Anderson Cooper is a renowned American TV journalist and author. Be it Christmas specials, talk show or on-air desk analysis, without Cooper CNN actually looks empty, this man is literally all over CNN. He isn’t only confined to Anderson Cooper 360°. That should conclude his success, but do you know that he is a happy gay man of the green screen? So, who’s he dating?
Let’s explore the popular CNN anchor Anderson Cooper’s bio know the recipe for success in journalism.
Anderson Cooper Early life, Father, Mother
He was born to wealthy parents on June 3, 1967, in New York City. He is the youngest son of Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt (designer and railroad heiress).
From a very young age, Cooper was inspired by his mother’s glamorous lifestyle and social circle. As a baby boy, he appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and later enjoyed a small stint as a child model, appearing in an advertisement for companies such as Ralph Lauren, Macy’s, and more.
Sadly, none of the individuals in the picture except for Cooper is now alive. Sadly, his elder brother, Carter Cooper, committed suicide jumping off the 14th-floor window of their mother Gloria Vanderbilt’s New York City apartment. The sad incident happened on 22 July 1988. He also was a huge fan of his father’s writings but unfortunately, his father recently passed away in 2018 during open-heart surgery.
Tragedy hasn’t stopped following Cooper yet; His mother, Gloria, died of stomach cancer. She reportedly died in her own residence in Manhattan on June 17, 2019. Anderson is now entitled to his parent’s will which inherits his property and cash worth around $1.5 million.
Personal Life; Is Anderson Cooper Dating or Married or Gay?
Anderson Cooper has lived an interesting life, as he has dated hot men that most women can only dream of. Anderson Cooper first met Benjamin Maisani in Maisani’s gay bar, Eastern Bloc. The former couple officially started dating in 2009. However, Anderson Cooper only announced his relationship with Maisani in May of 2015.
Anderson Cooper’s ex-boyfriend, Benjamin Maisani is a French American businessman who is the owner of several pubs and restaurant chains such as Eastern Bloc, Bedlam Bar & Lounge and Atlas Social Club.
But after nearly a decade long relationship, Anderson disclosed that he and Benjamin separated in March 2018. Cooper, however, hasn’t given us the reason behind his separation from his long-time lover.
However, many speculate the breakup on Cooper’s busy work schedule. However, not every break up is hazardous, take Cooper’s relationship for an example, even after his breakup, Cooper maintains a functional and harmonious relationship with Benjamin and still considers him as his family.
Above all, Anderson Cooper stated to the PEOPLE that they would be the best of friends and share much of their lives together.
After separating with Benjamin Maisani, Anderson went on to date Dallas based doctor, Victor Lopez. As per cnncommentary.com, the couple started seeing each other in early 2018. However, after a year-long relationship, they aren’t together as they reportedly separated in August 2019.
- As of 2019, his current age is 52.
- He has a massive amount of followers on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
- As per his birth month, Anderson Cooper star sign is Gemini.
- He stands at a proper height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 70 kg.
- His mother, Gloria Vanderbilt once said that Anderson would not inherit her vast fortune.
Anderson Cooper Age, Wiki, Bio, Facts
|Full Name||Anderson Hays Cooper|
|Age||52 years old|
|Birthdate||3 June 1967|
|Birthplace||New York City, New York, USA|
|Profession||Journalist, anchor, & author|
|Net worth||$100 million|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches/178 cm|
|Weight||70 kg/ 154lbs|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|