George Santo Pietro is a name that became famous when he married the television personality, Vanna White. What did he do before he married Vanna? He was a restaurateur and film director, but currently, he is a real estate developer.
George Pietro was a big fan of Vanna White before he married her and was one of the fans who stood by her side when her fiancé John Gibson died in a plane crash in 1986.
Lately, he has become one of the most wanted celebrities of the present. Let’s find out about his biography, his wiki, his house, his fortune, his wife, his divorce, and his children.
George Santo Pietro Bio & Wiki
George Pietro was born on 12 December 1946 somewhere near Beverly Hills, California, in the United States of America. He was a dolly grip who worked in the industry in 1990 while working on Star Trek, Voyager(seasons 1-3).
He has been a film director, restaurant owner and currently is a real estate developer. He has also worked on a number of television shows, including Buffy the Vampire Slayers, L.A. Doctors, The X-Files, Alias, Pushing Daisies, and True Blood.
During this time he also worked on many television and theatrical films, including Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994 with Robert Picardo, Brian Tochi, James Cromwell, Bernie Casey, Steven Davies, James Gleason, Terry James, and Cynthia Hernandez).
George Santo Pietro House & Net Worth
The house, built-in 2007 on speculation, is located in 77 Beverly Park Lane, Beverly Hills, CA, with an amazing size of approximately 30,000 square feet (approx.), 9 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms.
It is an amazing Italian villa designed by renowned architect William Hablinski. The 9BR, 14BA Villa is located on two plush acres in Beverly Park and features a large screening room, wine cellar, and many other remarkable features. The spacious living, dining and family rooms and gourmet kitchen make the villa ideal for entertaining guests and dignitaries. Outdoor luxury includes Italian cuisine, a sand volleyball court, and a herb and spice garden. The residence is simply incomparable.
However, in 2010 he sold his Beverly Hills Mansion, which put him in the limelight. The house was initially held for $50 million but was eventually sold for $23.5 million, less than half the original price. George’s net worth is estimated at $14 million.
George Santo Pietro Wife, Divorce, Kids
George’s love life was full of twists and turns. He was married to actress Linda Evans in 1981. Although their marriage did not last long, ending in 1985, they had a little girl, Andrea Santo Pietro, in 1982.
After their divorce, on 31 December 1990, George fell in love with Vanna White and got married. During this time he became very famous.
They were happily married and even despite the public miscarriage that Vanna experienced in 1992, shortly after the announcement of her pregnancy in her show through a clever riddle, the answer to which was “Vanna’s pregnancy”, they still stood together and Pietro supported her with everything he could. Vanna was able to give birth to her first son Niko Santo Pietro in 1995, five years after her marriage, and in 1997, five years before her divorce, she gave birth to a little girl, Gigi Santo Pietro.
The marriage did not last long, however, as the couples separated and were divorced on 15 May 2002, after 12 years of marriage.
His former wife, Vanna White, is popular in the world mainly for hosting the show “Wheels of Fortune”. He was married to Vanna White, a famous television personality, on December 31, 1990, after her fiancé, James Gibson, died in a plane crash. Two years later she was engaged to businessman Michael Kaye and they were even engaged for two years, but the two never married.
Their marriage to the restaurateur George San Pietro was a very passionate one, so it is still very disturbing how this marriage ended.
Three years after separating from Vanna, George married a television presenter, Melissa Mascari, to whom he is still married. They have a daughter, Chiara Santo Pietro, who was born in 2007. He married Melissa Mascari on October 8, 2005, after spending a year with her since 2004.