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The Untold Truth of Vanna White’s Ex-husband George Santo Pietro

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• George Santo Pietro is a 73 year old former businessman, film producer, director and camera technician.
• He grew up in Beverly Hills, California, and owned a restaurant, Santopietro’s, and a sushi bar, The Sushi-Ko Complex.
• He has accumulated a fortune of $50 million, and worked in the filming industry, starring in various films.
• He has been married three times, first to actress Lauren Evans, then to television personality Vanna White, and most recently to film producer Melissa Mascari.
• Family is extremely important to George, and his Facebook page is captioned with an Italian phrase meaning 'Family is Everything'.

George Santo Pietro may not be a familiar face or name for many, but the man who is best known as the ex-husband of television personality Vanna White, has also long made a name for himself in Hollywood, and has left his mark in numerous places where it would not be as obvious or easy to find. At the age of 73, George has had a successful career as a businessman, film producer, director and camera technician, which afforded him a well-known status among the inner circles of Beverly Hills’ most prominent residents.

Naturally, as can be expected from such a successful man, George has accumulated a massive fortune, and being married to Vanna White has only been one of his many accomplishments.

Born To Be King of The Hills

George John Santo Pietro III was born into an Italian family on 12 December 1946, in Beverly Hills, California, USA, where he had spent the greatest part of his life.

George was raised in what can be considered one of the most expensive places in California, and it would seem that he was destined for an affluent life in the richest hills of the US which could not have been closer to the truth.

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Most of George’s early life remains a mystery, which includes his educational background.

George nonetheless started his career with humble beginnings, working at various odd jobs to get by, until in the late seventies and early eighties, shortly before reaching the age of forty, he was able to open his restaurant named Santopietro’s, in Bel-Air, California. It was a quaint little Italian restaurant that, as it grew in popularity, became the secret, hidden dinner getaway frequented by many of Hollywood’s celebrities.

 

Around the same time that his restaurant really took off, George had been dating his first wife, whom he married in 1981. As his first success grew, and George became a familiar name among the inner circles of the A-listers, he soon opened a second restaurant, which would become a famous and popular sushi bar named The Sushi-Ko Complex. The continuous success George enjoyed as a businessman in the culinary industry afforded him the chance to buy a house in Beverly Hills, which happened to be right next door to Jack Nicholson.

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In the nineties, George began working in the filming industry. He starred as an extra in the Jack Nicholson film ‘Prizzi’s Honor’, as well as in ‘Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds In Love’.

Although he never made it big as an actor, George still lived his childhood dream of leaving his mark in Hollywood, gaining many credits as a dolly grip and camera technician. Some of his work includes plenty of famous shows and films including ‘They Came From Outer Space’, ‘Star Trek Voyager’, ‘Brooklyn South’, and ‘L.A. Doctors’.

In 1997 he also gained credit as a producer of the short film ‘Scratch Merchants’.

Following the nineties, as well as his marriage to Vanna White, George continued to work behind the scenes of many big titles, such as ‘Law and Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘The X-files’, ‘Cold Case’, and many others.

His most recent work includes ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘Agents of SHIELD’ and the film ‘Aquaman’. However, George has since expanded his interest to include real estate development, and has grown his net worth to an estimated $50 million.

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As of mid-2020, it’s believed that George has retired from working behind the scenes and now mostly focuses on his real estate business. He remains a familiar name to many in the inner circles of Beverly Hills, despite living a conservative life away from the media, gossip and tabloids.

With a great fortune such as his, George can certainly be considered among the kings of Beverly Hills.

The Charmer and Family Man

George has been married several times in the course of his successful life.

 

He married his first wife, actress Lauren Evans, in 1981 and they had a daughter before their divorce in 1984, Andrea, born in 1982.

Following his first unsuccessful marriage, George began dating the television personality, Vanna White. They dated for some time before tying the knot in 1989, and George has two children with Vanna, a son and daughter, Nicholas born in 1994, and his second daughter, Giovanna in 1997. In 2002 George and Vanna divorced, and he has since married for the third time – there have been no reports of separation.

