Who Is Anderson Cooper and what is his net worth 2018? Anderson Cooper is America’s most popular and the richest news anchors and television personalities, journalist and author. He is currently representing the news show of CNN called Anderson Cooper 360 degrees which are broadcasted live from CNN’s studios in Washington, D.C. and New York City studio. Moreover, he is the member of one of America’s wealthiest families and the highest-paid TV anchors in America. His parents were also one of the most known and reputed people in the United Stared and of course among the richest ones. Anderson Cooper has created his name as a television personality and best news anchor in the world. Let’s have look at an early life of Anderson Cooper.
Anderson Hays Cooper was born on June 3, 1967, in New York City, New York United States and he is currently 49 years old. He went to Dalton School, New York City and attended Yale University. Although he did not get enough education in Journalism, somehow he managed to become one.
Anderson Cooper Net Worth
A primary anchor of CNN’s news show Anderson Cooper 360 degrees and winner of many awards in journalism, Anderson Cooper has created his net worth which is way more than any many Hollywood celebrities. The estimated net worth of Anderson Cooper is staggering $100 million with an annual income of whopping $11 million US dollars.
A 91-year old Gloria Vanderbilt lays claim to an estimated $200 million net worth but not even a single penny of it going to Cooper or his net worth will be $300 million US dollars. In early 2005, he made $1 million US dollars with Contract he signed to write a memoir for Harper Collins. After that in 2007, his annual salary was increased to $4 million US dollars as correspondent to the news program, 60 Minutes, on CBS. In the same year, he started his news show with CNN with an annual salary of $5 million US dollars and it remains the same until 2012 as it was increased to $11 million US dollars later that year.
Anderson was born in among the richest families in the United States. Vanderbilt family has already fortune of $200 million US dollars though none of it going to Anderson. Anderson is the son of Wyatt Emory Cooper, the writer and Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt who is the artist, fashion designer, writer, and heiress. His grandparents from his mother side were the millionaire who earned that fortune from Shipping and railroad business. His older brother Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, suicided when he was 21. When it comes to the relationship, you won’t like to hear that but he is gay according to The New York Times and has the boyfriend named Benjamin Maisani who is the gay bar owner.
When it comes to the house, the Vanderbilt family’s pant house is currently located in New York city, NY. Moreover, Cooper also owns a vacation home in the town of Trancoso, Brazil, which is built by fashion designer turned Hotelier. After selling his Midtown penthouse for $3.75 million he bought another firehouse in Greenwich Village that covers 8,240-square-foot. His house in the west village has the value of $4.3 million US dollars. He has the total investment in real estate is more than $19 million US dollars.When it comes to the car, this news reporter is no behind than sports person and Hollywood celebrities. He is currently owning three cars which have total worth of $2.4 million Dollars and the cars included from Alfa-Romeo and Porsche brands.
Currently, Anderson Cooper is the primary anchor of Anderson Cooper 360 degrees on CNN. Moreover, he is also an author and journalist. With programs like CNN’s American Morning, the host of ABC’s reality show The Mole and CBS News program 60 Minutes, he finally cemented his place and made his own show on CNN.
He is the five times winner of Emmy awards for Coverage of Princess Diana’s funeral(1997), Anderson Cooper 360 “Charity Hospital”(2006), Anderson Cooper 360 “High Rise Crash”(2007), Anderson Cooper 360 “Chicago Police Brutality”(2008) and Anderson Cooper 360 “Crisis in Haiti”(2011) and all of them by ATAS / NATAS. Two times winner of GLAAD Media Award in 2001 and 2013 by Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. In 2010, he received National Order of Honour and Merit for Reporting 2010 Haiti earthquake from the Government of Haiti.
An author, a journalist and CNN anchor were already blessed with the millionaire grandparents but his dedication and hard work helped him to create his own fortune of hundred million US dollars in just two decades.