• 10 Hollywood Celebrities With Greek Roots

    We all know that Hollywood has many stars, and some have origin from Greece! Like most of us know the beautiful Greek American Melina Kanakaredes of ‘CSI New York’ that has also starred in movies with Robert Deniro. Moreover, we know the hilarious Hangover star, Zack Galifianakis, who is half Greek, from his dad’s Cretan side. As if the long last name didn’t give it away! We all know John Stamos as a Greek God or Uncle Jesse! He’s half Greek and his late dad, Bill Stamos, was from the mountainous village of Kakouri, in the Southern Peloponesse in Arcadia, Greece. See more on John Stamos There are many Greek…

  • Sotirios Voulgaris: The Greek Creator of Bulgari

    Bulgari, popularly known as BVLGARI in the fashion world, is a global luxury brand known for its high-end jewellery, watches, fragrances, accessories, and leather products. Nobody could have predicted that the small jewellery shop founded in Rome in 1884 by a hardworking Greek silversmith named Sotirios Voulgaris would become one of the most well-known multinational brands in the world. The creator of Bulgari, hailed from Epirus, Greece his name was Sotirios Voulgaris (1857-1932). Sotirios was born on March 18, 1857 in Paramythia of Epirus, Greece. He began his career as a jeweller in the small village of Kalarites. His parents were George Voulgaris and Eleni Strougaris. Father and son travelled between Greece and…

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