American television personality and actress Vanna White best known as the puzzle board turner and hostess of Wheel of Fortune has a net worth of $30 million.
Born Vanna Marie Rosich on February 18, 1957 in Conway, South Carolina, Vanna White made her first appearance in television through a game show as a contestant of The Price Is Right in 1980. She was chosen for the Wheel of Fortune show as one of three substitute hostesses together with Vicki McCarty and Summer Bartholomew after Susan Stafford, a regular host of the show left her job. She then became a regular hostess on December 13, 1982.
Vanna White’s net worth started to rise after she debuted in the syndicated version of Wheel of Fortune in 1983. Her autobiography Vanna Speaks! became a best seller in 1987. She also featured in a Playboy pictorial in the same year. She also made appearance in NBC’s television film Goddess of Love in 1988 while also making cameo appearances shows like Super Mario Bros, Full House, Super Show and in movies like Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult, Graduation Day, Married…With Children, Indecent Proposal etc. She also appeared in the WrestleMania IV as a guest timekeeper while she was also included in the Guinness Book of World Records as “television’s most frequent clapper”.
With her strong presence on television she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with Pat Sajak, Merv Griffin, and Alex Trebek as key witnesses in 2006.
She first dated John Gibson, a Playgirl centerfold in the 1980s, before his death in 1986 in a plane crash. She married George San Pietro in 1990 and the couple divorced in 2002. She then dated Michael Kaye and engaged with his until 2006. She is currently dating her long-term boyfriend John Donaldson and the couple is expecting to get married in 2015.
Vanna White’s salary comes from her television show programs which gives her around $8 million per year. Vanna White’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Vanna White
Full Name: Vanna Marie Rosich
Profession: Actress, TV Personality
Height: 5 ft 5 in (1.67 m)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Ethnicity: Puerto Rican
Date of Birth: February 18, 1957
Place of Birth: Conway, South Carolina
Marital status: Divorced (George Santo Pietro)
Vanna White Zodiac/astrological sign: Aquarius