Vanessa Valente (Temptation Island) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Boyfriend, Ex-Husband, Job, Net worth

Vanessa Valente Biography

Vanessa Valente is a procurement manager and reality TV star originally from Boston, Massachusetts. Valente (with Roberto Mal) is one of the four couples who joined season 5 of Temptation Island, a reality show that tests the strength of their relationships by exposing them to attractive singles. She currently works as a procurement manager.  Valente has worked in the military as a Human Resource Manager of the United States Air Force. She is currently based in Los Angeles.

Vanessa Valente Age | Birthday

Born on June 22, 1989, Valente is 34 years old (age as of 2023). She celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of June each year.

Vanessa Valente Parents

Valente was born in Boston, Massachusetts to her parents; Jennifer (mother) and her father, whose identity we are yet to establish. She is of Brazilian descent and speaks Portuguese fluently.

Vanessa Valente and Roberto Mal
Vanessa Valente and Roberto Mal

Vanessa Valente Height

Valente stands at a height measurement of 5 feet 7 inches tall (approximately).

Vanessa Valente Boyfriend

Valente was in a relationship with Roberto Mal, a nursing student who is 10 years younger than her. They met in Qatar at a lounge on Latin night and had a one-night stand that turned into a serious romance. It is unclear if Valente and Roberto are still together or not, that is, after their stint in Temptation Island season 5.

Vanessa Valente Children

Valente does not have any children of her own. She has expressed her desire to get married and start a family with Roberto, but she is not sure if he shares the same vision.

Vanessa Valente Ex-Husband

Valente was previously married to her now ex-husband Stephan Perryman (according to Gossip Next Door). The two met in the military. Her ex-husband was a military training instructor. Valente and her ex-husband divorced after he cheated on her. The two had children together.

Vanessa Valente Education

Valente attended Ashford University where she graduated with an Associate of Arts in Business Administration in 2011. She then attended the Community College of the Airforce where she studied Human Resource Management/Personnel Administration.

Vanessa Valente Job

Valente works as a procurement manager for an oil and gas company. She is responsible for sourcing and purchasing materials and services for the company’s projects. Previously, Valente worked as a Human Resource Manager for the United States Air Force.

Vanessa Valente Temptation Island

Valente and Roberto Mal joined Temptation Island season 5 to test their compatibility and loyalty. They have a 10-year age gap that causes some issues in their relationship. Valente wants to settle down and have kids, while Roberto is still unsure about his future. Valente also has trust issues due to her experience with infidelity. She fears that Roberto might cheat on her with a Latina woman with “a big butt.”

On the show, Vanessa and Roberto are separated and live with 12 singles of the opposite sex who try to tempt them away from their partners. They also get to watch clips of their partners’ interactions with the singles and decide whether they want to stay together or break up at the end of the show.

Temptation Island Season 5 Cast

The other cast members of Temptation Island season 5 include:

Vanessa Valente Net Worth

Valente has an estimated net worth of  $800K-$1.5 million. She earns an income from her job as a procurement manager. She also worked as a Human Resource Manager for the United States Air Force.


Vanessa is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @vanillaknowsbest with over 9,000 followers as of June 2023.