- Source of Wealth: Radio and TV
- Age: 47
- Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Height: 1.83 m (6′ 0″)
- Marital Status: Single
- Full Name: George Mark Paul Stroumboulopoulos
- Nationality: Canadian
- Date of Birth: August 16, 1972
- Ethnicity: Greek, Egyptian and Ukrainian
- Occupation: Television and Radio Personality
- Education: BA Radio Broadcasting (Humber College in Toronto)
Canadian television and radio personality George Stroumboulopoulos was born George Mark Paul Stroumboulopoulos on August 16, 1972 in Malton, Ontario, Canada. His father is Greek originating from Egypt while his mother is Ukrainian. He has a younger sister named Natasha. He was raised in by his mother in Toronto in a close-knit extended family. He studied Radio Broadcasting at Humber College in Toronto. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
George is best known as the host of CBC Television’s George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight or formerly The Hour, a talk show about the world’s current events and the VJ for Canadian music television channel MuchMusic. He has worked at rock radio in Kelowna, British Colombia for a few months before he got a job at the Toronto radio station Fan 590 AM. He moved to MuchMusic and worked as producer and host of The Punk Show then the host of The NewMusic, MuchLOUD, and MuchNews.
Stroumboulopoulos was featured in CBC’s television series The Greatest Canadian as the advocate for Tommy Douglas before he joined The Hour. He has hosted the long-running Sunday night talk radio show The Strombo Show. On January 17, 2005, the first episode of The Hour was aired and in the seventh season, the show’s name was changed to George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. He hosted the American reality television show The One: Making a Music Star in July 2006 that aired on ABC in the US and CBC Television in Canada. He was the former host of Live in Toronto on Edge 102 and he now hosts Punk-o-Rama and Over the Edge. He is a former writer for Off the Record on TSN.
George Stroumboulopoulos and The Hour sponsored the One Million Acts of Green Internet Website challenge. He was also involved in several charitable initiatives such as hosting the HipHop4Africa Mandela Children’s Fund Canada and CaAids February 2006 Toronto benefit. He was co-host of Canada for Haiti television with Cheryl Hickey and Ben Mulroney to help in the crisis after the devastating earthquake.