George Santo Pietro Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Mar, 2021
Facts of George Santo Pietro
Date of Birth: 1946 , December-12
Age: 74 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name George Santo Pietro
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Beverly Hills
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $10 million
Affair with Melissa Mascari
Girlfriend Melissa Mascari
Married to Melissa Mascari
Children Four
Divorce Vanna White
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Born and raised in Beverly Hills, George Santo Pietro is a successful restauranteur who owns a popular Italian restaurant Santopietro's' in Bel-Air, California. It was especially popular among Hollywood celebrities in the 80s. His other extremely popular sushi restaurant was Sushi-Ko. Besides, George is also an actor and a real estate developer. However, among the people, he is known as the former husband of reputed television personality Vanna White who is best known for her role in Wheel of Fortune. The couple was together from 1990 till 2002. They share two kids. 

Born In Beverly Hills, California

George Santo Pietro was born on 12th December 1946 in Beverly Hills, California, in the United States of America. He belongs to American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is a White-American. 

George was raised in his hometown Beverly Hills along with his family. He also did his schooling from there. The information about his parents and sibling are yet to be revealed. 

From A Restauranteur To Real State Developer

George Santo Pietro was once a proud owner of a quite popular Italian restaurant Santopietro's in Bel-Air, California in a hidden Hollywood strip mall near Mulholland Drive. In the 80s, it was frequented by Hollywood celebs.   

Pietro subsequently opened another restaurant called Sushi-Ko in the complex. For almost a decade the restaurant became extremely popular with an exclusive clientele and perfect service.   

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Besides, George is also an actor and producer. In the year 1985, he was featured as a plumber in the movie Prizzi's Honor alongside Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner.

He also worked on a variety of TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayers, L.A. Doctors, Alias, Pushing Daisies, The X-Files, and True Blood. So far, he appeared in Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) with Robert Picardo and Brian Tochi

George, as of 2021, is a real state developer. 

How Much Is His Net Worth In 2021?

George Santo Pietro has collected a large amount of money from various works especially from his restaurants. According to some authorized sources, his net worth is speculated to be between $14 million and $10 million, as of 2021.

Pietro is a real state developer and is paid more than $79,469 a year. He owns a $50 million worth mansion in Beverly Park Lane, Beverly Hills, California.

Where Does The Millionaire Live? 

In August 2007, George sold his speculation mansion designed by renowned architect William Hablinski for a staggering amount of $23.5 million. The house was located in  Beverly Hills. The house was initially kept at $50 million. The 30,000 square feet mansion has  9 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms.  

Similarly, Santo also bought another mansion for  $22.6 million in 1996 along with her ex-wife, Vanna White. They sold 14,554 square feet house with ten bathrooms and eight bedrooms in 2010.

In 1985, Geroge was cast in the movie Prizzi's Honor which was grossed around $26,657,534 against its production cost of $16 million. The movie starring Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner.

On the other hand, George's ex-wife Vanna has an estimated net worth of $70 million with an annual salary of $10 million, as of 2019. 

Personal Life: Marriage, Wife & Children

George Santo Pietro was first married to an actress, Linda Evans in 1981. The two welcomed their first child, a daughter Andrea Santo Pietro in 1982. Their marriage, however, ended in divorce in 1985.

Relationship With Vanna White

Following their divorce, Pietro started dating television personality Vanna White in 1985. Pietro met his future wife Vanna through his friends Tracy Vaccaro and Robert Demeo on a dinner date in Studio City in 1985.

The couple tied the knot on 31st December 1990. In 1992, she suffered a miscarriage but in 1995 she was able to give birth to their first son Niko Santo Pietro

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The two also have a daughter named Gigi Santo Pietro, born in 1997. The couple, nevertheless, divorced on 15th May 2002, after 12 years of togetherness. The reason behind their separation was never revealed.  

Pietro then exchanged the vows with a TV presenter, Melissa Mascari on 8th October 2005, in a private wedding ceremony.

They have a daughter named Chiara Santo Pietro born in 2007. It's been over a decade that the two are together and living happily with no rumors of divorce. The family of three frequently appears to spend their time with each other on various occasions and places.   

Age, Height, And Body Statics

  • George Santo Pietro's height: He is 6 feet and 2 inches tall
  • Hair Color: Natural black color with few white strands. 
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Nationality: American 
  • Ethnicity: White American 
  • Age:  12th December 1946 (74 years)

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