Vanna White's ex-husband George Santo Pietro Bio, Net Worth, Age, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Restaurant, Parents, Children with Linda Evans

Vanna White’s ex-husband George Santo Pietro Biography: Net Worth, Age, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Restaurant, Parents, Children with Linda Evans

May 28, 2023 0 Posted By TheCityCeleb


George Santo Pietro (born 12 December 1946) is a renowned American real estate developer, hotelier, actor, and cameraman. He rose to fame after being hitched by Vanna White. He began his career simultaneously working as a camera operator and hotelier. 

Before becoming a producer, he worked on several well-known TV shows in the 1990s and even performed in a few as an actor. He was more well-known for his work in the entertainment world than for his Italian restaurant, Santopietro’s. High-profile stars frequently frequent his second restaurant, the Shushi-Ko ComplexGeorge Santo Pietro‘s exposure to movies and TV series increased after marrying Vanna White and he began working with larger production companies.

He appeared in well-known TV shows, including The X-Files, The Good Place, Pushing Daisies, Grey’s Anatomy, and Two and a Half Men. Along with his prosperous tenure as a dolly grip, he later built a thriving real estate career in Beverly Hills. George Santo Pietro still holds down the three jobs he formerly did: camera operator, hotelier, and real estate investor. His most recent credits as a cameraman include work on the blockbuster television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

George Santo Pietro
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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: George John Santo Pietro III
Stage Name: George Santo Pietro
Born: 12 December 1946 (age 77 years old)
Place of Birth: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Melissa Mascari (m. 2005), Vanna White (m. 1990–2002)
Girlfriend • Partner: Linda Evans
Children: Gigi Santo Pietro, Nikko Santo Pietro, Andrea Santo Pietro, Chiara Santo Pietro
Occupation: Actor • Restaurateur
Net Worth: $14 million

Early Life & Education

On December 12, 1946, in Beverly Hills, California, George Santo Pietro was born.

He is bi-racial—half European and half Native American—and has American nationality. He first entered the entertainment business after displaying an early interest in the world of cinema. 

Before enrolling in multiple cinematography classes, George Santo Pietro attended a nearby school. As an only kid, his parents encouraged him to focus on his job.


In Beverly Hills, George John Santo Pietro III started his career by working a variety of odd jobs. Over the years, he made a name for himself as a hotelier, cameraman, and TV show producer. As a production team member, he worked as the dolly grip on several TV shows throughout the 1990s. Beverly Hills, 90210 was his first TV series for which he received credit in 1990. In the following months, he progressively began to receive more work. 

They Came from Outer Space, Northern Exposure, Star Trek: Voyager, Brooklyn South, and L. A. Doctors are some of the other series George Santo Pietro worked on in the 1990s. He appeared in the films Into the Sun in 1991, In the Army Now in 1994, and Payback. In addition to managing his renowned Italian eatery, Santopietro’s, which was situated in Bel-Air, California, he was also a production team member. 

The restaurant began to draw a lot of well-known celebrities as frequent customers as it gained popularity with each passing year. George Santo Pietro was a successful businessman and developer at this point, but he wasn’t well-known in the entertainment world. Sparks started flying between the two when Vanna White, a well-known actress and TV personality, entered the eatery.

After his relationship with the TV celebrity was made public, he became a name to be reckoned with. During this time, his enterprises quickly expanded. A few years later, he launched The Shushi-Ko Complex, another sushi-only restaurant that quickly gaining notoriety and a distinguished clientele. 

Since then, George Santo Pietro has worked with well-known actors, and his exposure in Hollywood has skyrocketed. He contributed to many well-known TV shows in the 2000s, including Cold Case, The Sarah Silverman Program, The X-Files, Alias, Brothers & Sisters, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He’s Just Not That Into You, 500 Days of Summer, Over Her Dead Body, License to Wed, and The Day After Tomorrow are just a few of the movies he’s been in this decade. 

With the drama-thriller Kept from 2001, George Santo Pietro also achieved director status. The film was derided by critics and did poorly at the box office. He participated in the TV series Outsourced, Parenthood, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Shameless, Perception, Grey’s Anatomy, True Blood, The Bridge, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, House of Lies, Ray Donovan, and The Good Place over the course of the following ten years. He recently contributed to the popular films Aquaman and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

George Santo Pietro is claimed to have sold his $50 million Beverly Hills house as a real estate tycoon in 2007. He started developing opulent mansions and renting/selling them as his real estate business grew. Co-owned with his ex-wife Vanna White, his former home was sold for $47 million. 

While George Santo Pietro is typically not mentioned in entertainment news, his success as a real estate developer has been growing over the past 20 years.

Personal Life

In 1981, George Santo Pietro was married for the first time to Linda Evans, who had been his long-term partner for several years. Andrea Santo Pietro, the couple’s daughter, was born in 1982. In 1984, they decided to break up. 

George Santo Pietro married Vanna White, a well-known actress and TV host, from 1989 to 2002. Two kids were born from this union the couple. Their daughter Gigi Santo Pietro was born in 1997, while their son Nikko Santo Pietro was born in 1994. 

After dating TV producer Melissa Mascari for a year, he married her in 2005. The couple welcomed Chiara Santo Pietro, their daughter, in 2007.

Net Worth

According to our report, George Santo Pietro‘s net worth is estimated at $14 million.

His wealth is accumulated from his real estate business and TV programs.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @gsanpietro

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