Saturday, April 2, 2022

Rule 5 Saturday - Vanessa Lachey

This week,  Vanessa Lachey, as the head of the new NCIS Hawaii, Jane Tennant, the equivalent, if not equal, to Jethro Gibbs: 
Vanessa Joy Lachey (née Minnillo; born November 9, 1980)  is an American actress, beauty pageant titleholder, fashion model and television host. She was named Miss Teen USA in 1998. She has been a New York–based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and hosted Total Request Live on MTV. She has starred in two network sitcoms, and has hosted various competition and reality shows through the 2010s and 2020s. Lachey holds the lead role in the CBS spinoff NCIS: Hawaiʻi which premiered in September 2021.
Vanessa Joy Minnillo was born at the 13th Air Force Regional Medical Center at Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Philippines.  Her father, Vincent Charles Minnillo, is an American citizen from Cleveland, Ohio, of Italian and Irish descent, while her mother, Helen Ramos Bercero, is from Manila, Philippines.  Minnillo has an adopted brother who is two years older. Her father moved the family frequently because of his service in the Air Force. She lived in Washington, California, Nevada, Florida, Germany and Japan and attended eight schools in nine years.

In 2006, she began dating singer Nick Lachey - recently divorced from Jessica Simpson since they first separated in December 2005, and then officially divorced by the end of June 2006 - after she appeared in the music video for his song "What's Left of Me".[36] The couple became engaged in November 2010,  and married on July 15, 2011 at Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Nick and Vanessa Lachey have three children - Camden John (b. 2012), Brooklyn Elizabeth (b. 2015) and Phoenix Robert (b. 2016).
Linked at Pirate's Cove in the weekly Sorta Blogless Sunday Pinup and linkfest. The Wombat has
Rule 5 Monday: The Best Rack In Hollywood? and FMJRA 2.0: Shifting Through the Lens up running at The Other McCain. Linked at Proof Positive in the weekly Best of the Web* and at The Right Way in the weekly Rule 5 Saturday LinkOrama.

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