Vanessa Minnillo's Colossal Net Worth Revealed: Know it All Here!
Best known for starring in the CBS action crime drama NCIS: Hawaiʻi,Vanessa Minnillo is an American Filipina actress who holds a trove of hits in her resume. Also a former Miss Teen USA, Minnillo has had a stellar career as a fashion model and television host. The actress tied the knots with 98 Degrees' lead singer Nick Lachey, after which she adopted his last name.
Vanessa Joy Lachey was born on November 9, 1980, in Angeles City, Philippines. After being crowned the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina in 1998, Vanessa broke into the showbiz by nabbing a host position in MTV's The Morning After and later Total Request Live. Her earliest acting roles were minor characters in The Bold and the Beautiful, That's Life, City Girls, 30 Rock and more. The Philippines-born actress is only seen in leading roles today.
Inside Vanessa Minnillo's Net Worth!
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Minnillo has an estimated net worth of $25 million in 2021. Lachey has accumulated the striking figure via her multifaceted career. At the beginning of her career, she starred alongside stars like Kim Kardashian and Matt Lanter in the parody film Disaster Movie. The film was a commercial hit and had grossed $35 million.
Vanessa was the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina. Photo Source: Veterans Advantaged
Before extending her career into acting, Minnillo first made a career as a high-profile host and model. Aside from the MTV television program, she worked as New York City Correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and hosted several beauty pageants, including Miss Universe 2007. While pursuing a career as a host, Minnillo ventured into modeling.
She has been featured in various magazines such as Maxim, Lucky, Shape and Parents. Vanessa reached the peak of her hosting career when she presented ABC's True Beauty, Wipeout, and E!'s Wild On. Minnillo's notable onscreen credits are Truth to be Told, Call Me Kat, Dads and Dancing with the Stars.
Vanessa to headline CBS's NCIS: Hawaii. Source: CBS Morning
It was recently announced that the actress would be leading the NCIS: Hawaii's spin-off as Jane Tennant. It is a big step up in Minnillo's career, as so far, the CBS series has only had men at the top. Yasmine Al-Bustami and Jason Antoon are reportedly on boards in supporting characters.
Vanessa Minnillo's Husband's Net Worth!
Minnillo's husband, Lachey's estimated net worth in 2021 is $25 million. Together, the husband and wife duo boasts a striking $50 million. The couple has made millions in real estate alone. In 2016, they sold their six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home for $4 million and purchased a bigger dwelling for $4.15 million.
The Lachey couple purchased a $5 million home in L.A. Photo Source: India TV News
In December 2020, the singer and the actress purchased a $5 million mansion in the L. A suburb of Tarzana and sold off their Encino, Calif., estate for a whopping $6.7 million. Lachey gained fame leading the multi-platinum-selling boyband 98 Degrees. He is also a high-profile host and television personality.
Before marrying the beauty queen in 2011, Lachey was in a highly publicized marriage with singer Jessica Simpson. Glimpses of the duo's marital life were broadcast in Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. Nick currently hosts America's Most Musical Family and Netflix's show Love Is Blind,along with Vanessa.
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