Christopher Charles Cuomo, popularly known as Chris Cuomo, was born on August 9, 1970. He is a famous American journalist, best known for hosting “Cuomo Prime Time,” a C.N.N. news analysis program. He was the anchor and co-anchor of A.B.C.’s “20/20” and the anchor of “Good Morning America” for three years. He was one of the two co-anchors of the weekly show “New Day” until May 2018. Let’s celebrate this great journalist’s birthday right here with valuable insights into his life and career!
Christopher Charles Cuomo
August 9, 1970
Christopher Charles Cuomo, popularly known as Chris Cuomo, was born in Queens, New York. He is the youngest son of former New York governor Mario Cuomo and Matilda Cuomo. His brother Andrew Cuomo was also governor of New York.
Cuomo attended Immaculate Conception School in Jamaica, Queens, and The Albany Academy, a preparatory school for a private university in Albany, and attended Yale University and Fordham University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Cuomo has worked as a correspondent and political policy analyst for FOX News and FOX Broadcast Network, where he covered stories focusing on controversial social issues. He co-anchored the show “20/20,” where his year-long coverage of heroin addiction revealed how it was affecting suburban families. The journalist also covered the earthquake in Haiti and countless stories about bullying and homeless teenagers.
Between 2006 and 2009, Cuomo was an anchor on the show “Good Morning America.” On the show, he was the top reporter on breaking news. Cuomo covered the war on terror in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He covered the Virginia Tech shooting, the Fort Hood shooting, and the Pennsylvania Amish school shooting. He live-streamed Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the collapse of the Sago Mine, and the Minneapolis Bridge in 2007. While at A.B.C., he had two weekly shows, “The Real Deal” and “Focus on Faith.” In 2013, Cuomo went to C.N.N. to co-host a morning show. He was a field anchor in February 2013. In 2018, while co-anchoring the morning show “New Day” it was announced that Cuomo would switch to prime time to present “Cuomo Prime Time.” In the year 2018, he went on to host a weekday two-hour radio show “Let’s Get After It.”
Cuomo starts working on "20/20" and is the youngest correspondent in the show's history.
Cuomo goes to C.N.N. to host the channel's morning show.
Cuomo stops hosting the channel's morning show for prime time on his show.
In 2020, Cuomo is diagnosed with COVID-19 and started to present his show from home.
Why We Love Chris Cuomo
Cuomo doesn't play the centrist mediator. He's often testing positions that he doesn't disagree with.
He’s loyal to his family
C.N.N. took him off the air, saying that material released by New York’s attorney general shows that he played a greater role, than previously acknowledged, in defense of his brother, who fought sexual harassment charges. Cuomo apologized and said that he didn't mean to compromise any of his colleagues.
He’s a voice for people
Cuomo often addressed in his programs situations that people went through in the suburbs. This includes a heroin problem that many families went through. He's a voice for people who may not be otherwise heard.
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He's had numerous nominations
Cuomo has received numerous Emmy Award nominations, he’s won a News Emmy, making him one of the youngest correspondents to receive the award.
He has received Polk and Peabody Awards
He has been awarded Polk and Peabody Awards for team coverage and his work has been recognized in the areas of breaking news, business news, and legal news, with the Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage, the 2005 Gerald Loeb Award for Television Deadline business reporting for "Money for Nothing?"
He was embroiled in a mess
On August 13, 2019, Cuomo threatened to throw a heckler down a flight of stairs at a bar and chastised him with profanity-laced insults.
He is of Italian descent
His grandparents were from southern Italy.
He was responsible for a B.M.W. recall
Cuomo's talk about a B.M.W. led to a recall of over 150,000 affected models.
Chris Cuomo FAQs
Who is Chris Cuomo's partner?
His partner is Cristina Greeven.
How many children does Chris Cuomo have?
He has three kids.
Where does Chris Cuomo live?
He lives in Manhattan.
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