We are sure that you watched at least once the show called Wheel of Fortune. That’s one of the most popular shows, and at the same time, it’s one of the longest-running shows in the United States. The host of this show is Pat Sajak, who got worldwide famous thanks to the Wheel of Fortune. From 1983, Sajak is in the same show, and he is doing a fantastic job. Thanks to his talent and engagement, he got a lot of recognition and rewards, including People’s Choice and Emmy’s Awards. The host is also known as a weatherman, actor and TV personality.
Stay with us, and you will learn all the interesting details about the host’s life, career, and net worth.
Patrick Leonard Sajdak was born in Chicago on the 26th of October, 1946. His parents are Joyce Helen and Leonard Anthony. When he was young, his father died, so his mother married another man. He grew up with a brother David Sajdak and a half-brother William Backal.
Pat finished the Farragut High School and continued education at Columbia College in Chicago.
After graduation, he started to work at the Spanish radio station on the English newscaster. During the Vietnam War, the host was a part of the US Army. During that time, he worked as a disc jockey. When he left the army, Sajak worked for many different radio stations, including Nashville and Kentucky.
From 1977 to 1981, he worked as a weatherman in Los Angeles at the KNBC-TV. After that job, Pat got a job as a host of the Wheel of Fortune. However, that was not as smooth as the director of NBC didn’t want him to take that job.
In spite of that, the weatherman got the job and began to work in the daytime and nighttime versions. Later on, he remained the host only of the night version.
In addition to these jobs, Sajak also showed up as a guest host of the show Larry King Live.
Who is Pat’s wife?
Currently, Pat is married to Lesly Brown, who is a professional photographer. The couple tied the knot in a Catholic ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland, in December 1989. When they met, they used to be friends but later on fell in love. The love birds have two kids together, Maggie Marie and Patrick Michael James.
Before the host got involved to Lesly, he was in a marriage with the lady Sherrill. With the beautiful lady, he was in a marriage for seven years.
Pat Sajak Net Worth 2024
Over time, the weatherman collected a fantastic pile of cash. He has an annual salary of $15 million. As of 2024, Pat Sajak has an estimated net worth of $65 million.