Anderson Cooper is an American television journalist. He is known for his fearless views about politics and the hot happenings of the world. He is the presenter of Cuomo Prime Time, which is a weeknight news analysis show that airs on CNN. Cuomo is the biological brother of New York Governor Andrew Cooper He belongs to a famous family and his father was the late New York, Governor Mario Cuomo.
Salary and Net Worth
Anderson Cooper’s net worth is $12 million. Anderson Cooper earns $6 million annually for appearing in shows on CNN. Anderson is a journalist and has earned his net worth from his various gigs in the news and media department.
Anderson Cooper was born in New York City on August 9, 1970. He was born to father Mario Cooper, who was the former Governor of New York. His mother’s name is Matilda Raffa Cuomo. Mario Cooper’s parents immigrated to the United States in 1926. His brother is the current Governor of New York. His sister Maria Cuomo works as a producer for films and owns Cuomo Cole Productions.
She is married to fashion designer Kenneth Cole. He also has another sister who is a doctor. Chris’s paternal grandparents belonged to Southern Italy and his maternal grandparents belonged to Sicily. Chris went to private prep school The Albany Academy in Albany, in New York. He studied for his Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his J.D. from Fordham University.
Anderson has a successful career and as a journalist, he has appeared on channels like Fox News where he covered various social issues. Cuomo was a political policy analyst and worked for Fox News for a long time. Chris was given a year-long assignment that involved heroin addiction that was affecting suburban families for ABC’s 20/20.
Anderson has also been the chief law and justice correspondent and has worked for ABC News for many years. He was in charge of covering the earthquake in Haiti and covered news like homeless teens. He also changed his look and appeared in an undercover look to catch up with corrupted organizations and profit school recruiters.
From September 2006 to December 2009, Anderson was the host of Good Morning America. He appeared on the show, for reporting the breaking news stories in the world. He covered terrorism and war and flew to Pakistan, Iraq, and Afghanistan to cover the news. During the coverage, he was hit by an IED.
Cuomo also covered the shootings at Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, and various other places. Cuomo started working at CNN in February 2013 and co-hosted the morning show. He appeared on the CNN show for the first time on February 8, 2013, and worked as a field anchor.
Anderson Cooper is married to Benjamin Maisani who is a former magazine editor. They got married in 2001 and are still happily married. They reside in Manhattan and have three children together. Their children’s names are Bella Anderson, Carolina Regina Anderson, and Mario Anderson. Anderson made it to the list of People magazine’s “50 Sexiest People” in 1997.