Effie Orfanides

Bravo, Real Housewives, Dancing With the Stars, Reality TV
University of Massachusetts
Tampa, Florida


Effie Orfanides has more than two decades of experience in entertainment journalism. She has been a contributor on Heavy since 2017 covering celebrity and entertainment news, including reality TV. She specializes in shows like "The Real Housewives" and "Dancing With the Stars." Effie's bylines have appeared in The List, People, YourTango, and CBS Local. Effie is also the CEO and founder of EO Digital and the mobile app beacheo. She is based in Tampa, Florida.


Effie graduated from The University of Massachusetts with a degree in English.

Latest Articles From Effie Orfanides

  • Andy Cohen Could Make a RHONJ Power Move

    Andy Cohen suggested that big changes are ahead for RHONJ.

  • DWTS Insider Says Gleb Savchenko ‘Shaded’ His Season 32 Partner

  • Fans Convinced DWTS Alum Is Expecting a Baby After Rekindled Romance

  • O.J. Simpson’s Last Social Media Post: ‘My Health Is Good’

  • Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton Divorce Rumors Circulate Amid ‘Purple Irises’ Release

  • DWTS Alum Talks Mark Ballas’ ‘Competitive’ First Season

    Mark Ballas' very first partner on "Dancing With the Stars" opened up about what it was like working with him.

  • Bravo Network & Andy Cohen Make Huge Announcement

  • A Major Player Could Leave Popular ‘Real Housewives’ Franchise

  • ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Star Splits From Boyfriend Weeks After Giving Birth

  • DWTS Pro Jenna Johnson ‘Sobbed’ After Surprising News

  • DWTS Alum Considering Having a Baby Following Surprising Relationship Announcement

    A DWTS pro is thinking about the future.

  • OG ‘Bachelorette’ Star Trista Sutter Admits ‘Very Scary’ Times With Husband, Ryan

  • Fans Think Retired DWTS Pro Hinted at Season 33 Return

  • DWTS Season 32 Alum Shares Personal News With Fans

  • Gleb Savchenko Refuses to Comment on Emma Slater Rumors

  • Fans Upset With ‘Creep’ Harry Jowsey Following Wedding Photo With Rylee Arnold

  • DWTS Fans Have a Change of Heart About Controversial Season 32 Star

  • DWTS Alum Plays Coy About Mark Ballas Romance

  • DWTS Insider Wants 2 Popular Pros to Return to the Show

  • Fans React After DWTS Pro Gets Pulled Over by Police

    A DWTS pro had a run-in with police.

  • DWTS Alum ‘Cried’ After Making Big Change Following Husband’s Death

  • DWTS Pro Confirms Split From Girlfriend of 3 Years

  • DWTS Alum Forced to Hide Her Baby Bump

  • Fans Think a DWTS Pro Broke Up With His Girlfriend

  • Andy Cohen Expresses Regret Over Controversial Comment: ‘I Am Heartbroken’

    Andy Cohen has spoken out.

  • Fans Are Convinced Popular DWTS Pro Is Pregnant

  • DWTS Insider Weighs in on Emma Slater’s Romantic Chemistry With Former Partner

  • ‘Real Housewives’ Star Inks Surprising Deal to Return to Franchise

  • DWTS Cast Members Mourning Tragic Easter Sunday Loss

  • DWTS Cast Member Links Up With Season 30 Alum Leaving Fans With Questions

    Fans are asking questions after a DWTS cast member inks deal to work with an alum.