The Vanderbilts are a notable family in American History. Anderson Cooper and his mother share the Vanderbilt legacy. Story brought to you just in time for Mother's Day. Anderson Cooper Gloria Vanderbilt HBO Docs Mother and Son
Gloria Vanderbilt--With her mother, Gloria Morgan, and governess. Gloria’s mother lost custody of her in after a scandalous trial. Gloria’s paternal aunt Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was awarded custody.
Anderson Cooper and mother Gloria Vanderbilt | Gloria, 92, is the great-great-great granddaughter of shipping tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, and grew up under the custody of her aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Her fourth marriage was to writer Wyatt Cooper, Anderson's father, which lasted until his death in 1978.