• Gigi Santo Pietro is daughter of George Santo Pietro and Vanna White
• Has an older brother, Nicholas “Nikko” Santo Pietro
• Vanna White took the surname of her step-father, Herbert Stackley White Jr. and began a career as a model
• George Santo Pietro is a restaurateur and real estate developer/manager
• Gigi Santo Pietro has a net worth estimated at less than $100,000; her father has a net worth of $14 million, and her mother has a net worth of $50 million

Gigi Santo Pietro is mostly known for being the daughter of George Santo Pietro, an entrepreneur, real estate developer and restaurateur, and Vanna White, the legendary hostess of the game show “Wheel of Fortune”. Though her parents divorced many years ago, Gigi is still in good relationships with both of them. Let’s find out more about her career, education, current relationship status, net worth, etc.

Early life and family

Giovanna “Gigi” Santo Pietro was born on 1 July 1997, in Los Angeles, California USA, so under the sign of Cancer, and holding American nationality.

She was born into thepopular American family, and has an older brother, Nicholas “Nikko” Santo Pietro. Gigi spent her childhood and youth witnessing the luxurious life of her parents, so she was not new to the entertainment industry. However, it didn’t impress her much, and she decided to go down her own path, not becoming an actress or a TV hostess, as her celebrity mother. However, she still posts her mother’s pictures on her Instagram account, and sometimes shares funny videos of her father.

One of them went viral, as it showed how a small bird flew into the room her father was sitting in, and landed right on his head, while he was calmly commenting on the situation.

Gigi’s mother, Vanna White

Vanna Marie Rosich was born on 18 February 1957, in Conway, South Carolina USA, into the family of Miguel Angel Rosich and Joan Marie Rosich. Her father divorced her mother when she was a young girl, so she took the surname of her step-father, a former real estate broker, who name was Herbert Stackley White Jr. Vanna started her career as a model, participating in various pageants from 1978, competing for the Miss Georgia title.

Right after her occasional appearances among the participants of the show called “The Price Is Right”, she was invited to become the co-hostess of the game-show “Wheel of Fortune” in October 1982, when the previous hostess Susan Stafford left.

Later, she landed minor roles in such series and movies as “Gypsy Angels” (1980), “Graduation Day” and “Midnight Offerings” both in 1981), then started appearing in various shows and series as herself: “The A-Team” (1983 – 1987), “Gimme a Break!” (1981 – 1987), “Santa Barbara” (1984 – 1993), and “Double Dragon” (1994).

Her latest works include such series as “Just Shoot Me!” (1997 – 2003), “The King of Queens” (1998 – 2007) and “Fresh Off the Boat” (2015 – present).

Vanna dated dancer and actor John Gibson in the ‘80s, and was already engaged to him when he died in an accident in 1985, which broke Vanna’s heart. She eventually married George Santo Pietro in 1989, and gave birth to their two children, Nicholas and Giovanna.

Gigi’s father, George Santo Pietro

Gigi’s father, George Santo Pietro, was born on 12 December 1946, in Beverly Hills, California USA, into a family of Italian descent.

From his early age he had a big interest in business, so he started working when still a teenager, and eventually made a successful career as a restaurateur and real estate developer and manager. He also tried himself as a dolly grip on several movie projects, from 1997 to 2003.

He got into the newspapers headlines when he sold his Italian Villa in Beverly Hills in 2007, which he previously bought for $50 million. The mansion had a 30,000 square feet backyard, 15 bathrooms and nine bedrooms, a huge open pool in front of the mansion, a wine basement and organic farm, along with a volleyball court. However, he sold it not even for half the price he paid, for $23.5 million.

Vanna and George divorced in 2002, after living over 12 years together. He later married Melissa Mascari, who gave birth to their child, the third one for George, and the first one for Melissa. George is still on good term with both of his elder kids.

Educational background

Gigi matriculated from her local high school in 2015; for her further education, she apparently went on to New York University, studying photography, but there’s no record of her graduating


Being the daughter of a world-famous celebrity, Gigi started attending various public events from her early years. In 2008 she modeled along with her mother on a small fashion show promoting Vanna’s new brand of yarn called “Vanna’s Choice” – things made of yarn were very popular those days, so Vanna made a nice amount of money from that business.

However, Gigi decided to step aside from the public life of her parents, and focused on arts. She is really into photography, drawing and painting, and has received several Silver and Gold Key Prizes from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards from 2013 to 2014. She has a personal website which demonstrates all her works.

Personal life

Little is known about Gigi’s personal life, as she knows how reporters and paparazzi can speculate on various details they find out about celebrities’ private affairs. She’s never posted any photos of former or current boyfriends, so she’s presumed to be single – Gigi is still keeping silent.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Gigi likes travelling around the globe, and often accompanies her mother on her business trips. She likes reading books – her favorite is Lewis Carroll’s’ “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Other Stories” . She likes going out with her friends to various nightclubs and rock concerts. Her favorite movie is “Pulp Fiction”. Her favorite animals are dogs and horses.

Social media presence

Gig has her account on Instagram, but doesn’t have Twitter or Facebook accounts, while her mother’s Instagram account and Twitter profile are widely followed. Vanna often posts personal and family pictures of her kids, father and other close friends and relatives.

Appearance, clothing style

Gigi has naturally very curly dark brown hair and hazel eyes – her height, weight and vital statistics aren’t known. As to her clothing style, she prefers casual looks, but especially likes leather clothes: jackets, belts, trousers.

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Net worth and salary

Gigi’s net worth is estimated at close to $100,000, However, it is known that according to authoritative sources, her father’s net worth is estimated to be around $14 million, while her mother earns $4 million as her annual salary, having a net worth of $50 million, accumulated working hard as a hostess, producer and actress.

Gigi is only starting her professional life, so her personal net worth is likely going to grow .

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