"Wheel of Fortune" star Vanna White has been in a relationship with her boyfriend John Donaldson for nearly a decade. Here are some quick facts about the mystery man who stole the television host's heart.
Like many others, television personality Vanna White has been in love more than once, but when it comes to her boyfriend John Donaldson, it's a whole different feeling.
The pair were introduced by mutual friends in 2012, and today, eight years later, they still can't get enough of each other. While White is often in the spotlight, her beau has managed to keep a low profile. Here are quick facts to learn about the one who has captured Vanna White's heart.
OWN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Unlike his girlfriend, Donaldson has no interest in entertainment but instead finds pleasure in the construction industry. In 1992, he founded a group named John R. Donaldson, Inc whose name was later changed to JDC+ Development Group.
The company reportedly works across Southern and Northern California and is invested in creating a wide range of residential property renovations for its clients.
WORKED ON CELEBRITY LUXURY HOMES
Before starting his company, Donaldson worked as a laborer, during which he earned $5 an hour. He was later promoted to working as a carpenter.
Donaldson worked at multiple construction and development companies over the years and allowed him to work on homes for some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Richard Dreyfuss and Martin Mull.
White once admitted that having a legal binding was not necessary and added that she already feels married to Donaldson.
COMPLETELY IN LOVE WITH WHITE
Though White and Donaldson are yet to tie the knot, he is completely smitten by his girlfriend, and it has reportedly been that way since the moment they met.
A source reportedly admitted that White had fallen hard for Donaldson and that he has only had eyes for her since the time they met.
CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH HER KIDS
Before her relationship with Donaldson, White was married to restaurateur George Santo Pietro with whom she shares two children, son Niko, and daughter Gigi. Despite the kids not being his, Donaldson shares a close relationship with them and they have often been pictured together.
Donaldson enjoys spending holidays with White and her kids. Last December, the adorable family went on a Christmas vacation, where they undoubtedly had a lot of fun.
White and Donaldson might have been together for nearly a decade, but this does not stop them from doing romantic things including regular date nights.
The television personality once revealed that their perfect date night would entail a simple dinner with a bottle of wine. For this couple, being in each other's company is all they need to have an amazing date night.
As to why they are yet to tie the knot, White once admitted that having a legal binding was not necessary and added that she already feels married to Donaldson.
Love might not have worked in the past, but without a doubt, White has gotten another chance at happiness. And she seems to be enjoying every bit of her fairytale.