Pat Sajak has been the host of the game show, Wheel of Fortune, for four decades. He was unable to host three episodes due to a medical emergency. Pat is married and has two children.

Quick Info

Full Name: Pat Sajak
Pat Sajak

Age: 73 Years 8 Months
Birth Date: October 26, 1946
Horoscope: Scorpio
Birth Place: Chicago Illinois, USA
Net Worth: $65 Million
Height/How Tall: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Nationality: American
Profession: Television Personality
Father's Name: Leonard Anthony
Mother's Name: Joyce Backal
Education: Columbia College, Chicago
Weight: 80 Kg
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Lucky Number: 9

Who is Pat Sajak?

Pat Sajak is an American television personality, former Weatherman, and talk show host.

He is best known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.

Age, parents, siblings, family, race

Pat was born on October 26, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to Leonard Anthony Sazdak and his father and mother, Joyce Buckle (Helen).

His father, Leonard, worked in a factory but Pat died at a very young age. There is no information regarding his siblings. After the death of his father, his mother remarried Walter Buckle. His grandfathers were of Polish descent.

He is of American nationality and Polish descent. His birth sign is Scorpio.

Pat Sajak: Education, School / College University

Speaking of his education, first, he attended Farragut Career Academy. Then, he studied at Columbia College Chicago.

Pat Sajak: Professional life, career

Speaking of his career, in the early '70s, he worked as a DJ and as his popularity began to grow, he was also given a voiceover job on NBC's' Today's Show', which quickly became anchoring. ‘KNBC-TV’ was looking for a weatherman in the late 70s and when they saw him. They gave him a job and he gladly accepted it.

Later, he also continued with prime time but dropped the daytime version. The audience loves him for his clay behavior and quick wit. He appeared as a newscaster during the 1982 comedy 'Plane II: The Sequel'.

In fact, Pat Sajak also worked as a guest writer for, which deals with socio-political issues. He also served on the Claremont Institute on their board of directors. In 2005, he became one of the investors in the Golden Baseball League.

Pat Sajak: Lifetime Achievements, Awards

Speaking of his lifetime achievements and awards, he won the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host for Wheel of Fortune (1983). Similarly, he won the People’s Choice Award for hosting a favorite game show.

Pat Sajak: Networth, salary

His net worth is approximately between 65 million and 65 million.

10 million in 2019, his salary per year from the game show, Wheel of Fortune is 15 million per year, which is 52,083 per episode. Meanwhile, his co-host, Wanna White, has an annual income of $ 10 million a year.

Pat Sajak: Rumors, controversy/scandal

In 2019 Pat Sajak had to undergo emergency surgery due to intestinal obstruction. The operation was successful.

Body dimensions: height, weight, body size

When Pat Sajak talks about body measurements, his height is 5 feet 10 inches. In addition, his weight is 80 kg. Pat's hair color is beige and his eye color is blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Pat Sajak has 251K followers on Twitter. However, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram.

Pat Sajak: relationship

Pat Sajak is married to Leslie Brown. He married photographer Leslie Brown on December 31, 1989, after dating since 1988. The couple has two children, Patrick Michael James Sajak and Maggie Mary Sajak. Maggie is a country singer.

Previously, he was married to Sheryl Sajak. He met Sheryl Sajak in 1978 and married in 1979. They had a short-lived marriage 7 years later when they filed for divorce in 1986.


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