Arianna Huffington Net Worth [2021 Update]

One of the most powerful women, Arianna Huffington’s net worth is $100 million.

Syndicated columnist and Greek American author Arianna is famous for making one of the most well-known websites, The Huffington Post.

Besides creating The Huffington Post, she is also the CEO and founder of Thrive Global, a media consulting company.

Furthermore, she is a businesswoman and author of fifteen books.

She was born to journalism and writing family, which later influenced her interest in journalism.

Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington

Until the age of 16, Arianna was born and raised in Athens, Greece, with her sister.

From a young age, her mother had instilled strong feminist morals, which shaped the rest of Arianna’s life. The business mogul took a heavy blow when her parents got separated.

However, it did not stop her from pursuing her dreams. Huffington had a strong passion for education.

She was frowned upon and met with resistance from people when she wanted to pursue education.

However, she was unbothered and didn’t listen to the naysayers. Finally, she prevailed and was accepted at Cambridge University at the age of 16.

Quick Facts

Full Name Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington
Gender Female
Date of Birth 15 July 1950
Height 5 feet 8 inches, 1.78 m, 178 cm
Age 72 Years Old
Nationality Greek-American
Birth Place Athens, Greece
Mother Elli Stassinopoulos
Father Konstantinos Stassinopoulos
Sister Agapi Stassinopoulos
Profession Journalist, Author, Politician, and Entrepreneur
Arianna Huffington Net Worth $100 million
Makeup Manner Slick
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Dress Style Fashionable
Shoe Size 10
Weight 72 Kg, 158 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Hair Lenght Shoulder Length
Hair Type Straight
Distinct Feature Cheekbones
Favorite Color Black
Religion Christian
College Girton College, Cambridge University
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Michael Huffington (1986–1997)
Children Christina Sophia, Isabella Diana Huffington
Last Update September, 2022

Arianna Huffington Net Worth and Income

Arianna Huffington Net Worth of a massive $100 million comes from many sources.

However, her primary source of income used to come from The Huffington Post.

In addition, the business mogul is said to be one of the most influential women in the world.

She is also quite popular for numerous companies like Uber, Onex, Global Citizen, and Thrive Global.

Income

In 2020 HuffPost was declared making $500 million per year, making it the highest-earning blog.

Also, when AOL acquired the Huffington Post for $315 million.

Arianna received $21 million from the sale.

Furthermore, she got $3.4 million in the form of equity grants.

Similarly, she has earned a hefty amount of money from her book and her businesses.

Arianna Huffington House, Apartment, Jewelry & Clothes

Brentwood House

Huffington used to live in her Brentwood, California house during her later 50’s.

She bought the mansion soon after her divorce for $4.1 million.

She shared the Italianate home with her two children Christina and Isabella, who were only 19 and 17 back then.

Similarly, the home consists of four-bedroom, five-bathroom, enough for three people. Likewise, the inside of the home has a hand-painted dining room that bears a resemblance to marble.

Furthermore, the furnishing is eye-catching and elegant but also cozy and private.

Above all, the most expensive lavish thing in the home ornate Venetian mirror placed in the dining room. Also, in the living rooms hangs a painting by Kimberly Brooks.

Lastly, the house has secret office work stuff like books, computer, and T.V. to look into the news.

The upstairs office, which Arianna set up, is filled with Venetian cardinals paintings, and the entire office is hidden behind a bookcase.

The family has now moved on to a new place to stay.

SoHo Apartment

The international media mogul also owns an $8 million apartment. Besides being a lavish New York Apartment, it is also known as a  sleep temple.

The place has an enormous bed with a puffed headboard. Also, it has a decadent pillow which makes it appear soft and hugable.

Huffington in her apartment bedroom
Huffington in her apartment bedroom

Above all, the ambiance of the place is what makes it soo luxurious. Artworks are hanging on the wall.

Furthermore, a beautiful golden blaze flowing through the lamp. In addition, the place is spacious, which is a delightful change for a fast-moving city.

Arianna being a disciplinary person, strictly keeps the bedroom screen-free. As a result of her sternness, the only technology allowed in the bedroom is the alarm clock.

On the launch of her book “The Sleep Revolution” which teaches the importance of good sleep and rest, she announced a contest.

Huffington has listed her Apartment on Airbnb. In addition, she hosted a competition where the winner gets to spend a night in her lavish Apartment.

Above all, the perk of winning is a cost-free stay at the Apartment. Along with getting to meet Huffington, the winner will enjoy a Greek dinner.

After that, for the sweet slumber, a relaxing hot bath with Epsom salts in the bathtub. Above all, it’s getting to spend a restful night in the luxurious Apartment, which is the main attraction.

Lastly, to top it all off, a special breakfast in the morning followed by a hair makeover.

Jewelry

In 2018, Arianna posted on Facebook, saying that the only jewelry she wears is earrings!

Furthermore, she adds that she wears no rings, bracelets, or necklaces.

