Celebrities

Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

Larry King Dies from Coronavirus

Larry King, the American talk show legend has died aged 87. He passed away this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles after a battle with coronavirus. A statement posted online by his Ora Media company confirmed the sad news. It...

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris Listed in Who’s Who in Greece 2021

Constantine Passaris, a Greek-Canadian economics professor at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton is included in the prestigious inaugural edition of "Who's Who in Greece 2020" for his long and distinguished service to his home country. Who's Who in...

Stanley Johnson, British PM’s Father, Chooses France for Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of British PM Boris Johnson, announced on Thursday he is applying for French citizenship.

Nasos Papargyropoulos Wins Greece's Popular TV Show 'Just the Two of US'

Actor Nasos Papargyropoulos paired with professional singer Josephine won the popular singing Greek talent show 'Just the Two of Us' in Athens on Saturday. The duet majestically performed 'The Phantom of the Opera', a 1986 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber,...

George Zaharias and Babe Didrikson, the First Power Couple in the World of Sports

Theodore Vetoyanis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Βετογιάνης) was an American professional wrestler and sports promoter, known by his ring name of George Zaharias, and more popularly known as "The Crying Greek from Cripple Creek" during the 1930s. Although he was prominent enough...

The Parlapanides Brothers Discuss Success of “Blood of Zeus”

Executive producers Charley and Vlas Parlapanides recently spoke with Greek Reporter via Zoom to discuss the success of their Netflix series “Blood of Zeus,” and their experience working in animation. Produced by Powerhouse Animation Studios, the series premiered on October...

Popular Greek Singer Sfakianakis Nabbed for Cocaine, Gun Possession

Popular Greek singer Notis Sfakianakis will appear in court on Monday after he was arrested for possessing a firearm and two grams of cocaine. The arrest occurred on Sunday night during a police operation to enforce the coronavirus curfew in...

Former Google CEO Reportedly Granted Cypriot Citizenship

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his family have now become citizens of the island nation of Cyprus, according to Cypriot and foreign media reports. The former software magnate and CEO, who is now worth a cool $19.2 billion as of...

Stephanopoulos, Wilson, Vardalos Feature in THI’s Virtual Gala for Greek Crisis Relief

Thousands of Greeks and philhellenes from all around the world will tune in this Thursday, November 12, to watch and participate in a celebrity-filled gala event and auction hosted by The Hellenic Initiative in support of Greek causes. The auction...

Stunning Greek Island of Spetses Becomes Setting of Hollywood Movie

Filming for a new Hollywood movie has already begun on the breathtaking island of Spetses. The film, titled "The Lost Daughter," features stars Olivia Coleman and Dakota Johnson. https://www.instagram.com/p/CGU_RJDhRJX/ Spetses, located in the Saronic Gulf, is known for its history and town,...

Athens By Night for Greek Superstars Antetokounmpo, Tsitsipas

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stefanos Tsitsipas, the two biggest stars of Greek sport, joined their friend Emmanuel Karalis, a pole vaulter, for a night out in Athens on Thursday. Antetokounmpo, twice NBA MVP, has returned to Greece after the NBA finished...

Stunning Salma Hayek Dances Syrtaki and Breaks Plates on Paros

The Mexican actress Salma Hayek has now apparently embraced Greek culture in all its dimensions. Like many celebrities, the glamorous star chose to vacation this year in the Greek islands, and has stayed there with her husband Francois-Henri Pinault. Inspired...

Antetokounmpo Puzzled as Shaq Tries to Congratulate him in Greek

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Greek Freak, was awarded the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award for 2019-20. The Greek player for the Milwaukee Bucks looked confused as Shaq, former NBA star and sports commentator, attempted to congratulate him in...

Netflix's "365 Days" Heart-Throb Michele Morrone Chills Out in Greece

Michele Morrone, star of "365 Days," Netflix's controversial answer to "Fifty Shades of Grey," recently vacationed in the idyllic Greek island of Rhodes with his son. Morrone broadcasted the beauty of the island to his over 10 million followers...