Vanna White is an American television personality and actress, best known for co-hosting the game show “Wheel of Fortune” since 1982.
Vanna White’s Age, Bio
Vanna White was born on February 18, 1957, in Conway, South Carolina, which makes her currently 66 years old as of May 2023. She was born to Joan Marie and Miguel Angel Rosich and has two siblings, a brother named Christopher and a sister named Leslie. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother later married Herbert Stackley White Jr., who legally adopted Vanna and gave her his last name.
Vanna White attended North Myrtle Beach High School, where she was a cheerleader and graduated in 1975. After high school, she attended the Atlanta School of Fashion and worked as a model before getting into acting. In terms of ethnicity, Vanna White is of mixed heritage, with her father being of Puerto Rican and Croatian descent, and her mother being of English, German, and Dutch ancestry.
Vanna White’s Height And Weight
Vanna White is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall and her weight is reported to be around 115 pounds (52 kg). She has naturally blonde hair and her eye color is blue. White is known for her fit and healthy lifestyle and has been a fitness enthusiast for many years. She follows a healthy diet and exercises regularly to maintain her figure. She has also released a line of fitness DVDs called “Vanna’s Glamour Workout” to help others achieve their fitness goals.
Vanna White’s Career
Vanna White began her career as a model in the late 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in numerous magazines and television commercials. In 1982, she was hired as the co-host and letter-turner on the game show “Wheel of Fortune,” which became an instant hit and catapulted White to fame. Over the years, she has become an integral part of the show, earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
In addition to her work on “Wheel of Fortune,” White has appeared in various television shows and films, including “The King of Queens,” “Super Mario Bros. Super Show!,” and “Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult.” She has also made guest appearances on numerous game shows and talk shows and has served as a celebrity spokesperson for several products. White has been recognized for her contributions to the entertainment industry, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Daytime Emmys in 2019.
Vanna White’s Net worth
Vanna White’s net worth is estimated to be around $70 million. She has accumulated this wealth primarily through her long-running career as the co-host of “Wheel of Fortune,” which has made her one of the highest-paid television personalities. Her annual salary for the show is reported to be around $10 million. In addition to her work on the show, she has also appeared in various TV shows and films, which have contributed to her net worth. White has also made investments in real estate and other ventures, which have further added to her wealth.
Vanna White’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship
Vanna White has been married twice. She married her first husband, restaurant owner George Santo Pietro, in 1990 and they have two children together. They divorced in 2002. In 2012, she began dating John Donaldson, a contractor from Southern California. The couple got engaged in 2019 and were set to get married in 2020, but the wedding was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They eventually got married on December 31, 2020, in a small ceremony at her home in California. White has often spoken about how happy she is in her relationship with Donaldson.
|Full Name||Vanna White|
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1957|
|Place of Birth||North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States|
|Occupation||Television personality, actress|
|Known for||Co-hosting “Wheel of Fortune” since 1982|
|Education||Atlanta School of Fashion, The Catholic University of America|
|Spouse||George Santo Pietro (married 1990, divorced 2002)|
|Children||Two: Nicholas and Giovanna|
|Net Worth||$70 million|
|Awards||Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame|
|Height||5 ft 6 inch|