Vanessa Lachey

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Vanessa Lachey Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
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Vanessa Joy Minnillo Wikis

Real NameVanessa Joy Minnillo
BirthdayNovember 9, 1980
BirthplaceAngeles City, Philippines
Zodiac SignScorpio
EthnicityMixed (Irish, Filipino, and Italian)
ProfessionTV personality, TV host, Fashion model, and Actress
Married/HusbandNick Lachey
Net Worth$25 million
ParentsVincent Charles Minnillo and Helen Ramos Bercero
SiblingsVincent Jr.

Multi-hyphenate Vanessa Lachey is a well-known television host, fashion model, and actress. She was named Miss Teen USA in 1998 and hosted several reality shows and competitions through the 2010s and 2020s. Currently, she plays the leading role of Special Agent in Charge Jane Tennant in the NCIS franchise, NCIS: Hawai’i.

Originally from Angeles City, Philippines, Vanessa Joy Minnillo was born non 9 November 1980 under the star sign Scorpio. The 40-year-old actress is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She attended Catholic Bishop England High School and studied at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School for one year.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Lachey started her career as a beauty pageant and went on to win titles of Miss South Carolina Teen USA and Miss Teen USA in 1998. In 2003, she worked as a host on MTV’s The Morning After and Total Request Live from 2003 to 2007. She also hosted Miss Teen USA 2004 and Miss Universe 2007 beauty pageants. In 2005, she was appointed a New York City Correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.

Vanessa Lachey Miss Teen USA
Vanessa Lachey was named Miss Teen USA in 1998. Photo credit: Instagram/vanessalachey

Over the years, Lachey hosted TV shows such as Wild On!, True Beauty, and Wipeout. She has also worked as a model, having been featured on the covers of magazines such as Maxim, Shape, Vegas, Parents, and Lucky. She was also featured in advertising for Bongo Jeans’ Spring/Summer 2007 collection.

Furthermore, Lachey has also dabbled in acting, gracing TV screens on series like How I Met Your Mother, CSI: NY, 30 Rock, The Bold and the Beautiful, Maybe It’s Me, and Truth Be Told, to name a few. She was partnered with dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy in the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars and finished in joint seventh place.

Lachey was the first to be cast as a series regular in CBS’ police procedural TV series NCIS: Hawai’i. Her first book, entitled Life from Scratch: Family Traditions THat Start with You, will be released by Harper Collins on 16 November 2021.

The former Miss Teen USA has bagged a massive fortune working as a TV personality, host, fashion model, and actress. She has established herself as a multi-millionaire and lives an expensive, comfy life. As of 2021, she has a whopping net worth of $25 million.

Married, Husband, and Children

Lachey is happily married to her boyfriend-turned-husband Nick Lachey, a singer by profession. The couple began dating in 2006 and got engaged in November 2010.

Vanessa Lachey husband, kids
Vanessa Lachey and her husband, Nick, are loving parents of three children. Photo credit: Instagram/vanessalachey

On 15 July 2011, they tied the knot at Sir Richard Branson’s private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. The two shares three children together. The pair welcomed their first child, Camden John Lachey, in September 2012, their second child, Brooklyn Elisabeth Lachey, in January 2015, and their third child, Phoenix Robert Lachey, in December 2016.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

The beauty pageant was born to parents Vincent Charles Minnillo and Helen Ramos Bercero. Her American father, who is of Italian and Irish descent, served in the Air Force, while her Filipino mother was a homemaker. She has a two-year older brother, who her parents adopted.

Vanessa Lachey stepmother
Vanessa Lachey and her stepmother, Donna. Photo credit: Instagram/vanessalachey

Lachey has had a very rocky childhood after her parents separated in 1983 and divorced in 1986. Her mother left the family when she was nine years old. Both her parents later remarried. She and her brother, Vincent Jr., initially relocated to Turkey with their mother and stepfather but later lived with their father and stepmother, Donna.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

According to Lachey’s IMDB profile, she stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches. Despite being a mother of three children, she still looks young and has maintained her body quite well. She only weighs around 56 kgs. Her light brown hair and hazel eyes add more to her elegant personality.

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