Vanna White Net Worth

Vanna White net worth is $85 million as an American presenter and actress. Her annual salary from her famous game show “Wheel of Fortune” is approximately $10 million. Vanna White has earned fame as the hostess of this game show. Her co-host, Pat Sajak net worth is $75 million. The difference in their net worth is due to real estate investments made with White’s former husband, real estate developer named George Santo Pietro. Salary from “Wheel of Fortune” is not her major source of annual income as she makes more money licensing her image to casino slot machines than game show. It is reported that there are 20,000 “Wheel” slot machine in casinos around the world and generate over $2 billion annually.

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Vanna White Net Worth

Vanna White Net Worth & Quick Facts

Full NameVanna Marie Rosich
Vanna White Net Worth $85 million
Salary$10 million
Profession Actor, Presenter
Date of Birth February 18, 1957
Birth Place Conway, South Carolina
Height5 feet 5 inches
167 cm
1.67 m

Early Life of Vanna White

Vanna Marie Rosich (Vanna White) was born on February 18, 1957 in Conway, South Carolina. Her parents divorced during her childhood. Her mother remarried a real estate agent and broker of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina named Herbert White Jr. and Vanna adopted his last name. She completed her graduation from North Myrtle Beach High School. Then she went to Atlanta School of Fashion and Design. Here, she remained runner up in the 1978 pageant for Miss Georgia USA. Vanna White waited tables and modeled during her beginning stay in Atlanta and Los Angeles.

Career of Vanna White

In 1979, Vanna White moved to Los Angeles to start her career as an actress. She appeared in a movie “Gypsy Angels” in 1980 but unfortunately, it was not completed in time and released in 1990. In 1981 and 1982, she made some deals for small roles in movies and photography to make some cash.

Vanna White earned best recognition from the famous game show “Wheel of Fortune”. The game show started by Merv Griffin on January 6, 1975. The original host Chuck Woolery was replaced by a Los Angeles weatherman named Pat Sajak in 1981.  Original hostess of show “Susan Stafford” left it in 1982. After that, she debuted as a regular hostess of the game show on December 13, 1982. After that, she has remained hostess ever since. In this period, she has worn more than 6,700 dresses and did not repeat any dress. Guinness World Record included her name as “most frequent clapper” who clapped at least 3,480,864 times during the show’s 30 seasons as of January 31, 2013. She also appeared in several TV shows like “Just Shoot Me,” “Married With Children,” and “The A-Team.”

Vanna White Net Worth

Personal Life of Vanna White

Vanna White was born to Joan and Miguel Angel Rosich who was divorced during her childhood. Her mother remarried Herbert White Jr. who was a real estate agent.

Vanna married George Santo Pietro in December 1990 who was a real estate developer and restaurant owner. They had a son Nicholas and a daughter Giovanna. George Santo Pietro divorced Vanna in November 2002.

Vanna White Net Worth, Salaries & Real Estate

Vanna White net worth is approximately $85 million, and her annual salary is $10 million. She worked 48 days per year to earn $3 million whereas her co-host Pat Sajak earned $15 million per year. Vanna also earned $10 million annually from casino licensing.

She owned15,000 square-foot house in Beverly Hills real estate of worth $50 million. After their divorce, they sold this property. In 2013, Vanna bought a home in Sherman Oaks, California for $1.125 million.

Vanna White also filed a $5.2 million lawsuit against Playboy for publishing her photos. Sony lawsuit was ended by awarding $403,000 in damages.

She donated $1.8 million to St. Jude’s. She wants to continue her charity work after her retirement from game show “Wheel of Fortune.”

Vanna White Net Worth

FAQs – Vanna White Net Worth

How did Vanna White get so rich?

Vanna White net worth is $85 million, and she earned large chunk of that money from game shows Wheel of Fortune and Celebrity Wheel of Fortune.

What is Vanna White’s salary a year?

Her annual salary is roughly $3 million.

Who owns Wheel of Fortune?

Original producer Merv Griffin Enterprises and  Sony Pictures Television (previously known as Columbia TriStar Television)

What is Pat Sajak’s annual salary?

He earned about $15 million per year.

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