- Was the fourth runner-up in the 1978 Miss Georgia Universe Beauty Pageant.
- Was a leading model in Atlanta before moving to L.A. in 1980.
- Replaced Susan Stafford in 1982 as cohost on Wheel of Fortune.
- Published her autobiography, Vanna Speaks, in 1987.
- Listed in the 1992 Guiness Book of World Records as TV's most frequent clapper.
- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
- Crochets in her spare time and has her own line of yarns called Vanna's Choice.
- Miguel Angel Rosich — Father
- Herbert S. White Jr. — Stepfather
- Nicholas Santo Pietro — Son
- Christopher George — Uncle
- Giovanna Santo Pietro — Daughter
- Joan Marie Rosich — Mother
- George Santo Pietro — Ex-husband
- Attended Atlanta School of Fashion, Atlanta, Georgia, United States