Also, all her girlfriends gift her earring on holidays and birthdays, and each earring is unique.

Clothes

The business mogul encourages women to repeat outfits.

Huffington advocates repeating their clothes to save time and money.

Likewise, Arianna herself only has a handful of dresses to wear for work or special occasions.

She lives what she preaches as she has shown off some of her pictures wearing the same outfits.

Arianna Huffington Lifestyle & Vacation

Lifestyle

Author and Entrepreneur Arianna Huffington lives a peaceful and healthy lifestyle.

Huffington, who has inspired many, starts her day with meditation and yoga. Unlike many of those who go to bed staring at the phone screen, Arianna would instead study a book.

Huffington is someone who values time and believes that so much of time management is about managing technology.

The author trains her body and mind by going on hikes and reading a lot. She also takes her breakfast seriously and goes for fresh fruit and pouched eggs with coffee in the morning.

Similarly, she prioritizes her sleeps and sleeps at least 8 hours every day. She has something warm and comforting before going to bed, like, for instance, a cup of chamomile or lavender tea.

Although 2007 when she collapsed from exhaustion and sleep deprivation, she made such drastic changes in her lifestyle.

Arianna with her daughters
Arianna with her daughters

Vacation

Arianna takes vacations very seriously. Unlike most business people who tend to check emails during vacations, Arianna is not one of them.

While in Aspen, Colorado, on vacation, Huffington made sure that technology was nowhere near her.

Furthermore, the business mogul thinks that vacation is soo crucial that she developed a tool which she named Thrive Away.

Essentially what the tool does is deliberately deletes people’s emails while they are enjoying their vacations. She made this tool so that employees could go on vacation stress-free and avoid burnout.

Charity

Huffington is someone who believes offering is like a self-care miracle antidote. Arianna has partnered with Ray Dalio and other organizations

It provided 20,000 TisBest Charity Gift Cards (at $50 each) to present to charities.

The philanthropist has developed creative ways to support charities like donating based on the pre-orders of the books.

Since she is a very generous person, she has supported many charities.

For instance, some of the foundations she supports are:

  1. Chime for Change
  2. David Lynch Foundation
  3. Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF)
  4. Skoll Foundation

Media, T.V. Shows, Investments, & Book Publications 

Media

Huffington is one of the most distinguished leaders in media. The media pioneer was a panelist at the Any Question?

A political discussion program featured on BBC 4 radio.

Likewise, she even serves as a panelist in BBC television. Similarly, she has been co-host of many popular shows and radio programs.

Before being dropped out, Arianna was co-host of the show Saturday Night at the Mill. She also worked alongside Mary Joe Matalin and George W. Bush in the radio program.

Shows

Arianna, in 2008 lends her voice in the animated sitcom The Cleveland Show.

Likewise, she appeared in one of the hit sitcoms How I Met Your Mother. Furthermore, she appeared as herself in one of the episodes of The Family Guy.

Similarly, she has been impersonated by actresses in shows.

She also appeared on T.V. series like Call My Bluff, Face the Music, and Real Time With Bill Maher.

Investments

Starting with building a media empire with an investment of about $1 million.

Then later, selling The Huffington Post for $300 million. She went from an author to a successful business person.

After that, she went on to pursue a new venture, Thrive Global.

Arianna in 2017 was able to raise about $3o million for Thrive Global.

Similarly, she has invested and served as the board in companies like Uber, Onex, and Global Citizen.

Book Publication

Huffington published her very first book in 1973.

The book was titled The Female Woman, which criticizes the Women’s liberation movement. Later she went on to write several articles.

Arianna started writing for the National Review in the early ’80s. After that, in 1981, she wrote a biography based on the life of Maria Callas titled The Woman Behind The Legend.

Further, she went on to write a biography for Pablo Picasso, Picasso: Creator and Destroyer.

She went on to write more books which added to Huffington’s net worth.

Arianna on the day of the book launch
Arianna, on the day of the book launch

Career

Huffington first got notoriety from the book The Female Woman.

Only after her marriage with former husband Michael Huffington she went on to be involved in US politics.

After that, she went on to write for an award-winning late-night show called Politically Incorrect.

Her name was in the headline after leading The Detroit Project.

In 2016, Arianna Huffington founded Thrive Global, a venture which focused on providing for those struggling with stress.

3 Facts about Arianna Huffington

Huffington’s second book, “After Reason,” which was about the crisis of political leadership, was rejected 37 times by the publishers.

She has been accused of plagiarism multiple times for her work. Huffington even had to pay in about five figures for one of the court settlements.

The Huffington Post is said to have evolved from Arianna’s very first website named Ariannaonline.com.

FAQ

Is Arianna Huffington married?

No, but she was married to Michael Huffington, who used to be a member of the Republican Party.

Where did Arianna Huffington attend college?

She completed her Master’s degree from Cambridge University.

Has Arianna Huffington ever got an award?

No, but she was listed as one of the most influential women in the world by Forbes.

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