Pat Sajak has been famous as the host of the Wheel of Fortune game show for four decades Pat is married and has two children.
Who’s Pat Sajak?
Pat Sajak is an American television personality, former meteorologist and talk show host.
He is known as the host of the American game show Wheel of Fortune.
Pat Sajak Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education
Pat was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on October 26, 1946 to Leonard Anthony Sajak, father and Joyce Backal (Helen), mother.
His father, Leonard worked in a factory but Pat lost him at very young age. There is no information about his siblings. After his father’s death, his mother remarried to Walter Backal. His grandparents were descendants of Poles.
He belongs to the American nationality and the Polish ethnicity. his birthmark is Scorpio.
Who is Pat Sajak married to?
Pat Sajak is married to Lesly Brown. He married photographer Lesly Brown on December 31, 1989, after a romantic relationship since 1988. The duo has two children, Patrick Michael James Sajak and Maggie Marie Sajak. Maggie is a country singer.
He was previously married to Sherrill Sajak. He met Sherrill Sajak in 1978 and married in 1979. They had a short-lived marriage when they filed for divorce in 1986 after 7 years together.
Pat Sajak Height, Weight
When it comes to Pat Sajak’s body measurements, he’s 5 feet 10 inches tall. In addition, it weighs 80 kg. Pat’s hair color is light brown and her eye color is blue.
Pat Sajak Education, school / university
Speaking of his studies, he first attended Farragut Career Academy. He then attended Columbia College in Chicago.
Pat Sajak Career
About his profession, he worked as a DJ in the early 1970s, and as his popularity began to rise, he was also offered a voiceover position for NBC’s “Today’s Show,” which soon became a presenter. ‘KNBC-TV’ was looking for a meteorologist in the late 1970s and when they found him. They offered him the job, and he gladly accepted it.
Later, he also continued with prime time, but left the daytime. The public loved him for his earthly demeanor and speed. During the 1982 comedy “Airplane II: The Sequel”, he appeared as an advertiser.
In fact, Pat Sajak has also been a guest writer for Ricochet.com, which deals with social policy issues. In addition, he also sat on the “Claremont Institute” on its board. In 2005, he choose to became one of the investors in the “Golden Baseball League”.
Pat Sajak Lifetime Achievement and Awards
Speaking of his lifelong achievements and accolades, he won the Daytime Emmy Awards for Best Game Show Host for Wheel of Fortune (1983). Similarly, he won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Game Show Host.
Pat Sajak Net Worth
Pat Sajak’s net worth is $70 million as of 2021 with the latest information we have on internet.
In 2019, his $ 10 million a year salary from the Wheel of Fortune game show is $ 15 million a year or $ 52,083 per Episode. While his co-host Vanna White’s annual income was $ 10 million a year.
Rumors, Controversies about Pat Sajak
In 2019, Pat Sajak had to undergo emergency surgery due to intestinal obstruction which was operated successfully.