Vanessa Minnillo
American actor and model
Vanessa Minnillo
Vanessa Joy Lachey is an American television personality, television host, model, and actress. A former Miss Teen USA, she has been a New York-based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and a host of Total Request Live on MTV. She was the host of the Miss Universe 2007, which was held at Mexico City, Mexico, in the National Auditorium, with Mario Lopez.
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17 Wackest Photos Of Lindsay Lohan: Holy Crap, What Happened To Her?!
The Hollywood Gossip - about 3 years
Lindsay Lohan has sure had her moments.  She started out as that cute little redhead from The Parent Trap that we all fell in love with, but somewhere along the way she took a wrong turn. Or 10.  She's had stints in rehab and jail and her career hasn't exactly been A List for, oh ... a while now. Girl may have more mug shots than movie roles at this point. Point being, poor girl has been through a lot.  17 Wackest Photos of Lindsay Lohan Open Slideshow 1. Lindsay Lohan: Teeth This is not exactly Lindsay Lohan at her best. Then again, when was the last time we saw Lindsay Lohan at her best? View As List 1. Lindsay Lohan: Teeth This is not exactly Lindsay Lohan at her best. Then again, when was the last time we saw Lindsay Lohan at her best? 2. Lindsay Lohan: Gun Show Linds did a photo shoot and posed while pointing a gun at her mouth. Nice! 3. Lindsay Lohan: Ankle Monitor ...
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Celebrate Nick Lachey's Birthday With His Most Awkward Moments
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Happy birthday Nick Lachey! Today, the 98 Degrees lead singer turns the big 4-0. Vanessa Minnillo's beau has much to celebrate: the Package Tour (with his group, Boyz II Men and New Kids On The Block) was a huge summer success, his wife shares the same birthday as him and their son Camden turned one in September! Lachey has come a long way since his '90s boy band beginnings. Need proof? We dug up some of his most awkward moments in pop history to toast his milestone. Cheers, Nick! Nick recently became a spokesperson of sorts for the new Wendy's Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger. He even serenaded the sandwich with help from fans' tweets for the #PretzelLoveSongs campaign. Well okay then. The time he and Snoop Dogg hung out at The Eden Roc Renaissance in Miami, Florida. You can just feel the weirdness, fo shizzle. Supporting a charity is cool (in this case it was Dance to Erase MS). Wearing silly outfits and making this face with your brother is not. Remember when ex-wife Jessica Sim ...
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Stroller for Baby North Cost $940
US Magazine - over 3 years
Don't call it a stroller. It's a travel system. Of course, Baby North West wouldn't have any ol' pram for her first ride! A svelte Kim Kardashian was photographed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, pushing her 4-month-old daughter in an Orbit Baby G2 Travel System that costs $940. The two were heading into the Jimmy Kimmel Live studio to support love Kanye West, who was on the show to clear the air between him and the talk show host. PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian's new mom style While the rapper's epic and long interview certainly made headlines, some parents-to-be may have been paying more attention to the couple's choice of stroller. According to a press release sent by Orbit Baby soon after pictures of North in her stroller surfaced, the deluxe "travel system is perfect for North's jet-setting parents because the state-of-the-art car seat transitions seamlessly from the stroller base to the car." PHOTOS: Kanye and Kim's romance Their on-the-go lifestyle may have been a factor in choosing t ...
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AnnaSophia Robb Replaces Lucy Hale as Bongo Model: See Her Campaign!
US Magazine - over 3 years
AnnaSophia Robb has landed her first major fashion campaign, replacing Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale as the face of Bongo. The 19-year-old star of The CW's The Carrie Diaries recently shot her Fall 2013 campaign in New York City, and the ads will debut in August issues of fashion, lifestyle and entertainment magazines. (Robb previously modeled for Trad Clothing in 2005.) "I am thrilled to be the new face of Bongo," says Robb, who also appears in the indie dramedy The Way, Way Back (in theaters now). "I had such a great time on set and I am excited for my fans to see the campaign." PHOTOS: How much the clothes cost in Sex and the City 2 Robb adds, "I feel really lucky to be the new Bongo girl. I feel like The Carrie Diaries fans and the Bongo fans are one and the same, so it's cool to be able to reach out to both." In her campaign, Robb models everything from plaid shirts to colored denim. "What I like about this Bongo collection is that feels very relatable and i ...
