Anderson Cooper Bio
Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist. He was born on June 3rd, 1967 to a wealthy family in Manhattan, New York City. Additionally, he is the youngest son of Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. His father, Wyatt was a writer while his mother, Gloria was a writer and a fashion designer.
First, Cooper is the anchor of the news broadcast show Anderson Cooper 360° on CNN. In addition to his work at CNN, he also serves as a co-anchor for 60 Minutes on CBS News. In 2016, along with Martha Raddatz, Cooper hosted the second presidential election debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This made him the first openly LGBT person to host a presidential debate in the general election in the US.
Anderson Cooper Age
Born in Manhattan, New York City on June 3rd, 1967, Anderson H. Cooper is 53 years.
Anderson Cooper Partner
First, in 2012 Anderson came publicly to announce that he’s gay. Being openly gay, according to The New York Times, he is “the most prominent openly gay journalist on American television. Since then, he’s been quiet about his boyfriends and love matters. In addition, he only really addresses rumors on occasion. He’ was dating Benjamin Maisani for quite some time but the couple split in 2018. However, rumors have it they dated for 9 years. There is no reason stated for that incident.
Anderson Cooper Children
On April 27th, 2020 Cooper announced the birth of his son Wyatt Morgan Cooper by a surrogate on April 30th, 2020. Even though Cooper and Maisani are no longer involved romantically the pair plan to co-parent. Cooper’s child is named after his late father Wyatt Cooper. In addition, his second name from the Vanderbilt side of his family, being the maiden name of his maternal grandmother Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt.
Anderson Cooper Salary
He makes an annual salary of $12 million.
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
First, Cooper is the current host of CNN’s news show “Anderson Cooper 360”. Secondly, he is an all-time news anchor and a co-anchor for 60 Minutes on CBS News. However, being a news anchor seems to be the major contributor to his ever-rising net worth approximated to be $200 Million.