Andy Cohen is an American radio and television host who is best known as the host of the night series called ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’ on Bravo. Cohen is the first openly gay person to host a late-night talk show in America. He is also a producer and author and is the executive producer of ‘The Real Housewives’ series. Here is a quick summary of Andy Cohen’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Andrew Joseph “Andy” Cohen was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 2, 1968, to his parents Lou Cohen and Evelyn Cohen. He was born in a Jewish family.
In 1986, he completed his schooling from Clayton High School and later attended Boston University to earn his BS degree in broadcast journalism. When he was a child, Cohen went to ‘Camp Nebagamon For Boys’ located in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin.
He did his intern at CBS News.
Andy Cohen is an openly gay person. He has been in a relationship with Clifton Dassuncao, who is 20 years junior to him.
Andy Cohen spent ten years with CBS News and later on went on to become the producer of the shows ‘CBS This Morning’ and ’48 Hours’. He was also the senior producer of the show called ‘The Early Show’. In 2000, he became the vice president of Trio, a cable network. In 2004, the network Trio was bought by Bravo, and subsequently, Cohen went on to join Bravo.
He has co-hosted many shows like ‘The View’ and ‘Live! With Kelly’, and has been regular in the shows ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Today’. He has also made several guest appearances on various TV shows such as ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘The Comeback’.
In 2011 and 2012, he hosted both the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. He has also hosted NBC’s ‘Hollywood Game Night’ in 2015.
Cohen appeared in the music video “G.U.Y” by Lady Gaga in 2014.
He has his own radio channel called Radio Andy on SiriusXM. It features several personalities like Jim Parsons, Jonathan Alter, Dan Rather, Sandra Bernhard, Jill Kargman, John Benjamin Hickey, and himself. He also appears on Channel 102 on SiriusXM.
In 2017, Cohen began hosting the reboot of ‘Love Connection’ on Fox.
Awards & Achievements
As an Executive Producer, Andy Cohen has won the 2010 Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Competitive Reality Series’. He has also received the Peabody Award in 2004 and 2007 for the documentary ‘The N-Word’ and TV series ‘Project Runway’ respectively. In 2007, he appeared on the list of “40 Under 40” broadcasting executives on Multichannel News. He has also been named in the Best Dressed Men of the Year in 2012 by GQ.
Net Worth of Andy Cohen
Andy Cohen has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. He owes this fortune to his career as a television host and producer. This also comes for his radio channel and is the owner of his own book imprint called ‘Andy Cohen Books’. He has also written three books including ‘Superficial’. All of his books appeared on the list New York Times Best Seller under various categories.
Any Cohen is considered one of the most popular gay hosts in the world. He has hosted many shows and has appeared in the “Poser list” of TV Guide’s most talked-about individuals. As a popular gay celebrity, Cohen has appeared in Most Powerful Gay People list from 2012 to 2016 by Out Magazine. He has raised money over $240,000 along with Anderson Cooper for the victims of Orlando nightclub shooting in 2016.