ANDERSON Cooper is an American journalist, author and television personality with a staggeringly high net worth of 200 million dollars.

He anchors his very own show, Anderson Cooper 360, on CNN and also acts as a Correspondent for CBS news show 60 Minutes. But what else is there to know about the star? Here's the lowdown…

Who is Anderson Cooper and what is his net worth?

Born June 3, 1967, Anderson attended the prestigious Yale University and majored in political science before rising through the ranks at American networks Channel One, ABC and finally CNN.

He now anchors his own show on CNN and acts as a correspondent for CBS.

Since his career began in 1992, it's believed that Anderson has accumulated a fortune of more than $200 million dollars.

 

Who is Gloria Vanderbilt and how did she die?

The 52-year-old is the son of business tycoon, Gloria Vanderbilt, was rumoured to have had an estate worth around $200 million dollars before her death in June, 2019.

However, it looks like this was greatly exaggerated – as PageSix revealed that it was only valued at a few million dollars.

Despite Anderson stating that he doesn't believe in inheritance, it's believed that his mother left him 1.5 million dollars.

Gloria was estranged from another of her sons, Christopher Stowoski at the time of her death, but it appears that she nevertheless left him an inheritance of around 1.2 million dollars.

Gloria had four children from two husbands and married four times between 1941 and 1978.

It's not clear if the other two were included in her will.

From her lucrative business deals to inspiring the 1974 single Mrs. Vandebilt by Paul McCartney, Gloria was known as an iconic figure in Hollywood.

According to TMZ, Gloria had been battling stomach cancer, which had advanced so rapidly that she was taken to a hospital in June, 2019.

But it seemed family members were already prepared for the devastating outcome, having seen her health deteriorate by mid-June.

Gloria is likewise remembered as being one of the biggest socialites in New York City.

 

Does Anderson Cooper have a boyfriend?

Anderson came out as gay in 2012 and became the first openly gay person to moderate a presidential debate when he did so in the second election debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

In 2018, the star confirmed that he had split from longtime boyfriend Benjamin Maisani – however, the two would go on to welcome a son together via surrogacy two years later.

In April 2020, the former couple welcomed Wyatt Cooper – who is named after Anderson's father.

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