Vanna Marie Rosich is the birth name of the famous TV Personality Vanna White. The “Wheel of Fortune” hostess was born in Conway, South Carolina, America on 18th February 1957.
……. and the “television’s most frequent clapper” Guinness Book of World Records (1992) goes to Vanna White.
Best known for her hosting skill, Vanna White is also an actress. However, it was not through films that Vanna got into the limelight. Instead, she was a contestant in “The Price is Right” game show in 1980. The replay of the episode and the distinct clips of hers highlighted her.
After Susan Stafford, the Wheel of Fortune hostess left the show in 1982, it was, fortunately, Vanna White that got selected as a substitute. This is how the almost four decades of the journey began for Vanna White. Further, she is to host the show until 2022.
Vanna White- Early Life
The child was born Vanna Marie Rosich to Joan Marie and Miguel Angel Rosich. As the parents got divorced while she was still an infant. Then her mother remarried to Herbert Stackley White whose surname, Vanna adopted her stepfather, and became Vanna White.
Regarding her education, she has completed her education from North Myrtle Beach High School. After graduation from high school, she enrolled in Fashion.
Vanna White- Career
It all began at “The Price is Right”. Whilst she also appeared as a contestant in Miss Georgia 1978 Pageant. With her being the co-host for “The Wheel of Fortune” game show, her career plane took off.
While with some of her older pictures from before she joined “The Wheel”, they featured Vanna in a Playboy pictorial in 1987.
It was only in 1988 that she made a debut as an actress from the television film “Goodness of Love” on NBC. Besides, White has also made cameo appearances on shows like LA Law, 227, Super Mario Bros, Simon and Simon, Full House, and such. Also, has she lent her voice in films such as “Final Insult” (1994), “Double Dragon” (1994).
Apart from that, her guest-role in the Indecent proposal‘s parody sitcom “Married… with Children” where she plays Robert Redford, is not to miss out.
Moreover, in the Canadian animated television special “The Real Story of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” and the American animated television series “Captain Planet and the Planeteers”, we get to hear her voice.
Vanna White- Personal Life- Marriage
White was in love with John Gibson, dancer/ actor and engaged in the 1980s. Sadly, her fiance died in a plane crash in 1986. Later in 1990, Vanna married George Santo Pietro who was a Restaurant Owner. The couple has two children together- Nicholas, their son born in 1994 and their daughter Giovanna born in 1997. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in 2002.
In 2004, White was engaged to businessman Michael Kaye, however, the engagement broke in 2006.
Moreover, Vanna has also launched her own line of yarns “Vanna’s Choice” for she loves knitting.
Vanna White- Net Worth
Vannah is estimated to earn a net salary of $50 million from her on-going profession as a host. In which she has $8 million of whopping yearly salary.
As fame she has gained, he has considerable followers on her social media platforms. She has a Twitter Account @TheVannaWhite with 8k followers. On Instagram, she has 30K followers under @officialvanaWhite. Her Facebook account @officialVannawhite has over 25K followers.
Vanna White- Physique
Height: 5 ft 5 inches
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Further, Vanna is a charming personality with her perfectly sized body of 35-24-35 and long slender legs. Her physique doesn’t reveal her actual age anyway.