Christopher Stokowski

Musician (1952)
Mon Dec 09 2019
By   sabin

Being part of the famous Vanderbilt family, Christopher Stokowski's name is widely known. He is the half-brother of Anderson Cooper, who works for CNN. Stokowski disappeared from the family in 1977 but reconciled with the brood in 2016. Christopher does not want any public attention and retreats himself from the media.

The American national was born on January 31, 1952. Because of his disappearance and secrecy, not much is known about the half-brother of Cooper. Gloria, however, has talked about her estranged son in many interviews. Now, let's explore more about his personal life. 

Who is Christopher Stokowski?

Christopher is the son of all-time famous orchestra conductor Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt. Not just that, he followed his father's passion and is known for his musical skills. The talented musician grew up along with his siblings Anderson Cooper, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, and Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski with Gloria Vanderbilt and her son
Image: Leopold Stokowski (right) and Gloria Vanderbilt (left) with their son. 
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Regarding his education, Christopher attended Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson. There is, however, no information regarding his university attendance. As he stays away from public eyes, it is still a mystery when it comes to his career and income source. Although he is a talented musician, he remains under the media line.

Is Christopher Stokowski Married or Single? Know About His Wife

In 1974, the talented musician found the love of his life, April Sandmeyer. The couple fell in love at first sight and began dating. After dating for almost three years, the pair decided to marry. 

Swiss born socialite Gloria Vanderbilt poses with her two news photo
Picture: Swiss-born socialite Gloria Vanderbilt poses with her two. 
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The couple has not disclosed any further details about their relationship. Their romantic affair could not succeed in a marital relationship. Stokowski's mother Gloria Vanderbilt's therapist Christ Zois started intruding on the pairs' love life.

Zois was also involved in swindling of Gloria's money. In 1977, Christopher's father, Leopold Stokowski, passed away. After that, he and April broke-up, leading to Christopher's disappearance. 

His mother tied the knot with Wyatt Cooper, followed after a few months of Leopold's death. 

Leopold Stokowski Jr., Anderson Cooper, and Gloria Vanderbilt
Frame: (From left to right) Anderson Cooper, Leopold Stokowski Jr., and Gloria. 
Source: Daily Mail

Currently, he seems to be living a single life. Christopher is not seen dating or spending time with anyone special. As he keeps his personal life very secret, he might be in a romantic affair, but there are no records for this confirmation.

How much is Christopher Stokowski Net Worth?

Talented musician Stokowski earns a decent amount of money from his career as a musician. But there are no public records of his net worth. He belongs to a wealthy family, and many would assume he must've received an enormous wealth. 

However, that is not the case. His mother, Gloria, just passed away due to stomach cancer. She died at the age of 95. Vanderbilt earned a fortune of $200 million, and she has left a will.

Gloria left a Manhattan apartment for Leopold Jr.
Image: Gloria left an apartment in Manhattan for Leopold Stokowski Jr. 
Source: Daily Mail

According to Daily Mail, Gloria left a will in which she left all of her property to Anderson Cooper. Christopher did not receive any money from his mother's wealth. Additionally, she also left Leopold Stokowski Jr., a Co-op in Manhattan worth millions of dollars.

 

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