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He married Melissa Mascari, a famous film producer, in 2005, following a romancing period of one year, and in 2007 George’s youngest child, Chiara was born from the union.

Despite the failed marriages that George has had through the years, it is evident from his Facebook page that the one thing that matters most to him is family. His page is captioned with an Italian phrase ‘La Famiglia e Tutto’, which translates to ‘Family is Everything’.

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Naked Truth Of ‘The Price Is Right’ Model – Rachel Reynolds

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Who is Rachel Reynolds from “The Price Is Right”? Wiki Bio

Rachel Ann Reynolds was born in Mandeville, Louisiana USA, on 4 November 1982, so her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she holds American nationality. She is a model and a TV personality, best known for co-hosting the family reality game show “The Price is Right”, alongside Mr. Drew Carey who is a famous American actor, writer and film producer. The show has been airing since 1972 (Rachel joined in 2003) and features contestants who guess the prices of consumer goods to win prizes such as money, vacations, and cars among other things.

Early life and education

Rachel was raised a single child in Mandeville by her father who was a lawyer, and her mother who was an accountant. She grew up wanting to become a model, reading teen magazines together with her peers, and in local high school she became physically active, running track and playing soccer. Upon matriculation, Rachel enrolled at Louisiana State University, where she was on the university’s track and field team, and while several sources have stated how Rachel was a cheerleader and a Golden Girl (meaning she was a member of the popular Louisiana State University’s dance team), Rachel has stated that this isn’t true.

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She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations in 2004.

Career as a model, TV personality, and actress

Upon graduation, Rachel was not able to find work in her field of study, and so started working as a supermarket cashier where she was noticed by a modelling scout, who invited her to attend one of their auditions. This led to Rachel becoming a model for Venus Swimwear, working with them for 10 years, while she later also became a spokesmodel working for Los Angeles Fitness.

Rachel has been featured in many magazines, including on the cover page of “Fitness RX”.

She gained wider recognition after she started working on “The Price is Right”, and was then invited to guest star in the drama romance series “The Bold and the Beautiful”, which starred Katherine Kelly Lang, Ronn Moss and Susan Flannery, and which covered the importance of family, honor, and passion. She was then invited to appear in a single episode of another comedy romance series “How I Met Your Mother” which starred Josh Radnor and Jason Segel among others, and was about five best friends and their everyday lives.

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Rachel also appeared in the “Ellen DeGeneres Show”, and one of her latest appearances on TV has been in the comedy movie “Jack and Jill” in 2011 which starred Adam Sandler, Al Pacino and Katie Holmes, and which follows Jack Sadelstein who is visited by his twin-sister Jill for Thanksgiving, and who then refuses to leave his house.

Love life and relationships

Rachel met her future husband David Delluci, a retired baseball outfielder, in 2008 and they married two years later on 13 February 2010.

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Rachel and David were open about their relationship since the very beginning, as Rachel announced that they were dating in an episode of “The Price is Right” and then in 2010 announced in the series that she was marrying. In September 2012, David appeared alongside Rachel in “The Price is Right” when she addressed her fans stating she was pregnant, giving birth to their daughter Ruby Rae on 13 February 2013 (exactly three years after their wedding). David appeared in another episode of “The Price is Right”, when he surprised Rachel for the Valentine’s Day.

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David Michael Delluci was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA, on 31 October 1973 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio and he holds American nationality. He is best known for having played for seven baseball teams in Major League Baseball (MLB). David attended Catholic High where he began playing baseball, becoming the Most Valuable Player (MVP) as both a baseball and basketball player, and in 1991 when he matriculated, he won the Catholic High Man of the Year Award. He enrolled at the University of Mississippi – ‘Ole Miss’ – on a baseball scholarship, and where he set 10 university records, some of which still haven’t been broken.

In 1995 David was named Athlete of the Year, and also became one of the 50 Greatest Athletes in the history of Ole Miss. After graduation, he started playing for the Baltimore Orioles, and switched to many teams until retiring from playing in 2009. He then started working as a color commentator with several networks such as ESPN3, Sports South, and CST among others. Today, David does a lot of charity work, and is helping organizations such as Easter Seals, Make a Wish Foundation, and Special Olympics.