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Nick Lachey Throws Kim Kardashian Under The Bus
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Nick Lachey wants everyone to know that he's the reason Kim Kardashian is ... well, famous. The 98 Degrees singer opens up about his brief romance with Kardashian in Details magazine's May issue, suggesting that the reality star used him to get famous back in 2006. Following his high-profile divorce from Jessica Simpson -- "Newlyweds" anyone!? -- Lachey dated Kardashian for about a week. When asked in Details if the paparazzi shots of one of their first dates in May 2006 mark the start of Kardashian's launch into fame, Lachey says, "That's one way to interpret it." "Let’s just say this: We went to a movie. No one followed us there. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside," he continued, laughing. Lachey, 39, who recently welcomed his first child with wife Vanessa Minnillo, goes on to reveal that he thinks Kanye West's baby mama tipped off the paparazzi about their rendezvous. "There are certain ways to play this game, ...
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Vanessa Minnillo Opens Up About Her Struggle With the "Baby Blues": "I Felt Lost, Unloved, Alone"
US Magazine - almost 4 years
Vanessa Lachey (nee Minnillo) wanted to be a mom more than anything. So when she gave birth to a healthy baby boy last September -- her first child with husband Nick Lachey -- she felt like she was living a dream. And then reality settled in. In a new blog entry on her official website, the first-time mother opens up about overcoming the baby blues just a couple of weeks after welcoming son Camden John. (Lachey first revealed her struggle in an interview with Us Weekly on Feb. 20, but at the time she said it occurred four days after his birth.) "I never thought it would happen to me," she admits. PHOTOS: Camden's baby album Things with Camden got off to a great start. "I remember that first night in the hospital, after 14 hours of labor and 3 hours of pushing, how it was ALL worth it!" Lachey, 32, gushes. "I couldn't understand how anyone could ever feel anything less than this enormous amount of pure love! I looked over and saw Nick holding Camden in his perfect hospital swad ...
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Nick Lachey Poses on Album Cover With Adorable Son Camden, Father-Son Duo Show Off Matching Blue Eyes: Picture
US Magazine - almost 4 years
Double trouble! Nick Lachey's baby boy Camden, 5 months, shares the spotlight with his famous pop star dad on the cover of the singer's upcoming album, A Father's Lullaby -- and if the first-released images are any indication, Camden's going to be quite the heart-breaker. In the adorable image, Lachey, 39, holds little Camden close to his chest, and the pair show off two sets of piercing blue eyes. The 98 Degrees singer welcomed Camden into the world with wife Vanessa Minnillo on Sept. 12, 2012. PHOTOS: The biggest boy bands of all time "When I first learned that I was going to be a father, I was inspired to create a special tribute to my son," he said in a release for the album, out March 13. "Music has always been an incredibly significant part of my life and a meaningful way in which I express myself." The album, which is being produced in conjunction with Fisher-Price and Mood Entertainment, will feature a number of original tracks that Lachey wrote in addition to a few ...
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Vanessa Minnillo: How I Told Nick Lachey I Was Pregnant With Baby Camden
US Magazine - about 4 years
The proud new mom brought her husband of a year-and-a-half down to a beach in the Bahamas to deliver the happy news
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See Vanessa Minnillo's Incredible Post-Baby Body
US Magazine - over 4 years
Vanessa Minnillo is one hot mama! One month after welcoming baby Camden with husband Nick Lachey, the Wipeout hostess and actress showed off her post-baby body while running errands in Los Angeles Wednesday. Meeting friends for lunch, the first-time mom, 31, looked effortlessly chic in a red printed blouse, skinny dark-wash jeans and sandals. She accessorized her look with sunglasses and an oversized bag. PHOTOS: Jaw-dropping post-baby bods Baby Camden is quickly amassing a wardrobe to rival his stylish mama's, Minnillo revealed via Twitter. PHOTOS: Most stylish celebrity kids "Man this kid is spoiled! Baby Air Force 1's. He's just like daddy now!" she tweeted October 11, along with an image of her son's newest Nike sneakers. (For his part, Minnillo's husband has outfitted their son with a collection of jerseys from his favorite sports teams, including the Cincinnati Bengals.) PHOTOS: Aww! Daddy Nick bonds with Camden over football "When I look over and see my husb ...
