Related Information for Vanessa Petruo Vanessa Petruo (Vany) is the eldest of three siblings born a German father, Thomas Petruo, and a Spanish-Peruvian mother, Mercedes. She was raised in Berlin next to her brother Jan-Alexander and her sister Priszilla. Due to her father's work as a professional actor and her grand-father's prominence as a famous radio show host, Vanessa started singing, acting and synchronizing movies at the age of seven. In her teenage years she made several appearances on German television, whil.. read more