Benjamin is a successful businessman, and owns a number of bars and clubs, three of which are famous in New York. For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjamin bought a 5 000-square-foot (464,5152-square-meters) watering hole which is situated at 753 Ninth Avenue, between 50th and 51st streets. All three are gay bars and hot spots for the city’s gay community. He enjoys fitness and working out, so he has a healthy, muscular body; Benjamin has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Maisani and Cooper like to travel with their friends Kelly Ripa and Sarah Jessica Parker and their respective husbands. The pair lived together in Manhattan, in an apartment converted from a fire station. Contrary to what the images alluded to, Benjamin informed the public that Anderson and himself had not broken up. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In March 2017, Benjamin said in an interview with “Frenchly,” ‘I’ve always been a night person. The marriage rumors were re-feulled in October 2018 – according to some sources, Anderson’s mother, then 92-years-old, walked her son down the aisle. During the emotional CNN Town Hall segment, the journalist marveled at the possibility of becoming a father as a gay man. He is also the anchor of CNN’s news show, “Anderson Cooper 360°.” Anderson is openly gay, the son of heiress, writer, fashion designer and artist, Gloria Vanderbilt and Wyatt Emory Cooper. My son’s middle name is Morgan. Unfortunately, the pay was pretty low and a dissatisfied Maisani ended up taking a job at a Barracuda in Chelsea. = 'rc_' + Math.floor(Math.random() * 1000); The first gay bar Benjamin owned is located at 505 E 6th Street and named Eastern bloc. Maisani initially went to New York City to study film making. When Benjamin was 21, he started his first job working at Morgan Library in Madison Avenue. I knew I’d have to be careful right from the start before it had a chance to get out of hand.” Fame is a strange thing. Offsite Link. And working in a social environment forced me to work on my timidity. The bar got me out of my books and the cozy atmosphere of the Morgan. Cooper revealed on Thursday, April 30, that his first child, Wyatt Morgan Cooper, was born via surrogate three days earlier. We are still family to each other, and love each other very much,” he said in a statement at the time. Here are some details from Benjamin Maisani’s wiki. Anderson Cooper was with longtime boyfriend, Benjamin Maisani until the couple separated in 2018. Anderson Cooper’s boyfriend is 44-year old Benjamin Maisani, whom Cooper met in 2009.