Have you ever wondered about the charming lady who made everyone’s fortune in the famous game ‘Wheel of Fortune’? Well, she is none other than Vanna White. White is also a renowned actress, but she is best-known as the hostess of the ‘Wheel of Fortune’.
61-year-old White is a is a hardworking lady whose net worth is as high as $40 million and has earned in the neighborhood of $80 million over the few decades. Unbelievable right? But, it’s true. She earns $8 million annually from the show. Due to the show’s immense fame, White’s net worth won’t decrease as long as the show continues. Are you curious about her career?
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Vanna White amazing career as a host
In order to fulfill her dream of becoming an actor, White went to Los Angeles in the late 70s. In 18th June 1980, she appeared in ‘The Price Is Right’ as a contestant.
In October 1982, she was appointed as the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ hostess after Susan Stafford left it. In 13th December 1982, White became the show’s regular daytime-hostess and still is till date. She also appears alongside Pat Sajak in the show’s evening version.
Vanna White TV and movie career
In 1988, White starred as ‘Venus; Betsy Paler’ in the NBC’s ‘Goddess of Love’. She has also appeared in various other TV 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’, ‘B movie Graduation Day.’
source: Empire news
She has appeared as a guest in ‘Married...With Children’, ‘Indecent Proposal’. White was also the ‘WrestleMania IV’ guest keeper. She also sang and narrated the Leslie Bricusse’s ‘Santa’s Last Ride’.
Vanna White set Guinness Book of World Record
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 keeps on making such records in the future as well.
Vanna White sued Samsung
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 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.