Vanessa Joy Lachey (née Minnillo; born November 9, 1980) 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.
Minnillo was born on November 9, 1980. Her father, Vincent Minnillo, is an American of Italian and Irish descent, and her mother, the former Helen Bercero, is of Filipino descent. Minnillo has an adopted brother, Vincent, 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. Minnillo's parents separated in 1983 and divorced in 1986.
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