Andy Cohen Introduction
Andy Cohen is an American radio and TV talk show host, producer, and writer. He is best known for being the host of Bravo’s late-night talk show Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and for hosting the famous reunions on The Real Housewives TV franchise.
Cohen started his career as an intern at the CBS network. He worked there for eleven years before becoming the executive vice president of the Bravo network in 2005. He was in charge of many things at Bravo until 2012, when he quit pursuing his interests. He is also known for writing blogs about his everyday life, the news, and popular culture.
Cohen is so well-known as a radio and TV host that he is in charge of some of the biggest fashion and beauty pageants in the world. Cohen has also done a lot of acting and has been an executive producer on several popular shows.
How much money does Andy Cohen have?
Name: Andy Cohen Height: 1.75m Age: 54 Job: Show host Salary and income: $10 million (per year)
Last changed in 2022
Andy Cohen Details about pay
As the host of his Bravo talk show, Cohen reportedly made $2 million a year. But he gets paid $10 million a year, which shows that Cohen has gotten a raise from the network in the past. Cohen also made about $110,000 a year from The Early Show, according to estimates.
How Does Andy Cohen Pay Stack Up Against Other Hosts? Cohen is very successful and very rich, but his net worth is not even close to that of his fellow TV hosts. Ellen DeGeneres is worth $500 million and Ryan Seacrest is worth $450 million.
But at the rate that new episodes of Real Housewives are coming out, it won’t be long before he hits the $100 million mark.
Andy Cohen Early Years
Andy Cohen was born on June 2, 1968, in Clayton, Missouri, to Lou and Evelyn Cohen. He grew up in a Jewish-American family with his older sister, Emily Rosenfeld.
He grew up at Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin’s Camp Nebagamon for Boys.
Up until 1986, he went to Clayton High School. After that, he went to Boston University and got a BS in broadcast journalism. He wrote for The Daily Free Press, the school’s independent student newspaper, while he was a student there.
Clayton spent a lot of time as a child watching the soap opera All My Children. His love of soap operas led him to his first famous person to interview: Susan Lucci. He talked her into doing an interview with him in New York in 1987 when he was a student at Boston University studying journalism.
Andy Cohen Career Beginnings
Cohen got his start in the business world after he graduated from Boston University and worked as an intern at CBS News with actress Julie Chen. He worked as a senior producer on The Early Show, 48 Hours, and CBS This Morning for more than ten years.
He started working for the TV network Trio in 2000 and stayed there for a few years. After Bravo bought Trio in 2004, Cohen became a vice president of the network.
Andy Cohen Breakthrough
Cohen became known all over the world when he won two Peabody Awards as an executive producer for two Bravo original programs in 2004 and 2009: the documentary The N-Word and the famous reality TV competition Project Runway.
Since the beginning of the 2010s, he has had a big hand in making and running the James Beard and Emmy-winning cooking competition show Top Chef. Before that, Cohen became known all over the country after he started working at Bravo.
Cohen was the executive vice president of the TV network. He was in charge of making new content, coming up with new ways to show it, and finding new talent.
Cohen is the executive producer of the popular Real Housewives franchise right now. He also hosts his radio shows and the revived dating show Love Connection.
Cohen then made and ran his talk show Watch What Happens Live, which not only helped him start his career but also make him a millionaire. The late-night talk show started as a weekly show that aired at midnight, but because it was so popular around the world, it was turned into a weeknight show.
Andy Cohen’s wealth and income
The first episode of this talk show about pop culture aired in 2009. Since then, 17 seasons and 1,843 episodes have been made.
It was just picked up for more seasons through 2021, but production was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the show is being made in Cohen’s apartment.
Andy Cohen Radio programs
Cohen’s success is also due to his love of radio shows and channels. In 2015, Cohen announced that his company, SiriusXM, based in New York, would start a new radio channel.
Cohen also hosts two shows on Radio Andy, Andy Cohen’s Deep and Shallow, and Andy Cohen’s Live, as well as several special shows.
Andy Cohen Other Jobs as a Host
Cohen was given the chance to host five beauty pageants in 2011 and 2012. These included Miss USA 2011, Miss Universe 2011, and Miss Universe 2012.
