How much is Anderson Cooper’s Net Worth? $100 Million!

Anderson Hays Cooper was born on June 3, 1967 in New York City. Cooper is a journalist, TV personality and author. His mother is the famous Gloria Vanderbilt. His father died on January 5, 1978, from heart complications at the age of 50. Cooper had an older brother named Carter Vanderbilt Cooper. His brother committed suicide on July 22, 1988, by jumping from the terrace of his mother’s penthouse apartment. Cooper is openly gay. He has never been married and has no children.

Anderson Cooper’s career began as an infant when one of his baby photos was featured in Harper’s Bazaar. During his teenage years, Cooper was a model for the Ford Model Agency. In 1995, he began working for ABC as a news correspondent. In 2001, Cooper went on to work at CNN. He began covering major stories including Hurricane Katrina. From 2003 to present, Cooper has been an anchor on CNN on his own namesake show Anderson Cooper 360. In October 2005, Cooper signed a $1 million contract with Harper Collins Publishers to write a memoir about his life as a journalist. In 2007, Cooper signed a multi-year deal with CNN that doubled his annual salary for $2 million to $4 million. In 2011, he got his own talk show called Anderson Live, which has since been cancelled.

In 2007, Anderson Cooper earned $5 million. In 2012 to present, Anderson Cooper’s annual salary from CNN is $11 million plus bonuses. His net worth is $100 million.