Vanna White’s Boyfriend – John Donaldson Wiki (Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Family)
Vanna White is amongst the most famous people in Hollywood. The reason for her fame is because she has been a hostess on Wheel of Fortune and is been turning letters for almost 35 years! She had dealt with her share of heartbreaks and failed relationships; White has been very quiet calm and has made peace with her past. She has moved on in her life with the new love in her life. You might want to know about the details of the lucky man. In this article, you would come to know many things about Vanna White’s boyfriend in our John Donaldson.
John Donaldson’s Early Life
John Donaldson has turned 56 this year and is also a president of JDC Construction. According to records he was born in Santa Monica and he was very determined about what he wants to do at a very young age. He had always wanted to start his career in construction. Hence, to pursue his dream he started to work as a laborer and he even had packed lumber. He was paid only $5.00 per hour!
Eventually, he began to work at a construction and development company. Becoming a lead foreman for framing crews was his main job at the company. Gradually he also started to work in Hollywood Hills at high-end custom homes All these houses were of celebrities such as Martin Mull, Richard Dreyfuss & Dan Akroyd.
When he received the contractor’s license, he began to work on small projects on his day-offs. One of his main objective in life was to get his own business started one day.
John Donaldson’s Business
John R. Donaldson founded the JDC Construction under his sole proprietorship in the year 1992. The company was finally incorporated in the year, 1998. Until July 2014, his firm was known as the John R. Donaldson, Inc.
The main idea the company has been working on is residential property renovations in Southern & Northern California. The location of the firm in Chatsworth, California, but they also have a business in Seattle.
Much is written about him on the company’s website “John R. Donaldson is the epitome of the self-made man. Beginning in 1987 through economic times both good and bad, John built his general contracting firm on the foundations of trust and professionalism. Today, JDC is noted as one of Southern California’s premier construction companies specializing in the restoration and rehabilitation of multifamily properties.”
“Now recognized for its expertise in multifamily restoration and rehabilitation, John’s company was selected to undertake several major projects, including a two-year contract to rehabilitate a 615-unit, 16-building, 19-acre property in Alameda, California. JDC’s success in completing this $35 million assignment led to several others in areas of the state far from Southern California, including Napa, Pinole, Piedmont, Davis, San Jose, and even Seattle, Washington.”
John Donaldson Is Vanna White’s Boyfriend
The couple Donaldson and White met each other when they were introduced by their friends in the year 2012. Since then, they have been in love with each other and are inseparable.
Vanna White loves her husband a lot. In one of her interviews, Vanna revealed that “He is kind, understanding and lets me be me. Today I am happy just the way things are. The biggest surprise to my fans is probably how simple I live in real life.”
To add more she said “I’m a real down-to-earth girl. I usually spend my days without makeup, wearing tennis shoes. I love the outdoors. I love waking up early when it’s quiet, going out on the balcony to hear the birds sing.”
All her fans and well-wishers are happy to find out that the letter-flipper of their favorite game show is very happy in her personal life.
Born as Vanna Marie White on February 18th, 1957 is one of the famous American TV celebrity and also has acted in several movies. She has been a hostess of Wheel of fortune since 1982. She was born in North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. Her parents are Joan Marie Nicolas and Miguel Angel Rosich. The couple separated when Vanna was an infant and hence was raised by her mother. Joan met her 2nd husband Herbert White Jr in North Myrtle Beach. Vanna then took her stepdad’s name who was also a broker in the real estate business. She completed her high school and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia. She had decided to go to the Atlanta School of fashion and design where she also worked as a model. She then went to Los Angeles in the year 1979 to start her career as an actress. However, she had to come back to her hometown in South Carolina to see her dying mother, as she was suffering from Ovarian cancer.
She was baptized and is a religious Christian. She was in a relationship with John Gibson who was a Playgirl centerfold/Chippendales-dancer-turned-actor in the 1980s. The couple got engaged but in 1986, Gibson was in a plane crash accident and had been killed in the incident. She later married George Santo Pietro in December 1990, who was the restaurant owner. She got pregnant in the year 1992 and had announced her pregnancy on one of the episodes of Wheel of Fortune, where “Vanna’s pregnant” was the answer to one of the puzzles. It was very unfortunate that she miscarried soon after the episode’s taping.
She later had a son who was born in 1994, he was named Nicholas, Giovanna (Gigi), a daughter, who was born in 1997 with her then-husband Santo Pietro. In November 2002, the couple got divorced. Later from 2004 to 2006, she was in a romantic relation with Michael Kaye who was a Southern California businessman. The two did not get married. She later married, John Donaldson, who is a contractor. The couple exchanged wedding vows in 2012 after they met each other through their friends.
While she was in an interview with Larry King, she indirectly referred that her mother has indicated that her uncle was actor Christopher George. By what she meant, George was not related in biological relation but their family and her mom knew each other.