Get to Know Christopher Stokowski - Anderson Cooper's Half-Brother Who is a Musician
Christopher Stokowski came into the media's attention as the half-brother of Anderson Cooper, a famous anchor of an anchor. Besides, he belongs to the Vanderbilt family.
Stokowski is the son of late Gloria Vanderbilt and Leopold Stokowski on born on January 31, 1952. His place of birth is the United States and zodiac sign is Aquarius. He pursued his education at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, a hamlet in New York.
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Estimated Net Worth
Christopher Stokowski has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He made his excessive amount from his music career. He is a classical musician who works under an alias which does not let him receive direct credit for his work. Aside from it, he also makes some income from politics and business.
Relationships and Love Life
Stokowski was engaged with April Sandmeyer, who is a former actress. They loved each other but eventually, Sandmeyer broke their engagement.
The reason behind the two splits was Stokowski started to see his mother's therapist. Later, he founded that his mother was involved to break the relationship of his with April. After that, there is no information about Christopher's love life.
As we know that Christorpher is the first son of Leopold Stokowski and his third wife Gloria Vanderbilt. His father was a reputed orchestra conductor of the early and mid-20th century.
Similarly, his mother Gloria Vanderbilt was an actress, fashion designer, painter, heiress, author, and socialite. She was the daughter of Henry Hays Morgan, Sr. and Laura Delphine Kilpatrick.
After the divorce of her parents, Gloria was with the child, having a part in one of the most followed child custody trial of the 1920s. She is the former wife of Pat DiCicco, Leopold Stokowski, Sidney Lumet, and Wyatt Emory Cooper.
Issues with Family and Left House
The musician was heartbroken when his fiance called off the engagement due to the planning of Gloria and her therapist. Then, Stokowski decided to leave home and gave up the family's fame and wealth. He left New York City and told that he will not come back. In fact, Christopher didn't keep any contact with the family members for decades.
Reunion with Family Members
After 40 years Stokowski reunites with family, at first he contacted his ex-fiance Sandmayer through which he reconnected with the family. However, at the end of Gloria's life, Chris reunited with her and got back at home.
Siblings and Half-Siblings
As mentioned previously, Christopher Stokowski is the half-brother of television personality, Anderson Cooper. Also, he has an older brother whose name is Leopold Stokowski. Like Anderson, he is the half-brother of Carter Copper.
A musician also has three half-sisters Andrea Sadja Stokowski, Sonya Maria Noel Stokowski, and Gloria Luba Stokowski who are from his father's first marriage. They are living a private life and keep a distance from the media.
Stokowski is the grandson of a millionaire, Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt who was the founder and president of many equestrian organizations and gamblers. His grandmother Cathleen Vanderbilt was an American heiress.
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