Milo Yiannopoulos well-known by his pen name Milo Andreas Wagner is an English political reporter and author who also served as the senior editor for Breitbart News. Often described as the part of alt-right, he is a ‘cultural libertarian’ and also speaks about atheism, feminism, social justice, political correctness, etc.
Yiannopoulos is also known for his contribution to the 2017 sci-fi book Forbidden Thoughts. Moreover, he has published his own two poetry books under his pen name Milo Andreas Wagner.
Milo Yiannopoulos was born to Greek father and British mother on 18th October 1984 in Kent, England. His father Nicolas Hanrahan used to work as a doorman. Yiannopoulos started living with his mother and stepdad at the age of 6 after his parents separated. As he did not have a good term with his stepdad, he went on to live with his father, Nicolas.
Yiannopoulos moved to his maternal grandmother after his father married a Jamaican woman. He spent his teenage with her and adopted the surname ‘Yiannopoulos’ from her.
He joined Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys but was expelled. He then attended the University of Manchester and Wolfson College but dropped both the times without graduating.
Roman Catholic by religion, Milo Yiannopoulos has the net worth assumed to be about $4 million as per the 2020 reports. In 2017, he revealed that he would launch a new media venture for which he had been offered $12 million. He also received an AUD$1.3 million signing bonus from Apple.
He is also known for his expensive fancy outfits and lavish lifestyle. His outfit labels are Versace and Gucci and, owns houses in different parts of the world.
Previously, talking to Daily Mail Australia, he stated that he was outraged over the report which read that he had the estimated net worth of only AUD$5.3 million. He has two houses in London and several in the United States. The total worth of his car collection is reportedly AUD$330,000.
Yiannopoulos spent about AUD$460,000 for his extravagant wedding ceremony and later gifted his partner a gold-plated Tesla worth around $330,000.
Despite having an interest in theatre criticism, Yiannopoulos started covering technology for The Telegraph after working briefly for Catholic Herald. He soon gained popularity as a clickbait provocateur and a hater of the Left.
He teamed up with his friend and founded an online tech magazine named The Kernel. After being sued by the employees, they sold the company in 2014.
Yiannopoulos primarily covered the Gamergate controversy and also wrote a book based on it. He took charge as a senior editor of the “Breitbart Tech” section on the Breitbart News Network where he worked until 21st February 2017.
Prior, he has published several books including two poetry works under his pen name Milo Andreas Wagner. He also made the contribution to the introduction section of the 2017 sci-fi compilation Forbidden Thoughts.
Yiannopoulos states Donald Trump as ‘daddy’ and openly supported him during his presidential campaign.
He is also actively involved in charitable works. In 2010, he launched a Young Rewired State competition for the people aged between 15–18 years to present their technological talents. Moreover, he even raised funds for an organization named Take Heart India.
Yiannopoulos is openly gay and is married to his partner John. They got married in an extravagant wedding ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Hawaii on 30th September2017. The couple had been dating for a long time
Yiannopoulos shared the news of his marriage through an Instagram post but didn’t reveal the face of his husband to maintain secrecy. The only facts known about his husband is that he is an African American.