Anderson Cooper Net Worth
Who Is Michael Anderson Cooper?
Anderson Cooper is American anchor, author and is well known for his work as a journalist. He was born in the year 1967 on third June.
Anderson Cooper Net worth:
The net worth of Anderson Cooper is of about $100 million. He earns most of his wealth from his work on television as a news anchor. In the year of early 2007 he had signed a deal with CNN to remain as a contributor for the show 60 Minutes doubling his salary from $2 Million to $4 Million.
Then in the year 2013 -2014 he made $11 million for his work on CNN as a news anchor. He with his boyfriend purchased a historic estate in Connecticut called Rye House.
Anderson Cooper Jr. Life History:
Anderson Cooper was born in New York City in the U.S.A. on 3RD of June in the year 1967 to Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt.
His dad was a writer. His mom was a much-admired fashion designer, artist, and heiress. His maternal grandparents were millionaire Reginald Claypool Vanderbilt and socialite Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt.
Anderson’s relations with media begin at a very young age when just as a small baby he was clicked by famous photographer Diane Arbus for Harper’s Bazaar. Then at the age of three, he appeared on The Tonight’s show with his mother on 17 September of the year 1970.
He appeared as an imposter at the age of 9 on To Tell the Truth. He did his schooling from Dalton School which is a private co-educational university preparatory day school in New York.
He had modeled for famous brands like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Macy’s from the age of ten to thirteen. He had majored in political science in 1989, from the Yale University where he resided in Trumbull College and got inducted into the Manuscript Society.
His father suffered from a series of heart attacks while he was undergoing open-heart surgery and expired on 5 January 1978.
His older brother had committed suicide in the year 1988 on July 22 just at the age of 22 by jumping from the 14th floor of Vanderbilt’s New York City penthouse. Anderson states Carter’s suicide as the reason for sparking his interest in Journalism.
Cooper had avoided talking about his personal life for a long time but on advice of Apple CEO Tim Cook he eventually made a decision to come out publicly as gay. He is been dating his boyfriend since the year 2009 and have bought an estate together.
Anderson Cooper – Known For:
He is one of the main anchors for the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360 which is usually telecasted live. He is also the correspondent for 60 Minutes. He had also been a host for his own daytime talk show Anderson Live.
Anderson Cooper Political / Business Affiliations:
Anderson had published his book which was a memoir for Harper Collins called Dispatches from the Edge, some of which were also donated to charity. He had signed a deal with CNN to remain as a contributor.