Winner of 1998 Miss Teen USA, Vanessa Joy Lachey is a popular television presenter, actress and fashion model. She is widely known for her appearance as a host of Total Request Live on MTV, correspondent of Entertainment Tonight and her roles in numerous TV series as That’s Life, 30 Rock, The Bold and the Beautiful, How I Met Your Mother, Disaster Movie, etc. Growing from a beauty contest, she has chance to become host of 2004 Miss Teen USA and 2007 Miss Universe and was named on the list of Maxim magazine Hot 100 many times.
Born in Pampanga, Philippines, she was the daughter of Vincent Charles Minnillo and Helen Ramos Bercero but her parents divorced. She was a cheerleader at high school for a short time. She was winner of Miss South Carolina Teen USA and then won 1998 Miss Teen USA, became the first girl from South Carolina winning this contest.
Vanessa Lachey engaged singer Nick Lachey in 2010 and they got married in 2011. The couple have a son named Camden John Lachey and a daughter named Brooklyn Elisabeth Lachey.