Updated: 09/04/2017 03:00 PM | First Published: 02/19/2017 06:15 PM

Vanna White owes her huge net worth to 'Wheel of Fortune' salary

Vanna White looks gorgeous in a lovely blue dress. She is the co-host of the popular show Wheel of Fortune.

Vanna White's salary from Wheel of Fortune makes up a large part of her $40 Million net worth. Her paycheck is little less than of Pat Sajak, who is drawing $12 million annually. She owns a home in Beverly Hills, California, where she lives with herĀ children.




Vanna White co-hosts the 2nd longest running game show 'Wheel of Fortune'

Success was not hand delivered to Vanna White. Before landing as the co-host on the show Wheel of Fortune, she did minor roles in television shows and movies like Gypsy Angels, Looker, Graduation Day and Star of the Family

Her first appearance on the TV was on the popular game show The Price is Right, where she was among the first four contestants. 

In 1982, the then co-host of Wheel of Fortune, Susan Stafford left the show and NBC was searching for a new face to fill in the position. White's career started to pick up the pace when she was shortlisted for the position among 200 other candidates and picked as the co-host. 

Vanna White and Pat Sajak, co-hosts the famous show Wheel of Fortune.

On December 13, 1982, she made her first appearance as the regular hostess for the show. Since then, she has appeared in more than 6000 episodes and has already spent more than three decades turning the letters on the puzzle board. Currently, she is living her childhood dream of appearing on the television.

Fun Fact: She has never worn the same dress twice on the show.

Vanna White's movies and TV shows roles also contributes to her huge net worth

Apart from co-hosting the game show Wheel of Fortune, Vanna has also tried her hand in acting. She has guest-starred in several TV shows like L.A. Law, 227 and Goddess of Love Married with Children, Indecent Proposal. She made cameo appearances in movies like Naked GunGraduation Day and Double Dragon. However, her acting projects could not live up to the expectations.  

In 1987, she released a book Vanna Speaks! which was a bestseller. On April 20, 2006, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which was witnessed by Merv Griffin, Pat Sajak, and Alex Trebek.

Vanna White and Pat Sajak, co-hosts the famous show Wheel of Fortune.

Had a dream of appearing on television from a young age, Vanna White is now the longest serving co-host of the world's 2nd longest-running game show Wheel of Fortune. Joining the show turned out to be a huge career move for Vanna, and from that time her career has headed upwards collecting massive net worth along the way. She is also a Guinness Book World Record holder as she was recognized as "Television's most frequent clapper" in 1992. 

Name Vanna White
Profession
Birthday February 18, 1957
Age 61 Years Old
Nationality American
Net Worth (USD) $ 40,000,000 - Forty Million US Dollars
Salary $ 8,000,000 - Eight Million US Dollars
Working For TV Game Show