Vanna Marie Rosich
5' 6" (1.68 m)
George Santopietro (31 December 1990 - 15 May 2002) (divorced) 2 children
Niece of actor Christopher George.
Her first car was a VW "Bug".
Takes her computer with her "wherever she goes".
Gets her Christmas shopping done VERY early in the year (Spring/Summer).
Was a cheerleader in school.
She appeared in The Muppets' "She Drives Me Crazy" music video.
Her bloodtype is AB+ (coincidentally, the same as her Wheel of Fortune co-host, Pat Sajak's).
Nicknamed "Vanna Banana" in High School.
Used to list her occupation on "Wheel of Fortune" (1975) as "Letter Turner" (prior to the touch-sensitive game-board); now identifies herself as "TV Performer".
Is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "World's Most Frequent Clapper", averaging 38 claps per episode of Wheel of Fortune.
Son, Nicholas, born 1994.
Daughter, Giovanna, born 1997.
White files for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court from restaurateur George Santo Pietro, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple separated in November. White is seeking joint custody of their two children. [15 May 2002]
Vanna was immortalized in a 'Weird Al' Yankovic song called "Stuck In A Closet With Vanna White" on his Even Worse Album. They later had a scene together in Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994).
Measurements: 36C-23-33 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Was one of the first four contestants on a 1980 episode of _"The New Price Is Right" (1972)_ . She did not get out of Contestant's Row.
Her uncle is legendary Greek-American actor Christopher George.