- Anderson Cooper is an American political commentator and television journalist, who is widely known for running as an anchor for the CNN news shows, Anderson Cooper 360. He has also served for his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show called Anderson Live.
- Net Worth, Salary, Income
- Married life, Husband and Children
- Parents, Family, and Sibling
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Anderson Cooper is an American political commentator and television journalist, who is widely known for running as an anchor for the CNN news shows, Anderson Cooper 360. He has also served for his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show called Anderson Live.
Anderson Cooper was born in New York, U.S., in 1967. His birthday is celebrated on 3rd June and holds the Gemini zodiac sign. He possesses American nationality and white ethnical background.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
After completing his education from Yale University, Anderson did intern with the CIA. In 1989, he walked the journalism path for Channel One as a fact-checker. He got promoted to chief international correspondent when he captures footage of strife in Myanmar and parts of Africa.
In 1995, Anderson was hired as a correspondent by ABC News and then as a co-anchor for the World News Now. After the show was hyped, he left to host the ABC reality show called The Mole in 2000. However, he joined CNN as a substitute anchor and a correspondent after the 11th September 2001 terror attacks.
To this date, he is running the news show called Anderson Cooper 360 since 2003. He has also worked with CBS’s 60 minutes, Anderson(daily talk show), New Year’s Eve Live, and many more.
As of 2020, Anderson’s net worth estimated around $100 million, and collect the annual salary of $12 million.
Married life, Husband and Children
Anderson gave his fans a huge surprise by opening up being gay on 2nd July 2012. The news made the headline when he permitted Andrew Sullivanting to release,
I’ve begun to consider whether the unintended outcomes of maintaining my privacy outweigh personal and professional principle. It’s become clear to me that by remaining silent on certain aspects of my personal life for so long, I have given some the mistaken impression that I am trying to hide something—something that makes me uncomfortable, ashamed or even afraid. This is distressing because it is simply not true. … The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud.
Eventually, Anderson was in a relationship with a long-dated boyfriend, Benjamin Maisani. But the couple split up in march 2018.
Cooper is also the father of his son Wyatt Morgan through surrogate on 27th April 2020. However, Cooper and Maisani aren’t together, the duo plan to co-parent the baby.
Parents, Family, and Sibling
Anderson was born in the Cooper family with the middle name Hays. He is the youngest child of Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. His father is a writer, and his mother is a fashion designer, artist, writer, and heiress.
Since his early age, Anderson got the exposer from his mother’s dazzling lifestyle and got photographed Diane Arbus for the cover of Harper’s Bazaar. As a child model, he has appeared several ad campaigns, including Ralph Lauren and Macy’s.
Anderson’s father passed away due to open-heart surgery in 1978. Afterward, his brother, Carter, diminished by committing suicide by jumping from the 14th-floor window from their mother’s New York City apartment.
Regarding his education, Anderson went to study at Dalton School in the early 1980s. Then Int to study at Yale University and graduated from political science.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Anderson Cooper has the height measuring at 5 feet 10 inches and weighs at 68 kg. he has grey hair color and blue eyes.