Vanna White Net Worth 2020, Early Life, and Career Updates.
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Vanna White is an American film actress and television personality known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune. She was born in Conway, South Carolina.
She got her recognition when she appeared on TV in 1980. At first, she was a beauty contestant in Miss Georiga and after that, she appeared in one episode of The Price Is Right.
Vanna White was born Vanna Marie Rosich on 18 February 1957, in Conway, South Carolina, USA, to Miguel Angel Rosich and Joan Marie.
Miguel was of Puerto Rican descent. He abandoned the family when Vanna was just a few months old. Hence, she was brought up by her mother.
Later, her mother married Herbert Stackley White. The family then moved to North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where Herbert worked as a real estate agent. Subsequently, Vanna was adopted by her stepfather and became Vanna White.
As a child, Vanna did not intend to become a television star nor did she watch television shows that often. Things changed when she had to undergo an appendectomy at the age of 11. While recuperating, watching television shows became her favorite pastime.
While watching ‘The Rat Patrol,’ she realized that the part of ‘Sgt Sam Troy’ was being played by her uncle Christopher George. She was elated to know that her uncle was on TV and decided to follow in his footsteps.
After graduating high school, Vanna Joined ‘Atlanta School of Fashion’ in Atlanta, Georgia. During that period, she supported herself by taking up modeling assignments.
- In 1979, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. She took up a number of jobs to sustain herself. However, she returned home for a brief period and stayed back to take care of her ailing mother, who had been diagnosed with cancer, until her death in 1980.
In 1980, Vanna White started dating a dancer-turned-actor named John Gibson. Unfortunately, John died in an air crash in 1986. It was such a huge blow to Vanna that she had to take some time off from the show.
Vanna married George Santo Pietro, a restaurant owner, on 31 December 1990. The couple divorced 12 years later. She has two children named Nicholas (born in 1994) and Giovanna (born in 1997) from this marriage.
In 2004, Vanna got engaged to Michael Kaye, an important business person in southern California. However, they never married and the engagement was broken off in 2006.
At a point in time, Vanna was so popular that the word ‘Vannamania’ was coined to express the admiration she received from her millions of fans.
- She received a star on ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ in April 2006.
Birthday: February 18, 1957
Age: 63 Years, 63-Year- Old Females
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Also Known As Vanna Marie Rosich
Born Country: United States
Born In: Conway, South Carolina, United States
Famous As: Television Personality
Height: 5’6″ (168 cm), 5’6″ Females
Spouse/Ex-: George Santo Pietro
Father: Miguel Angel Rosich
Mother: Joan Marie Rosich
Children: Gigi Santo Pietro, Niko Santo Pietro
U.S. State: South Carolina
Vanna White Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 117 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 53 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Measurements: 35-24-35 in (89-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Career and Achievement
White started her early career in 1978 when she was a contestant in Miss Georgia. She had her first appearance on TV in 1980, when she starred in one episode of The Price Is Right, in which she was the first one among other contestants.
She didn’t make it on stage but the clip of her being a contestant in the show was rebroadcast as a part of the 25th Anniversary of the TV show.
Her big success in her career started when she became the hostess of Wheel of Fortune. In 1987 she released her autobiography Vanna Speaks! which became a bestseller. Later that year she was featured in a Playboy pictorial showing photos taken of her and her boyfriend.
In 1988 she starred in an NBC television film Goddess of Love. The film was panned worldwide by critics, with TV Guide joking that White’s acting was “wheely” bad.
After that, she has made cameo appearances on television shows such as Simon and Simon, The King of Queens, L.A. Law, Super Mario Bros, and Double Dragon. She guest-starred on Married… Children in a parody of the film Indecent Proposal.
Guinness Book of World Records recognized White as “Television’s most frequent clapper”. In 1996 she was the main singer in and the main narrator in Santa’s Last Ride. She was honored with a star on the Walk of Fame in 2006.
White has collaborated with celebrities including likes of, Amanda Bearse, Ricard Dysart, Gerald McRaney, and Patch Mackenzie. Her work as a TV hostess has helped her build an astounding net worth. She has appeared in several movies and TV-shows.
Currently, White is signed as a hostess of Wheel and Fortune until 2020.
Some of the best highlights of Vanna White’s career
- Wheel of Fortune (1975)
- The Flintstones’ 25th Anniversary (1986)
- Vanna Speaks! Autobiography, (1987)
- Playboy Pictorial (1987)
- Goddess of Love (1988)
- Guinness Book of World Records “Televisions Most Frequent Clapper” 1992
- Santa’s Last Ride (Main narrator and singer, 1996)
- Star on the Walk of Fame (2006)
- Roata Norocului (2001-2008)
Vanna White’s net worth
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
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