Talking about Anderson Cooper personal life, he is an open gay. He is having love affairs with Benjamin Maisani since a long time. Benjamin Maisani is the owner of gay bar. Both of them claimed that they are gay in July 2011, when she same sex marriage became legal in New York. He has never been married and is also not divorced. He began his career since his early days. He made his first television show appearances on 17th of September, 1970 and at that time he was just three years old. From that time on he has appeared in several television shows. He began his professional journalism career from early 1990s. He is an anchor of Anderson Cooper 360° and for his work in this show; he earned the salary of $5,000,000 in 2009. His net worth is rumored to be around $100 million.