9 Things You Didn’t Know About Andy Cohen
Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning host, producer and author, who is best known for being the host of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and for helping to create the Real Housewives franchise. While most of us are familiar with him now, he wasn’t always this famous – but he wanted to be! Even though the Bravo host is an open book, there are still things that people don’t know about him – like these 9 fun facts:
10. Wanting To Be Famous
Since he was a kid, the television personality wanted to be on television, but he didn’t want to play characters – he wanted to be famous for being himself, but these types of opportunities didn’t exist yet. “I liked the idea of being myself in front of the camera. So, just me being me. I used to think if I could work on a morning show then I could be me,” he told The New York Times.
9. TV-Obsessed Upbringing
Andrew Joseph Cohen was born on June 2, 1968 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Evelyn and Lou Cohen. He has one older sister, Emily. Growing up, he was obsessed with TV. One of his hobbies growing up was watching All My Children, a passion his mother also shared. Other shows that he was obsessed with included Battle of the Network Stars and CHiPs.