- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Anderson Cooper is a renowned American journalist and a television personality who is mostly recognized as the anchor of CNN's show, Anderson Cooper 360°. He also works as a correspondent for CBS's 60 minutes and previously hosted his own talk show, Anderson Live. Anderson Cooper family is of Caucasian ethnicity and he holds the American nationality.
Anderson Cooper was born on 3 June 1967, in Manhattan, New York City. His full name is Anderson Hays Cooper. Anderson Cooper mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, and father, Wyatt Emory Cooper, were already celebrities themselves which exposed Cooper to television experience since an early age. His mother is a fashion designer and his father was a writer. Anderson Cooper mother comes from a family of millionaires. His father dies of a heart attack and his older brother, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper died by suicide.
Education and early career
Anderson Cooper studied at Dalton School and then enrolled at the Yale University. He graduated from the university in 1989 with a major in political science.
Anderson Cooper's age was around the early twenties when he began his professional career. He worked as a fact checker for Channel One. He joined ABC News in 1995 as a correspondent. He was later promoted and made the co-anchor of the show, World News Now. He also hosted The Mole and co-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly while he was with ABC. In 2001, he joined CNN and anchored American Morning. He currently anchors CNN's show, Anderson Cooper 360° which premiered in 2003. As per Anderson Cooper wiki, he also hosts the show, CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the network and is a correspondent for CBS News' show, 60 Minutes. He also hosted his own talk show, Anderson Live from 2011 to 2013.
Net worth and Salary
Anderson Cooper net worth is known to be huge from his largely successful television career. His works at various television networks have earned him a huge income. Besides his career, Anderson Cooper family was already millionaires so he always has had a good lifestyle. He also receives a good sum of royalties from the books that he has published as an author. Various sources have estimated Anderson Cooper net worth to be around $110 million as of recent.
Anderson Cooper married life has not yet come into existence. He is openly gay and has kept most of his personal life out of the spotlight of the media. He recently broke up with his longtime boyfriend Benjamin Maisani which shocked many of his fans. His fans are hoping that he finds the perfect partner soon and for Anderson Cooper married life to become a reality.
Anderson Cooper age is currently 51 years old. His height is measured at 5 feet 10 inches and his body weight is measured to be around 68 kg. He has a short gray-white colored hair and the color of his eyes is blue. Despite being in his fifties, Cooper has maintained a fit body.
Wiki and Facts
As per Anderson Cooper wiki page, he has published two books to the date- Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival, and The Rainbow Comes and Goes. He won the Emmy Award in 1997 for his coverage of Princess Diana's funeral. The list of his other awards nominations and wins can be found on his wiki page.
Anderson Cooper is a renowned television personality with millions of followers on his social media accounts. His Instagram account has more than 1.5 million followers and he has more than 10.2 million followers on Twitter. Similarly, his official page on Facebook has more than 892 thousand likes. Anderson Cooper bio can also be found on several other social media sites such as IMDb, Wikipedia, and Twitter.