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Hobbies and other interests

Rachel’s main hobby is exercising, and she has several training sessions at the gym each week, mostly focused on working on her thighs and her abs which are her most favorite parts of her body.

She is also following a strict diet, meaning she doesn’t eat fast food and has a very low to no intake of sugar, mostly eating vegetables, fruits and chicken meat.

She likes to watch movies in her spare time, and some of her favorite actresses and actors are Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, while some of her favorite films are “Leon the Professional”, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”, and the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean” among others.

Rachel is interested in doing charity work, introduced to it by her husband. She has contributed to several charity organizations, while she is today mostly focused on working with Wounded Warrior Project which is a non-profit focused on helping veterans and those still on active duty.

Appearance and net worth

Rachel is 37 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 145lbs (66kgs). As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $4 million, while her income is estimated at $600,000.

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Erik Spoelstra: The Mastermind Behind the Heat’s Success

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Who is Erik Spoelstra?

American professional basketball coach Erik John Spoelstra, was born in Evanston, Illinois USA, on 1 November 1970, making Scorpio his zodiac sign. He’s become famous thanks to his coaching of the Miami Heat, competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA); the Heat has won two NBA Championships under Erik, and as Erik’s of Asian descent, he’s the first Asian-American coach to win an NBA title.

Education and early life

Erik was raised alongside his sister Monica Spoelstra Metz, by their Filipino mother Elisa Celino who’s a housewife, and American father Jon Spoelstra who’s an author and former NBA executive for various teams, including the New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers. Erik’s grandfather was the late American sportswriter Watson N. ‘Waddy’ Spoelstra, perhaps still remembered best for having written for the magazine “The Detroit News” for 28 years.

The family moved to Buffalo, New York State not long after Erik was born, and then to Portland, Oregon before he turned 10. He studied at Raleigh Hills Elementary prior to progressing to Whitford Jr. High School, where Erik became interested in playing basketball, then serious about a career in the sport upon transferring to Jesuit High School. Erik looked up to American professional (now retired) basketball player Terry Porter, and wore number 30 jersey to honor him. Before matriculating in 1988, Erik attended the Nike All-Star camp, training alongside future professional basketball players Bobby Hurley, Billy Owens and Shawn Kemp.

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He was offered a basketball scholarship from several colleges, and chose to enroll at the University of Portland – in the following year (1989), Erik was named Freshman of the Year by the West Coast Conference (WCC). He was a starting guard for the Portland’s Pilots during his time at the university, and was there when the late American college basketball player Eric Wilson ‘Hank’ Gather Jr. collapsed on the court, and died from heart failure on 4 March 1990.

Erik graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communications in 1992.

Career as a coach

Upon graduation, Erik spent some time boxing Nike shoes at a warehouse, and was in 1993 selected as an assistant coach for the professional basketball club TuS Herten of the Basketball Bundesliga’s second division, a job for which he had to move to Westphalia, Germany. Erik developed back issues after two years with TuS and thought about undergoing surgery, but eventually decided against it.

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After his contract expired in 1995, he was offered a new two-year deal, however, Erik was also offered to coach the Miami Heat, and thus chose them over TuS.

Erik was hired as the Heat’s video coordinator, but for only one summer; not long after he joined the team, Pat Riley became the Heat’s head coach. Erik then worked as a video coordinator for two years prior to becoming their assistant coach and advance scout in 1999, while the year 2001 saw him become their director of scouting; in 2006, with Erik as their assistant coach, the Heat won the 2006 NBA Finals by defeating the Dallas Mavericks.

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Pat chose to step down from his position in April 2008, and Erik was named the Heat’s new head coach; in his first year, he was able to take the Heat to the NBA Playoffs, even though they lost in the first round to the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat signed Chris Bosh and LeBron James in 2010, and they played in the 2011 NBA Finals, in a losing effort against the Dallas Mavericks; Pat was then asked to return and coach the Heat, but declined and expressed his support for Erik.

