Sakis Tanimanidis

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Sakis Tanimanidis

Sakis Tanimanidis (Greek: Σάκης Τανιμανίδης; born 30 April 1981) is a Greek TV host, producer and entrepreneur. Tanimanidis became known in his native country as the host, creator, producer and director of the travel show World Party that aired on Alpha TV from 2014 to 2016.[1][2][3][4] In 2017, he became a household name as the Greek host and co-producer of Survivor 2017[5](the adaptation of the international franchise for the Turkish and Greek television). He is also the owner of two restaurants and one travel agency in Greece.

Early life[edit]

Tanimanidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece on 30 April 1981. He showed an early interest in showbusiness: While still an engineer student in the state university of Thessaloniki, Tanimanidis co-hosted the TV show Asteria kai Labara on TV 100 before moving to Boston for a 2-year MBA in Babson College.

Career[edit]

World Party (2013–2016)[edit]

Upon his return from the USA in Greece, Tanimanidis created his own TV production company and the concept of the travel show World Party. In this show he and his friends visited more than 40 countries around the world and engaged in risky experiences and unique challenges. World Party mission was to explore our boundless and beautiful world through its tremendous people and places. Tanimanidis was the host, creator, producer and director of the show.[6]

Survivor (2017–present)[edit]

In 2017 Tanimanidis was chosen by Acun Medya as the host of Survivor. The show is filmed in the Dominican Republic for both Turkish and Greek audiences with Tanimanidis being the host of the Greek cast version. TV ratings have been record-breaking for a prime-time reality programme [7][8].

Greece Got Talent (2017–present)[edit]

In 2017 he was selected to be one of the judges in season 5 of this show alongside Giorgos Kapoutzidis and Maria Bakodimou. [9]

Sakis Tanimanidis maintains his own travel agency. Also, he has founded Baby Blue Project, a production company for TV shows, concept creation, commercial videos, content development and more. Baby Blue Project is equipped with modern tools and great dreams and based in Athens[10].

Personal life[edit]

Tanimanidis announced in 2017 that he is in a relationship with Christina Bompa[11]. The couple married Saturday the first(1) of September 2018 in Sifnos Greek island.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Party - Who Is Who". alphatv.gr.
  2. ^ "Sakis Tanimanidis". babyblueproject.com.
  3. ^ "World Party TV Show". alphatv.gr.
  4. ^ "World Party". alphatv.gr.
  5. ^ "Survivor – ΣΚΑΪ". survivor.skai.gr.
  6. ^ "WORLD PARTY". alphatv.gr.
  7. ^ "Αυτό είναι το επεισόδιο του Survivor με τη μεγαλύτερη τηλεθέαση".
  8. ^ "Τηλεθέαση: Ο τελικός του Survivor "πέταξε" στο 78,2%! - zappit.gr".
  9. ^ "ΕΛΛΑΔΑ ΕΧΕΙΣ ΤΑΛΕΝΤΟ — ΣΚΑΪ (www.skai.gr)".
  10. ^ "Baby Blue Project". babyblueproject.com.
  11. ^ Instagram. "Christina Bompa (@chrismpo)" (in Greek).
  12. ^ "Πρώτο Θέμα - Τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2018 η Χριστίνα Μπόμπα και ο Σάκης Τανιμανίδης θα ανέβουν τα σκαλιά της εκκλησίας".