Which person modeled for Calvin Klein, interned at the CIA, and studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi?
Answer: Anderson Cooper is the son of Gloria Vanderbilt and a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
At age 10, Cooper began working as a model for Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein. He attended Yale University where he studied political science and interned for two summers at the Central Intelligence Agency. However, he did not find it interesting enough and decided to become a journalist instead. He worked for a short while as a reporter before moving to Vietnam for a year where he studied the Vietnamese language at the University of Hanoi.
Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, television personality, and author. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°.
Born: 3 June 1967 (age 49 years), New York City, New York, United States
Height: 1.78 m
Partner: Benjamin Maisani
Parents: Gloria Vanderbilt, Wyatt Emory Cooper
Books: The Rainbow Comes and Goes, Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
Cooper’s media experience began early. As a baby, he was photographed by Diane Arbus for Harper’s Bazaar. At the age of three, Cooper was a guest on The Tonight Show on September 17, 1970, appearing with his mother. At the age of nine, he appeared on To Tell the Truth as an impostor. From age 10 to 13, Cooper modeled with Ford Models for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Macy’s.