• Gigi Santo Pietro is a 23-year-old American actress and social media star, daughter of Vanna White.
• She attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in photography.
• She has made two show appearances and is active on Instagram.
• She travels and enjoys yoga, dancing, watching movies, and has a pet dog and cat.
• Vanna White is an American actress, host of Wheel of Fortune since 1982, and has a Guinness World Record for most frequent clapper.
Who is Gigi Santo Pietro?
Gigi Santo Pietro was born in California USA on 2 July 1997 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. She is an actress and a social media star, but perhaps best known for being the daughter of Vanna White, a famous American actress and TV personality.
Early life and education
Gigi was raised in California alongside her brother Nikko Santo Pietro who is three years her senior, born on 2 July 1994, by their mother and their father George Santo Pietro, who is the owner of his own restaurant.
— Vanna White (@TheVannaWhite) July 1, 2016
Gigi became interested in acting at a very early age, as she spent most of her time with her mother who often took her to the sets of her movies. She become physically active while attending high school, as she began playing soccer and doing gymnastics, then during her sophomore year Gigi became interested in photography, and received her first camera from her mother. Upon matriculation in 2015, she enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Art’s degree in photography in 2019.
Gigi made her debut show appearance in 2010, when she was cast to appear in the episode “Beaches Resorts Week 4” of the family game show “Wheel of Fortune”, which was hosted by her mother – her second and latest appearance has been in a 2020 episode of “CBS News Sunday Morning”.
Gigi is also active on Instagram, and her account is followed by close to 1,000 people while she mostly uploads pictures which she has taken during her everyday life.
Love life and relationships
Gigi hasn’t talked about any boys she might have dated, as she prefers to keep her personal matters to herself, and this is one of the reasons why there are rumors circulating the internet claiming that Gigi is a lesbian – two of her mother’s fans have even claimed to have seen Gigi being rather too close to a female friend at a party.
It is also believed by some that she might be in a long term relationship with a man whom she met while attending college, and that the two have been together for over three years now – it is speculated that they might be engaged, but none of the rumors have been confirmed by Gigi.
As she hasn’t talked about her current relationship status or her sexuality, she is single as of November 2020, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Gigi’s main hobby is travelling, and she’s been all around the US as well as around Europe with her mother, as she was travelling for both work and pleasure – a few of Gigi’s favorite places amongst the ones she has so far visited are Paris in France and Miami in Florida.
She is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog and a pet cat, while her favorite animals are turtles.
Gigi is physically quite active as she does yoga and meditates on a daily basis, and is also interested in dancing.
In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies starring some of her favorite actresses – Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway – such as “Leon: The Professional”, “Notting Hill” and “One Day”.
Age and height
Gigi’s age is 23. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs). As of November 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $100,000, while her mother’s net worth is reputedly over $70 million.
Who is Vanna White?
Vanna Marie White was born in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina USA, on 18 February 1957 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She was raised an only child by her mother Joan Marie Nicholas, and her stepfather Herbert White Jr. as her mother divorced her father Miguel Angel Rosich not long after Vanna was born.
Vanna attended a local high school at which she became interested in acting as well as modelling, and upon matriculation in 1975 started attending The Atlanta School of Fashion and Design, while simultaneously working as a model. However, she returned home in 1980 to visit her mother, who was at that time fighting ovarian cancer.
Vanna attracted attention for the first time in 1978, when competing in the Miss Georgia USA pageant. On 20 June 1980, she appeared in her first game show, “The Price Is Right” as a contestant. In 1981, she appeared in the science fiction horror film “Looker”, as well as in another horror movie “Graduation Day”.
In 1987, she released her autobiographical book “Vanna Speaks!” which was a hit, and the same year saw her featured in the magazine “Playboy”. She went on to play one of the lead characters in the fantasy movie “Goddess of Love”, but which received poor reviews, and Vanna was then invited to appear in a single episode of various TV series, such as “L. A. Law”, “Super Mario Bros. Super Show” and “Full House”.
Vanna is still best known for hosting the show “Wheel of Fortune” – she began hosting it on 13 December 1982 and is signed to host it until 2022.
On 20 April 2006, Vanna received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She is interested in various other things including real estate investing, as she enjoys flipping houses – she apparently listed her home in Beverly Hills for sale for $47.5 million.
She holds a Guinness World Record for being the most frequent clapper – applause – around 3.5 million times estimated on 31 January 2013.