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Anderson Cooper Biography

Anderson Cooper born as Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He is the primary anchor of the CNN  news show Anderson Cooper 360°.The program is usually broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live from CNN’s studios in Washington, D.C., or on location for breaking news stories.

In addition, he is a correspondent for 60 Minutes. From September 2011 to May 2013, he also served as host of his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show, Anderson Live.

Anderson Cooper Age

Anderson was born Anderson Hays Cooper on  June 3, 1967, in New York City, New York, United States of America. He is 56 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on the 3rd June of every year.

Anderson Cooper Height

Cooper stands at an approximated height of 1.78 meters tall (5’8″) and maintains a body weight is around 70 Kilograms (154 pounds).

Anderson Cooper Brother

Anderson had two older half-brothers, Leopold Stanislaus “Stan” Stokowski born in 1950, and Christopher Stokowski born in 1952, and Carter Cooper who committed suicide by jumping from the 14th-floor terrace of Vanderbilt’s new york city penthouse apartment.

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper announced that they would be going on a national tour to perform their conversational stage show AC2 beginning in March 2015. The tour opened in Boston, followed by Miami Beach, Chicago, and Atlanta. The idea for the show came about after Cooper interviewed Cohen about his then-latest book, The Andy Cohen Diaries, at an event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Since then, the two-man show has continued to tour reaching over 50 cities as of October 2018.

Anderson Cooper Family

Cooper was born in Manhattan, New York City, he is the younger son of the writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and the artist, fashion designer, writer, and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt. His maternal grandparents were millionaire equestrian Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt and socialite Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, and his maternal great-great-great-grandfather was business magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who founded the prominent Vanderbilt shipping and railroad fortune.

He is also a descendant, through his mother, of Civil War brevet Major General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, who was with General William T. Sherman on his march through Georgia. Through his “Vanderbilt” line, he is a second cousin, once removed, of screenwriter James Vanderbilt.

Anderson Cooper Gloria | Mother

Cooper’s mother Gloria Vanderbilt was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite. During the 1930s, she was the subject of a high-profile child custody trial in which her mother, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, and her paternal aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, each sought custody of her and control over her trust fund.

Anderson Cooper Father

He was born to his father Wyatt Emory Cooper who was an American author, screenwriter, and actor. He was the fourth husband of Vanderbilt heiress and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt. On 5th January 1978 while undergoing a series an open-heart surgery he suffered a series of heart attacks and passed on at the age of 50.

Anderson Cooper Partner | Huband

Cooper is an openly gay journalist on American television. Cooper had a relationship with his partner Benjamin Maisani purchased a historic estate in Connecticut. Later in 2018, Cooper confirmed that they had ended their relationship with longtime boyfriend Benjamin Maisani.

Anderson Cooper Salary

In early 2007 he signed a multi-year deal with CNN that allowed him to continue as a contributor to 60 Minutes, as well as doubling his salary from $2 million annually to a reported $4 million. By 2018 his annual salary is $11 million.

Anderson Cooper’s Net Worth

Cooper as an accomplished American journalist, author, and television personality has an estimated net worth of $100 million.

Anderson Cooper 6o Minutes

Since 2007 Cooper has been a correspondent of the CBS News program 60 Minutes while concurrently serving as a CNN anchor and correspondent.

Anderson Cooper Books

In 2006, Cooper published his first book titled Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival. In 2016, Anderson published his second book titled The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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