Vanna White is a famous American film actress and a Television personality. Since 1982 she is popular as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune. At present, Vanna White net worth is $30 million. She gained popularity in late 70’s when she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in modelling and acting. Vanna was born in Conway, South Carolina on 8th February 1957. After her birth her father left the family, then her mother married Herbert Stackley White. Vanna White adopted her last name from her step father’s name.
In June 1980 Vanna firstly appeared in ‘’Price is Right’’, which is a game show. She was one of the contestants in the show. Later in October 1982 when Susan Stafford, the hostess of the game “Wheel of Fortune’’, left the show, Vanna became one of the three hostesses. Two months later in December 1982 Vanna became the permanent hostess of the Wheel of Fortune and till date, she is hosting the daytime show very well. Together with Pat Sajak,Vanna also co-hosts the show’s evening version. As of January 2014, Vanna has worked on more than 6000 episodes of the show.
Apart from acting and modelling Vanna has hobbies of knitting and crochet. In 1990 she got married to George Santo Pietro who is a restaurant owner. However due to some differences, in 2002 they got divorced. She has two children from him a son and a daughter.
Vanna has also lent her voice to popular animated Television series – “Captain Planet and the Planeteers” and “The Real Story of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”.
Samsung Electronics corporation was sued by Vanna when Samsung had made a funny add which featured a robot turning letters of a game show, which resembled Vanna character in the Wheel of Fortune. Vanna lost the case in the lower court but the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth circuit gave a decision in Vanna’s favour where she was awarded $ 40,300 for damage.