Photo by Erin Mayhugh


In his spare time Cooper, along with his partner Mark and his twin girls CeliaRose and Crosby, enjoy their 1866 Pennsylvania farm and spending time with their 39 chickens.



In 2011, he participated in ABC’s Good Morning America Advice Guru Search.  Among 20,000 applicants, he was down-selected to one of four final candidates to be a reoccurring guest as the Advice Guru for the show.  Dr. Cooper was the fan favorite in the companion multi-platform campaign, winning the social media categories by a landslide, including the thousands of likes, re-tweets, and comments.

Cooper has interviewed and been on air with celebrities such as: Paula Deen, Trisha Yearwood, Ted Allen, Adam Richman, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Sunny Anderson, Pat/Gina Neely and many others.

Cooper has had recurring appearances in late 2014 on the newly-launched Paula Deen Network.



Cooper has traveled extensively as a singer and won numerous industry accolades including: Hollywood Music Award for “Best Country Artist”, Independent Singer-Song Writer Award and an Independent Music Award.

He has shared the stage with Eric Paslay, Emily Kinney, Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Casey Kelly, Angela Kaset and Bucky Covington.  Cooper has played to sold out crowds at the world-famous Blue Bird Café, Wild Horse Saloon for the CMA Music Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and the acclaimed Joe’s Pub in NYC.

His third studio album, Sideshow, was released with a 20-page full-color high end magazine designed by OHISO.



As a self-proclaimed foodie, Cooper has studied at the French Culinary Institute and the Institute of Culinary Education and loves to build out new recipes, challenging traditional flavors and cuisine.

His Food & Finds were profiled in Upstate NY’s popular Green Door Magazine. As an ongoing contributor to Country Living Magazine he appears regularly at events including the New York City Wine and Food Festival, the Country Living Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards and Country Living Fairs in Ohio, Georgia, New York and Texas.