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Anderson Cooper Will Actually Inherit Most of His Mom's Fortune

Anderson Cooper never expected to inherit money from his mother Gloria Vanderbilt, but it appears he’s going to get most of her fortune.

The socialite and fashion designer passed away last month at the age of 95. At that time, previous quotes resurface in which Anderson made it clear that he didn’t have a trust fund and that he didn’t believe in inheriting money.

Now, Gloria‘s will has been revealed in new court documents.

Gloria‘s eldest son Leopold Stanislous Stokowski will receive her New York City apartment and “all the rest” will go to Anderson, according to ET. Her other child, Christopher Stokowski, who is estranged from the family, was not named in the will.

Anderson Cooper Won't Inherit His Mom Gloria Vanderbilt's Fortune - Find Out Why

Anderson Cooper previously revealed that he would not be inheriting his mother’s large fortune.

If you don’t know, Anderson‘s mom, Gloria Vanderbilt, passed away this week at the age of 95. She was the great-great-great granddaughter of shipping tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt.

“I think my mom and dad both wanted to get across to me that … I obviously grew up with great privilege and was very lucky and was able to afford college and not have student loans and they would pay for college, but beyond that, it would be up to me to make a living,” Anderson told People years ago about not inheriting her money after her death.

On his parents’ insistence he make his own way, Anderson added, “I was always very appreciative of that because I never – I always looked at people who inherited money and they never seemed to really accomplish much on their own and it seemed to sort of change the person they were.

Anderson‘s dad, Wyatt Cooper, passed away at the age of 50 during an open heart surgery.

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Anderson Cooper Shares Tribute to Mom Gloria Vanderbilt After Her Death

Anderson Cooper‘s mom Gloria Vanderbilt passed away at the age of 95 on Monday (June 17) and he posted a tribute on his Instagram account moments ago.

“In the end, after all else is stripped away, there is only love. My mom believed in love more than anyone. It was her guide, her solace, it’s what drove her, and in her final moments, it is what surrounded her. ‘i love you, you know that,’ she would say to me, and i did, i knew it from the moment i was born, and i will know it till the moment i die. It was her greatest gift to me,” Anderson posted, along with a series of photos of his late mom.

TMZ is reporting that her rumored cause of death is stomach cancer, which sent her to the hospital earlier in the month.

We’re remembering all the stars who have tragically passed away in 2019.

Andy Cohen Honors Anderson Cooper's Mom Gloria Vanderbilt After Her Death

Andy Cohen is remembering his close friend Anderson Cooper‘s mom.

The 51-year-old Watch What Happens Live host took to Instagram on Monday afternoon (June 17) after Anderson announced that his mom Gloria Vanderbilt had passed away. She was 95-years-old.

“Gloria Vanderbilt was an amazing woman who lived a life filled with incredible peaks and impossible obstacles,” Andy writes. “Through it all she remained eternally optimistic with a wicked sense of humor. In fact, Anderson’s iconic and infectious giggle comes from his mom.”

Andy concluded, “Sending Anderson all my love, and may she Rest In Peace.”

You can see Andy‘s post on Instagram here.

Gloria Vanderbilt Dead - Socialite, Fashion Designer, & Mom of Anderson Cooper Dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, artist, author, actress, socialite, fashion designer and the mother of CNN’s Anderson Cooper, has passed away at the age of 95.

Anderson announced the news on the air on Monday (June 17), saying, “Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman who loved life and lived it on her own terms. What an extraordinary life. What an extraordinary mom. What an incredible woman.”

She passed away at home surrounded by her family and friends.

Gloria and Anderson were the subjects of the 2016 documentary, Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper, which featured them in conversation.

“My mom has lived many different lives and has inhabited many different skins,” Anderson said in the documentary. “She has this public face, but the reality of her life is so different than what the public face is.”

Our thoughts are with Anderson Cooper, and all of Gloria Vanderbilt‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

Anderson Cooper Bares Buff Biceps Alongside Neil Patrick Harris at 'EW' Gay Pride Party!

Anderson Cooper shows off his massive biceps as he steps out for Entertainment Weekly’s 2019 LGBTQ Issue Party on Wednesday night (June 5) at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.

Joining the 52-year-old CNN anchor at the party was Neil Patrick Harris, as they celebrated their EW gay pride issue covers.

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Fellow cover stars at the party included Melissa Ehteridge, Pose producer Janet Mock, and Star Trek: Discovery actor Wilson Cruz.

Other stars at the party included Younger actresses Molly Bernard and Miriam Shor, Claws actress Carrie Preston, Orange is the New Black actresses Laura Gomez and Jessica Pimentel, The Other Two star Helene Yorke, original Queer Eye star Thom Felicia, Queer as Folk actor Randy Harrison, and Real Housewives of New York City star Sonja Morgan.

You can check out all of EW‘s gay pride issue covers here!

FYI: Miriam is wearing Vivienne Tam pants and Kendra Scott jewelry. Molly is wearing a De La Vali dress.

25+ pictures inside of the stars at the party…More Here! »

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