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Vanna White Net Worth

Vanna White Net Worth is
$45 Million

Vanna White's salary
$8 Million

Vanna White Biography

American actress, model, as well as a television personality, Vanna White was born on 18 February 1957, in Conway, South Carolina, and is certainly best known as a hostess of the popular game show created by Merv Griffin, called “Wheel of Fortune”, since 1982, an impressive run by any standards.

So just how rich is Vanna White, as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources have estimated that Vanna’s net worth is over $45 million; known significant contributions include a current $4 million salary from “Wheel of Fortune”, and almost $500,000 in 1993 as a result of a court case against Samsung for using a similar image to the latter series.

Vanna White Net Worth $45 Million

Vanna Marie Angel was raised in South Carolina, and didn’t enter the entertainment industry until the early 1980s, in a game show entitled “The Price Is Right”, in which she competed with three other contestants. Even though White did not win the main prize, her appearance gained her a position as a hostess on “Wheel of Fortune” when Susan Stafford left the show. When Vanna White’s popularity rose, she started to feature in other television projects as well. In 1988, White made an appearance in the fantasy film called “Goddess of Love”, alongside David Naughton, Amanda Bearse and David Leisure. However, the movie received largely negative reviews, while some of the critics even deemed White’s acting as “bad”. This did not prevent White from making future on-screen appearances, as she starred in “Simon and Simon”, a sitcom starring Bob Saget, John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, another entitled “Full House”, the legal drama series “L.A. Law” and a situational comedy “227”.

However, “Wheel of Fortune” has been Vanna’s bank – the show debuted in 1975 hosted by Susan Stafford and Chuck Woolery, but in 1982 they were replaced by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, who have been hosting the show ever since. Considered to be the longest-running game show, it has aired more than 6,000 episodes, obviously remaining popular with audiences, and inspiring more than 60 international adaptations worldwide. The show also inspired the release of several “Wheel of Fortune” boards, as well as video games.

Even though Vanna White is best known as a hostess of the popular game show, she has also been making appearances on other television projects, including “The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!”, “Naked Gun: The Final Insult” with Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy and O. J. Simpson, “Graduation Day” and “Married… with Children” starring Ed O’Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate and David Faustino, so adding more to her net worth.

In addition, Vanna White has released an autobiographical book entitled “Vanna Speaks!”, which made it to the list of best-sellers, and was featured in an issue of “Playboy” magazine.

In her personal life, White married George Santo Pietro, a restaurant owner in 1990, and they had a son and a daughter before divorcing in 2002. She was subsequently engaged to businessman Michael Kaye, but since 2012 has been in a relationship with John Donaldson.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameVanna White
Net Worth$45 Million
Salary$8 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 18, 1957
Place Of BirthConway, South Carolina, United States
Height1.67 m
Weight115 lbs
ProfessionTelevision Personality, Actress
EducationAtlanta School of Fashion
NationalityAmerican
SpouseGeorge Santo Pietro (m. 1990–2002)
ChildrenGigi Santo Pietro, Niko Santo Pietro
ParentsMiguel Angel Rosich, Joan Marie Rosich, Herbert Stackley White Jr. (stepfather)
PartnerMichael Kaye (engaged 2004-2006)
NicknamesVanna Marie Rosich
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/OfficialVannaWhite/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/thevannawhite
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/officialvannawhite/
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanna_White
Allmusicwww.allmusic.com/artist/vanna-white-mn0001454691
NominationsStar on the Walk of Fame (2006)
Movies“Goddess of Love” (1988), “Simon and Simon”, “Full House”, “L.A. Law”, “227”, "Gypsy Angels"
TV Shows“Wheel of Fortune” (since 1982), “Game Show Moments Gone Bananas”, “The Price Is Right” (1980), “Graduation Day” and “Married… with Children”, “The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!”, “Naked Gun: The Final Insult”, “Chuck Quizmo's Quiz”


