Net Worth $100 Million USD
Anderson Cooper is an , journalist, and author, with an estimated net worth of $100 million dollars. Cooper hosts the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360. Cooper is the son of heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, and the great-great-great-grandson to Cornelius Vanderbilt of the Vanderbilt shipping and railroad fortune. Cooper modeled with Ford Models for Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Macy’s from age 10 to 13. Cooper went to Yale University where he studied Political Science and International Relations.
After Cooper graduated from Yale University, Cooper lived in Vietnam for a year, studying the Vietnamese language at the University of Hanoi. Cooper became a correspondent for ABC News in 1995, and becoming co-anchor on ABC News World News Now program on September 21, 1999. In 2000 Cooper decided he needed a change from the hectic news schedule and became host of The Mole for two seasons before returning to broadcasting. In 2001 Cooper joined CNN, anchoring alongside Paula Zahn on American Morning, and in 2002 he became CNN’s weekend prime-time anchor.