American television personality Vanna White is well-known for hosting the game program “Wheel of Fortune.” White participated in the Miss Georgia beauty pageant in 1978 and has appeared in a number of other television programs. She has worked in the industry since 1980 and has also acted in motion pictures.
Early Life and Biography of Vanna White
On February 18, 1957, Vanna Marie Rosich, the daughter of Miguel Angel Rosich and Joan Marie Rosich, was born in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. After her mother’s second marriage to Herbert Stackley White Jr., she took on his last name as her own.
She enrolled in the Atlanta School of Fashion after graduating from high school and began modeling. In 1978, she competed in the Miss Georgia beauty contest.
Personal Life of Vanna White
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Vanna White got married to actor John Gibson in the 1980s. Gibson, however, perished in a plane accident in 1986. She married George Santo Pietro, a restaurant owner, in 1990. She lost the baby during her first pregnancy. Gigi Santo Pietro and Niko Santo Pietro are the couple’s two children. In 2002, they got divorced. From 2004 through 2006, White and Michael Kaye were engaged.
Age, Height, and Weight of Vanna White
Vanna White, who was born on February 18, 1957, will be 65 years old on January 24, 2021. She weighs 58 kilograms and stands 1.67 meters tall.
Vanna White: Career
In 1980, Vanna White made her debut on television in an episode of “The Price Is Right.” She was one of the show’s initial four competitors at that time. After that, she made an appearance in the movie “Looker.” She also appeared in the movies “Graduation Day” and “Star of the Family” on television.
She gave a “Wheel of Fortune” hostess tryout in 1982. Out of 200 applications, she was picked to co-host the show. Pat Sajak served as her co-host. Later, she made an appearance in the NBC television movie “Venus: The Goddess of Love.” She published her autobiography, titled “Vanna Speaks!” in 1987.
White has also made appearances in a number of other movies and TV shows, including “227,” “Super Mario Bros. Super Show,” “Naked Gun 3313: The Final Insult,” “Full House,” “The King of Queens,” and “Simon and Simon.” She acted in the spoof movie “Married…With Children.”
Relationships and Marriage of Vanna White
Although she has had many romances, Vanna White has only ever been married once. George Santro Pietro, the proprietor of a restaurant, was her previous husband. He proposed to her in December 1990, and they were wed for 12 years before divorcing in November 2002 due to “irreconcilable issues.” Although Vanna filed for divorce in May, it wasn’t finalized until 2002. She has two children as a result of her union with the restaurateur.
Vanna White dated American actor John Gibson before getting married to George Santro Pietro. Vanna was traumatized by John’s death in a plane crash in 1986, which was regrettably his unfortunate death. He apparently started out as a Chippendales dancer before switching to acting.
Vanna White started dating Southern California business tycoon Michael Kaye in 2004—two years after she divorced her husband. After dating for two years, Vanna White and Kaye split up in 2006 despite being engaged.
After splitting from Michael Kaye, Vanna went about six years without being linked to anyone in the public until she met John Donaldson in 2012. They had been dating without formalizing their relationship for ten years after connecting through common friends.