She was the first Vanderbilt to make her own fortune since her great-great-grandfather the Commodore, who died a century before in 1877.
Gloria Vanderbilt's sons Anderson Cooper and his older brother Carter Cooper who committed suicide at the age of 23 in 1988.
A new documentary about Anderson Cooper and his mother Gloria Vanderbilt reveals previously unknown details about the famous pair and their relationship over the years.
Gloria Vanderbilt with her son, Anderson Cooper. Wow! I had no idea that he was her son!!
Carter Vanderbilt Cooper Anderson Cooper's Brother
Brotherly love.....Blaine and Cooper Anderson
Carter Cooper committed suicide at age 23 in 1988. He jumped from his mom GLORIA VANDERBILT'S penthouse ledge. She couldn't stop him. He had just broken up with his girlfriend. He was a writer. His brother is Anderson Cooper.
Funny moment from Glee guest star Matt Bomer
Adorable Young Anderson Cooper... Wyatt Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt, Anderson Cooper, and Carter Cooper in 1972