Who is Anderson Cooper?
Anderson Cooper is a famous American television personality, journalist, and author. He is currently working as the primary anchor of the CNN news show ‘Anderson Cooper 360°’.
Full Name: Anderson Hays Cooper
Age: 52 years old
Date of Birth: June 3, 1967
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Father: Wyatt Emory Cooper
Mother: Gloria Vanderbilt
Education: Yale University
Hair Color: White
Eye Color: Light brown
Profession: Journalist, Author, Anchor
Ex-boyfriend: Benjamin Maisani
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
He was born on June 3, 1967, in New York City, New York, USA. His birth name is Anderson Hays Cooper and he is currently 52 years old.
He began his career with his first TV appearance on The Tonight Show alongside his mother. At that time, he was only three years old. Then, he starred as an imposter on, To Tell the Truth after six years and changed his career to modeling from age 10 to 13.
He appeared in commercials for Ford Models for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and many more. For higher education, he attended Dalton School and graduated a semester ahead and made his trip to Africa. Later, he joined Yale University and studied political science and achieved BA in 1989. Later, he decided to join Vietnam National University in Hanoi and studied the Vietnamese language for a year.
In 1995, he moved to ABC and worked as its news correspondent and joined CNN in 2001. Since then, he has edited, reported, and interviewed his way and has become one of the best international reports.
Family Life, Father:
His father’s name is Wyatt Emory Cooper and his mother’s name is Gloria Vanderbilt. His father is a writer and his mother is an artist, fashion designer, writer, and heiress. Also, his maternal parents were socialite Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt and Reginland Claypoole Vanderbilt and there were millionaires. He has a brother named Carter who died from self-murder at 23. Also, his father suffered several heart attacks and had gone open-heart surgery. Unfortunately, his life also ended at the age of 50 in 1978.
Relationships, Gay, Dating:
Cooper is a gay person and he is considered as one of the renowned gay journalists on American TV. He revealed his sexual orientation in 2012 as he hid the fact from the public for many years. He does not want to change his sexuality in the future.
Previously, he was in a relationship with Benjamin Maisani for long. The pair got a Rye House in 2014 and they resided there until they broke up. He is currently focusing on Tv shows on CNN and also, according to some sources, he has found himself a new lover, Victor Lopez. Further information about the pair has not been revealed yet.
He has white hair and light brown eyes but other information regarding his height, weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. are not available.
Net Worth and Salary:
He has more than $100 million net worth and received around $11 million every year as an anchor from CNN. Also, her mother has an estimated net worth of around $200 million which she earned from her successful fashion designer and artist career.
Social Media Accounts:
He has around 1.7M followers on Instagram, around 10 million followers on Twitter, and around 900k followers on Facebook.