Anderson Cooper Biography

Published On Oct 20, 2015
Facts of Anderson Cooper
Date of Birth: 1967 , June-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Anderson Hays Cooper
Father Wyatt Emory Cooper
Mother Gloria Vanderbilt
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Journalist
Net Worth 100 million US dollars
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Red
Face Color White
Affair with Kirk Norcross
Siblings Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, Christopher Stokowski, Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski
Books it: Über Style, It
Name Anderson Cooper
Nick Name Ami
Religion Christianity
Working For Movies and TV shows
Waist size 24 in
Chest Size 42in
Bicep Size 13 in
Shoe Size 9.5
Weight in KG 77 kg
Girlfriend Emily Browing
Married Yes
Education Yale University
Awards Emmy Award 2012
Movies Trainwreck
TV Show Saturday Night Live
Body Measurements 38-28-39
Breast Size 34 B
Hip Size 32 in
Married to Benjamin Maisani
Children N/A
Famous for Journalist
Divorce Not Yet
Sisters Kaylee Stoermer Coleman ,AnnaBella Stoermer Coleman ,Katianna Stoermer Coleman
Music Group Lolawolf
Salary N/A
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
Neck Size 8.9
Boyfriend Anthony Jeselnik, Nick Nemeth
Tattoo(s) N/A
Special Title Maestro
Albums To Be Loved by You
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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.


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Born in New York City, New York

June 3 , 1967

Anderson Cooper was from the upper class family born as Anderson Hays Cooper in New York City, New York, United States of America to Gloria Vanderbilt and Wyatt Emory Cooper. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Appeared in Television show

September 17 , 1970

Since his childhood days, he was able to make his television appearances. . He made his first television show appearances on 17th of September, 1970 and at that time he was just three years old. Those days, he was also photographed by Harper's Bazaar. 

His father died

January 5 , 1978

Anderson Cooper was born to Gloria Vanderbilt and Wyatt Emory Cooper. He was born in the wealthy family. His maternal grandparents were also multimillionaire. However, when he was just in his early teens, he father died because of heart attack and he went on a depression for several years. 

Graduated from Dalton School


He received his formal education from Dalton School. He was also able to complete his high school education from there. He graduated from there in 1984 and then he joined Yale University and majored in political science. 

Began his career


Though he majored in political science, he desired to start his career as a journalist. After completing his bachelor’s degree he joined ABC News and then started his career as a entry level worker. His first join there was answering calls. 

Became host of The Mole


For about half a decade he worked as the News correspondent in ABC News. He also earned the position of co anchor in some of the shows in this news channels. For his continuous work there, he was offered the post of the host in the show, The Mole.

Joined CNN


After being associated with ABC news for about a decade, he decided to move on from there thought he was the host of some of the best shows there. In 2001, he announced that he is leaving ABC news and then the same year he joined CNN. 

Began dating Benjamin Maisani


It is said that he has been dating Benjamin Maisani from the start of 2009. Benjamin Maisani is the owner of gay bar. Benjamin Maisani is his boyfriend. Both of them are open gay and they are about to get married soon. 

Revealed that he is gay


Till the start of 2011, there was no information about his personal life matters. There was no information about his love affairs, married life and also about his sexual orientation. In June, 2011, he announced publically that he is gay and is having affairs with Benjamin Maisani. 

Won News & Documentary Emmy Awards


News & Documentary Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. He has been honored with this award several times in his life; he won this award for the first time in 2006 for Outstanding Live Coverage. 

Won GLAAD Media Awards


He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2013, he got his one and only nomination in GLAAD Media Awards. He is also kind of lucky as he won this award from this nomination. 

Won International Documentary Association


It seems like International Documentary Association was his first major award. For his work in CNN Presents, he got his one and only nomination in International Documentary Association. He won this award for Continuing Series. 

Honored by People magazine


Besides being nominated in prestigious awards and being honored with them, he has also been listed in some listings of People magazine. They listed him in their listings of Sexiest Men Alive in 2005. He was also ranked in the top position. 

Published Dispatches from the Edge


Besides his broadcasting and anchoring career, he is also the great writer and an author of several articles. He has also spent his time as an author in Details magazine for several years. In 2006, he published Dispatches from the Edge.