Quick Facts of Anderson Hays Cooper

  • Full NameAnderson Hays Cooper
  • Net Worth$100 million
  • Date of Birth03 June, 1967
  • NicknameAnderson
  • Marital Status Relationship
  • BirthplaceNew York, U.S
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionJournalist, Author
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1990-present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Grey
  • BuildAverage
  • Height5 feet 10 inches
  • Weight68 kg
  • EducationYale University
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Horoscope Gemini
Anderson Cooper

The modern personalities in mainstream network news, Anderson Cooper is an American journalist, television personality and author. Moreover, he is recognized for his work as anchor of CNN News show, Anderson Cooper 360.


Furthermore, Cooper is commonly known as a news reporter for ABC and CNN. Cooper’s looks also attracted a fair amount of fans among both genders. Similarly, he possesses a rather impressive pedigree for a television journalist. Despite the family destiny, Cooper was decided to earn his own money.

Anderson Cooper’s Bio, Wiki

Anderson Cooper first landed on earth on June 3, 1967, in New York City, New York, the United States. He was born as the younger son of writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. His elder brother, Carter Cooper has committed suicide. Moreover, he is the holder of American nationality and white ethnicity.


For his schooling, he studied at private co-educational university preparatory, Dalton School. Then he joined Yale University from where he graduated in political science in 1989.

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Anderson Cooper’s Career

Regarding his scintillating career, Cooper started working as a fact seeker for small group agency Channel One. Well, he lived in Vietnam where he studied the Vietnamese language at the University of Hanoi for a year.

After, Anderson began filming and collecting reports of Vietnamese life and culture that advertised on Channel One. Moreover, in the year 1995, he joined ABC News as a correspondent and act as the co-anchor of World News Now program in the year 1999.

In the year 2003, Cooper began anchoring a news show ‘Anderson Cooper 360’. He is also a freelance writer who has authored a variety of articles that has appeared in many outlets besides television personality.

Later, Cooper published a memoir for Harper Collins detailing his life and work over the previous years in the year 2006. In fact, the book became successful and topped the New York Times bestseller list.

Anderson Cooper’s Age and Relationship (Is he married?)

Currently, Anderson Cooper 51-years of age.

Moving towards his personal life, Cooper is an unmarried man. Previously, he was in a relationship with Cesar Recio. Well, the duo started their relationship in the year 2004. After dating for several years they end up in 2009.

Later on, Cooper began to be in a relationship with gay bar owner Benjamin Antoine Maisani. They started dating in February 2009. Also, the couple dated for a long and even though of marrying soon.


However, recently Anderson has confirmed that he had broken with his longterm boyfriend Benjamin. The news of their split was first reported by the Daily Mail.

Also, in an interview, Cooper admitted saying:

“Benjamin and I separated as boyfriends some time ago. We are still family to each other, and love each other very much.”


Although the pair has separated their ways, still there is love for each other. Besides, Cooper has not yet talked about any other affairs with any guy in the media. Currently, he is free of rumors and controversies.

Anderson Cooper’s Social Media

Anderson is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Moreover, he has over 10.1 million fans on his Twitter profile. Additionally, he has over 1.6 million followers on his Instagram profile. Furthermore, his Facebook has more than 889.8k likes.

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Anderson Cooper’s Salary & Net Worth

Talking about his financial appearances, his success in his career has paid him well financially. His net worth varies so, for now, we can say that his net worth is increasing.

According to the Bustle, Cooper enjoys a huge net worth of $100 Million with an excellent salary of $11 Million monthly.

According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Anderson has maintained his net worth of around $110 Million and makes a salary of around $12 Million.  Well, it means Cooper is living a lavish lifestyle with his all money.