Born Christopher Charles Cuomo on 9th August 1970 in New York City. Christopher Charles “Chris” Cuomo is a television journalist who currently works at CNN. His wife is Cristina Greeven Cuomo, editor of the Gotham magazine whom her married in 2001 following the Roman Catholic rituals. The couple have 3 children, and the family currently reside in Manhattan. Cuomo is 46 years of age and his net worth is estimated at $7 million.
Son of former New York Governer Mario Cuomo and the brother of current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo attended The Albany Academy, and received his undergraduate degree from Yale University. His Juris Doctor (JD) was from Fordham University, and he is a licensed attorney.
In the earlier stage of his career, Coumo appeared on CNBC, MSNBC and CNN on issues related to society and politics. He also became a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Fox Broadcast Network's Fox Files covering a plethora of stories related to controversial social justice. He was also a political party analyst for Fox News Channel. As a co-anchor of the program 20/20 and at ABC, Cuomo's year long coverage included a look into heroin addiction and it's impact on suburban families. He also covered news about Haiti earthquake, child custody, bullying, homeless teenagers. His sting coverage of for-profit school recruiters ended up in the cleaning up of the system and also brought policy change. Cuomo was also responsible in recalling over 150,000 affected models of the BMW after he got a tip from a BMW owner.
The news anchor for Good Morning America from September 2006 to December 2009, Cuomo anchored morning and evening coverage as the primary reporter on domestic and international breaking news stories and also dozens of assignments in some 10 countries, covering the war on terrorism, as well as other news in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. In the US, he covered the unfortunate shootings at Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, and the Pennsylvania Amish School; the Rita and Katrina hurricanes, the Sago Mine collapse, the Minneapolis bridge collapse that happened on August 2007. Cuomo also was seen on the spiritual shows; he had 2 weekly digital programs on ABC News titled The Real Deal and Focus on Faith, and on ABC News Now, he appeared with Father Edward Beck. Cuomo moved to CNN to co-host its morning show on February 2013, debuting on CNN as a field anchor for an episode of Piers Morgan Tonight on 8th February 2013. He also co-hosts CNN's morning show New Day with Alisyn Camerota and Michaela Pereira.
Cuomo has received a number of awards in his career, including being nominated for Emmy Awards many times. His show Good Morning America's segment on Mattie Stepanek, a 12 year old poet was awarded a News Emmy, which made Cuomo one of the youngest correspondents in American network news history to win a News Emmy. His outstanding skills in areas of breaking news, business news and legal news have been noted on countless occasions. He also has been recognized with the Polk and Peabody Award for team coverage, the Edward R. Morrow Award for breaking news coverage, the Loeb Award for business reporting, the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for investigating juvenile justice.
Cuomo can be searched and followed for further updates on @ChrisCuomo, his twitter page.