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Monique Lhuillier Unveils 3 Huge Bridal Trends For Fall
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Monique Lhuillier, couture bridal designer and celebrity favorite (she's designed bridal frocks for Britney Spears, Pink and Vanessa Minnillo) presented a stunning Fall 2013 collection in New York on Saturday during Bridal Market. We must say, with its ultra-feminine gowns in lace and tulle, punctuated by sultry lace-covered peep-toe pumps, the petite designer's achieved her goal of crafting a "dream-like" collection. HuffPost Weddings caught up with Lhuillier after the show to ask about her latest collection and her thoughts on current bridal trends. What was the inspiration for the collection? I wanted this to feel very dreamlike, fantasy-like -- like they were fairies floating in the room. I stripped a lot of layers out. These gowns have a lot of intricate detail, whether it’s the draping or the use of lace or the overlays. What I really believe in is the long-sleeve column gown -- I showed it multiple times. How I created volume was the overskirt, that just sh ...
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New Mom Vanessa Minnillo Emerges for First Time Since Son's Birth at Dancing With the Stars Taping
US Magazine - over 4 years
DWTS date night? New parents Nick and Vanessa Lachey -- who welcomed son Camden September 12 -- sat front row at Monday night's Dancing With the Stars taping, where they cheered on Nick's brother Drew during his dance with partner Anna Trebunskaya. PHOTOS: Vanessa's maternity style "Vanessa looked gorgeous," an onlooker tells Us Weekly of the Wipeout host, 31, who wore dark jeans, a black top, a cream blazer and black stilettos. "She was glowing." Nick and Vanessa sat next to Drew's wife Lea and the couple's daughter, Isabella. "Vanessa talked to Drew's wife a lot," the witness shares. Before the taping began, an emcee warming up the audience came over to chat with Vanessa and Nick's six-year-old niece. "He asked her who she was rooting for and she said, 'Drew Lachey.' He asked why, and she said, 'That's my dad!'" the eyewitness says. "The warm-up guy asked what she would have rated him on week one, and she said a 9. He asked what [Drew] would have to do to earn a 10 ...
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PIC: Vanessa Minnillo Is "So In Love" With Nick Lachey, Baby Camden
US Magazine - over 4 years
"When I look over and see my husband and son, my heart melts," the new mom tweeted with a photo of her family This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: PIC: Vanessa Minnillo Is "So In Love" With Nick Lachey, Baby Camden
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Nick Lachey: Son Camden Is "the Most Amazing Thing That Has Happened in My Life"
US Magazine - over 4 years
Proud new dad! Nick Lachey tweeted a heartfelt message Monday about welcoming son Camden John last Wednesday with wife Vanessa Minnillo.  PHOTOS: Vanessa's maternity style "Officially in cheesy dad mode," the Sing-Off host, 38, confessed. "Camden is easily the most amazing thing that has happened in my life. Vanessa Lachey and I are truly blessed!" "We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey," Lachey and Minnillo, 31, who wed in July 2011, told Us Weekly in a statement early Thursday. "Born today at 6:54 pm. He came into this world at 8lbs 9oz and 21 inches. Love has truly been redefined for both of us."  PHOTOS: Nick and Vanessa hot bodies Lachey's loving tweet Monday was the first time he spoke about his son's birth to his followers. New mom Minnillo has taken a break from Twitter since Camden's arrival. PHOTOS: Nick and Vanessa's most romantic moments Over the summer, Lachey opened up to Us about all the change ...
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Lady Gaga Gets Tattoo Live At Fragrance Launch—Here's Today's Buzz
Business Insider - over 4 years
Lady Gaga launched her debut perfume at the Guggenheim museum Thursday from inside a giant perfume bottle made of transparent glass where attendees—including Yoko Ono, Marc Jacobs, Paris Hilton, Michael Strahan, Jason Wu and Lindsay Lohan—watched as the singer got a tattoo on her neck. It's official, the Gareth Edwards-directed "Godzilla" will invade theaters on May 16, 2014 and the studio is expecting a 3D release. This means "Godzilla" will be released on the same day as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and the week after will see the "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." May the fiercest creature win. "All in the Family" star Sally Struthers was arrested in Maine on Wednesday and has been charged with DUI. For the first time in the park's history, Walt Disney World will offer beer and wine at the park in November at its new "Beauty and the Beast"-themed Be Our Guest restaurant. Alcohol will only be restricted to dinner hours. Ellen ...
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Vanessa Minnillo, Nick Lachey Welcome Son Camden John!
US Magazine - over 4 years
Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey's little one is finally here! On Wednesday Sept. 12, the couple welcomed their first child together -- a little boy named Camden John Lachey -- they tell Us Weekly: “We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey. Born today at 6:54 pm. He came into this world at 8lbs 9oz and 21 inches. Love has truly been redefined for both of us.” PHOTOS: Vanessa's maternity style The pair tied the knot during a romantic ceremony on Necker Island July 15, 2011. (It was the first marriage for the Wipeout hostess, 31, and the second for Lachey, 38; he was married to Jessica Simpson from 2002 to 2005). Over the summer, the proud dad opened up to Us about getting ready for his baby boy's arrival. "The nursery's ready, we got the stroller, we got the car seat. Now it's just emotionally figuring out what we do, and I don't think that ever ends," Lachey said. "I've assembled a couple strollers at this point and I ...
