Vanna White

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Wed Mar 11 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Quick Timeline Of Vanna White

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Ex-husband : George Santo Pietro
Vanna White Married To George Santo Pietro In 1990 And Divorced In 2007

Vanna White is the famous American television personality and film actress known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982. After completion of her High school, She joined The Atlanta School of Fashion and worked as a model. 

Vanna White was born as Vanna Marie White on February 18, 1957, in North Myrtle Beach in Conway, South Carolina. She is the biological daughter of Joan Marie Nicholas and Miguel Angel Rosich. Her biological parents separated soon after her birth.

Vanna in Relationship with John

As of now, Vanna is not married but in a relationship with longtime boyfriend John Donaldson. As per the reports published by Pop Culture,they have been dating each other since last eight years. Her relationship history, however, does not end here. She's dated some famous personality before. 

Vanna White along with John Donaldson
Image: Vanna with her boy friend, John
Source: Pop Culture

White was in a relationship with Playgirl centerfold/Chippendales-dancer-turned-actor John Gibson during the 80s.The two got engaged soon after dating for some time. However, the relationship ended in 1986 after John died in a plane crash. 

Proud Mother of Two Children 

After going through a hard time, Vanna started dating a restaurant owner, George Santo Pietro. Soon they got engaged and exchanged their vows in December 1990. She became pregnant in September 1992 and disclosed it in her Show "Wheel of Fortune." However, she lost her child due to miscarriage. 

Host Vanna White's Children
Image: Vanna White with her children
Source: Closer Weekly 

After that the duo shortly welcomed a boy, Nicholas, in 1994. In addition, they had another child, a daughter, Giovanna (Gigi), in 1997. The relationship did not seem to be working for White so, the duo decided to move apart and filed for a divorce in November 2002. 

Who she Dated After the Divorce?

After separating from her first husband, Santo Pietro. The Host engaged to businessman Michael Kaye, who was a senior partner in a large leveraged buyout fund based in Southern California. The two were in a relationship for the next three years from 2004 till 2006. 

Vanna White and Michael in a event
Image: Vanna White with her former boyfriend, Michael 
Source: Closer Weekly

Both of them were busy in their work and could not manage time for the personal life. So, they had to call of their wedding and moved apart. Since there is not much romantic affairs that Vanna has been involved. 

How Rich is the Famous Television Personality, Vanna White?

Vanna White has a net worth of $70 million which is similar to Aaron Rodgers. Most of her net worth comes from her successful career in the Television Industry. Her additional net worth came from her previous marriage to a highly successful real estate developer/restaurateur named George Santo Pietro.

Vanna White takes ‘Wheel of Fortune’ helm for 1st time l ABC News

In 1993, White sued Samsung Electronics and won the lawsuit and was awarded $403,000 in damages. White is a patron of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, donating $1.8 million to the program and plans to continue her philanthropic works after her retirement from television.

Vanna earns $208,333 per workday which is similar to Lesly Brown's Husband, Pat Sajak. She hosts the show alongside Pat and during Pat's surgery, she even hosted the show with Maggie Sajak.

Vanna White earns $34,722 per show. White listed the house in Beverly Park for sale for $47.5 million. More to that, she sold a house nearby for $22 Million. She has an annual salary of $15 Million as of now.

 

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