Many of us do know about Wheel of Fortune hosted by Vanna White. 61-year-old Vanna White is hosting the show since 1982 and along with huge fame, White has accumulated massive earnings.
The model-turned-TV personality, White is estimated to be enjoying a net worth of $50 million currently. Reportedly, she earned around $80 million over the few decades. Unbelievable right? But, it’s true. Due to the show’s immense fame, Vanna White’s net worth won’t decrease as long as the show continues. Are you curious about her career and earnings?
With her 36-year professional dedication on the show Wheel of Fortune since 1982, Vanna White's life and earnings have taken a great turn. As of 2018, Vanna White's net worth is reported to be around $50 million including her house and other properties.
Reportedly, she earns $8 million annually from the show.
As reported, White's former house in Beverly Hills has hit up the market with its value of $47.5 million in 2018. White with her former husband Geroge San Pietro lived in the house before their divorce in 2002 after purchasing in 1990 for an undisclosed amount. The house features eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a gym, pool, mini spa, and vineyard. Pietro pays $150,000 and $175,000 per month for the house.
In comparison to the past, Vanna White's net worth has increased over time as in 2012, her net worth was only $15 million and it reached $40 million in 2017. Well, White with her other property details hidden is going well on her career and is estimated to be enjoying a net worth of $55 million as of 2019.
White also earned a lot of money as compensation from Samsung company. She sued the Samsung Electronics Corporation in 1993 after they aired a commercial where a smiling robot was seen turning a letter in a game.
She accused them of making use of her likeness without her consent. She eventually won the lawsuit and got $403,000.
In order to fulfill Vanna White's dream of becoming an actor, Vanna White went to Los Angeles in the late 70s. On 18th June 1980, she appeared in ‘The Price Is Right’ as a contestant.
Vanna White Source: Parade
In October 1982, she was appointed as the ‘Wheel of Fortune hostess after Susan Stafford left it. On December 13, 1982, White became the show’s regular daytime hostess and still is to date.
She also appears alongside Pat Sajak in the show’s evening version.
In 1988, White starred as Venus in NBC’s Goddess of Love. She has also appeared in various other television shows such as L.A. Law, 227, Super Mario Bros, Super Show, Simon and Simon, The King of Queens, and Full House.
Apart from TV shows, she has acted in movies like Naked Gun 33?: The Final Insult and movie Graduation Day.
source: Empire news
She has appeared as a guest in Married...With Children, and Indecent Proposal. White was also the ‘WrestleMania IV’ guest keeper. She also sang and narrated Leslie Bricusse’s ‘Santa’s Last Ride’.
White set the Guinness Book of World Records in 1992 as "television's most frequent clapper".
Video: Mistake made by Vanna White in 'Wheel of Fortune'
Well, we hope she keeps on making such records in the future as well.