Anderson Hays Cooper is an American broadcast journalist and political commentator. Currently, he is an anchor on the CNN news broadcast show Anderson Cooper 360°. Apart from his roles at CNN, he also serves as a correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS News.
Anderson Cooper age and early life
Anderson Cooper was born on June 3, 1967 in Manhattan, New York City. He was born to writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and artist Gloria Vanderbilt. Copper has two older half-brothers named Leopold Stanislaus “Stan” Stokowski and Christopher Stokowski. His half-brothers were bron from his mother’s ten-year marriage to conductor Leopold Stokowski.
Anderson Cooper is a graduate of Yale University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1989. He started his career as a fact-checker for Channel One News. He then worked as a reporter and anchor for ABC News and CBS News.
Is Anderson Cooper Jewish?
No, Anderson Cooper is not Jewish. His mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, was brought up in Catholic. Cooper was not strictly brought up in any particular faith. He has always identified as agnostic.
In a 2012 interview with The New York Times, Cooper said, “I don’t really have any religious beliefs. I’m not an atheist, but I’m not religious either. I’m just open to everything.”
Anderson Cooper believes it is important to respect all religions and to be tolerant of people who believe differently than you do.