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Vanessa Minnillo

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 in Clark Air Base, Pampanga, Philippines. 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. Minnillo's parents separated in 1983 and were divorced in 1986. 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,

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Vanessa Lachey -- Her Baby Bump Is for the Dogs

Vanessa Lachey
Her Baby Bump Is for the Dogs

With her adorable puppy in tow, Nick Lachey's second wife Vanessa Lachey did her best Jessica Simpson and showed off her bulging baby bump as she left some hoity toity pet spa in L.A. on… READ MORE >

Jessica Simpson Engaged -- Take That, Nick Lachey!

Jessica Simpson
Engaged Take That, Nick Lachey!

How's this for coincidence -- Jessica Simpson announced today that she is engaged to former football star Eric Johnson ... just days after her ex Nick Lachey got engaged to longtime girlfriend… READ MORE >

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Nick Lachey Put a Giant Ring On It

Nick Lachey
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While in Mexico to celebrate her 30th birthday on Thursday, Vanessa Minnillo flashed the giant engagement bling Nick Lachey gave her.No word when they will officially become Newlyweds. READ MORE >

- 1364 days ago
Nick Lachey -- Time to Ditch the Bachelor Pad

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Nick & Ness Reclaim Each Others Baggage

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- 1791 days ago
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- 2120 days ago
Jessica & Vanessa Shop it Out

Jessica & Vanessa
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- 2207 days ago
Nick Latchee Linked to Alyssa Milano

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- 2241 days ago
The Return of the NickNess Sex Monstah

The Return
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Nick and Nessa's Hardcore SeXXX Pic Scandal!

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