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Andy Rooney, born Andrew Aitken Rooney, was a well-known television and radio writer.
He began his professional career with CBS News. In 1949, he served as a writer for Arthur Godfrey's Talent.
The date of birth of Andy Rooney was January 14, 1919, while the place of his birth was Albany, New York, United States. Following that, he established his net worth in the CBS News show '60 Minutes' in 1978. He appeared on 'A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney' on a weekly broadcast. In 1942, Andy Rooney started his journalism career while working in the United States Army; he wrote for 'Stars and Stripes' in London. He studied at the Albany Academy and Colgate University. He passed away on November 4, 2011, in New York City, United States.
The net worth of Andy Rooney was expected to be around $45 million. Andy Rooney was one of the most influential and prominent television personalities who made his career successful in the media industry. The primary source of income for Andy Rooney was through his career as a radio and television writer.
The per-year or annual income of Andy Rooney is unknown and yet to be reviewed.
The height of Andy Rooney was 5 ft 1 in (157 cm).
The date of birth of Andy Rooney was January 14, 1919, in Albany, New York, United States. He passed away on November 4, 2011, in New York City, United States, at 92 years old.
The birthplace of Andy Rooney, born Andrew Aitken Rooney, was Albany, New York.
Andy Rooney was born to Walter Scott Rooney and Ellinor Rooney. The date of birth of Andy Rooney was January 14, 1919, while the place of his birth was Albany, New York, United States. He studied at The Albany Academy before transferring to Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. At the University of Hamilton, Andy Rooney was accepted into the 'Sigma Chi' society before being recruited into the United States Army in August 1941. The zodiac sign of Andy Rooney was Capricorn. He had one sibling Nancy Reynolds Rooney.
Andy Rooney was married to Marguerite Rooney. Andy Rooney and Marguerite Rooney got married in 1942, while in 2004, due to heart failure Marguerite Rooney passed away. The couple had four children Brian Rooney, Ellen Rooney, Emily Rooney, and Martha Rooney. He also had a grandchild Alexis Perkins who is the son of Emily Rooney. Emily Rooney, the daughter of Andy Rooney, is a television chat show personality and retired ABC News producer.
Andy Rooney was best known as a television writer famous for his weekly broadcast on CBS news. From 1962 until 1968, he partnered with CBS News journalist Harry Reasoner. He penned a series of pieces about everyday items. These pieces were the foundation for CBS News programs such as 'An Essay on Hotels',' 'The Strange Case of the English Language' and 'An Essay on Bridges.'
In 2001, Andy Rooney, the journalist, was awarded the 'Emperor Has No Clothes Award' from the Freedom from Religion Foundation, while in 2003, he won 'Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.'
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