Anderson Cooper Biography and Wiki
Anderson Hay Cooper is an American based journalist working as an anchor for CNN media group. Currently, he is the host of Anderson Cooper 360° on CNN news. He also serves in the capacity of a correspondent for the 60 minutes News on CBS.
Anderson Cooper Age
Born in 1967, he celebrates his birthday every 3rd June of every year. He is 53 years as of 2020
Anderson Cooper Height and Weight
He is a tall, handsome man with a height of about 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 72kg.
Anderson Cooper Nationality
He is an American citizen of Asian Origin.
Anderson Cooper Skin Complexion and Body Size
Anderson has a white skin complexion with white and grey hair. Even though he has approached his Sixties, most women still find him attractive.
Anderson Cooper Education Background
Cooper began his early education at an early age in Dalton School, located in the Upper Eastside Of Manhattan. When he was a young teenager of about 17 years, he graduated from Dalton early. Cooper is a former alumnus of Yale University, where he majored in Political Science and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the year 1989. During his school time, Cooper went for an internship at the CIA.
Anderson Cooper Family and Siblings
Cooper is the youngest son of Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. His dad was a writer, and his mother was both a writer and a fashion Designer. His dad died when he was ten years of age. This was as a result of the open-heart surgery that he had when he was 50 years.
Anderson grew up with four siblings, where he also suffered another death misery when his brother committed suicide. Cooper, in the recent past, has come out to celebrate the life of her mother. She passed away in the year 2019 at the age of 95 years. Her mother succumbed to stomach cancer after battling the disease for some time. He currently has two half brothers Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski and Christopher Stokowski.
Anderson Cooper Partner and Children
Cooper is a Urania, and his former lover was a night club owner Benjamin Maisani. The CNN anchor has a son who was born by a surrogate. He appeared in the limelight in the recent past and claimed that he would co-parent with his ex-lover for their expected son.
Anderson Cooper Career
Appearance in the media for Cooper was not a new thing at an early age. At three years, Cooper appeared in shows. When he was about ten years, Cooper used to model for Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Macy’s. In the recent past he came out to attribute his success in journalism was as a result of the young exposure. Here is Copper’s career timeline brief overview:
After graduation from Yale university, Cooper gained his first journalism gig at channel One, where he worked as a fact-checker.
In 1995 he joined the theater of dreams ABC News, where he worked as a
After an impressive run as a Correspondent, he was promoted to co-anchor words News Programme.
At around the year 2000, Cooper decided to jangle careers, and he was set to join ABC reality show “the mole” as a host.
At around the year 2001, Cooper once again decided to switch career paths after he quite “the mole” to join CNN as an anchor.
Since the year 2003, he has been the anchor of Anderson Cooper 360°.
Anderson Cooper Professions
- Film Producer
- Television producer
Anderson Cooper Awards
In the year 1993, he received Bronze Telly Award sponsored by Telly Awards.
He received Emmy Award sponsored by NATAS in 1997.
In 2005 he received two awards The national Headliner Award and Peabody Award.
For three consecutive years from the year 2006, he was a nominee and won some Emmy Awards.
He won the national Order of Honor and Merit Sponsored by the Government of Haiti in 2010.
In 2011 he won the Emmy Award sponsored by NATAS.
In 2013 he won the GlAAD Media Award sponsored by GLAAD.
Anderson authored the book “The Rainbow Comes and Goes.” He also authored Detail magazine publications. In addition, he has written the book titled “Dispatches from the Edge.”
Anderson Cooper Salary And Net Worth
He earns about $12 million from his journalism career yearly and has an estimated net worth of about $200 million.
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