Anderson Cooper Biography
Anderson Cooper is an American eighteen-time Emmy award-winning anchor, host, and political commentator who is currently working at CNN. He serves as the anchor of CNN’s news broadcast show Anderson Cooper 360° which airs at 8 pm. Additionally, he also serves as a correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS News. Prior to him serving as the host of Anderson Cooper Full Circle which airs during weekdays at 5 pm.
Anderson Cooper Age
Cooper is 54 years as in 2021 he was born on June 3, 1967, in New York City, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of June every year.
Anderson Cooper Height
Cooper stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Anderson Cooper Family
Cooper’s father is known as Wyatt Emory Cooper who is a writer while his mother is known as Gloria Vanderbilt who happens to be an artist, fashion designer, writer, and heiress. He has two half-brothers who are known as Leopold Stanislaus who was born in 1950 and Christopher Stokowski born in 1952.
Anderson Cooper Husband
Cooper is openly gay and according to The New York Times, he is the most prominent openly gay journalist on American television. On July 2, 2012, he gave Andrew Sullivan permission to publish an email that stated he was gay. In addition, he has a son who he named Wyatt Morgan Cooper born on April 27. Previously, he was in a relationship with Benjamin Maisani who also helped him out in co-parenting Wyatt Morgan Cooper. However, as of the moment, there is no information about him being in a relationship.
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
Cooper is the richest journalist with an estimated net worth of about $200 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor, an anchor, host, and political commentator.
Anderson Cooper SalaryCooper is the most paid journalist in the world with an annual salary of $12 Million.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Cooper.
|How old is Anderson Cooper?||54 years as in 2021|
|How tall is Anderson Cooper?||5 feet 10 inches|
|Who is Anderson Cooper married to?||Not Available|
|How much money does Anderson Cooper earn?||$12 Million|
|How much is Anderson Cooper worth?||$200 Million|
Anderson Cooper Career
CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° which is hosted by Cooper is a global newscast that goes beyond the headlines with in-depth reporting and investigations. He has worked in more than forty countries and has covered almost all major news events around the world, often reporting from the scene since he began his career as a journalist in 1992.
Manhattan, New York City is his native home and he attended Dalton School which is a private co-educational university preparatory day school in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan where he graduated proudly. Later on, he joined Yale University where he graduated in 1989, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Additionally, he also studied at the University of Hanoi where he took Vietnamese and graduated proudly.
He has been at the center of CNN’s political and election coverage. Cooper has anchored from moderated and conventions of a number of presidential primary debates and town halls. Furthermore, the Committee On Presidential Debates selected him in 2016, to co-moderate one of the three debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
In addition, while he has been at CNN and 60 Minutes, he has been awarded a number of major journalism awards for his outstanding work. Prior, to CNN’s DuPont Award-winning coverage of the 2004 tsunami and Peabody Award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina, he lent a hand. Furthermore, he has received eighteen Emmy Awards, inclusive of two for his coverage of the earthquake in Haiti and an Edward R. Murrow Award.
Together with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, they did a collection of correspondence which they named The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss, and in 2016, the collection debuted at the top of the New York Times Best-Sellers List and remained on the list for three months.
Previously, he worked at ABC News where he served as a correspondent and host for the network’s reality program The Mole. Furthermore, when he joined the ABC he served as a chief international correspondent, and during that time, he reported and produced stories, from conflicts in South Africa, Somalia, Rwanda, Russia, Myanmar, Israel, Haiti, Cambodia, and Bosnia.
He served as ABC News correspondent in 1995, and later on September 21, 1999, he became the co-anchor of its overnight World News Now program. Thereafter in 2000, he switched career paths, taking a job as the host of ABC’s reality show The Mole. Furthermore, he has served as a fill-in co-host for Regis Philbin for the TV talk show Live with Regis and Kelly in 2007 when Philbin underwent triple-bypass heart surgery.
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Anderson Cooper Social Media Platforms
Cooper is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 10M followers on Twitter, over 2M followers on Instagram, and over 2M followers on Facebook.