Anderson Cooper's new baby boy has a very special moniker. Soon after the release of ‘The Chapman Report,’ Cooper moved to Manhattan, New York, and worked as an editor of a magazine. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype, Anderson Cooper Welcomes Baby Boy Via Surrogate: 'I Am Beyond Happy', Gloria Vanderbilt, Style Icon and Mother of Anderson Cooper, Dies at 95. Published: 13:42 EDT, 18 June 2020 | Updated: 16:20 EDT, 18 June 2020. They were married for 15 years, till Copper’s death in 1978. He said that although it was sad going through the items, it also brought back 'many amazing memories.'. Anderson Cooper is a dad.. This is Wyatt Cooper. The journalist went on to share a black and white portrait of her as a young woman and an image of her in her painting studio. Cooper, 52, shared photos of Wyatt at the end of Thursday's televised weekly … The longtime CNN host announced the birth of baby son Wyatt Morgan Cooper via surrogate on Thursday night as he said on air: “As a … Anderson Cooper shared why he is co-parenting his new son, Wyatt Morgan Cooper, with an ex-partner in a new interview with Howard Stern. As an actor, he appeared in TV series such as ‘Studio One in Hollywood’ (1954–1955), ‘Star Tonight’ (1955), ‘Robert Montgomery Presents’ (1955–1956), and ‘The Rebel’ (1960). 'Wyatt Morgan Cooper. Members of his extended family and the family values ingrained by them were important for him. He was 7.2 lbs at birth, and he is sweet, and soft, and healthy and I am beyond happy. 'She chose to remain vulnerable. "I've never actually said that before, out loud, and it still kind of astonishes me. Years later, he published his memoirs in his book ‘Families: A Memoir and a Celebration,’ which was published in 1975. Anderson Cooper takes PEOPLE on an exclusive tour of the serene nursery for his 6-week-old son Wyatt. The post received thousands of comments from Cooper's fans and close friends, including Andy Cohen. At the age of 26, Cooper went to New York to pursue acting as a profession. The CNN anchor, 52, announced his son's arrival Thursday night and revealed he named his first child Wyatt Morgan Cooper in honor of his father, who died at age 50 when the journalist was only 10 years old. Wyatt Cooper was an American author, screenwriter, and actor. ", "I've always looked a lot like my dad and I think that's one of the reasons I felt so connected to him," Cooper said, recalling his father's open and honest parenting style. He was interred in the ‘Vanderbilt Mausoleum’ in Moravian Cemetery, on Staten Island. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Coyote Ugly Turns 20: Where Is the Cast Now? He commented at the time that his mother 'kept every note, every letter she ever received'. Cooper died during an open heart surgery at the age of 50.