Gloria Vanderbilt

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Gloria Vanderbilt in 1958

Gloria Vanderbilt (born February 20, 1924) is an American artist, author, socialite and heiress. She is credited as an early developer of blue jeans. She is the mother of the CNN reporter Anderson Cooper.[1][2]

Vanderbilt worked in the fashion business in the 1970s and continued until the 1990s. In 2001, Vanderbilt opened her first art exhibition in Vermont. She is the author of several novels and memoirs. She also has several perfumes with her name. Vanderbilt was born in New York City

In 2016, Vanderbilt along with her son Anderson Cooper pushlished a book titled, "The Rainbow Comes and Goes".[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jacobson, Brianna (2017-09-06). "This 'poor little rich girl' grew up to be a fashion icon and mother to a 'foxy' media scion". CNBC. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/06/cnbc-prime-the-filthy-rich-guide-gloria-vanderbilt-americas-poor-little-rich-girl.html.
  2. Green, Penelope (2016-04-02). "At Home With Gloria Vanderbilt" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/03/fashion/anderson-cooper-gloria-vanderbilt.html.
  3. "Excerpt: "The Rainbow Comes and Goes"" (in en). https://www.cbsnews.com/news/excerpt-the-rainbow-comes-and-goes/.
  4. "Gloria Vanderbilt, son Anderson Cooper release tell-all book" (in en). NY Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gloria-vanderbilt-son-anderson-cooper-leave-article-1.2586387.