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Journalist and TV host Anderson Cooper is the son of heiress Gloria Vanderbilt and writer Wyatt Cooper. Anderson joined ABC News as a correspondent in 1995 and in 2001 he joined CNN, where he was given his own show, Anderson Cooper 360, in 2013. From 2011 to 2013, Anderson also hosted his own daytime talk show, Anderson Live, and has been a correspondent for 60 Minutes since 2007. In 2012, Anderson made headlines when he came out as gay, and in 2016 in became the first openly LGBT person to moderate a presidential debate. In April 2020, Anderson announced the birth of his son, Wyatt, born via surrogate.  

Full Name: Anderson Hays Cooper

Birthday: June 3, 1967 

Relationship Status: Single, previously dated boyfriend Benjamin Maisani 

Instagram: @andersoncooper

Twitter: @andersoncooper

Net Worth: $200 million 

Fun Fact: Anderson has written two books: his memoir, Dispatches from the Edge, and The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss, which he co-authored with his mother. 

Latest Anderson Cooper News and Updates

  • Anderson Cooper and son Wyatt

    Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani Welcomed Their Second Child in February This Year

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    By Jennifer Tisdale
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    Anderson Cooper Announces the Birth of His Second Baby, Reveals That Ex-Partner Benjamin Maisani Is Adopting Son Wyatt

    Anderson Cooper split from his longtime partner Benjamin Maisani in 2018, although the two co-parent their son, Wyatt. So who is he dating now?
    By Jacqueline Gualtieri
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    Anderson Cooper's Net Worth Is Impressive, but His Son May Not Inherit Any of It

    Anderson Cooper is beloved worldwide as a television personality and trusted journalist, but what exactly is his net worth? Here's what we know.
    By Chris Barilla
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    Anderson Cooper Doesn't Think That Reporters Should Vote for Either Party

    Many people would assume that Anderson Cooper is a staunch DNC supporter because he's employed by CNN, but he maintains he's unbiased.
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

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    By Jamie Lerner
  • Anderson Cooper's mom Gloria Vanderbilt

    Anderson Cooper's Mom Gloria Vanderbilt Dies 30 Years After Her Son Carter's Suicide

    Gloria Vanderbilt lost her husband at 50 and a son to suicide but learned to face her grief head on. What happened to Carter Cooper?
    By Allison Cacich
  • Anderson Cooper and his son, Wyatt.

    Anderson Cooper Announces Birth of His Son, Wyatt Morgan Cooper

    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has announced that he is now the father of a newborn baby boy, Wyatt Morgan Cooper.
    By Mark Pygas
  • Anderson Cooper on the red carpet.

    Anderson Cooper's Family Has Overcome Several Adversities Over the Years

    What happened to Anderson Cooper's family? The talk show host has overcome hardships including the death of his parents, and his brother's suicide.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
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    No One Makes Better Jokes About Anderson Cooper's Appearance Than Anderson Cooper

    Does Anderson Cooper have albinism? The journalist admitted he misses his brown hair ever since going gray in his mid-20s.
    By Distractify Staff
  • Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani

    Is Anderson Cooper Married? A Look at His History With Benjamin Maisani

    Does Anderson Cooper have a husband? After adopting a child and relationship rumors, fans want to know if the silver fox is married.
    By Megan Uy
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