Ranked #92 in AskMen.com's "Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006".
Vanessa's mother (Gabriella) is Italian and her father (John) an American. She lived in Rome until she was 8, and then moved to Washington D.C., her father's birthplace. Vanessa lived there until 2002, and then she returned to Italy to work as a model.
Face of the European DSL brand "Alice".