George Santo Pietro, a restaurateur, caught the peoples eye when he married famous TV personality, Vanna White.
As per his bio, he was born in 1947. He owned a trendy Italian restaurant in Bel-Air, California in hidden Hollywood strip mall near Mulholland Drive called Santo Pietro's. For wiki facts, his restaurant was the famous place for the Hollywood celebrities in the 80s; a secret hangout.
After gaining massive success in the field of the restaurant business, he opened another restaurant in the complex called Sushi-Ko which gained popularity with the exclusive client. He ran the restaurant for almost a decade.
Besides, his career as a restauranteur, he is a real state developer. He has got success in both the ground and has amassed a huge net worth.
Moreover, his net worth adds the money he got by selling his houses. Back in 2007, he sold his house located at 77 Beverly Park Lane, Beverly Hills, CA. The house - with 30,000 square feet plus nine bedrooms and 15 bathrooms - was sold in $50,000,000. Years later, he sold his another mansion for $22.6 million.
He has also had stints as a film director in the movie Kept.
George Santo Pietro's Married Life, Children
Talking about George’s love life, it has been full of turns and twists. He met American TV personality Vanna White in 1985 in a dinner date in Studio City. During the time George and Vanna both were in a relationship. George was in an on-and-off relationship of more than three years with the American actress Linda Evans while Vanna was engaged to John Gibson.
But sadly, Vanna's fiance John Gibson died in a plane crash in 1986 and George accompanied Vanna in the dark time. His affection and love made Vanna fall for him as well, and they started dating.
George Santo Pietro attends Carousel of Hope Ball Benefits with his wife Vanna White on 26 October 1990 (Photo: gettyimages.com)
After dating for five years, he officially tied wedding knot with The Wheel of Fortune star Vanna in 1990. He and his wife were happily married. Even, when his wife underwent miscarriage in 1992, he supported her with everything he could and stood beside her. Blessingly, his wife gave birth to their first son Nicholas Santo Pietro in 1994 and daughter named Giovanna Santo Pietro in 1997.
Both his children have grown up now: His daughter is at the age of 21 whereas his son is 24. For a wiki-fact, his son Nicholas is in a gay connection with the infamous Hare Krishna cult, Jaycee Akinsanyaas. He asked one million dollars with his parents to build a new ashram, but his parents denied.
George stayed in a married relationship with Vanna for 12 years. But, after that, his family of four crumbled down as George and his wife started having problems. Deciding the best for both of them, the duo parted ways with a divorce in 2002 and maintained a healthy relationship for their kids.
After the divorce, his former wife got engaged with businessman, Michael Kaye. But, she broke up with him and moved on. Now, at the age of 61, she is in a beautiful relationship with John Donaldson.
George Santo Pietro's Second Wife
After the split with Vanna, George moved on in life and found love in Television producer, Melissa Mascari. The pair married in 2005 and even welcomed a daughter named Chiara Santo Pietro.
Though George has kept the details of his married life under the wraps, it is safe to say that he is relishing his life with wife and children. Adding more to his family, he has a 36-year-old daughter named, Andrea Santo Pietro but, her mother's identity is kept confined.