Bio: Anderson Cooper is the son of heiress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt. He is a respected journalist and hosts his own CNN news show,Anderson Cooper 360°. He also had his own syndicated daytime talk show Anderson Live for two seasons.
Cooper hosts the popular CNN News Years Eve broadcast, usually with co-host and friend Kathy Griffin.
He is openly gay and is also sometimes referred to as "the silver fox."
You can follow him on Twitter @andersoncooper