Keeping up with the personal lives of celebrities is not a walk in the park. Some celebrities don’t like sharing details of their personal lives, making it harder for the media to know what is going on with them. For George Santo Pietro, there is a lot to talk about as he has a lot going on in his life.
This article explores the life, professional career, and marriage of the American real estate developer and movie producer George Santo Pietro.
Summary of profile
- Name: George Santo Pietro
- Date of birth: 12th December 1946
- Age: 75 years old
- Marital status: Divorced
- Profession: Real estate developer, movie producer and director, restauranteur
- Nationality: American
- Hair colour: Dark brown
- Eye colour: Dark brown
Who is George Santo Pietro?
George Santo Pietro is an American real estate developer who gained the public’s attention after he married the TV personality, Vanna White. He is also a camera technician and restauranteur.
George Pietro’s fame started in the 1990s when he worked with many popular TV series and also appeared in different shows where he acted in different roles. George Santo Pietro later became a movie producer.
George Pietro has worked in different industries, but his restauranteur business seemed to bring him more fame.
He became more popular for his restaurants, such as the Italian restaurant Santopietro than his work in the movie industry.
He is also the owner of Shushi-Ko Complex, popular among top celebrities.
After George Pietro married Vanna White, he became more exposed to movie making and TV shows, and he started working with bigger production houses.
Some popular series he is associated with include Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Place, The X-Files, Pushing Daisies, and Two and a Half Men.
Today, George Pietro does multiple jobs as a real estate developer, a hotelier, and a camera technician.
George Santo Pietro’s background and education
George Santo Pietro was born on 12th December 1946. He is an American and was also born in the US. He grew up with his parents in Beverly Hills.
From a young age, George Pietro showed interest in the cinema industry; thus, after school in a local school, he enrolled in different cinematography classes.
His parents supported him and encouraged him to pursue his passion. Thanks to his determination, he is both a film director and a producer today.
George Santo Pietro’s career
George Pietro’s career started in the entertainment industry before he ventured into property development.
Pietro worked in the 1990 TV series “Beverly Hills” as a dolly grip. He also worked as a dolly grip in 17 episodes of the TV series “They Came From Outer Space”.
So far, Pietro has attained not less than 70 credits in the Camera and Electricity Department in the movie industry. He has also received two credits as a film director and producer.
He worked in several other movies and TV series like Scorpion, The Fosters, The Bridge, The Good Place, Perception, True Blood, Brooklyn South, L.A. Doctors, Northern Exposure, Star Trek: Voyager, and The Nine Lives of the Chloe King.
Also, in the same decade, he was credited for the following movies: Freaky Friday, Payback, Into the Sun, and in the Army.
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He went into production in 1997 and started with the film, Scratch Merchants.
Despite the fact that Pietro had a successful career in the entertainment field, he still went on to pursue other businesses.
Soon, he launched into the restaurant business, hospitality, and estate management.
George Santo Pietro’s restaurant Santopietro had many Hollywood celebrities patronising it.
The restaurant was known for its Italian cuisine. This restaurant was located in Bel-Air, California.
Pietro later opened another restaurant that dealt in Sushi making called The Shushi-Ko Complex.
It successfully operated for 10 years. It also offers high-class services for its customers.
With his businesses running smoothly, Pietro got the exposure he needed to climb higher in the Hollywood industry. He started working alongside famous names.
In the 2000s, he worked in popular series like Brothers and Sisters, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Then Came You, Over Her Dead Body, The Day After Tomorrow, and He’s Just Not That Into You.
He also directed the popular drama thriller “Kept” in 2001. More recently, he worked in the 2018 movie, Aquaman and an episode of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”.
George Santro further diversified his portfolio by venturing into real estate. He made a lot of money in the real estate industry.
George Pietro’s relationships and marriages
George Santo Pietro has been married three times. He first married Linda Evans, an actress who was his girlfriend for a long time.
They had a daughter named Andrea before they separated in 1984.
In 1989, Pietro went on to marry Vanna White, a famous TV presenter. Vanna was also the host of the show “Wheel of Fortune”.
Pietro supported her when she lost her fiance in a plane crash. Pietro’s marriage to Vanna White brought him more popularity in the media scene.
After his relationship with her was made public, he became a name to be reckoned with. In 1992, Vanna took in but had a miscarriage, but two years later, they had a son.
A daughter followed later before the couple divorced in 2002.
After his divorce from Vanna, Pietro married Melissa Mascari after dating her for one year. They have a daughter together who they named Chiara.
George Santo Pietro’s assets and net worth
Pietro has accumulated a large fortune in his life as a moviemaker, director, producer, real estate developer, and restauranteur.
He once had an Italian-styled mansion in Beverly Hills, which he sold in 2007. The mansion was valued at $50 million. It was built on 30,000 sq ft of land with nine bedrooms and 15 bathrooms.
Pietro later sold another mansion with eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms located in Beverly Hills for $22.6 million.
Pietro has a net worth of over $14 million, all garnered from business and agent jobs, restaurants, and entertainment jobs.