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PIC: Pregnant Vanessa Minnillo Takes "One Last" Flight Before Baby's Arrival
US Magazine - over 4 years
Vanessa Lachey is taking her pregnancy to new heights! The first-time mom-to-be is expecting a baby boy in the fall with hubby Nick Lachey and hasn't had to quit traveling just yet. The Wipeout hostess, 31, was shocked to discover she could still fly despite how far along she is in her pregnancy. PHOTOS: Vanessa's maternity style "I can't believe you are allowed to fly pregnant all the way up to 36 weeks!" she tweeted Wednesday. "Then no more! That's pretty far along." She quickly added to her concerned followers, "P.S., I don't intend to be flying close to 36 weeks! After my Dr.'s OK and compression thigh highs in tow, I'm ready for one last work trip." PHOTOS: Nick and Vanessa's hot bodies The supportive wife traveled with Nick, 38, from California to New York to watch her husband co-host Live With Kelly Thursday. The glowing star flaunted her large baby bump in a long white dress and cropped jean jacket. PHOTOS: Vanessa and Nick's most romantic moments "Ahh, ...
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Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Coco And More Present You With The 40 Hottest Twitpics Of July 2012
Best Week Ever - over 4 years
The only thing hotter than the weather this sweltering July was our Twitter feed! Celebrities of every stripe were tweeting teasingly scandalous photos that were not always safe for work (unless you work for VH1 Celebrity, in which case, it’s cool). It seemed like there were more super sexy skin-filled Twitpics in July than in the rest of 2012 combined! Maybe it’s global warming? Selena Gomez modeled a selection from her new bikini style line, while Adrianne Curry modeled her BDSM-inspired Comic-Con outfits. Rihanna tweeted so many sun-drenched photos from her never-ending Mediterranean vacation that we’re starting to imagine that we were there. Some celebs, like Aubrey O’Day, Heidi Klum and, of course, Coco, tweeted up-close and personal pics of their favorite body parts (spoiler alert, it was usually boobs or butts) and reps from the Kardashian Klan went more for the full body shots. The Spears sisters both weighed in with bangin’ bikini shots of their own, and High School Musica ...
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Vanessa Minnillo: "I'm Excited" to Become a Mom!
US Magazine - over 4 years
Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey are well-equipped for the arrival of their firstborn. But given that their son's birth is still months away, Minnillo is taking things day-by-day. "We're still working on everything," she told Us Weekly at Disney/ABC Television Group's All-Star cocktail reception in Beverly Hills July 27. "I'm excited about my shower. . . It's an exciting time." PHOTOS: A bikini-clad Vanessa Minnillo shares her workout tips Minnillo, 31, was already pregnant when she began filming the new season of ABC's Wipeout. "It was easy to bring the baby to set, you know what I mean? He's just there [in my belly]: I don't have to bring a car seat, I didn't have to feed him, I didn't have to change his diaper," she said. "Next season will be interesting having a baby and working." When Us caught up with Minnillo's husband three days earlier at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, the Stars Earn Stripes competitor admitted he's ready to embrace ...
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Pregnant Vanessa Minnillo Celebrates First Wedding Anniversary With Nick Lachey!
US Magazine - over 4 years
What a difference a year makes! On July 15 of last year, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo exchanged marital vows atop a cliff overlooking the ocean on Necker Island. One year later, the singer, 38, and Wipe Out hostess, 31, are still in wedded bliss -- and getting ready for the arrival of their first child, a little boy, this fall! PHOTOS: Vanessa's stunning bump style On Sunday, to celebrate one year together as Mr. and Mrs. Lachey, the expectant parents had another view of the ocean -- the Pacific! -- during a romantic, one-on-one brunch at Geoffrey's in Malibu. "Nick was very sweet and doting on Vanessa," a witness at Geoffrey's tells Us Weekly. "He was rubbing her back and had his arm around her. At one point he put his hand on her belly which made her smile." PHOTO: Nick and Vanessa's hot bodies A "very pregnant" looking Vanessa was clad in a girl white dress. When it was time to leave, her chivalrous hubby "had the car pulled up to a door so Vanessa wouldn't ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Vanessa Minnillo
    THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 31
    On September 12, 2012, Minnillo gave birth to their first child, a son named Camden John Lachey.