Erik signed a new four-year $6 million contract ,with the Heat in December 2011, and they reached the 2012 NBA Finals, winning the Championship by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder; Erik was then chosen to coach the 2013 Eastern Conference All-Stars for the NBA All-Star Game. The Heat went on to win the 2013 NBA Finals, defeating the San Antonio Spurs.

Erik’s contract was extended again on 29 September 2013, and the Heat once again reached the NBA Finals in 2014, this time losing to the Spurs; six years would pass before the Heat reached the NBA Finals again, in 2020, when they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Erik won his 600th game with the Heat on 28 April 2021, and was named the 2022 Eastern Conference head coach on 6 February 2022.

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Love life and wife

Erik rarely speaks about his wife and children in public, but some details regarding them are still known. He and retired Miami Heat cheerleader Nikki Sapp exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 22 July 2016, attended by only those closest to them. Nikki gave birth to their son Santiago on 26 March 2018 – he was diagnosed with Burkitt Lymphoma in July 2022, immediately undergoing treatment, and was declared cancer-free several months later.

On 4 December 2019, Nikki gave birth to their second son Dante Nicholas Spoelstra, and their daughter Ruby followed on 27 September 2022.

Erik’s yet to mention other women whom he’s perhaps dated, he’s married to Nikki Sapp as of April 2023, and they have three children together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Erik respects his and his family’s privacy, and thus isn’t active on any of the popular social media networks; his fan pages have been launched on both Instagram and Twitter, while his Twitter’s fan page is today followed by close to 35,000 people.

Erik’s been all around the US with the Miami Heat, while he and his wife have also vacationed together in various European cities; Erik’s dream travel destination’s Paris, France.

He’s a philanthropist, and has donated money to a number of charity organizations which aim to bring sports closer to underprivileged children.

Erik’s a fan of rock ‘n’ roll bands Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith.

His favorite actor is Russell Crowe, while some of his favorite movies include “A Beautiful Mind”, “Noah”, and “Gladiator”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Erik’s age is 52. He has brown eyes and black hair, is 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall and weighs around 190lbs (85kgs).

Erik’s net worth’s been estimated at over $14 million, as of April 2023.

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From Swiss Beauty to Plastic Surgery Disaster: Jocelyn Wildenstein

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Who is Jocelyn Wildenstein?

Swiss socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein was born as Jocelyne Perisset in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 5 August 1940, making Leo her zodiac sign. She’s perhaps only known for her ‘catlike appearance’, caused by numerous cosmetic surgeries which she’s undergone; Jocelyn’s also known for being a former wife of the late American billionaire businessman Alec Nathan Wildenstein.

Education and early life

Jocelyn was raised in Lausanne by her father Armand Perisset who was employed at a sporting goods store, and mother whose name hasn’t been revealed; Armand died from pneumonia in Kenya in 1997. Because Jocelyn hasn’t spoken of having siblings, most of her fans believe that she’s an only child.

The details regarding Jocelyn’s early life have been kept away from media, but it’s known that she studied at a local high school in Lausanne, and was mostly into dancing and playing sports during her time there; Jocelyn was a member of the school’s cheerleading team, and also took creative writing lessons.

She matriculated in 1958, and then didn’t enroll at college, wanting to pursue a career straight away.

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Love life and relationships

Jocelyn was 17 when she began dating Swiss film producer Cyril Piguet, perhaps known best for producing the 1964 movie “Un Commerce Tranquille”.

Not long after she and Cyril broke up, Jocelyn began dating Italian-French moviemaker Sergio Gobbi, and the two lived together in Paris, France; she was interested in numerous activities during her time there, and became a licensed pilot.

She was working as a model when Saudi businessman and arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi introduced her to Alec Wildenstein; some people believed that Jocelyn was a prostitute prior to meeting Alec, but no evidence was ever provided to support these claims, while Jocelyn denied the rumors. She and Alec married on 30 April 1978, after having been together for around a year, and Jocelyn gave birth to their children Alec Jr. and Diane Wildenstein.

