How Much is Anderson Cooper Net Worth? Anderson Cooper has a net worth of $110 Milion. He is an American correspondent, TV personality and author. Cooper is widely known as the chief anchor of CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°.
According to the Washington Times, Anderson Cooper is the most prominent openly gay journalist on American television. Since 2009, Anderson Copper is dating Benjamin Maisani. Their relationship published only after same-sex marriage was legalized in 2011.
Anderson Cooper has confirmed in 2018 that he and his longtime boyfriend Benjamin Maisani have broken up.
He was born in New York City to Wyatt Emory Cooper, a writer, and Gloria Vanderbilt, a writer, and an heiress.
In 1978, Cooper lost his father at the age of 50.
He belongs to the family of a millionaire as his great-great-great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt was a business magnate of his time.
Cooper attended Dalton School in New York. Following his graduation from Dalton School, he traveled to Africa as he suffered from malaria and admitted to hospital in Kenya.
And then he wrote ‘Africa was a place to forget and be forgotten in’. He then joined Yale University and earned B.A degree in Political Science in 1989.
Anderson Cooper possesses 5 feet 10 inches (177 cm) height and weighs 68 Kg. Anderson often spends his time exploring new places with colleagues.
Copper is a super stud and has appealing looks. His magnetic Blue eyes with deep stern voice and Gray-white hair can simply attract anyone.
Anderson Cooper loves to spend quality time with his beau and family members. He likes to travel and explore places.
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Cooper began his career as an intern at the Central Intelligence Agency. He is widely recognized as the host of CNN show.
Cooper started as an intern at the Central Intelligence Agency during his time in college. Later he started his first correspondence work from the early 1990s.
He then was able to sell his home-made news segments, after his graduation from Yale University, to Channel One.
Slowly and gradually he was able to flourish his name in the field of journalism. In 1995, he entered into ABC News as a correspondent then eventually he achieved a higher position.
He became the co-anchor on the overnight show “World News Now” on 21 September 1999.
A few months later in 2000, he decided to be the host of ABC’s reality show “The Mole”. Working in the ABC News he was also a fill-in co-host for Live with Regis and Kelly in 2007.
In the year 2001, Anderson Cooper joined CNN as an anchor on “American Morning” with Paula Zahn. A year after that he became the weekend prime-time anchor. Then in 2002, he hosted channel’s New Year’s Eve special from Times Square.
He began as the anchor of Anderson Cooper 360° on 8 September 2003 on CNN. He covered tons of stories like tsunami damage in Sri Lanka, the death of Pope John Paul II, the Cedar Revolution in Beirut, and the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles.
Cooper, early 2007, signed a huge deal with CNN to be the contributor to 60 Minutes. The same year he initiated hosting CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. He has also hosted the documentary “Planet in Peril” alongside Jeff Corwin and Sanjay Gupta.
His syndicated talk show “Anderson Live” was premiered on 12 September 2011 and during the same time, he made a new multi-year contract to continue Anderson Cooper 360°. The “Anderson Live” syndicate was completed on 30 May 2013.
In 2016 he became the first openly gay person who moderated a presidential election debate. He was with Martha Raddatz to moderate the second presidential election debate among Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
The then that, Anderson Cooper is also a part of CBS News’ 60 Minutes since 2007. He has also become the narrator for the 2011 Broadway revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. He is also involved in freelancing for several magazines.
In May 2006, he published a memoir “Dispatches from the Edge” for HarperCollins which was placed at number one in ‘The New York Times Best Seller List’ topper on 18 June 2006.
Anderson Cooper has an annual salary of $11 million dollars. In 2014, Anderson alongside his partner bought at the Rye House. Prior to that, copper bought a house in 2010 for $4.3 million.
Through his passion and dedication towards his profession, he has earned both names as well as fame.