Giorgio A. Tsoukalos was born March 14, 1978 in Switzerland. He is of Greek-Austrian heritage and a graduate of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.
He is the co-founder of the former Legendary Times magazine, the official magazine of the Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association. Last published in 2008, the magazine featured articles from Erich von Däniken, David Hatcher Childress, Peter Fiebag, Robert Bauval, and Luc Bürgin on the topic of ancient astronauts and related subject matter.
Giorgio is also the director of Erich von Däniken’s center for ancient alien astronaut research, The Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association (A.A.S. R.A.). He has performed as an actor in a video short called the “Truth-Seekers” and the TV Series “Resident Alien”.
He has hosted the documentary series “In Search of Aliens” and the History Channel’s hit series “Ancient Aliens” which he is also a producer.
That’s perfectly fine…Because if – in this day and age – asking questions means that you’re crazy? Then I admit, I am the craziest of them all.Giorgio A. Tsoukalos – When asked how he feels about people thinking he’s crazy
Out of college he worked as a bodybuilding promoter, including for Mr. Olympia. He is fluent in English, Greek, German, French and Italian. Giorgio has appeared on The History Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the Sci-Fi Channel, and the Travel Channel, and has been a guest on numerous radio programs, including Coast to Coast AM.
He is also a frequent speaker and lecturer at conventions, conferences, seminars, workshops, retreats, and fan events all around the world, and accompanies enthusiasts on guided adventure tours to remote places related to the ancient astronaut theory and intelligent extraterrestrial life.