How Rich Is Anderson Cooper of CNN?
Anderson Cooper’s Net Worth for 2021 is estimated to be a staggering $210 Million.
As one of the leading journalist of Cable News Network(CNN) Anderson Cooper makes not less than $12 Million in salary.
Anderson Cooper aside being a Journalist is also an author. The 53 year old has some books to his credit.
Early Life and Career Beginnings:
Born in New York and on June 3rd 1967, Cooper’s parents are Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt.
His father was a writer and his mother a fashion designer. His mother lineage without a doubt a wealthy.
Anderson’s maternal grandfather died when his mother was just one year old. He was the last male heir of the Vanderbilt fortune and left his entire estate, $5 million in 1925 to his daughter. That’s the same as around $70 million after adjusting for inflation.
Before he became a news anchor, Anderson Cooper was a model for various clothing brands such as; Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Macy’s from the ages 10 to 13.
He attended America’s Yale University where he studied Political Science and International Relations.
Journalism Career of Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper started as a reporter for ABC News in 1995. He served in various capacities hosting some shows before joining CNN in 2001 and remained with the global news brand for over 2 decades.
Personal Life of Anderson Cooper
Cooper is openly gay, and was actually the first openly gay person to moderate a presidential debate in the general election when he moderated the second presidential election debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in 2016.
Cooper’s mother died in June 2019. At the time of her death, Gloria Vanderbilt’s net worth was $200 million. A few weeks after her death it was revealed that she had left the majority of her estate to her son.
Hence the reason why Cooper is Worth 210, million dollars.