Old-money families in the 21st century
Anderson Cooper has just started his two-week run guest hosting the hugely popular US TV show Jeopardy! .The successful CNN news anchor and award-winning TV presenter reportedly earns a lot of money from his CNN role alone, but he is also a descendant of the famous Vanderbilt dynasty and inherited money after his mother Gloria Vanderbilt passed away last year, although allegedly not as much as people thought. The likes of the Vanderbilts, Gettys and Rothschilds are synonymous with extreme wealth, but are these legendary old-money families still as rich and powerful in 2021? Click or scroll through as we take a look at how the descendants of five of the world's most illustrious dynasties live and work today.