Cool Dad Job: TV Executive and Presenter
Latest Cool Dad Achievement: Becoming a single father.
Cohen did the near-impossible by transitioning from behind the scenes as the executive producer of Top Chef and Bravo’s head of talent to becoming a key component of the network’s most talked-about shows. To this day, Cohen, 51, still casts each Housewife in every city, but he’s better known for his dishy show Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. But that’s not all that Cohen is doing. He’s also campaigning to change surrogacy laws in New York state that make it hard for single people and gay couples to adopt. In the wake of bringing home a baby boy, Cohen has become an activist. “It’s changed how I view everything,” he says. “Everything.”