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Vanessa Lachey

Vanessa Lachey is an American actress, beauty pageant titleholder, fashion model, television host, and former Miss Teen USA. Vanessa Lachey hosted Total Requests Live on MTV.

Early Life

Vanessa Joy Lachey was born on November 9, 1980,  at her birthplace, 13th Force Regional Medical Center at Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Philippines. As of now, her age is 41 years old.  Scorpio is her zodiac sign. The name of her father is Vincent Charles Minnillo and her mother’s name is Helen Ramos Bercero. Her father is an American citizen from Cleveland, Ohio. Similarly, her mother is from Manila, Philippines.

Her father Minnillo has an adopted brother who is 2 years older. Because of his service in the Air Force, her father moved the family frequently. After that, she lived in Washington, California, Nevada, Florida, Germany, and Japan and attended eight schools in nine years.

Her parents separated in 1983 and they divorced in 1986. The mother of Minnillo left the family when she was 9 years old. Minnillo’s parents both remarried. She and her brother Vincent Jr. returned to Turkey with their mother and new stepfather. In 1991, they returned to their father’s home in Charleston, South Carolina.

She attended the Roman Catholic Bishop England High School and she was a cheerleader. Moreover, she lives with her father and stepmother, Donna. Minnillo has “a very rocky, tumultuous childhood.” Moreover, she also attended Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, in San Bernardino, California for one year.

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Caption: Vanessa Lachey and her brother in childhood. Source: Instagram.

Vanessa Lachey – Career

Minnillo won the Miss South Carolina Teen USA and went on to win the title of Miss Teen USA in 1998. She also hosts MTV’s The Morning After (2003) and Total Request Live (2003–2007). After that, she became a New York City Correspondent for Entertainment Tonight in 2005. Moreover, she also hosted Miss Teen USA in 2002 and Miss Universe in 2007.

She is featured in print and web-based advertising for Bongo Jeans’ Spring/Summer 2007 collection. In August 2007 at Kohl’s department stores, she launched a makeup line with Flirt! Cosmetics. Maxim magazine ranked Minnillo at #15 in its annual Hot 100 issue in May 2006. Moreover, she featured in many magazines such as MaximVegas, Shape, Parents, Lucky, and People.

Moreover, Minillo was also a finalist in E!’s competition. She also hosted the television series True Beauty which premiered on January 5, 2009. The series has 10 contestants and be featured in People magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People issues. From May 31, 2010, through July 19, 2010, ABC renewed the series for a second season.

More About Career

She had small acting roles in many television shows and portrayed Ashlee in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, in the episode “No Tomorrow” in 2008. She portrayed Amy in the parody film Disaster Movie alongside Matt Lanter, Kim Kardashian, and Carmen Electra. As it grossed nearly $35 million against a budget of $20 million it was a moderate box office success.

After that Lachey had a guest role as Carmen Chao in NBC’s sitcom 30 Rock in 2011. In 2015 she played Tracy in NBC’s sitcom Truth Be Told. On December 25, 2015, the series ended after one season. Moreover, she became one of the celebrities who will take part in Dancing with Stars on September 6, 2017. After that, she was paired with professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

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Caption: Vanessa Lachey hosting the program. Source: Instagram.

Vanessa Lachey – Net Worth 2023

Her salary is unknown and has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of 2022. However, she hasn’t disclosed details of her cars, houses, endorsements, and so on.

Vanessa Lachey – Personal Life

Vanessa Lachey dated the popular singer, Nick Lachey after she appeared in the music video for his song “What’s Left of Me.” In November 2010, the couple became engaged. After that on July 15, 2011, they got married. The couple has three children: Camden John, Brooklyn Elisabeth, and Phoenix Robert.

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Caption: Vanessa Lachey with her husband and kids. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Vanessa is 5 feet 7 inches tall. Similarly, she gained a weight of 54 kg. Her body size is 34-26-34 and her bra size is 32B. Likewise, she has got a beautiful body figure. She has got dark dark brown eyes and her hair color is also dark brown. Her dress size is 2(US) and her shoe size is  7.5 (US).

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Caption: Vanessa Lachey posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Vanessa Lachey is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has earned 1 million followers on her Instagram account ‘@vanessalachey‘. And, she has got 237,886 followers on Facebook. Similarly, she has got 150.7k followers on her Twitter account.