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  • 2011
    Age 30
    On July 15, 2011, Minnillo and Lachey married on Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, with an intimate party of 35 close friends and family.
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    In 2011, she guest starred on 30 Rock as Carmen Chao, Avery's coworker at NBC who is competing for the same promotion.
    More Details Hide Details Minnillo later guest starred on the new series of Hawaii Five-0 with then fiancé Nick Lachey.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2009
    Age 28
    In November 2009, TVGuide.com announced that Minnillo would guest star alongside Disaster Movie co-star Kim Kardashian on CBS's CSI: NY. "The ladies and Kim portray two women who've managed to concoct a very interesting scheme that ends in murder," confirmed executive producer Pam Veasey.
    More Details Hide Details Minnillo's former MTV colleague and close friend, La La Vasquez, as well as the band Train, also appeared in the episode.
    Minnillo signed on to appear in Redefining Love, a 2009 romantic comedy, but she is not listed in the final cast.
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  • 2008
    Age 27
    She starred in the 2008 comedy Disaster Movie, a spoof of big-budget Hollywood disaster movies. Released on August 29, 2008, the film had moderate box office success, earning $34,624,652 worldwide.
    More Details Hide Details The film received extremely negative reviews, earning six Razzie Award nominations. As of January 2011, it stands at number sixteen on the IMDb Bottom 100.
    In 2008, she played Ashlee in the How I Met Your Mother episode "No Tomorrow".
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  • 2007
    Age 26
    She has been spokeswoman for Flirt! Cosmetics, a line she helped create which debuted in August 2007, in Kohl's department stores.
    More Details Hide Details In May 2006, Maxim magazine ranked Minnillo #15 in its annual Hot 100 issue. She has been featured on the covers of Maxim (October 2005, October 2006), Shape (March 2007), and Lucky (July 2007). Minnillo is currently working as the celebrity stylist at Tanger Outlets. Minnillo has appeared in television series including That's Life, City Girls, 30 Rock, The Bold and The Beautiful, Psych, Hawaii 5-0 and Maybe It's Me.
    After leaving MTV and Entertainment Tonight, Minnillo was featured in print and web-based advertising for BONGO Jeans' Spring/Summer 2007 collection.
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  • 2006
    Age 25
    She dated Nick Lachey in 2006 until their split in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details The couple reconciled several months later.
  • 2003
    Age 22
    Beginning in 2003, Minnillo was in a relationship with Derek Jeter, which ended in 2005.
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    The pageants served as a springboard to wider fame. She was a host on MTV's Total Request Live (TRL) from 2003 to 2007 and became a New York City correspondent for Entertainment Tonight in 2005.
    More Details Hide Details Minnillo hosted Miss Teen USA (2004) and co-hosted Miss Universe (2007). Minnillo was a finalist in E! 's competition to replace Brooke Burke as host of Wild On. She also hosted True Beauty, a competition in which 10 contestants vie for $100,000 and inclusion in People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People issue. The series premiered on ABC on January 5, 2009, with a first season that ran through February 23, 2009. ABC renewed the series for a second season which ran from May 31, 2010 through July 19, 2010. Minnillo became a co-host of ABC's Wipeout beginning in winter 2011. Her first appearance was on December 8, 2011.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1998
    Age 17
    Minnillo was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA and went on to win the title Miss Teen USA in 1998, the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina and also the first from South Carolina to be named the pageant's Miss Congeniality.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1991
    Age 10
    Minnillo's mother remarried and she and her brother moved to Turkey with their mother and new stepfather. By 1991, in the wake of Operation Desert Shield, Minnillo and her brother returned to their father's home, eventually settling in Hanahan, South Carolina, where Minnillo attended the Roman Catholic Bishop England High School and was a cheerleader.
    More Details Hide Details From then on, she lived with her father and his second wife, Donna. She also attended Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, in San Bernardino, California, for one year.
  • 1983
    Age 2
    Minnillo's parents separated in 1983 and were divorced in 1986.
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  • 1980
    Born
    Minnillo was born on November 9, 1980 in Clark Air Base, Pampanga, Philippines.
    More Details Hide Details Her father, Vincent Minnillo, is an American citizen of Italian and Irish descent, and her estranged mother Helen Bercero is Filipino. Minnillo has an adopted brother, Vincent Jr., who is two years older. Minnillo's family moved frequently because of her father's service in the Air Force. She lived in Washington, California, Nevada, Florida, Germany and Japan and attended eight different schools in nine years.
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