George Santo Pietro, better known as an American actor, director, producer, restaurateur, and real estate developer, started his career as an actor and featured as a plumber in the movie Prizzi’s Honor. Later he became a camera technician and worked as a dolly grip in various TV series. He then became a director worked on some popular TV series. Then he became a producer and produced some movies also.
He also tried his luck in the restaurant business and became a proud owner of two popular restaurants, one of them was ‘SantoPietro’s’ which was famous for Italian foods among Hollywood celebrities in 80s and another was ‘Sushi-Ko’ which was famous for sushi. He also tried his hands in real estate business and got huge success in the form of money and rose to fame when he married TV Personality, Vanna White.
George Santo Pietro Bio: Age, Birthplace, Ethnicity
George Santo Pietro was born on December 12, 1946, in Beverly Hills, United States of America. He belongs to white-American ethnicity and is blessed with height of 5 feet 9 inches. Pietro’s educational background is not available now. At an early age, he became interested in the cinema world, which paved the way for his career in the entertainment industry. In 1990, Pietro worked as a dolly grip in TV series ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ and also worked as a dolly grip for 17 episodes in the television series ‘They came from outside space.’ He since then became part of various films and TV series. Altogether, he has over 70 camera and electrical department credits.
Gorge Santo Pierto Married Life And Wives
Santo married Linda Evans, an American actress, in 1981 and the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, named Andrea Santo Pietro, in 1982; however, their marital relationship ended in divorce in 1985. Following his divorce, Santo started dating American television personality and movie actress Vanna White in 1985. The couple got married in Aspen, Colo, on a New Year’s Eve in 1990. White soon became pregnant in 1992 but had a miscarriage.
Three years later, she became pregnant again and give birth to her first child, a son, Niko Santo Pietro. In 1997, the couple also blessed with a second child, a daughter, Gigi Santo Pietro. Although the couple appeared to be in so much love with each other, both of them separated in 2002 after 12 years of togetherness. The reason behind their separation was never revealed.
Pietro’s divorce with Vanna White received a lot of media attention. Vanna White announced her engagement to Michael Kaye in her famous “Wheel of Fortune” which gave him a shock. Then he also decided to move on to his new life after the divorce and on 8 October 2005, he changed vows with TV producer Melissa Mascari whom he has been dating for some time. The duo is blessed with a child, a daughter, named Chiara Santo Pietro in 2007.
Gorge Santo Pierto Net worth
He has also estimated the net worth of $14 million. Most of which he gathered from working in movies and television series. He also earned good amount as a producer and director. He also got success in his journey as a restaurateur and real estate developer. Santo accumulated a considerable fortune at the age of 72.
After his divorce, he sold his Pietro Beverly Hills Italian Villa in 2007, valued at $50 million, and constructed on a portion of land of 30,000 square feet, with 15 bathrooms along with nine bedrooms, plus other basic necessities such as a massive conference room, large open pool, wine basement, spice and organic farm, and a volleyball court. He sold $23.5 million in this mansion. He also sold another estate with ten bathrooms and more than eight bedrooms, located in Beverly Hills, 14,554 square feet on a five-acre block, owned for $22.6 million in 2010 by Vanna White, his ex-wife, which the couple bought together in the early 1990s.
Back in the 1980s, Santo owned a very famous Italian restaurant he had named Santopietro’s, in Bel-Air, California, in a strip mall close to Mulholland Drive; his regular clientele was Hollywood celebrities. He later opened another restaurant that was well known for its sushi, located in the Shushi-Ko complex.
Authoritative sources quote that George’s estimated net worth exceeds $14 million, but the property is more tied up. Although most of his money could have been made from his job, business, and agents. He accumulated a considerable amount both from his presence in Hollywood and from his restaurants. Pietro net worth is expected to increase as his career continues.
Quick Facts About George Santo Pietro
Full Name: George Santo Pietro
Age: 72 years
Birth Date: December 12, 1946
Birth Place: United States
Place of Residence: Beverly Hills, U.S.
Spouse: Mellisa Mascari(m. 2005)
Ex-Spouse: Linda Evans, (m. 1981; div. 1985)
Vanna White (m. 1990′ div. 2002)
Net Worth: $14 Million
Height: 5 feet 9 inches.
Number of Children: Two [Nicholas Santo Pietro(Son),
Giovanna Santo Pietro(Daughter)].
Career: Real Estate Developer, restaurateur, actor, director,