Vanessa Minnillo is an American television personality, television host, fashion model and actress who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. A former Miss Teen USA, Vanessa Minnillo is a model, actress, and host. She is most well known for her work as a correspondent on "Entertainment Tonight" and as the host of MTV's "Total Request Live". She is married to Nick LacheyVanessa Minnillo Net Worth:
Born Vanessa Joy Lachey on November 9, 1980, in Angeles City, Pampanga,Philippines, she has served as a New York-based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and hosted Total Request Live on MTV. An army brat, she grew up living in numerous countries, including Germany, Japan, Florida, Nevada, and California before her family settled in South Carolina. Minnillo first entered the limelight as a teen participating in beauty pageants, being crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA and wining the title Miss Teen USA in 1998. Also, she was the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina and also the first from South Carolina to be named the pageant's Miss Congeniality. It was in 2003 that she became a host on MTV's Total Request Live (TRL), where she would work until 2007. She is most appreciated for her work as a correspondent on "Entertainment Tonight", a position that she landed in 2007. Minnillo's subsequent engagements include being spokeswoman for Flirt! Cosmetics, a line she helped create which debuted in August 2007, in Kohl's department stores. What's more, she was the host of Miss Teen USA (2004) and a co-host of Miss Universe (2007). In addition to being featured on the covers of several prestigious magazines, Minnillo could be also seen in the movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Plus, she has appeared in TV series like That's Life, City Girls, 30 Rock, The Bold and The Beautiful, Psych, Hawaii 5-0 and Maybe It's Me, as well as a guest-appearance in How I Met Your Mother. As for her personal life, she is married to Nick Lachey.