his lovely wife below.
Ali Wentworth is a Washington native
Alexandra Elliot “Ali” Wentworth was born January 12, 1965. The lovely blonde is a D.C. native. She studied at the Dana Hall School for Girls in Wellesley, Massachusetts. And later attended Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
She was born to a prominent family
Her mother, Muffie Brandon Cabot, was the social secretary to Nancy Reagan; while her father Eric Wentworth was a reporter for the Washington Post. Her mother later married Louis Wellington Cabot, a former chairman of the Cabot Corporation, the Boston chemical company, and of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
She grew up to become a multifaceted performer.
An Actress, comedian, author and producer. From 1992 until 1994 she was a cast member on the Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color. She gained popularity for her numerous impressions including Cher, Hillary Clinton, Princess Diana, among others.
She landed her own TV show
Her TV credits include Seinfeld and Felicity. She also landed her own talk show, Living it Up! With Ali and Jack, in 2003.
She wrote a book
Ali, also an author, wrote ”The WASP Cookbook” (Warner Treasures, 1997), which offers recipes for mayonnaise sandwiches on white bread and ”Binky’s Bourbon Nips for Derby Day.”
She and George were set up on a blind date
The two met for lunch in April 2001 and hit it off right away. George is said to have known within 24 hours, he would not ever dare risk losing her.
They tied the knot only months after first meeting
Only Three months after meeting the two had decided to spend the rest of their lives together. At the time George was 40-eyars-old and Ali 36.
Together they welcomed two daughters
Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos was born in September 2002. The couple welcomed second daughter, Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos in June 2005.
She is active on social media
You can find the lovely Ali Wentworth on Twitter here.