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Posed for Playboy.
25,000th episode of Wheel of Fortune (1983), with her and host Pat Sajak, aired Saturday, 28 February 2009.
3Is of Puerto Rican, Italian and German descent.
4Vanna once owned two Learjet 35's.
5She was raised by her mother, Joan White, and her stepfather, Herbert White.
6Her blood type is AB+ (coincidentally, the same as her Wheel of Fortune (1983) co-host, Pat Sajak).
7Often described as the niece of actor Christopher George and Nick George, and thus also of Christopher's wife Lynda Day George. Vanna has said that, although Christopher was not a biological relation of hers, "my mother grew up with his family. Years later in L.A., he and his wife took me under their wing".
8Was one of the first four contestants on a 1980 episode of The Price Is Right (1972). She did not get out of Contestant's Row.
9Vanna was immortalized in a 'Weird Al' Yankovic song called "Stuck In A Closet With Vanna White" on his Even Worse Album. They later had a scene together in Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994).
10White files for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court from restaurateur George Santo Pietro, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple separated in November. White is seeking joint custody of their two children. [May 2002]
11Daughter Gigi Santo Pietro (Giovanna), born 1997.
12Son Niko Santo Pietro (Nicholas), born 1994.
13In 1992, she was recognized in "The Guinness Book of World Records" as "Television's Most Frequent Clapper." Averaging 720 claps per episode, she puts her hands together more than 28,800 times per season!.
14Used to list her occupation on Wheel of Fortune (1983) as "Letter Turner" (prior to the touch-sensitive game-board); now identifies herself as "TV Performer".
15Nicknamed "Vanna Banana" in High School.
16Was a cheerleader in school.
17Gets her Christmas shopping done VERY early in the year (Spring/Summer).
18Takes her computer with her "wherever she goes".
19Her first car was a VW "Bug".


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Blonde hair
2Best known for turning the letters on Wheel Of Fortune


Quotes

#Quote
1I smoked some pot with the two wilder girls and came home with such an intense case of the munchies that I ate an entire meatloaf.
2(on her job on "Wheel") It's not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters.
3I enjoy getting dressed as a Barbie doll.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 20 April. At 7018 Hollywood Blvd.


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King of Queens2001TV SeriesVanna White
Double Dragon1994Vanna White
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult1994Vanna White
Married with Children1993TV SeriesCoco / Helen Granowinner
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1992TV SeriesLaurie Saunders
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!1989TV SeriesRoxanne
Goddess of Love1988TV MovieVenus
Simon & Simon1987TV SeriesVanna White
2271986TV SeriesVanna White
The A-Team1986TV SeriesVanna White
Star of the Family1982TV Series
Looker1981Reston Girl
Graduation Day1981Doris
Midnight Offerings1981TV MovieDevona
Gypsy Angels1980Mickey

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Luchador2015Short executive producer
A Chess Player2014Short executive producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wheel of Fortune1998Video Game special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wheel of Fortune1983-2016TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself - Contestant / Herself - Host
Larry King Now2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1989-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2015TV SeriesHerself
One Question Interviews2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Katie2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2013TV Series documentary
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Lifetime Achievement Award to Pat Sajak
Wheel of Fortune2010Video GameHerself - Co-Host
Rachael Ray2008TV SeriesHerself
American Idol2008TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
Two Tickets to Paradise2006Herself
Open Access2006TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Contact: Talking to the Dead2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Just Shoot Me!2000TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern1999TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show1999TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Wheel of Fortune1998Video GameHerself - Hostess
Style & Substance1998TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself
65th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1996TV SpecialHerself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
Full House1994TV SeriesHerself
Wheel of Fortune1994Video GameHerself - Assistant
CBS Schoolbreak Special1992TV SeriesHerself
American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special1992TV MovieHerself
Wheel of Fortune1982-1991TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
L.A. Law1990TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Hostess
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years1990TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Howard Stern Show1990TV SeriesHerself
CBS This Morning1989TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself
Santa Barbara1988TV SeriesHerself
WrestleMania IV1988TV MovieHerself
Totally Minnie1988TV MovieHerself - Special Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1987TV SeriesHerself
Bob Hope with His Beautiful Easter Bunnies and Other Friends1987TV SpecialHerself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Late Night with David Letterman1984-1986TV SeriesHerself
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1986TV SeriesHerself
The Flintstones' 25th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Movie documentaryHerself
Woman to Woman1984TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1984TV SeriesHerself
Gimme a Break!1984TV SeriesHerself
The Price Is Right1980TV SeriesHerself - Contestant

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20132013TV SpecialHerself
Pearl Jam Twenty2011DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
WWE: Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection2009VideoHerself
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film2006DocumentaryHerself
Married with Children1995TV SeriesHerself
Northern Exposure1991TV SeriesHerself
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