Christopher Cuomo is an American television journalist who is best known as the presenter of Cuomo Prime Time. The show is a weeknight news analysis shown on CNN. Chris Cuomo is the brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and son of the late New York Governor Mario Cuomo.
Christopher Cuomo was born in the New York City borough of Queens. He was born on August 9, 1970, and he is currently age 49.
Christopher Cuomo Parents
Chris Cuomo is the son of Matilda Cuomo and Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York. He is the brother of Andrew Cuomo, the current governor of New York. His parents were both of Italian descent and his paternal grandparents were from Nocera Inferiore and Tramonti in Southern Italy. While his maternal grandparents were from Sicily with his grandfather from Messina.
Christopher Cuomo Education
Chris studied at the Albany Academy a private university preparatory day school in Albany, New York. He later went to Yale University, where he obtained an undergraduate degree and Fordham University where he obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D) in 1995. He is a licensed attorney.
Christopher Cuomo Career
Chris began his career by appearances related to social and political issues on CNBC, MSNBC, and CNN. He was then a correspondent for Fox News and Fox Broadcast Network’s fox files, where he covered a wide range of stories focusing on controversial social issues. He also served as a political policy analyst for Fox news. At NBC and as co-anchor of 20/20, his coverage included a look at heroin addiction. His career highlighted heroin addiction affecting suburban families.
He was also an anchor for Good Morning America between September 2006 and December 2009. He has a website, “Cuomo on the case” where he takes questions that form a basis for his reporting and discussion on various issues. Cuomo has obtained various accolades that include multiple Emmy awards nominations and a News Emmy because of his show, “good morning America. The award made him the youngest correspondents to receive the award in network news history.
Christopher Cuomo Spouse
Cuomo married Gotham Magazine editor Cristina Greeven in 2001. The ceremony was conducted in a Roman Catholic church in Southampton, New York. The couple resides in Manhattan with their three children. Chris also owns a home in Southampton, New York.
Christopher COVID-19 Diagnosis
On Tuesday 31st, March 2020, Chris Cuomo said that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. In a twitter post, Cuomo twitted, “sooooo in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out that I am positive for Coronavirus. I have been exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive and I had a fever, chills, and shortness of breath. I just hope I didn’t give it to the kids and Cristina. That would make me feel worse than this illness! I am quarantined in my basement (which actually makes the rest of the family seem pleased!) I will do my shows from here. We will all beat this by being smart and tough and united!”
— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) March 31, 2020
His colleagues such as Jim Sciutto also twitted confirming that Cuomo will be working from home. His brother also commented about the positive results at New York State’s daily briefing on Tuesday. “This virus is the great equalizer. Stay strong little brother. You are a sweet, beautiful guy and my best friend. If anyone is #NewYorkTough it’s you.” stated Andrew Cuomo.
This virus is the great equalizer.
Stay strong little brother. You are a sweet, beautiful guy and my best friend.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) March 31, 2020
Like many other media companies, CNN has implemented changes in response to the pandemic with the vast majority of the CNN employees working from home for several weeks. Anchors have been broadcasting from small studios and home offices with office spaces being regularly cleaned.