Anderson Cooper Bio, CNN, CBS, Age, Partner, Baby, Net worth, Salary.

By | March 17, 2022

Anderson Cooper Biography

Anderson Hays Cooper is a television journalist and political commentator from the United States of America. He broadcasts a show called Anderson Cooper 360° which airs weeknights at 8 p.m. ET on CNN. Additionally, he has worked as a correspondent for the CBS News program called 60 Minutes. Cooper’s exceptional broadcasting of big news events has earned him a reputation as one of television’s pre-eminent newscasters.  Anderson is also a co-author of the best-selling book known as The Rainbow Comes and Goes. 

Cooper has gained multiple journalisms and Emmy awards. He has also received a National Headliners Award for his tsunami coverage. Additionally, he earned an Emmy Award for his contribution to ABC’s coverage of Princess Diana’s funeral and many other stories. Anderson also received a Bronze Award from the National Educational Film and Video Festival for a report on political Islam. He is also has a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism. He earned it for his 20/20 Downtown report on Corey Johnson who is a high school athlete. Additionally, he has hosted his own daytime broadcast named Anderson which is a talk show produced by Telepictures and distributed by Warner Bros.           

Anderson Cooper Biography CNN | CBS

Cooper anchors a show called Anderson Cooper 360˚ on CNN. He has also contributed reports to CBS News’ 60 Minutes through an agreement between CNN and CBS News from the 2006 to 2007 season. However, he remains a full-time employee of CNN. 

The journalist joined CNN in December 2001 where he worked as a weekend anchor. He then moved to prime time in March 2003 following the war in Iraq. Afterward, Cooper moved to a two-hour, late evening time slot in November 2005 following Hurricane Katrina. In the years 2007 and 2008, Anderson traveled around the world for Planet in Peril. He made a documentary about issues threatening the planet, its inhabitants, and its natural resources.

Moreover, he has played an important role as part of the Best Political Team on TV for CNN’s America Votes coverage in 2008. He has reported and anchored coverage from both the Democratic and Republican national conventions. Before Cooper joined CNN, he worked at ABC News as a correspondent and host of a reality program.

Anderson Cooper Biography 60 Minutes

The TV broadcaster has been a correspondent for the CBS News program called 60 Minutes from the year 2007. Anderson’s 60 Minutes coverage has made news and received several awards. He has contributed reports on topics such as rape in Congo, the drug war in Mexico, and the dire condition of coral reefs off the coast of Cuba.

Anderson Cooper Biography Education

Cooper studied at a private co-educational university preparatory day school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan named Dalton School. He graduated from Dalton school at the age of seventeen. Afterward, Cooper joined Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and got inducted into the Manuscript Society where he majored in political science. He later graduated in the year 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts. Additionally, he also studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi in Vietnam. 

Anderson Cooper Age

Anderson Cooper was born on the 3rd day of June in the year 1967 in New York City, U.S.A. As of 2021, the journalist is 54 years old and his zodiac sign is Gemini.

Anderson Cooper Height | Weight

The journalist is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs approximately 70kg.

Anderson Cooper Family

The broadcaster was born to his parents Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. His father Wyatt was an American author, screenwriter, and actor while his mother Gloria was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite. His father, Wyatt passed on in the year 1978 at the age of 50 during open-heart surgery. Cooper’s siblings are Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski, and Christopher Stokowski.

Anderson Cooper Boyfriend | Partner

The journalist publicly revealed that he was gay in the year 2012 after keeping his private life out of the public eye for years. From 2004 to 2009, Anderson has dated Julio Cesar Recio who is a Dominican Business Professional. The two lovebirds had kept their relationship out of the limelight since Cooper had not yet come out as gay.

After splitting with Cesar Recio in 2009, he started dating Benjamin Maisani the same year. Benjamin is a nightclub and property owner and has a degree in Arts from Hunter College. Even though the two dated from 2009, they only went public in 2015. In 2014, they bought Rye House which is a historic estate in Connecticut. They dated for nine years before confirming their break up in 2018. Rumor has it that Victor Lopez is part of the reason why Anderson and Benjamin broke up. Even after the break-up, it was said that the two kept contact and remained close friends.

Anderson Cooper Baby

Cooper has two sons who were born via surrogacy. Both Benjamin Maisani and Anderson agreed to co-parent despite the fact that they were not romantically involved. Wyatt Morgan who was born on 27th April in 2020 is their first one. Wyatt was named after Anderson’s father, Wyatt Emory Cooper. Their second son is called Sebastian Luke Maisani-Cooper. Sebastian’s birth came two years after Anderson’s first son Wyatt Morgan.

Anderson Cooper Net Worth | Salary

The broadcast journalist has made quite a fortune from his broadcasting career. He earns a salary of around $12 Million and stands at a net worth of $50 Million.

Anderson Cooper Email Adress | Contacts


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