Name: Anderson Cooper
Birth Name: 
Anderson Hays Vanderbilt Cooper
Birth Date: 
June 3, 1967
Birth Place: 
New York City, New York
Broadcast Journal, Author, Talk Show Host, Game Show Host
Relationship Status: 
Dating Benjamin Maisani
Celebrity Ranking # 500

Ellen DeGeneres Tops Out's Gay Power List

Posted Tuesday April 15, 2014 6:00 PM GMT

Out magazine has just released their annual Power List, and Ellen DeGeneres is once again at the top.

The talk show host beat out last year's number one, Apple CEO Tim Cook, for the honor which recognizes the most influential LGBT voices in the country.


Anderson Cooper Talks Brother's Suicide on Howard Stern

Posted Tuesday April 1, 2014 9:00 PM GMT

Opening up about a very difficult time in his past, Anderson Cooper spoke with Howard Stern about his brother's suicide.

In 1988, Anderson's older brother Carter jumped to his death from their mother's 14th floor penthouse in New York City.


Anderson Cooper: I Thought Seth Meyers Was Gay!

Posted Tuesday March 18, 2014 1:33 PM GMT

He’s the best-known gay news man around, and Anderson Cooper made some serious assumptions about “Late Night” host Seth Meyers during their first encounter.

The “Anderson Cooper 360” star told the former “SNL” head writer that when he saw him at “the gayest gym on the planet,” he was sure he was homosexual.


Anderson Cooper Admits: I Got Smashed with Lady Gaga

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 3:58 PM GMT

He’s been all over the world and interviewed a variety of famous folks and it turns out Anderson Cooper's most memorable chat was with Mother Monster herself, Lady Gaga.

The “AC360” hunk told “Watch What Happens Live” star Andy Cohen that his conversation with the “Just Dance” diva led him down the path to total inebriation.


"The Hollywood Reporter" Names 35 Most Powerful People in Media

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

For the third year in a row, The Hollywood Reporter released its list of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.

The list encompasses "a mix of the A-list movers and shakers who control what we consume — an influence that extends to entertainment and much, much more."


Stars Shine at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Posted Sunday March 17, 2013 10:45 AM GMT

Stepping out to show their support for equality, stars of all kinds gathered together to attend the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday (March 16).

Opting for quite a different red carpet ensemble, Madonna showed up in a boy scout uniform where she playfully showed off for the awaiting photographers.


Madonna to Present at GLAAD Media Awards

Posted Sunday March 3, 2013 7:00 PM GMT

Ready to take part in a special evening, Madonna will be on hand to present Anderson Cooper with an award at the GLAAD Media Awards later this month.


Anderson Cooper: Leave Anne Hathaway Alone!

Posted Thursday February 28, 2013 4:38 PM GMT

He’s always ready with an encouraging word, and Anderson Cooper has taken up for Anne Hathaway in the wake of some Oscar speech criticism.

The “Anderson Today” host blasted haters for giving the “Get Smart” gal grief over her Best Supporting Actress acceptance speech at the 85th Academy Awards last weekend.