Vanna White Net Worth
Vanna White is an American TV personality and a movie actress. Estimate of Vanna White Net Worth is $ 70 Million (₹ 529 Crore).
|Net Worth:||$ 70 Million (₹ 529 Crore)|
|Date Of Birth:||18 February 1957|
Vanna White Biography
Vanna Marie White Rosich was born on 18 February 1957 in Conway, South Carolina. She is daughter of Joan Marie Nicholas and Miguel Angel Rosich.
When Vanna was just a baby her parents got divorced. She was raised by her mother and her stepfather Herbert White Jr.
Stepfather of Vanna was a real estate broker, as she was raised by him she took his name.
Vanna moved to Atlanta, Georgia after she completed her graduation and joined ‘The Atlanta School of Fashion and Design’. There she also worked as model.
She became contestant in the ‘Miss Georgia USA’ in 1978.
In 1979 she moved to Los Angeles to start her career in acting. But after 1 year a tragedy happened and she had to return to South Carolina. She returned to see her dying mother who had ovarian cancer.
Her first appearance on TV was in a game show episode of ‘The Price is Right’ on 20 June 1980. In that show she was in first four contestants.
In 1981 she done a small role in the movie ‘Looker’ and also appeared in horror movie ‘Graduation day‘.
In 1987 Vanna was featured in Playboy pictorial as well as her autobiography “Vanna Speaks” became a best seller.
Vanna dated John Gibson in 1980 and they became engaged after some time. In 1986 John Gibson died in a plane crash.
After some time Vanna married to a restaurant owner George Santo Pietro in December of 1990 and became pregnant in September 1992. She announced her pregnancy on Wheel of Fortune fortune episode.
In 1993 Vanna sued Samsung Electronics for using a commercial showing a robot turning letters on a game show which was violation of her personality rights. After several appeals she got favorable court decision and won a lawsuit and got awarded $ 403,000 for damages.
Her son was born in 1994 and she named him Nicholas. After some time in 1997 she got a daughter named as Giovanna also called as Gigi.
Due to some personal problems Vanna and Santo Pietro got divorced in November 2002. After that she was engaged with businessman Michael Kaye from 2004 to 2006 but never wed with him.
Vanna was awarded with a Guinness World Record certificate for most frequent clapper on episode of Wheel of Fortune on 24 May 2013.
Till 31 January 2013 she clapped at least 3.4 Million times over shows of 30 seasons which is average of 606 claps per show.
Vanna is a patron and donated $ 1.8 Million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She have decided to do her social work after her retirement.
Vanna White Income Sources
- Main income source of Vanna White is from her Television shows.
- She is also a actor and earns some of her money from her acts in Movies which increases Vanna White net worth.
- Vanna likes to invest in real estate by purchasing apartments and buildings and flipping houses.
- She listed her house in Beverly Hills to sell it for $ 47.5 Million which is added in Vanna White net worth.
Vanna White is a popular TV personality and a movie actress. She started her career from modeling and now working in TV shows. Vanna holds a world record of Most Frequent Clapper for clapping 3.4 Million times throughout her 30 seasons. She is also a patron of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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