Vanna White Net Worth

Vanna White Net Worth is
$30 Million

Vanna White's salary
$8 Million Per Year

Vanna White Bio/Wiki 2017

Vanna won Star on the Walk of Fame award in 2006. Vanna was born to Joan Marie and Miguel Angel Rosich. Vanna White dad was Puerto Rican and shortly after she was born, her dad left the family. She failed to allow it to be onstage but clip of her jogging to contestant’s row was rebroadcast within the Price is Right 25th Anniversary unique in August 1996 and was also featured on a specific program Game Show Moments Gone Bananas. Two years afterwards in October 1982 White was hired among the three replacement hostesses after Wheel of Fortune hostess Susan Stafford left the game show. Most of her net worth has been collected during her career as a TV presenter. Produced in 1957, Vanna White whose actual name is Vanna Marie Rosich is understood not only as a TV presenter but also as an extremely successful performer. To people, she’s generally understood as the one that appeared in the TV show called “The Wheel of Fortune” which continues to be aired since 1982. Produced in South Carolina, Vanna White chose the surname of her stepfather named Herbert Stackley White Jr, when her father who got sources in Puerto Rico left the family.

Vanna White Net Worth $35 Million

She was selected one of the three replacements to co host the game show. Other two were Vicki McCarty and Summer Bartholomew. This is definitely the occupation that would make her profession. White became the show’s routine hostess in December,13, 1982 and has stayed the show’s daytime hostess ever since. She was selected from 200 applicants to join new host and former weatherman, Pat, Sajak on the NBC game show, Wheel of Fortune created by entertainment icon Merv Griffin. The show met tremendous success over the following several years. By 1986 a syndicated evening variation brought 30 million, twice as many as amount second syndicated program M*A*S*H (1972 TV series), and grossed 100 million dollar annually. Wheel of Fortune was viewed by 40 million individuals in 1999, its 16th year in syndication.

White’s place as hostess and chief letter turner and model of an ever changing line of layouts on Wheel of Fortune made him a huge star .She earned lots of sanctions which added glory to her popularity. Her autobiography “Vanna Speaks” which got released in 1997 became a bestseller.

White sued Samsung Electronics over a funny advertising featuring a robot turning wheels on a game show. White won the case and finally received $ 403,000 in damages. As Vanna finished her high school, White transferred to Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended Atlanta School of Fashion and worked there as model.

White returned to Hollywood with new resolution and got parts in films which are mostly forgettable including the character of Mickey in Gypsy Angels (1980). White’s private life was marked by disaster in 1986, when her long time lover, Jon Gibson, a soap opera performer and Chippendale dancer, died in a plane crash. In 1990, White married restauranteur, George San Pietro.they’ve a son named Nicholas (produced in 1992) and a daughter named Giovanna (produced in 1997). White and Pietro divorced in 2002.Few years later she began dating finance mogul Michael Kay and they got engaged but they never married. Her hobbies include crocheting. She’s a line of yarn called “Vanna’s Choice” through Lion Brands Yarn.

In those days, Vanna White was among the four contestants of the show. Although it failed to add more money to Vanna White net worth, it gave her lots of acclaim and acknowledgement. Talking about her manner to “The Wheel of Fortune”, Vanna White was chosen to help cohost the show jointly with Vicki McCarthy and Summer Bartholomew when in 1982 Susan Stafford left the show. In 1988, Vanna White was selected to impersonate a character of Venus in the movie called “Goddess of Love” which was aired on the NBC station. Nevertheless, Vanna White appearance because film received largely negative remarks and the magazine “TV Guide” made a comment that her playing in the film was “wheely poor”.

Shortly after, Vanna White was selected to host the day time show and she continued to do this till 1991. So, “The Wheel of Fortune” became her means to success and it brought enormous amounts of cash to the overall sum of Vanna White net worth. In 1987, Vanna White released her autobiographical novel called “Vanna Speaks!” which was titled as a best seller. In 1987, Vanna White’s images appeared in the “Playboy” magazine. Among the best facts about that was the images were shot by her boyfriend before her appearing in “The Wheel of Fortune”.

“I do everything that everybody else does”. “My doctrine is eat when I am famished .do not only eat to eat .If I wake up in the morning and I am starving, I’ll eat something .If I wake up not hungry at all, I do not eat. Listening to my body has worked for me. “It is not the most intellectual occupation in the world but everybody else do need to understand the letters”. “So, everybody else realize when they make a blunder and everyone at home is throwing their shoe at the television set “. “When everybody else was having that alphabet soup, I never believed it would pay off”.

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Quick Facts

Full NameVanna White
Net Worthabout $30 million
Salary$8 million per year
Date Of BirthFebruary 18, 1957
Height1.67 m
Weight115 lbs
ProfessionTV Personality, Film producer, Television presenter, Actor
NationalityAmerican
SpouseGeorge Santo Pietro
ChildrenGigi Santo Pietro, Niko Santo Pietro
ParentsMiguel Angel Rosich, Joan Marie Rosich
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MoviesTwo Tickets to Paradise, Goddess of Love, Graduation Day, Gypsy Angels
TV ShowsWheel of Fortune, The Flintstones' 25th Anniversary Celebration


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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