Andrea Tantaros is an American conservative political analyst and
commentator. She is currently known as a co-host on “The
Five” on Fox News Channel at 5 pm EST. She also co-hosted
the radio talk show “The Andrea Tantaros Show”(2013).
Tantaros is Proficient in Spanish, French and Greek. She resides in New
York City. She is a fan of classic rock, including Rush and
Childhood and Family:
Andrea K. Tantaros was born on December 30, 1978, in Allentown,
Pennsylvania, to immigrant Greek parents. Her father was the youngest
of 14 and came to the United States when he was 16. Andrea has two
living older siblings, one sister and one brother. Her younger brother,
Daniel Tantaros, died on August 19, 2013 at age 31. Andrea was a
gymnast when she was younger. She worked as a waitress in her
family's restaurant as a teenager. In 1997, she graduated from Parkland
High School. She went on to study Journalism and French at Lehigh
University. Following graduation in 2001, she pursued a
post-undergraduate program at The Université de Paris in
The Andrea Tantaros Show
While living in the Washington, D.C. area (around 2003 to 2005), Andrea
Tantaros worked on Capitol Hill, in which she became Press Secretary to
the Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives. She
served as press secretary to Gov. William Weld, Judge Jeanine Pirro and
Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Thomas Reynolds. During her
tenure with the House leadership, Tantaros was responsible for helping
craft and execute the media strategy for the Republican majority.
Besides, Tantaros worked as Deputy Press Secretary to then
Congressman (now Senator) Pat Toomey and at CNN's Crossfire, for ex
Reagan pollster Richard Wirthlin.
Tantaros moved to New York City in 2005. She is currently a Vice
President with the public affairs firm Sloane and Company in Manhattan.
There she specializes in crisis communications, health-care and public
affairs clients. Before joining Sloane, Tantaros started Andrea
Tantaros Media, in which she advised Fortune
In April 2010, Tantaros joined Fox News Channel as a political
contributor. In the following year, she began her stint as co-host on
the Fox news program “The Five,” which she keeps to
In January 2013, Tantaros started co-hosting “The Andrea Tantaros
Show,” a national radio talk show with on Talk Radio Network,
along with conservative author Jason Mattera. However, she
stopped her radio on October 10, 2013 and filed suit against the show's
provider, Talk Radio Network, for breach of contract.
Apart from Fox, Tantaros has appeared on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC.