Vanessa Lachey Biography / Who Is Nick Lachey’s Wife
Vanessa Lachey (full name – Vanessa Joy Minnillo) is an Asian-American Actress, Fashion Model, Beauty Pageant Titleholder, & TV host who is best known for being the 1998 Miss Teen USA and Miss South Carolina Teen USA 1998, as well as being N.Y.–based correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight”. She is also known for hosting MTV’s “Total Request Live”.
Lachey has appeared in 2 network sitcoms and has served as a host of a variety of competitions and reality shows. She has had the lead role in “NCIS: Hawaiʻi” (the CBS spinoff). Lachey has appeared in 2 network sitcoms and has served as a host of a variety of reality shows and competitions. She has also led a role in “NCIS: Hawaiʻi” (the CBS spinoff). Lachey owns a makeup line known as “Flirt! Cosmetics” which she founded in August 2007 at Kohl’s department stores.
Vanessa Lachey Education
Since her family kept relocating from one place to another when she was young, she studied at 8 schools in 9 years. Lachey is a proud graduate of the Roman Catholic Bishop England High School, where he served as a cheerleader. She is also an alumnus of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School in San Bernardino, CA, where she studied for one year.
Vanessa Lachey Age
Lachey is 42 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 9, 1980, at the 13th Air Force Regional Medical Center at Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Philippines. She celebrates her birthday on the 9th of November every year.
Vanessa Lachey Height
Lachey stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Vanessa Lachey Family
Lachey was born to Helen Ramos Bercero (mother) and Vincent Charles Minnillo (father). Her parents married in the year 1974 and divorced in the year 1986, and they both remarried. They divorced when Lachey was 9 years old and she was left with her mom. Her biological dad is a native of Cleveland, OH, and is of Irish and Italian descent.
Lachey’s mom is a native of Manila, Philippines. When Lachey was very young, her family kept relocating frequently since her dad worked in the Air Force. Lachey grew up alongside her “adopted” brother Vincent Minnillo, who is 2 years older than Lachey. After Lachey’s parents divorced, Lachey, her mom, her stepdad, and Vincent went to live in Turkey. Lachey’s maiden name is “Minnillo”.
Vanessa Lachey Husband / Wedding
Lachey is married to Nick Lachey (an American TV Personality, Actor, Host, and Singer). She now co-hosts the shows: Netflix’s “Love Is Blind”, Nickelodeon’s “America’s Most Musical Family”, and Netflix’s “The Ultimatum” with her husband Nick.
They tied the knot on July 15, 2011, at a wedding ceremony held on the private Necker Island of Sir Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands. Their wedding was televised and filmed on TLC. The couple had their engagement in November 2010. Lachey and Nick started dating after Nick released his 2006 music video “What’s Left of Me” starring her. The duo broke up in June 2009 and reconciled in October 2009, and they have been living happily since then.
Vanessa Lachey Children / Kids
Lachey and her husband Nick take great pride in being dad and mom to their 3 kids; Phoenix Robert Lachey (son), Brooklyn Elisabeth Lachey (daughter), and Camden John Lachey (son). Phoenix Robert is 7 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 2016. Brooklyn Elisabeth is 8 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 2023. Camden John is 11 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 2012. Lachey likes spending her spare time with her kids and husband.
Vanessa Lachey Net Worth
Lachey has an annual estimated net worth of $25 Million, which she earns through her career as an Actress, Fashion Model, & TV host.
Vanessa Lachey Love Is Blind
Lachey co-hosts the Netflix series “Love Is Blind” with her husband Nick Lachey. The series has 3 seasons and it premiered its 1t season on February 13, 2020. The show has been nominated for 2 Emmy Awards including one for Outstanding Structured Reality Program. Season 3 of “Love Is Blind” has 13 episodes and the 13th episode is set to premiere on February 10, 2023, on Netflix. In this series, Lachey and Nick conduct a social experiment where single ladies and gentlemen look for their perfect match and get engaged, all before meeting face to face.
Vanessa Lachey Beauty Pageants
In the year 2018, Lachey won the title of Miss Teen USA and was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA. Lachey was the 1st South Carolinian to be crowned Miss Teen USA and to be named the pageant’s Miss Congeniality. Lachey has hosted multiple beauty pageant shows such as Miss Universe 2007 and Miss Teen USA 2004.
Vanessa Lachey Model
She has been featured in web and print-based advertising for Bongo Jeans’ Spring/Summer collection (2007). Also, she has been featured in Maxim magazine, which made her number 15 in its annual Hot 100 issue in May 2006. Additionally, Lachey has been featured on the covers of multiple magazines, including Vegas, Maxim, Shape, People, Parents, and Lucky.
Vanessa Lachey True Beauty
Lachey served as a host “True Beauty” (ABC’s show) for 2 years (2009-2011). This show follows ten contestants competing to be featured in People magazine’s 100 most beautiful people issue, and for $100,000.
Vanessa Lachey Disaster Movie
Lachey starred in “Disaster Movie” (2008) (a parody film), portraying Amy alongside Kim Kardashian, Matt Lanter, & Carmen Electra. In the year 2009, she and Kardashian shared scenes again, on “CSI: NY” (CBS’s police procedural TV series).
Vanessa Lachey Dancing with the Stars
Lachey participated in season 25 of the show “Dancing with the Stars”. There she competed with her husband Nick Lachey. In the show, Nick was paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s (a professional dancer) wife, Peta Murgatroyd and Lachey was paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She and Maksim became the 7th couple to be eliminated from the contest, completing in joint 7th place.
Vanessa Lachey NCIS: Hawaiʻi
Lachey was cast in NCIS’s 4th series, “NCIS: Hawaiʻi” (CBS’s police procedural TV series) on April 30, 2021. He joined the series portraying Jane Tennant (the 1st female Special Agent in charge of NCIS: Pearl). This role was the 1st leading series role.
Vanessa Lachey Book / Author
Lachey has co-authored one book; “Life from Scratch: Family Traditions That Start with You” with Dina Gachman The book was published on November 16, 2021, by HarperCollins. The book is based on parenting tips, cooking recipes, personal stories, and birthday and date night ideas.
Vanessa Lachey Awards and Honors
In the year 2019, Lachey was awarded Guinness World Record Award. Also, he was nominated for Teen Choice Award in the year 2006 for “Entertainment Tonight” and “Total Request Live”.
Vanessa Lachey Music
Lachey has released a song “What’s Left of Me”. He released that song on November 21, 2006.
Vanessa Lachey Movies and TV Shows
Vanessa Lachey Films
Lachey has appeared in 3 films;
- Once Upon A Main Street (2007)
- Disaster Movie (2008)
- Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2020)
Vanessa Lachey TV Shows/Series
Lachey has starred in many television shows, including;
- NCIS: Los Angeles (2023)
- NCIS (2022 & 2023)
- NCIS: Hawaiʻi (2021–present)
- Call Me Kat (2021)
- People Presents: Once Upon A Main Street (2020)
- Christmas Unleashed (2019)
- BH90210 (2019)
- American Housewife (2019)
- A Twist of Christmas (2018)
- Dancing with the Stars (2017)
- First Wives Club (2016)
- Sebastian Says (2016)
- Truth Be Told (2015)
- Lachey’s: Raising the Bar (2015)
- Dads (2013 & 2014)
- Nick & Vanessa’s Dream Wedding (2011)
Vanessa Lachey Programs
Lachey has hosted many beauty pageant shows, as well as other programs, including;
- I Can See Your Voice (2022)
- The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On (2022 – )
- Sugar Rush (2009)
- Miss Universe 2019
- Miss USA 2019
- Miss USA 2018
- Top Chef Junior (2017-2018)
- The Talk (2017-2020)
- Wipeout (2011-2012)
- True Beauty (2009-2010)
- Miss Universe 2007
- Entertainment Tonight (2005-2021)
- High School Stories (2006)
- The Real World: Philadelphia (2005)
- The Real World: San Diego (2004)
- Miss Teen USA 2004