Vanna White the actress and also a television icon is considered and recognized as the hostess and puzzle-board tuner of Wheel of Fortune. She has done several films such as Graduation Day, Indecent Proposal, The Final Insult and has also made appearances in TV shows such as Simon and Simon, 227, The King of Queens, L.A. Law, among others. In her decade’s long career White has made a name for herself and also made some cash too. So, let’s get to Vanna White net worth figures in 2018 and a few things facts probably you don’t know about Vanna White.
Vanna Marie Rosich hails from Conway, South Carolina where she was born in 1957. She is the daughter of Miguel Angel Rosich and Joan Marie who divorced in her early years. She then was raised by her mother and stepdad, Herbert Stackley White Jr. (was real estate personnel) in the neighborhoods where she also studied.
Vanna was first engaged to John Gibson who later died in a plane accident. In 1990, she wedded George Santo Petro, and after being expectant in 1992, unfortunately, she lost the pregnancy. After her misfortunes, she later got two kids, Nicholas (b.1994) and Giovanna (b.1997). The couple divorced in 2002.
Vanna White came in the spotlight after competing in the 1978 contest of Miss Georgia, but unfortunately, she didn’t champion. She later went on to TV where she was featured in The Price Is Right show which debuted in 1980. Although she did not win, her record on the program was shown on the Price Is Right 25th Anniversary Special and The Game Show Moments Gone Bananas. After her success, she was chosen to be the co-host on The Wheel of Fortune Show alongside Summer Bartholomew and Vicki McCarty.
Following her breakthrough in the show, Vanna was featured in the 1988 film, Goddess of Love where her acting talent was not well appreciated by her fans. After that, she appeared in other films Like Graduation Day 1981, Double Dragon 1994 and Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult.
Other movies which she starred and was acclaimed include; Married…With Children, Indecent Proposal, and she also voiced animations like Captain Planet & the Planeteers and The Real Story of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. On her TV personality, Vanna appeared in the Wrestlemania IV as a visitant timekeeper and has also been featured in shows like full House, Super Mario, The Kings of Queens, and many more.
On awards and achievements: Vanna White was dignified in 2006 with The Hollywood Walk of Fame award which included witnesses like Alex Trebek, Pat Sajak, and Merv Griffin. Her biggest achievement was in 1992 after she was named in the Guinness Book of World’s Records as The Most Frequent Clapper.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Vanna white net worth stands at $40 million. Vanna White net worth value has largely been contributed by the numerous shows she has hosted and in addition to her acting roles. When she was the host of Wheel of Fortune show she used to get a salary of $8 million on an annual basis. Another source of White net worth is the income she gets from being a writer for her journal ‘Vanna Speaks’ which records high sales.
6 Facts You Need To Know About Vanna White
For over three decades which the Wheel of Fortune has been on air it seems that Vanna White looks have remained the same and no wonder she is considered one of the best hosting game celebrity of our time. Here are a few things below you probably don’t know about Vanna White.
1. She wasn’t the first letter turner, and the first person to take the gig was Susan Stafford.
2. She gives many thanks to Wayne Gretzky’s wife for her career which she owes her.
3. In her career, she once turned the wrong letter.
4. During her career in Wheel of Fortune, she wore over 6500 dresses and the funny part of it never wore the same one two times and funnier she never got to keep any.
5. Nelly name dropped her in his song “Ride Wit Me”.
6. With all the millions White is very humble and doesn’t show off her wealth not does she lead an out of this world lifestyle.
Vanna White is obviously one of the best when it comes to hosting television shows, and from the look of things, she is also a renowned actress with many fans. And since she is not showing any signs of retirement anytime soon, we can expect more from her.