Vanna White Biography
Vanna White was born on February 18, 1957, in Conway, South Carolina. Her father was of Croatian descent. After given birth to her, her parent divorced, Vanna’s mom married Herbert Stackley White Jr. Vanna adopted Herbert’s last name and she is now famous “Vanna White”. In the late 70s, She moved to Los Angeles in other for her to pursue an acting career; As an actress, she has been active since 1980 till date.
Vanna White Career.
Vanna White is a television personality an American actress and author; best known as the hostess of Wheel Of Fortune.
Vanna’s came into sight when she appeared as a contestant on the June 18, 1980 episode of The Price Is Right. Two years later, to be precise, in October 1982, she was one of three substitute hostesses of Wheel of Fortune. She eventually became the show’s regular hostess on the 13th of December, 1982, and has remained as the show’s daytime hostess since then.
The show brought her a lot of money and it happens to be the primary source of her wealth.
Her career as an actress, she has appeared in The King of Queens, Double Dragon, Super Mario Bros, Final Insult, among others.
Vanna White is also an author; she wrote a book called; Vanna Speaks in the year 1987. Vanna Speaks was a best-seller, that adds to her fame.
Vanna White Net Worth and Salary
Vanna White net worth stands at a whopping $140 Million. This is as a result of her years on Wheel Of Fortune, where her annual salary was $8 Million.
In 1993, she sued the Samsung Electronics corporation over ‘using her likeness without permission’. She ended up winning the lawsuit after several appeals and was awarded $403,000 in damages; these made Vanna White net worth to boom.
As of May 2018, Vanna White has appeared on more than 6000 episodes of Wheel of Fortune.
She also makes money from different sponsorship, ads, and endorsements.