Giuliana Rancic Biography
Giuliana Rancic (birth name Giuliana DePandi) is an Italian born American television personality, born on 17th August 1974 in Naples, Italy. She is a co-host of E! News on E! network alongside Jason Kennedy.
Giuliana began her career, while still studying at the American University, at Capitol Hill news bureau where she covered stories related to the U.S. government. Rancic created and was the executive producer of MTV’s Celebrity Rap Superstar, which premiered in 2007.
Giuliana Rancic Age
Giuliana was born on August 17, 1974 in Naples, Italy (44 years as of 2018)
Giuliana Rancic Family
Giuliana Rancic Husband
Giuliana married Bill Rancic on 1st September 2007 in a ceremony on Capri at Sancta Sophia Church in Anacapri. Bill is an American entrepreneur, he appeared on the first season of Donald Trump’s reality television show, The Apprentice, becoming the first candidate to be hired.
Giuliana Rancic Still Married
In March 2018 Giuliana Rancic appeared on the Oscars red carpet without her wedding ring but opted for a statement ring on her left middle finger which lead people to speculate if she was still married but going with her Instagram it seems that all is well as she keeps posting pictures of her family.
Giuliana Rancic Son – Giuliana Rancic Baby
In August 2012 Giuliana and Bill Rancic welcomed their son Edward Duke Rancic, via gestational carrier.
Prior to the birth of their son the two had publicly discussed their fertility issues on television talk shows. They tried to conceive since the beginning of 2009. In March 2010 they began in vitro fertilization (IVF) and Rancic got pregnant in the spring of 2010, but she miscarried at nine weeks.
In November 2010 she had an IVF transfer for a second time but the procedure did not result in a pregnancy.
During her third trial for IVF her doctor recommended she undergo mammogram which is how she found out she had breast cancer. Despite her condition she continued with the egg retrieval and found a surrogate.
Giuliana Rancic Breast Cancer
Giuliana was diagnosed with breast cancer when her doctor recommended a mammogram after she tried a third round of IVF. She announced about her diagnosis on 17th October 2011 during an interview on Today. She announced that she would undergo double lumpectomy followed by radiation. In the mid-October 2011 she underwent surgery and returned to work at E! News about a week later. On 5th December 2011 she disclosed that she had decided to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.
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In 2013 she founded “Fab-U-Wish,” a program to grant fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to women battling breast cancer.
Giuliana Rancic Education Background
In 1996 she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has a masters degree in Journalism from American University. She later joined and graduated from Barbizon Modeling and Acting School.
Giuliana Rancic E News
Giuliana joined E! News in 2002 as a correspondent. In 2005 she became an anchor and managing editor of show. She was joined by Ryan Seacrest as a co-anchor on 13th March 2006. She is also a co-host of E!’s Fashion Police and often co-hosts red carpet events for award shows, such as the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. She won the 2014 Daytime Emmy Award for Fan Favorite.
She faced backlash on 10th July 2015 after she made a controversial comment about synthetic dreadlocks worn by Zendaya at the Oscars, where she said hat the hair looked like it smelled of “patchouli and weed”.
Rancic announced that she was leaving her position as co-anchor on E! News, after nearly a decade but she would continue hosting Fashion Police.
Rancic returned to E! News on 4th September 2018 a year after Catt Sadler’s controversial exit.
During an interview with People magazine Giuliana said;
“Returning to host E! News is every bit as thrilling to me today as it was 16 years ago when I joined the show and embarked on this wonderful career. Co-hosting alongside one of my best friends, Jason Kennedy, with one of the most talented teams in entertainment journalism, makes this move even more special. I can’t wait to reconnect with the E! News audience and go on this journey together once again.”
Giuliana and Bill/ Giuliana and Bill Show
Giuliana and her husband Bill starred in the reality-television show Giuliana and Bill which premiered on 5th August 2009 on the Style Network. The show later moved to E! on 15th October 2013. The show’s last episode was aired on 3rd June 2014, ending at its 7th season.
G by Giuliana Rancic/ Giuliana Rancic Clothing
In 2012 Giuliana launched her clothing line G by Giuliana Rancic on HSN, the line became the most successful clothing line debut on HSN in 2012 and even won HSN Best Brand Launch award.
Giuliana Rancic Books
In 2006 she released her debut book, ‘Think Like A Guy: How to Get a Guy By Thinking Like One’. The book is a practical and funny handbook of rules on landing the man of your dreams.
In 2010 she released her second book ‘I Do, Now What? Secrets, Stories, and Advice from a Madly-in-Love Couple, co-authored with her husband Bill Rancic.
In 2015 she released her memoir, ‘Going Off Script’, where she documented her childhood, her stuggles with cancer and infertility and Clooney’s 32 on-screen rejections.
Giuliana Rancic Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $13 million.