Vanna White Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Jan, 2018
Facts of Vanna White
Date of Birth: 1957 , February-18
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Vanna White
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Conway, South Carolina, U.S.
Profession Acting, Modelling
Net Worth $4 Million USD
Body Measurements 34C-24-33 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 34 in
Waist size 24 in
Hip Size 33 in
Neck Size 8
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 58 kg
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Vanna White, an American TV personality and film actress, is best known as the host of Wheel of Fortune. She is hosting the show since 1983. White has also appeared in other TV shows and films like L.A. Law, 227, Super Show, Double Dragon and Married With Children

 White published her autobiography titled Vanna Speaks in 1987 which listed in the best selling books of that year. 

Early Life and Education

Vanna White was born on February 18, 1957, in Conway, South Carolina, U.S.A. She is the daughter of Joan Marie and Miguel Angel Rosich. Her father is Puerto Rican. She is an American and belongs to White American ethnicity. 

He abandoned the family and she took the name of her stepfather, Herbert Stackley White Jr., a former real estate agent. White was a cheerleader in school.


Vanna White currently hosts The Wheel of Fortune, a nationally syndicated version of reality a game show. She is presenting this show since 1983. 

White's first appearance in a game show was on the June 20, 1980, an episode of The Price Is Right, in which she was among the first four contestants. 

She did not make it onstage, but the clip of her running to Contestants' Row was rebroadcast as part of The Price Is Right 25th anniversary special in August 1996 and also was featured on the special broadcast Game Show Moments Gone Bananas.

After Wheel of Fortune hostess Susan Stafford left in October 1982, White was chosen as one of three substitute hostesses (along with Vicki McCarty and Summer Bartholomew) to co-host the show. On December 13, 1982, White became the show's regular hostess and has remained as the show's daytime hostess.

White's popularity peaked after the syndicated version of Wheel of Fortune made its debut in September 1983. Her 1987 autobiography, Vanna Speaks, made her best-selling author. 

Personal Life

White is currently unmarried. She currently dating John Donaldson. The pair started dating back in 2012. White and Donaldson frequently appear together in public events. However, they have not announced their wedding plan. 

White already has a failed marriage who previously married George Santo Pietro. She married George Santo Pietro on 31 December 1990. But, after 12 years of marriage, they divorced on 15 May 2002. They both have two children together.

Before marrying him, White dated Playgirl centerfold/Chippendales-dancer-turned-actor John Gibson in the 1980s, and they eventually became engaged.

However, in 1986, Gibson was killed in a plane crash. During White's absence to mourn his death, former hostess Susan Stafford appeared on Wheel of Fortune for a week of an episode. 

We guess what she did is successful. The facelift has made her looked 20 years younger, she’s almost like a 30-year-old woman. A rhinoplasty was also used by her to refine the shape of her nose a bit.

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Net Worth and Body Measurements

Vanna White's current net worth is $40 million. Her income has hiked into these days. In 2015, her net worth was $15 million. Her annual salary is $8 million.

White earns annually over $10 million amass from media, endorsements, and commercials. In 1993, She received $$403,000 the lawsuit settlement with Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 

In November 2017, she listed her $47.5 million Los Angeles mansion on sale. She bought this house back in 1997 and lived until her divorce with George Santo Pietro in 2002. Since their divorce, she has been rented $150,000 to $175,000 per month. 

She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 115 lbs.