Chris Stokowski

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Chris Stokowski’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Chris Stokowski

Eye Color


Place Of Birth

New York, USA


70 years old

Birth Date

January 30, 1952

Star Sign


Chris Stokowski Facts

Child Star?



Musician, Businessmen

Education & Qualifications

Hampshire College

Net Worth

$2 million


Leopold Stokowski, Gloria Vanderbilt


Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski, Sonya Maria Noel Stokowski, Andrea Sadja Stokowski, Gloria Stokowski, Anderson Cooper, Carter Cooper


1.8m (6"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Dragon

About Chris Stokowski

Chris Stokowski is an American musician and businessman from New York who is the second son of Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt, and the half-brother of famous American broadcaster and political commentator Anderson Cooper.

Chris Stokowski's mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, was a late heiress of the Vanderbilt fortune and the wife of a renowned musician of the 20th century, Leopold Stokowski. Christopher Stokowski kept his personal life away from the limelight for over 30 years, since he was 26 years old, shortly after the deaths of his father, Leopold Stokowski, and step-father, Wyatt Emory Cooper.

Chris Stokowski Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Chris Stokowski's net worth?

American businessman and musician Christopher Stokowski has an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million, primarily from his business career. It includes his income, assets, earnings, salary, money, and properties from all sources.

How much does Chris Stokowski earn per year?

Christopher Stokowski's annual earnings haven't been disclosed.

Christopher's mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, had a net worth estimated to be $200 million, comprising jewelry, art, and the Vanderbilt family fortune. However, Christopher Stokowski denied all the assets of his family fortune.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chris Stokowski?

Christopher Stokowski stands at 6 ft (183 cm) in height.

How old is Chris Stokowski?

Christopher Stokowski was born on January 31, 1952. His age is 70 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Christopher Stokowski, widely known as Chris, was born on January 31, 1952, to Leopold Stokowski and his wife, Gloria Vanderbilt, into the Vanderbilt family in New York City, USA. Chris Stokowski is the youngest son of Leopold and his wife, Gloria Vanderbilt.

Christopher Stokowski pursued his higher education at Bard College in Annandale, Hudson, New York, USA, and graduated with a bachelor's degree from Hampshire College.

Christopher Stokowski has an elder brother and five half-siblings. His elder brother, Leopold Stanislaus 'Stan' Stokowski, is an American business personality. Leopold Stanislaus 'Stan' Stokowski and Christopher Stokowski are sons of Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt.

Christopher Stokowski also has half-sisters and half-brothers, Sonya Maria Noel Stokowski, Andrea Sadja Stokowski, Gloria Stokowski, Anderson Cooper, and Carter Cooper.

Christopher Stokowski is a half-brother of Anderson Cooper. Among all the sons of Gloria, siblings Christopher Stokowski and Anderson Cooper maintained a close relationship. Anderson was only 10 years old when his father died. Hence, he has looked up to his older brother, Christopher Stokowski, since then.

Christopher Stokowski's grandparents, Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt and Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, are members of the Vanderbilt family. Reginald Claypoole was the founder and president of various equestrian organizations in America.

The paternal grandparents of Christopher Stokowski are Kopernik Joseph Boleslaw Stokowski and Annie-Marion Moore.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Chris Stokowski dating?

Christopher Stokowski is currently single and not engaged to anyone.

Christopher Stokowski was previously engaged to April Sandmayer in 1977. Christopher Stokowski and April Sandmayer had been in a relationship since 1974, and the engagement was canceled after three months before they could become husband and wife.

Christopher Stokowski was estranged from his family when he was 26 years old, for nearly 38 years, after his mother attempted to influence his love life, which made April Sandmayer cancel the engagement. Unfortunately, he hasn't revealed any other information about his personal life or love life.

The distance between Christopher and his family lasted decades. As a consequence, Gloria's property was not distributed to him. Christopher Stokowski got in touch with his family in 2016 after he watched the HBO documentary 'Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper', which featured his mother and half-brother Anderson Cooper. Christopher Stokowski connected with his family through his ex-fiance, April Sandmeyer.

Christopher Stokowski resides in New York, USA.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Christopher Stokowski is well-known for being the son of a world-renowned musician, Leopold Stokowski, and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt's child. He is also known as the half-brother of Anderson Cooper, a famous American broadcaster and the primary anchor of CNN's broadcast show. Christopher is a musician by profession, like his father, and also an American businessman.

Christopher's parents were famous media personalities of the 20th century, and he has revealed very little information about his personal life, professional life, or career history. Chris has kept his life private since 1978. Previously, Christopher Stokowski worked as a classical musician, a businessman, and a politician.

Chris Stokowski's father, Leopold Stokowski, was one of the leading musicians of the early and mid-20th century, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra in 'Fantasia', a Disney film. He specializes in free-hand conducting styles and is known as a lifelong champion of contemporary composers. Leopold Anthony Stokowski founded the All-American Youth Orchestra.

Chris Stokowski's mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, was an American artist, author, fashion designer, actor, heiress, and socialite. In the '70s, Gloria launched a brand line of perfumes, fashion items, and household goods under the self-titled brand. She is well-known for creating designer blue jeans. She passed away in 2019 due to cancer at the age of 95.

Christopher's mother, Gloria, is known as the last daughter of the American gilded age. The gilded age is considered from 1870-1900; it is the time of rapid economic growth in Northern and Western USA.

Chris Stokowski's Hobbies And Interests

Christopher Stokowski's favorites include blue color Italian cuisine and Greece as a favorite holiday destination.

Christopher Stokowski's hobbies include playing guitar, music, and traveling.

Other Interesting Chris Stokowski Facts And Trivia

  • Christopher Stokowski's birthplace is New York, and his nationality is American.
  • Christopher Stokowski's date of birth is January 31, 1952.
  • Christopher's half-brother, Anderson Cooper, is a popular CNN news anchor known as a broadcast journalist and political commentator. Besides, Anderson Cooper also served as a correspondent for 60 minutes on a CBS show. Anderson Cooper was born into the Vanderbilt family to Wyatt Emory Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt.
  • Christopher Stokowski worked as a correspondent for his half-brother, Anderson Cooper's, 360-degree show (CNN news show).

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