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Who is Anderson Cooper?
If you're a news enthusiast, Anderson must not be a new name to you, Yes, have guessed right, Anderson Cooper is the same person that you see in the CNN broadcast program Anderson Cooper 360°. Today we are going to tell the biography of this handsome man.
Anderson Hays Cooper was born on June 3, 1967, in New York. Copper was born to Gloria Vanderbilt and Wyatt Emory Cooper. His maternal grandparents were millionaire and socialite. He grew up with his brother Carter Vanderbilt Cooper who died on July 22, 1988, Manhattan, New York, NY.
He received his education from the Dalton School in New York. Further, as a part of his trip, he went to Africa but had a horrible experience after he was contracted with malaria.
Aftermath, Anderson returned to join Yale University with a major in Political Science. While at college, he interned with the CIA, meanwhile he pursued journalism. Likewise, Cooper starred his career as a fact-checker for Channel One, luckily his trip to Southeast Asia landed him a job of chief international correspondent for Channel One.
Cooper also had a short stint for the ABC NEWS. However, he moved to CNN with his show Anderson Cooper 360°. His journey in news reporting also earned him numerous awards including the Emmy Awards.
Anderson Cooper Personal Life
It was an extremely tragic moment when his father passed away while he was only 10. Also, the sorrow follows to his family when his brother committed suicide which severely affected him and his family member as well.
Talking about his relationship status, Cooper is openly gay. He is one of the first news journalists to acclaim without any hesitant. Besides, he was in a relationship with a radiologist Benjamin Maisani. After being in a relationship for quite a period of time, they eventually got separated. As of now, Cooper and Maisani are still close friends and look at each other as a family.
At present, Cooper has not come out officially but, he with his friend Andy Cohen is frequently seen together. It seems like both of them are dating. With any solid evidence, the relationship between them can't be confirmed. If he is romantically involved with someone then it will soon come out to the media. For now, no rumors and news have yet surfaced.
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
Anderson has an estimated net worth of over $110 million as of 2019. Also, he receives a good payroll of over $12 million annually from the media network. Having such an enormous remuneration, his wealth is probably in ascending order.
On the other hand, his mother Gloria Vanderbilt had a net worth of over $200 million at the time of her death. Additionally, her fashion brands also added a whooping sum to her wealth. Similarly, she has a huge business chain that is operated by her trust.
Even after belonging to a rich & prosperous background his mother Gloria clarified that she wouldn't leave a penny for him. So, the possession of the gigantic property is solely gathered by Anderson himself.
Anderson Cooper Body Measurements (Height, Weight)
Anderson has a height of over 178 cm and weighs 68 kg. Similarly, he posses a pair of blue eyes and has a gray-colored hair.
Anderson Cooper on Social Media
Copper has a fan base of over 1.8 million on his Instagram page. He regularly shares his lifestyle on his page. Similarly, he has a follower of over 9,99 million on his Twitter handle.