If you watch Wheel of Fortune, you might have heard of Vanna White’s husband, more precisely ex-husband George Santo Pietro. This is because he gained the limelight after he married the Wheel of Fortune host Vanna White. The pair was together for around 12 years before getting divorced in 2002.
Along with being a hotelier, Santo Pietro has also directed a movie and produced two TV series. He earned the credit as a director for the thriller movie ‘Kept’ and produced the short film ‘Scratch Merchants’. He rose to fame as Vanna White’s ex-husband and got exposed to the TV and film industry.
Who is George Santo Pietro?
George Santo Pietro is a real estate developer and camera technician. But he is rather well known as a hotelier. George Santo Pietro restaurant, an Italian restaurant ‘Santopietro’s’ in Bel-Air in California and ‘Sushi Ko-Complex’ is quite popular amongst high-profile celebrities. He ran the sushi place for almost ten years.
Before gaining fame, Pietro started his career with odd jobs. In the 1990s, he was a part of the production crews of several movies. He was known for his work as the dolly grip for which he was listed in the credits of Beverly Hills, the TV series.
After taking the vows with Vanna White, Santo Pietro gained prominence in the TV and film industry. He was seen in the production credits of famous TV series like The Good Place, Two and A Half Men, Grey’s Anatomy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, Pushing Daisies, and a few more. His camera work can be seen in films like Aquaman and the hit TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pietro also acted in movies like Prizzi’s Honor and Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love.
Along with this, Santo Pietro also established a successful career in real estate in Beverly Hills. He efficiently manages all three of his careers.
George Santo Pietro Biography
Let us know George Santo a bit more closely. Starting with this personal life, the hotelier was married to Linda Evans, his long-time girlfriend, in 1981. Together, they have a lovely daughter named Andrea Santo Pietro. The couple split in 1984.
It was in 1989 that Santo Pietro exchanged vows with Vanna White. Together, they had two children together. They were officially divorced in 2002.
In 2005, George Santo Pietro married Melissa Mascari after a year of dating. In 2007, they welcomed their daughter Chiara Santo Pietro.
George Santo Pietro Age
Santo Pietro was born in 1946 in Beverly Hills California. As of today, Santo Pietro is 74 years old. Whereas, Vanna White is 64 years old.
George Santo Pietro Net Worth
As of 2020, Santo Pietro’s net worth stands at $14 million. This does not come as a surprise since he has three successful careers and made a fortune from the real estate business.
George Santo Pietro House
Santo Pietro had a $50 million villa in Beverly Hills. However, after his divorce from Vanna White, the villa was sold out for $47 million. In addition to this, he has other assets.
How Tall is George Santo Pietro?
Pietro is tall, good-looking, and well-built. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall.
George Santo Pietro Death
Santo Pietro is alive and well. He is living with his wife Melissa Mascari. Here are the latest George Santo Pietro images.
Is George Pietro on Instagram?
No, Santo Pietro is not on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or any other social media platform.
Who is Vanna White, By the Way?
For those who don’t know, Vanna White is the host of the popular game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’. Since 1981, she has shared the stage with her co-host Pat Sajak.
White was married to George Santo Pietro for 12 years but they split in 2002. Together, they have two kids. The elder son, Nicholas or Nikko Santo Pietro, was born in 1994. And their daughter, Giovanna or Gigi Santo Pietro, was born in 1997.
Vanna White also had a miscarriage in 1992. In one of the Wheel of Fortune episodes (named ‘Vanna’s Pregnant’), White announced her pregnancy. However, she miscarried a few days after the episode was filmed.
As of 2020, the 64-year-old has a net worth of $70 million making her one of the highest-paid TV show hosts.
Who is Vanna White Married to?
As of today, White is married to John Donaldson. Vanna White had been dating John Donaldson, a contractor, for more than a decade. White and Donaldson met for the first time in 2012 and had been dating ever since.
From 2004 to 2006, White was engaged to Michael Kay, a California-based businessman. The couple never got married.
In 1986, White was engaged to the Young and Restless actor, John Gibson. But as fate would have it, Gibson died in a plane crash. Pietro supported White through these tough times.