51 years old (Born on June 03, 1967)
Journalist and author; He is famous from Anderson Cooper 360, CNN.Also is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in many other outlets, including Details magazine. Has a pet Welsh Springer Spaniel named Molly. Is a huge fan of the New York-based pop band Scissor Sisters. His older brother Carter Vanderbilt Cooper (born on 27 January 1965) committed suicide on 22 July 1988. ABC News correspondent from 1995 to 2000.
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During his senior year at Dalton, he left school and drove across South Africa in a truck. He contracted malaria while there and had to be hospitalized.
Suffered from dyslexia as a child (IMDB.com.Profile)
In October 2005, it was announced that he signed a US $1 million contract to write a memoir for Harper Collins detailing his "life as a journalist and human being in Sri Lanka, Africa, Iraq and Louisiana/Mississippi" over the previous year. It was entitled Dispatches from the Edge and was released 23 May 2006. Some of Cooper's proceeds are being donated to charity. In addition, the book topped the New York Times bestseller list on 18 June 2006.
Commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2005 at Kean University and the class of 2006 at Yale University.
Modeled with Ford Models for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Macy's from age 10 to 13.
He has been a guest co-host of "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" (1989), filling in for Regis Philbin on several occasions since 2006.
Returned to broadcast news, now on CNN (2001).
Spent two summers as an intern at the CIA (IMDB.com.Profile)
Is of Dutch, Chilean, Spanish and Irish ancestry from his mother.
Is of Dutch,Chilean,Spanish and Irish ancestry from his Mother (IMDB.com.Profile)
Suffered from dyslexia as a child.
Has a dog named Molly.
Photographed as a baby by Diane Arbus for Harperu00b4s Bazaar. (IMDB.com)
Started getting gray hair at the age of 20 and was completely gray by the age of 35.
Interviewed news legend Walter Cronkite at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, in the second installment of a four-part University of Judaism Public Lecture Series (26 February 2007).
Waited tables at Mortimer's while growing up.
At the age of three, he was a guest on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) on 17 September 1970, when he appeared with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt.
Writes a monthly column for Details magazine.
One of the Top 10 men on Vanity Fair's international best-dressed list, which was published in the magazine's April 2004 issue. He appeared again on the international best-dressed list in the magazine's September 2006 issue.
Studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi in the 1990s.
Graduated from Dalton School in Manhattan (1985).
Son of Gloria Vanderbilt and Wyatt Cooper
Named as one of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2005 by People magazine.
Spent two summers as an intern at the CIA.
Modeled with Ford Models for Ralph Lauren,Calvin Klein and Macyu00b4s from age 10 to 13. (IMDB.com)
He was Number 3 on Playgirl magazine's Sexiest Newscasters List in 2004. In second place was Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity and in first place was MSNBC's Keith Olbermann.
A self-described "news junkie", having been one "since I was in the womb.".
Doesn't drink hot beverages.
Photographed as a baby by Diane Arbus for Harper's Bazaar.
A self-described "news junkie",having been one "since i was in the womb. (IMDB.com)
Graduated from Yale in 1989 with a BA in political science.