Anderson Cooper is a famous television personality and award-winning journalist. He is best known for his work on CNN’s new channel. Moreover, Anderson has covered many important news events. However, he has a standard for journalism. Since his teenage, he is always interested in news reporting. Anderson Cooper’s net worth is around $200 million.
Anderson Cooper Biography
Anderson Cooper (full name Anderson Hays Cooper) was born in New York City, America, on June 3, 1967. His father, Wyatt Emory Cooper, was a writer. While his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, was a designer, writer, and artist.
He is a known face of media since his childhood when his baby pictures have appeared on Harper’s Bazaar. Moreover, in 1970, he did a guest appearance in a popular sitcom “The Tonight Show” at the age of three years. Furthermore, at the age of ten, he modeled for Ford Models.
For schooling, he attended, “Dalton School” in New York. After he did schooling, he went to South Africa for several months and did adventurous travelling there.
In 1989, he did his graduation from Yale University, where his major was political sciences. Later, he did not find this career exciting and join journalism.
For a short period, he became a journalist and moved to Vietnam for a year. There he takes admission to the University of Hanoi.
Beginning of Career
After finishing his college degree, he starts his first job as a checker in a news agency called “Channel One.” Later, he becomes bored with his job and entirely. After that, he obtained a fake pass of the press and entered in Myanmar by himself, and there he started his segment and sold to Channel One.
In 1995, he made correspondent for a famous news channel named “ABC News.” After struggling a lot, in 1999, he becomes the co-anchor of a show “World News Now.”
Later, after one year, he starts hosting a reality show of ABC news. The show plot revolves around a competition between the contestants who worked together to add some amount of money into a pot, and only one contestant can win at the end. He hosted this show for one-two seasons and then left.
In 2001, he began working as a broadcast news reporter on CNN. In the beginning, if his CNN career, Anderson worked along with Paula Zahn in a show called “American Morning.”
Anderson Cooper is openly gay and one of the most famous gay journalists of America. Earlier in his life, Cooper does not like to talk about his gay personality in front of the camera. After some while, he openly announced about being gay. Moreover, he has a long term relationship with a bar owner named Benjamin Maisani. In 2018, both announced their separation. In 2020, Cooper blessed with a son Wyatt Morgan through a surrogate.
Anderson Cooper Personal Details
|Real Name||Anderson Hays Cooper|
|Date of Birth||June 3, 1967|
|Place of Birth||New York, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||Journalist|
Anderson Cooper Body Stats
|Shoe Size||10 US|
Anderson Cooper Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||N/A|
|Father Name||Wyatt Emory Cooper|
|Mother Name||Gloria Vanderbilt|
|Children||Wyatt Morgan Cooper|
|Siblings||Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, Christopher Stokowski, Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski|
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
Anderson Cooper is a CNN news reporter, who is one of the most recognizable personalities of America. He is always in public eyes and made many appearances in public throughout his career in journalism. Anderson Cooper net worth is around $200 million. His annual salary is approximately $12 million. Furthermore, he earned a handsome amount of money from his two written books. Nevertheless, he made most of the money from his journalist career.
Facts About Anderson Cooper
- He obtained a fake pass of the press and entered in Myanmar by himself, and there he started his segment and sold to Channel One.
- In 2001, he began working as a broadcast news reporter on CNN.
- Anderson has covered many important news events.
- Cooper is openly gay and one of the most famous gay journalist in America.