Effie Orfanides

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Tampa, FL
University Of Massachusetts
Royals, Reality Television, Celebrity Relationships
  • Effie often covers the royal family on The List and is obsessed with all things involving the monarchy from the fashion to the drama.
  • Effie enjoys dining out at celebrity hotspots and has eaten in the same restaurant at the same time as Rihanna.
  • She's met countless celebrities, including Alan Jackson, Teresa Giudice, and Derek Hough, but one her most memorable encounters was when she got to hang out with Lil Jon.


Effie has been covering celebrity and entertainment news for nearly two decades. She has worked for dozens of outlets over the course of her career, and has bylines at People, Heavy, YourTango, and more.


Effie graduated from UMass with a bachelor's degree in English with a focus in creative writing and literature.
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