Andy Cohen Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Producer, Net Worth, and Salary

Andy Cohen Biography

Andrew Joseph Cohen is an American radio and television talk show host, producer, and writer. Known for his role as the host and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise and Bravo’s late-night talk show, Watch What Happens Live!, Cohen is a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. Additionally, he co-hosts a two-hour show with John Hill twice a week on Sirius XM.

Andy Cohen Age

Cohen was born Andrew Joseph Cohen on June 2, 1968, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Andy is 56 years old as of 2024.

Andy Cohen Height

Cohen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Andy Cohen Family

Cohen was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Evelyn and Lou Cohen. Raised in a Jewish family with ancestry from Poland, Russia, and Lithuania, he has a sister named Emily Rosenfeld and they are very close to each other. Cohen credited his only sibling for assisting him in navigating his life as a single father.

Andy Cohen’s Wife(Gay)

Cohen made history as the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show. In December 2018, he revealed his plans to become a father in 2019 through surrogacy. His son, Ben, was born on February 4, 2019. Later, on April 29, 2022, Cohen welcomed his daughter, Lucy, completing his journey into fatherhood.

Andy Cohen’s Net Worth

Cohen has an estimated net worth of $50 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a radio and television talk show host, producer, and writer.

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Andy Cohen Education

Cohen graduated from Clayton High School in 1986 and went on to attend Boston University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism. During his time at Boston University, he contributed to the student newspaper, The Daily Free Press. Cohen’s early career included an internship at CBS News, where he worked alongside Julie Chen, who was also interning at the time.

Andy Cohen Career

Cohen began his television career as an intern at CBS News, contributing 10 years to the network, where he held roles such as senior producer of The Early Show, producer for 48 Hours, and producer for CBS This Morning. Transitioning to Trio in 2000, Cohen later became vice president of original programming at Bravo in 2004 after the network acquired Trio.

Cohen gained recognition through various TV appearances on shows like Today, Morning Joe, Live! with Kelly, and The View. In 2009, he started hosting the weekly talk show Watch What Happens Live, later expanded into a weeknight series. Cohen’s autobiographical memoir, “Most Talkative,” became a New York Times Best Seller, followed by “The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year.” He also founded the SiriusXM radio channel Radio Andy in 2015.

Beyond his radio success, Cohen declined to co-host the Miss Universe pageant in Russia in 2013 due to anti-gay laws. He continued to make guest appearances on shows, such as portraying Zeus in Lady Gaga’s music video for “G.U.Y.” in 2014. Cohen published his second memoir, “The Andy Cohen Diaries,” in 2014, and 2015, SiriusXM launched a radio channel curated by him.

Cohen embarked on a national tour with Anderson Cooper, performing their stage show AC2 starting in March 2015. He hosted a live edition of Hollywood Game Night on New Year’s Eve 2015 and co-hosted NBC’s New Year’s Eve special with Carson Daly. In 2016, Henry Holt and Company introduced Andy Cohen Books, with Cohen’s third memoir, “Superficial: More Adventures From the Andy Cohen Diaries,” published in 2016.

Cohen played himself on various shows, including Riverdale in 2018, where he was a friend of the Lodge family. He also appeared as a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Cohen hosted the revival of Love Connection on Fox in 2017 and succeeded Kathy Griffin as co-host of CNN’s New Year’s Eve coverage alongside Anderson Cooper.

In 2022, he continued as the host and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise and Bravo’s late-night talk show, Watch What Happens Live! Cohen is recognized as the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show, and in 2018, he became a father to a son, Ben, and later a daughter, Lucy, through surrogacy.

Andy Cohen and John Mayer are ‘in love’

In an appearance on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show,” Cohen discussed his close friendship with John Mayer. Stern highlighted Mayer’s frequent mentions in Cohen’s book, “The Daddy Diaries: The Year I Grew Up,” and questioned the nature of their relationship. Cohen responded, stating, “I am in love with John Mayer. We are in love with each other.”

Andy Cohen Anderson Cooper

Cohen and Anderson Cooper, both known for their shared initials and similar professions, are best friends with a connection dating back to the early ’90s. They originally met when there was a potential blind date set up for them. Their friendship has since blossomed into a close bond, and they often share their friendship publicly.

Andy Cohen’s The Daddy Diaries: The Year I Grew Up

Cohen’s book offers a stream-of-consciousness perspective into his daily life as a gay single father and prominent TV personality. Within its pages, he recounts an incident at the pediatrician’s office when someone approached him in the waiting room, urging him to dismiss one of the Beverly Hills housewives. This book provides a glimpse into the intersection of Cohen’s personal and public life. The information is dated May 30, 2023.

Is Brian Tyler Cohen Related to Andy Cohen?

Despite sharing a common last name and both being involved in the media industry, there is no evidence or indication of a familial connection between Brian Tyler Cohen and Andy Cohen. It appears that they are not related, and their shared last name is coincidental. They also have never collaborated or interacted publicly.

Andy Cohen Ryan Seacrest

The host of American Idol, Ryan Seacrest, explained that following their 2021 conflict, Cohen reached out to him via text, and they were able to reconcile. Since then, they have featured Cohen on their show, spending time together, and Seacrest emphasized that Cohen has become a valued and close friend. This update was shared on January 3, 2023.

Andy Cohen Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.




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