Nikko Santo Pietro is an American chef widely recognized as the son of a famous television personality and actress Vanna White.

His mother hosts Wheels Of Fortune. Nikko, who is a baker, is a nature lover and loves to travel and hike often. His social media are full of traveling and cooking glimpses.

What Is the Age & Height Of Nikko Santo Petro?

Born on June 10, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, the USA, Nikko Santo Petro is one of two children to Wheel of Fortune hostess Vanna White and restaurateur George Santo Pietro. Reportedly, White is the second wife of George. Though, they are now divorced.

His birth name is Nicholas John Santo Pietro but often goes by the nickname ‘Nikko’. As of early 2022, the American chef is 27 years old & stands 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Details On Siblings

An American by nationality, the chef has a younger sister named Gigi Santo Pietro (b. 1997). She works as a tattoo artist at Lincoln Tattoo Company and goes by Instagram handle @gigisantopietro.

Nikko Santo’s picture from childhood
Source: Instagram@nikkoshow

Moreover, Santo has two half-siblings from his father’s extra affair: an older half-sister Andrea Santo Pietro from his marriage with first wife Linda Evans and Chiara Santo Pietro- from George’s relationship with 3rd & current wife Melissa Mascari.

Andrea, the first child, was born in 1982 and is 40 years old while Chiara was born in 2007 and is 15 years old.


Nikko Santo Pietro briefly attended The University of Arizona before he transferred to Oregon State University. There, he graduated with a degree in Agriculture Science.

Did you know? His mother Vanna was pregnant with her first child in September 1992 & even more, it was announced in an episode of Wheel of Fortune. However, she miscarried shortly after.

Parents Divorced When He Was 8Relationship Update!

In 2002, after 12 years of marriage, Nikko’s parents Vanna White and George Santo Pietro divorced (married back in 1990). At that time, the American chef was only 8 years old.

After the split, both his parents moved ahead with their respective relationships.

Pietro’s mother White was in a relationship with Michael Kaye, a Southern California businessman. Also, they were briefly engaged (2004- 2006). Later, she began dating a contractor John Donaldson in 2012 & is together ever since.

On the other, his father exchanged vows with his third wife Melissa Mascari & shares a daughter Chiara Santo Pietro.

Nikko and Krishna Devotee Jaycee Akinsanya had a brotherly relationship while they were together at the University of Arizona. He also has a local college degree.

Is Nikko Santo Pietro Married Or Dating? Are gay Rumors True?

Back in 2013, the gay rumors buzzed over the internet after Nikko spoke about his special relationship with Liberian monk Jaycee Akinsanya, stating it as “close” but not “sexual”. At that time, he was attending The University of Arizona.

While online sources claimed that they were exploring a gay relationship together, his mother Vanna White claimed that Jacyee brainwashed her son.

Perhaps it was due to the same issue thing that led to Pietro’s move to Oregon State University.

Who Is Pietro’s Girlfriend?

As the talks on Nikko’s being gay was on the horn of the dilemma, the news of his relationship with his girlfriend came up.

Currently, the star kid is dating a girlfriend named Codie Jason; they are together since high school & through college days.

Though, it’s still hazy since when the two actually are together. Moreover, they are yet to get engaged officially or the hints of their possible secret wedding are out.

Nikko Santo Pietro with his girlfriend Codie Jones
Source: Instagram@nikkoshow

As of now, they enjoy a perfect relationship; as we can see on Nikko’s Instagram, they do spend quality time together.

Net Worth In 2022- How Much Nikko Santo Pietro Earns Annually?

As of 2022, Nikko Santo Pietro’s net worth is $350,000. He earns a handsome amount of $60 thousand annually. His major source of income is his professional job as a chef.

The chef owns a YouTube channel where he regularly uploads cooking videos and food review videos. He also earns from advertisements and endorsements published on his YouTube channel.

Nikko promoting his bread brand
Source: Instagram: @nikkoshow

And on the other, his mother Vanna White is comparatively a multi-millionaire with a net worth of $70 million. Thanks to her whopping salary of $10 million per year from Wheel of Fortune.

Reportedly, she filed a $5.2 million lawsuit against Playboy Magazine in 1987, though, its further settlement remained under wraps.

His mother is also involved in charitable works; a patron of St. Jude Children’s Hospital, White donate more than $1.8 million.

Nikko Santo Pietro’s Instagram

Nikko Santo is quite active on Instagram and regularly uploads the feed. His Instagram is full of mouthwatering bakery dishes. You’ll surely droll over the flavorsome Instagram feed.

Pietro’s Instagram handle is @nikkoshow and has 3k followers as of September 2021.