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Andy Cohen Biography

Birth Place:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began working behind the scenes at Bravo in 2005 as a senior vice president; in 2011 was named Bravo's executive vice president of Development and Talent
  • While still maintaining his executive role, gradually became an on-screen presence at Bravo
  • Occasional appearances on the network eventually led to his own show, Watch What Happens: Live, which debuted in 2009
  • Received the Point Foundation's 2011 Point Courage Award, which honors an individual who has advocated for the future of the LGBT community
  • Serves on the board of directors for the organization Friends In Deed, which provides support to those affected by life-threatening illness


  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Variety Special: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: nominated
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: nominated
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: winner
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special: nominated
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: nominated
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: nominated


  • Lou Cohen -- Father
  • Evelyn Cohen -- Mother