Gigi Santo Pietro, born Giovanna Santo Pietro, is the daughter of American television host Vanna White and famous Italian-American restaurateur, George Santo Pietro. Born to famous parents, the 25-year-old Gigi rose to fame right after her birth.
As of now, Gigi is all grown up and has already chosen her career path. But what? Well, despite being a well-known star kid, many of her details still remain behind the curtains. So here, we have brought you all the details you need to know about Vanna and George’s daughter Gigi.
Here today let’s find out some interesting facts about Gigi Santo Pietro.
Gigi Santo Pietro is Vanna White’s Daughter With Her Ex-Husband, George
Gigi was born on July 1, 1997, in the United States to George Santo Pietro and Vanna as their second child. Before her, her parents gave birth to her older brother, Nikko (Nicholas) Santo Pietro on June 10, 1994.
Meanwhile, a few online tabloids have mentioned Gigi’s birthday as July 2nd, however, Vanna has always wished her daughter July 1st on her social media. Here is one of the posts.
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Gigi is 25 as of 2022 and will turn 26 next year. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as her father, George hails from Italy and her mother is part Native American.
Talking about Gigi’s academics, she graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Other info about her education is not revealed as of yet.
On the other hand, her brother, Nikko is an Oregon State University graduate. Moreover, CloserWeekly reported the young boy of Vanna also went to the University of Arizona at one point.
She is an Aspiring Tattoo Artist
Gigi was always into the arts since she was a small kid. She followed her interests in her education and currently she is trying to make a career in art as well. According to her previous Instagram bio, she is an apprentice at Transition Tattoo Studio located in Huntington Beach, California.
Besides tattooing, Gigi is also interested in photography and drawing, however, she is yet to do significant work in any of those fields. Nevertheless, going through her Instagram account, she certainly has grown throughout the year as a tattoo artist.
Gigi Santo Pietro’s Parents Divorced During Her Childhood
Gigi was only a five-year-old kid when her parents went their separate ways ending their 12-year-long marriage. IMDb reports the ex-husband-and-wife finalized their divorce on 15th May 2002.
George and Vanna who met in the ’80s got married in December 1990. The couple married privately and revealed their nuptials in a star-studded ski resort later that month. George was 44 years old at the time while his wife was 33.
As per reports, the Italian restaurateur had taken a marriage license from the Pitkin County Courthouse which cost him $20 back then. Meanwhile, LA Times reported that the Wheel of Fortune host, Vanna White was also present at the courthouse when her ex-husband George took the marriage license. In fact, she provided her driving license for identity verification.
The pair became parents twice in their decade-long relationship. Many of you might be unaware of the fact that Vanna had miscarried the ex-couples first baby.
In 1992, two years after their marriage, Vanna conceived her first child. The television host also announced the good news through her show, Wheel of Fortune. However, just a week after the announcement Vanna suffered a miscarriage and lost her first child.
Both Her Parents Moved on After Divorce
Following their divorce in 2002, Vanna and George have remained amicable. In fact, Gigi’s mother, Vanna has found a lovely man again. She remained single or at least in the media for around a decade before she fell for contractor John Donaldson in 2013. The pair is still going strong, however, they haven’t revealed much about their relationship.
On the other hand, details about Gigi’s father’s relationship post his divorce are not well documented. There have been several instances where the businessman was rumored to be in a relationship, however, the man himself hasn’t confirmed it yet.
Meanwhile, a bunch of online tabloids has mentioned that George is married to a woman named Melissa Mascari and also has a baby girl with her. However, there is not a single verified source to convey the truth. As of now, all we can say is George keeps his private life away from the media reach.
Her Net Worth
As we said earlier, Gigi Santo Pietro is finding her way to a successful career. So she doesn’t have a fortune of her own at present. Meanwhile, both her parents are wealthy. Her mother, Vanna White has an estimated net worth of $70 million in 2022.
On the other hand, her father, being a successful businessman and a restaurateur, has racked up a good sum of money. He is undoubtedly a millionaire, however, his exact net worth is not known at present.
She Loves To Showcase Her Work On Instagram
Though Gigi hates attention, she loves to showcase her work on social media. Recently, she got active on Instagram, where she displays her work.
Her Instagram is mainly filled with her works as a tattoo artist. She apparently loves to flaunt her tattoo design and other artsy pieces that she loves to do. Take a look
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For sure, we can see her grow into one solid artist in the near future.
Gigi Loves To Travel
Born to an actor-mother, Gigi got to travel enough right from her childhood, primarily because her mother’s work demanded traveling. In fact, she is well-traveled and developed an immense fondness for traveling.
She is often out to different places if reports are to be believed. Unfortunately, she does not share much about her traveling experiences publicly in the media.