Andy Cohen Biography
Andy Cohen (Andrew Joseph Cohen) an American talk show, radio host, producer and author known as the producer and host of ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’ and the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show.
Andy is the executive producer of Real Housewives franchise which includes The Real Housewives of New Jersey, The Real Housewives of Orange County, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and The Real Housewives of New York City.
Andy Cohen Age
Cohen was born on June 2, 1968, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America.
Andy Cohen Career
Cohen began his career in television as an intern at CBS News where he rose to ranks serving as senior producer of The Early Show, a producer for 48 Hours and CBS This Morning. In 2010 he joined the Trio, an American television network. In 2004 Trio was bought out by Bravo and Andy became the network’s vice president.
Cohen was a regular guest of Today and Morning Joe and has co-hosted Live! with Kelly, and The View. Cohen began hosting a weekly midnight television talk show, Watch ‘What Happens Live’ in summer 2009, the show was later expanded into a weeknight series.
Cohen has hosted the Miss Universe pageant for USA 2011, Miss USA 2012, Miss USA 2013, Miss Universe 2011, and Miss Universe 2012. He refused to co-host t the Miss Universe pageant in Russia in 2013 due to the country’s adoption of anti-gay laws.
On 14th September 2015, Cohen began presenting a new radio channel, Radio Andy, launched by SiriusXM on channel 102. The channel features shows hosted by Cohen (Andy Cohen Live, and Andy Cohen’s Deep & Shallow). Cohen also hosts a series of special broadcasts for his station known as Town Halls in front of a live studio audience.
Andy Cohen Movies and TV Shows
- 2004: Sex and the City as Shoe Salesman
- 2014: Alpha House
- 2014: The Comeback
- 2014: Sesame Street
- 2016: Inside Amy Schumer
- 2016: Nightcap
- 2017: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
- 2017: Difficult People
- 2018: Riverdale
Andy Cohen Books
- 2016: Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries
- 2016: Miami Dolphins Fins at Fifty
- 2015: Wish You Were Here: A Book about Missing Someone
- 2014: The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year
- 2012: Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
- 2006: Follow the Other Hand
- Andy Cohen Awards
- 2004: The Peabody Award as executive producer of the Trio documentary The N-Word.
- 2007: The Peabody Award as executive producer of the Bravo reality-TV competition
- Project Runway.
Andy Cohen Net worth
Cohen is estimated to have a net worth of about $15 million.
Andy Cohen Height and Weight
Cohen i stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m). He also weighs 172 lbs (78 Kgs).
Andy Cohen Education
Andy attended Clayton High School and later joined Boston University graduating with a degree in broadcast journalism. While at Boston University, Cohen wrote the school’s student newspaper, The Daily Free Press. He later interned at CBS News alongside Julie Chen, who was also working as an intern.[
Andy Cohen Family
Cohen was born to Lou Cohen and Evelyn Cohen. However, there are no much details about his parents.
Andy Cohen Siblings
He was raised up together with his sister, Emily Rosenfeld, a jewelry designer.
Andy Cohen Husband
Andy has not revealed the identity of his boyfriend. He shared that they met during the opening night of ‘Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper Tour’.
Andy Cohen Partner Clifton
Cohen was in a relationship with Dassucano, the duo began dating in April 2016. Dassucano joined Cohen on Barry Diller’s $150million yacht Eos for two Caribbean getaways in the span of three months.
Andy then wrote about dating Dassucano in his 2016 memoir, Superficial: More Adventures From the Andy Cohen Diaries. The two kept their relationship lowkey and were rarely photographed together. The two split but Andy never gave an explanation for their split but he said; ‘I didn’t sign up for a reality show.’
Andy Cohen Baby
Andy Cohen welcomed his son named Benjamin Allen on February 4, 2019, via surrogate. He shared via Instagram by posting a photo of him with his son and captioned it; “He is named after my grandfather Ben Allen. I’m in love. And speechless. And eternally grateful to an incredible surrogate. And I’m a dad. Wow.”
Andy Cohen Riverdale
In 2018 Cohen featured on the show Riverdale as a friend of the Lodge family. Cohen had this to say about how he got in Riverdale.
Andy Cohen Corona Virus
The host of Watch What Happens Live posted to his Instagram on March 20, 2020, to say that he too, had tested positive for COVID-19. He talked about his symptoms, which he said included fever, a cough, tightness in his chest, some chills, loss of smell and appetite and a very achy body.
The Bravo show was on pause until March 30, when he announced that he would return to his SiriusXM radio show and Bravo show. “THANK YOU TO EVERYONE ON THE FRONT LINES OF COVID-19!” he wrote.