Anderson Cooper Biography
Anderson Hays Cooper is an American broadcast journalist and political commentator currently anchoring for the CNN news broadcast show Anderson Cooper 360.
Cooper works as a correspondent for CBS News’ 60 Minutes in addition to his job at CNN. He began traversing the world after graduating from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1989, taking video of war-torn places for Channel One News.
He was first hired by the ABC News as a correspondent in 1995 but soon took more jobs throughout the network.In 2001 he joined CNN where he has his own show Anderson Cooper 360 in 2003 and has remained the host since.
Anderson gained recognition reporting of breaking news events with coverage of Hurricane Katrina causing his popularity to increase.Cooper received a National Order of Honour and Merit by the Haitian government.
Cooper has received 18 Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, and the Overseas Press Club’s Edward Murrow Award in 2011.
His maternal grandparents were millionaire equestrian Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt of the Vanderbilt family and socialite Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, and Reginald’s patrilineal great-grandfather was business magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who founded the prominent Vanderbilt shipping and railroad fortune
He covered wars in Bosnia, Cambodia, Haiti, Israel, Myanmar, Russia, Rwanda, Somalia, and South Africa during the time, among other places.
Cooper provides an up-close view of the most terrifying crises of his time in Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival.
In addition to outlining his own biography, he takes readers inside catastrophic occurrences and to nations that have been devastated by war to demonstrate the significant influence these experiences have had on his life.
How old is Cooper? Cooper is 55 years old as of 2023.He was born on June 3,1967 in New York City.
Anderson Cooper Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches and has a moderate weight of 70 kg. His other body measurements are 40-32-14.
He is the son of writer Wyatt Emory and artist Gloria Vanderbilt. Additionally, he has two older half-brothers, Leopold Stanislaus and Christopher Stokowski, from Gloria’s previous marriage to conductor Leopold Stokowski
Anderson Cooper Partner
Cooper revealed his son Wyatt Morgan was born Via Surrogate. His partner is Benjamin Maisani.
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
With an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million, he has achieved financial success in his career.