Jocelyn and Alec’s marriage didn’t end well; she caught Alec sleeping with a 19-year-old Russian model in their home’s bedroom, and Alec then threatened Jocelyn with a gun. He spent the night in jail, while the case’s judge Marilyn Diamond received death threats through mail. Jocelyn’s lawyer was Ed Rollins, while Kenneth Godt and Bernard Clair both offered legal counsel. The divorce was finalized in 1999, and Jocelyn wasn’t allowed to spend the alimony payments for cosmetic surgery. Alec died on 18 February 2008, aged 67.

From 2003 through 2016, she was in a relationship with French fashion designer Lloyd David Klein; the relationship was highly publicized because of its domestic incidents.

Jocelyn’s unattached as of April 2023, was once married to Alec Wildenstein, and they have two children together.

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Cosmetic surgery and bankruptcy

Jocelyn’s undergone numerous cosmetic surgical procedures, even though she claims that she hasn’t, and that her looks have been affected by her Swiss heritage; she has, however, admitted that it cost over $1 million to try and make her eyes look more ‘catlike’.

Her catlike appearance has caused media outlets to refer to her as ‘The Bride of Wildenstein’, ‘The Lion Queen’ and ‘Catwoman’; Alec commented on Jocelyn’s appearance following their divorce, claiming that she believed she was able to ‘fix her face as if it were a piece of furniture’, and that he wasn’t able to convince her otherwise.

Jocelyn’s always enjoyed leading a lavish lifestyle; while she was still married to Alec, it was reported that her telephone bill was around $60,000 a year, while she spent more than half a million dollars on wine and food per year.

She received $2.5 billion as divorce settlement, while Alec was to pay her $100 million a year for 13 years; Jocelyn still somehow managed to spend most of her money, and filed for bankruptcy in 2018.

Most popular YouTube videos

Jocelyn’s highly popular on the internet, especially on the video sharing service YouTube, as many people have posted numerous videos about Jocelyn onto their channels. Most of these aim to show Jocelyn’s appearance before and after surgery, while others cover her love life; we’re going to mention three of the most viewed videos amongst these, as they’re contributed to Jocelyn’s ‘popularity’ on the internet.

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Her #1 video “Plastic Surgery Disaster (Jocelyn Wildenstein)” was uploaded by Raphael Apuan on 6 May 2009, and has since been watched over eight million times; it’s a compilation of pictures which show Jocelyn’s face after all her surgery.

The second most popular video “15 Celebrity Plastic Surgery Disasters” was uploaded by FList on 26 March 2021, and has since been watched close to 4.5 million times; some of the other people featured in the video include American actress and model Shauna Sand, British singer Pete Burns and American actress Joan Van Ark.

Jocelyn’s #3 video “Top 10 Celebrities Who Destroyed Their Bodies For Fame” was uploaded by Top 10 Beyond The Screen on 11 June 2019, and has since been watched over two million times; it’s another list of people who’ve destroyed their bodies through surgery.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Jocelyn gave an interview to “The New York Times” magazine sometime in the 2010s, stating that she’s never been interested in having a ‘traditional career’, and that her talents lay elsewhere; she also stated that she would’ve succeeded as an interior designer.

Alec’s father was against his marriage with Jocelyn, and didn’t attend the ceremony; he then encouraged Alec’s former girlfriend, American actress and model Maria Kimberly to win him back.

Jocelyn and Alec had their first cosmetic surgery together, which then turned into an obsession for her.

Alec and Jocelyn owned the ranch Ol Jogi, which numbered close to 400 staff, 55 lakes, two swimming pools, 200 buildings and 400km of road; for their daughter Diane’s 17th birthday, Alec spent $3 million to build her a mansion on the ranch.

After her divorce was finalized, some magazines referred to Jocelyn as a ‘space alien’.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Jocelyn’s age is 82. She has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall and weighs around 145lbs (65kgs).

Jocelyn’s net worth’s still been estimated at over $500 million, as of April 2023.

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