Andrea Tantaros

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Andrea Tantaros
Born Andreana Kostantina Tantaros[1]
(1978-12-30) December 30, 1978 (age 36)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Education Parkland High School
Lehigh University
University of Paris (The Sorbonne)
Occupation Political Analyst
Television The Five (Fox News Channel)
Outnumbered (Fox News Channel)

Andreana Kostantina Tantaros (born December 30, 1978) is an American conservative political analyst and commentator, who is a co-host of Outnumbered at 12pm ET on Fox News Channel, and was an original co-host on The Five.[2]

Early years[edit]

Tantaros was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she attended Parkland High School.[3] Her family owned a Greek restaurant, Pied Piper Diner, where Tantaros worked.[4]

She graduated college from Lehigh University with a degree in French and Journalism.[5] She completed her graduate studies at The Universite de Paris in Paris, France. After returning from Paris, Tantaros moved to Washington, D.C.


Tantaros worked as a spokesperson for Massachusetts Governor William Weld, then-Congressman Pat Toomey and former National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Thomas Reynolds. She started Andrea Tantaros Media,[when?] which provided crisis management and media strategy consulting to Fortune 500 companies and political campaigns.[6]

Tantaros joined Fox News Channel in April 2010 as a political contributor.[6] In August 2010, Tantaros wrote an editorial for New York Daily News criticizing First Lady Michelle Obama for vacationing in Spain as opposed to the U.S. which would help the country's economy and compared her with Marie Antoinette.[7][8] In 2011, she was named one of the co-hosts of The Five. After only several months airing, The Five consistently beat its competitors on MSNBC and CNN combined, and by 2013, it was the second-most-watched program in all of cable news.[9]

Her popularity led to her being named the host of Outnumbered in 2014. The Washington Times has said, "Andrea's calm, yet reasoned personality mixed with a quick tongue and biting sense of humor make her a powerful presence."


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