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Vanessa is an American actress, television personality, host, and beauty queen.
She is also a fashion model who gained popularity after winning Miss Teen USA in 1998. From 2005 to 2015, she served as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.
In addition to her hosting career, Vanessa also pursued acting and portrayed the character of Camilla in the series Dads (2013-2014).
|Real Name||Vanessa Lachey|
|Date of birth||November 9, 1980|
|Place of birth||Angeles City, Philippines|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Husband||Nicholas Scott Lachey|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
Vanessa Lachey Family
Vanessa Lachey, also known as Vanessa Joy Minnillo, was born on November 9, 1980, in Clark Air Force Base, Philippines. She is of mixed ethnicity and American by nationality.
Her father is Vincent Charles Minnillo, an American citizen from Cleveland, Ohio, of Italian and Irish descent. Her mother is Helen Ramos Bercero, who is from Manila, Philippines.
Vanessa’s parents separated in 1983 and were divorced in 1986. Vanessa has an adopted brother who is two years older than her.
During her childhood, Vanessa moved to several places due to her dad’s service in the Air Force.
Vanessa Lachey Career
Vanessa Lachey started her career as a model and quickly gained popularity. In 1998, she won the Miss South Carolina Teen USA title and, later that year, became the 1st Miss Teen USA from South Carolina.
In 2003, Vanessa began working as a host on MTV’s Total Request Live (TRL) and left the job in 2007. She also worked as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight in New York City from 2005 to 2015.
Vanessa co-hosted Miss Universe in 2007 and hosted Miss Teen USA in 2004.
Vanessa Lachey Husband
Nicholas Scott Lachey, born November 9, 1973, is an American singer, actor, television personality, and host. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the multi-platinum-selling boy band 98 Degrees.
He later starred in the reality series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his ex-wife, Jessica Simpson.
Nicholas has released four solo albums: SoulO, What’s Left of Me, A Father’s Lullaby, and Soundtrack of My Life. He also recurred on the television series Charmed.
Vanessa Lachey Kids
Vanessa Lachey and Nick Lachey have three kids together. The couple welcomed their son, Camden, one year after their 2011 wedding in Austin. Their daughter, Brooklyn, was born in 2015, making Camden a big brother. The following year, they had another son named Phoenix.
Controversy About Vanessa Lachey
In 2009, rumors circulated that Vanessa had an affair with actor Topher Grace. Additionally, there were rumors that she had been in a same-sex connection with actress Lindsay Lohan.
In 2013, Vanessa faced criticism and controversy for her show Dads due to its crass sexism. That show received negative feedback from many people.
Vanessa Lachey Body Measurements
Vanessa has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 54 kg. Her body measurements are 34-23-34. She has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Vanessa wears a dress size of 2 (US) and a shoe size of 7.5 (US).
Vanessa Lachey’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Vanessa’s net worth is $25 million, but her salary remains undisclosed. However, in 2013, Vanessa started portraying the character of Camilla in the series Dads, in which she appeared until 2014. In 2015, she played Tracy Cooper in the series Truth Be Told.