Vanna White: Height, Age, Children, Net Worth (Information) Wiki & Synopsis
How much is Vanna worth?
Vanna White’s Net Worth: $30 Million
Gorgeous Vanna White is an actress and a TV personality. The American actress is recognized best as the hostess in 1982’s Wheel of Fortune.
Vanna Marie White’s date of birth is 8th February of 1957, and she was born in Conway, South Carolina. White’s biological father is Miguel Angel, but after he had abandoned her and the family, she took her stepfather’s last name. Her stepfather is Herbert Stackley White Jr and mother is Joan Marie Rosich.
The details about her educational background have not been disclosed. However, she did attend high school as she was a cheerleader during the days.
Moreover, there is also no information about what she did during her early days before appearing on TV.
White made her debut on television on 20th June of 1980 through The Price Is Right. She appeared as a contestant on an episode of the show. She appeared on few clips as she was not onstage.
In October of 1982, Susan Stafford Wheel of Fortune from her post of the hostess. Then White got selected as a substitute host alongside other hostesses on Wheel of Fortune.
Later on 13th December of 1982, White got promoted as a regular host on the show. She is best known for the show, and there are many puns and jokes made on her from the show.
In 1987, White also released her autobiography named ‘Vanna Speaks!’, it ended up becoming a best-seller. She also was featured on a pictorial of Playboy sporting a sheer lingerie. Her then boyfriend took the pictures.
Acting and Other Works
Vanna also made her debut as an actress in the year 1988 through Goddess of Love which is a TV film of NBC. She portrayed Venus; Betsy Palmer in the movie.
However, her acting skill in the movie was not appreciated critics also labeled her acting to be ‘wheely’ bad.
Despite all the negative comments on her acting talent, Vanna ended up making a cameo appearance in many TV shows and movies like Simon and Simon, The Final Insult, 227 and many others. In 1981, she also appeared on B-movie Graduation Day, as Doris.
Later she also appeared as a guest in a parody film called ‘Married…With Children’ where she sketched Robert Redford.
Furthermore, on 27th March of 1988, White also appeared in WrestleMania IV as a timekeeper.
Moreover, in 1992, she also wrote her name of
Guinness Book of World Records for clapping most frequently on TV. She also earned a star on ‘ Hollywood Walk of Fame’ on 20th April of 2006.
Meanwhile, White also worked as a voice actress in a cartoon later on. She lent her voice to characters in animated shows and cartoons like Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
Additionally, she also sang and narrated ‘Santa’s Last Ride’ by Leslie Bricusse in 1996.
Vanna is the owner of Vanna’s Choice (a line of yarns) as she is a huge knitting and crochet fan.
Awards and Nominations
April from earning a Star on the Walk of Fame, the TV personality cum actress has not yet won any award.
|Name||Vanna Marie Angel|
|Birthdate||February 18, 1957|
|Birth Place||North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Profession||TV Personality, Actress|
|Mother’s Name||Joan Marie Rosich|
|Father’s Name||Miguel Angel|
|Height||5’ 6″ (168 cm)|
|Weight||582 kg (115 lbs)|
|Body Measurement||35-23-35 in|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
Relationships, Marriage, and Children
In 1986, Vanna got engaged to John Gibson whom she dated for a while. Tragically, he died in a plane crash.
In December of 1990, she got married to George Santo Pietro, a restaurant owner.
Later in 1994, the duo had their first child Niko Santo Pietro. However, before that, she also was pregnant but had a miscarriage.
Again in 1997, the duo had their second child Gigi Santo Pietro. Moreover, the pair separated in November of 2002.
In 2004, she got engaged to Michael Kaye, a businessman till 2006 but never got married. But she started to date John Donaldson from 2012.
Vanna White has 6.9 thousand people following her on Twitter and 13.6 thousand on Instagram.
Vanna White’s Net Worth is $30 Million estimated.
Rumors and Controversies
Vanna looks very youthful despite her age so, there are not only rumors but side by side pictures that prove that the TV star has gone under the knife. Plastic surgery is a very controversial topic for many, and it is not appreciated much.