In 2013, he was asked to host the Miss Universe pageant, which took place in Russia. Cohen, on the other hand, turned down the offer because Russia had just passed laws against gay people.
Andy Cohen’s Other Appearances on Television
Cohen, a host, and producer with many skills tried his hand at acting while working at Bravo. The last season of Sex and the City, which aired in the middle of 2004, was his first acting job.
He was a regular on news and talk morning shows like Today and Morning Joe while he worked for Bravo. Cohen also went on shows like Saturday Night Live and The Comeback as a guest.
Cohen has been on several comedy and children’s shows, like Alpha House and Sesame Street, since the middle of the 2010s.
He also performed as himself at events like Lip Sync Battle and RuPaul’s Drag Race. He still wants to act, and he has had small parts in popular shows like Riverdale and The Other Two.
Cohen’s last appearance on TV was on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, where he won $32,000 for the charity Planned Parenthood.
Andy Cohen Sources of Money
Cohen started at the bottom as a news intern at CBS and worked his way up. E! News reported in 2016 that Cohen’s annual salary has gone up over the years.
Cohen’s hosting jobs, which over the years have included executive producing all of those Housewives shows, hosting Watch What Happens Life! and hosting his SiriusXM show, are said to bring in a lot of money every year.
He also makes a lot of money by writing best-selling books, hosting specials on New Year’s Eve, and hosting popular reality shows like Project Runway and The Millionaire Match.
Andy Cohen Books
Since 2012, Cohen has put out three well-received autobiographies. The first, “Most Talkative,” is an autobiographical memoir that came out in 2012. It quickly became a best-seller in multiple New York Times categories, including combined nonfiction, hardcover, and paperback.
“The Andy Cohen Diaries” and “Superficial,” which came out in 2014 and 2016, were also very popular. In 2021, he published a book of quotes called “Glitter Every Day,” which became a best-seller right away.
Things to Know
During Cohen’s appearance on Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr., it was revealed that he is Scarlett Johansson’s DNA cousin on her mother’s side.
Cohen went to high school at Watchung Hills Regional.
Cohen is a die-hard fan of both the Cardinals and the Blues, and he also loves the Dead.
Cohen is good friends with both John Mayer and Anderson Cooper.
Honors and Accomplishments
Cohen won a Peabody Award in 2004 and 2007 for his work as executive producer on the Trio documentary The N-Word and the Bravo reality show Project Runway, respectively.
In 2007, Cohen was named by Multichannel News as one of the “40 Under 40” TV executives.
In 2010, TV Guide put Cohen on its “Power List” of influential people.
In 2010, Cohen won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Competitive Reality Series for his work as the show’s executive producer.
In 2012, GQ chose Cohen as one of the “25 Best Dressed Men of the Year.”
Cohen was on Out magazine’s list of the “Most Powerful Gay People” from 2012 to 2016.
Cohen was named a “Digital All-Star” by Broadcasting & Cable in 2012.
At the 30th GLAAD Media Awards in 2019, Cohen was given the Vito Russo Award.
In 2022, Cohen was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6652 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Andy Cohen Personal Life
Cohen was the first late-night talk show host to say he was gay. Since then, he has been a big deal in the LGBTQ community, and people have praised him for using his voice to help others. Until April 2018, Cohen was dating Clifton Dassuncao, who was getting his Ph.D. at Harvard.
He said in 2018 that he would have a child through surrogacy. Cohen has two kids named Benjamin Allen and Lucy Eve.
What Does Andy Cohen Do With His Cash?
Cohen has three apartments in a nice building in the West Village. He put them all together to make one huge apartment worth between $6 and $8 million. He also owns a Hamptons home worth $5.4 million. Cohen owns at least $11 million worth of property altogether.
•A Group of Cars
Cohen’s wealth also includes his collection of cars, which is worth about $230,000.
Chrome Audi R8 $200,000
Jeep Wrangler $30,000
Andy Cohen’s Money
Andy Cohen’s net worth is thought to be $50 million as of 2022. He owns the production company Most Talkative and the SiriusXM station Radio Andy. Cohen has gotten a salary of about $10 million per year since 2019.
He has a long list of skills, and one of them is that he has written a few best-selling books. Also, the Housewives franchise has millions of viewers every week, so it’s easy to see why Cohen’s bank account is full to the brim.
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