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Pat Sajak Net worth, Bio, Wife, Children, Is He Still Alive Or Dead?

Pat Sajak followers and lovers of the show “Wheel Of Fortune” have been asking what is Pat Sajak’s net worth? Is Pat Sajak still alive?. As you’re going to read this post, you’ll find out some facts about the former weatherman, including Pat Sajak’s net worth 2021, Wife, Children, Houses as well as whether he is still alive or not.

Pat Sajak has a net worth of $70 million as a former weatherman, current television personality, actor, and game show host. Sajak is most known for hosting the game program “Wheel of Fortune” for a long time.

Pat Sajak Biography

Birth Name
Patrick Leonard Sajdak
Other NamesPat Sajak
Birth Date26th October 1946 (age: 75)
Age75 years old
Birth Place
Chicago, Illinois
Birth NationThe United States Of America
Known For
Game Show Host, Talk show host, Actor, Radio personality, Film Producer, Television producer
Source Of Income
Professional TV Personality
Net Worth$70 Million Dollars
Height5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Weight70 kg
Shoe SizeN/A
Salary$15 Million

Pat Sajak was born Patrick Leonard Sajdak in Chicago, Illinois on October 26, 1946. He was the son of Joyce Helen and Leonard Anthony Sajak and was reared in Chicago. His grandparents were all Polish. Pat’s father passed away while he was a child, and his mother married another man. Sajak graduated from Farragut High School in 1964. He attended Columbia College Chicago and worked at the Palmer House hotel as a front desk receptionist.

Early Career

Pat Sajak Net Worth Year Is He Still Alive Or Dead
Pat Sajak Picture

Sajak’s broadcasting instructor told him that the local radio station WEDC was looking for a news anchor while he was still in college. He applied and was hired for the 6 a.m. slot at the station. During the Vietnam War, Sajak enlisted in the US Army in 1968. He was a deejay on Armed Forces Radio while in the Army. He began each show while DJing with the statement “Good morning, Vietnam!” just like Robin Williams’ character in the film of the same name. In the early 1970s, Sajak worked as a DJ in Nashville from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. as their afternoon personality.

Wheel Of Fortune

Sajak traveled to Los Angeles in the late 1970s in search of work in the entertainment sector. In 1977, he got a full-time weatherman job at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles.

Pat was offered the opportunity to take over hosting duties on Wheel of Fortune from Chuck Woolery in 1981 by game show mogul Merv Griffin.

Unfortunately, at the time, NBC President Fred Silverman rejected the idea of employing Sajak because he was “too local” Merv Griffin responded by shutting down the entire show and refusing to tape fresh episodes unless Sajak was recruited.

For the past 30 years, Sajak has hosted the daytime and syndicated nightly versions of Wheel of Fortune. In 2018, Sajak surpassed Bob Barker of The Price is Right as the longest-running host of any game show. On March 22, 2019, Guinness World Records bestowed the title upon him. Pat Sajak’s contract as Wheel of Fortune host runs until 2022. Pat has earned three Emmys for his work on the show, as well as a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

Pat Sajak’s Wife

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Photo of Pat Sajak<> at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 28, 2017, in Pasadena, California.

In 1979, Pat Sajak got married to his first wife Sherrill James Sajak in which they later divorced in 1986. He later remarries Lesly Brown. They met in Irvine, California, the United States in 1988. But Currently, Lesly Brown is Sajak’s wife.

Pat Sajak’s Children

Pat Sajak has two children “Patrick Michael James Sajak” and “Margaret Sajak” popularly known as “Maggie“. Patrick James Sajak is 31 years old. He was born on the 22nd September 1990 (age: 31) and also, he is a medical school graduate.

Margaret Sajak, the couples second child was born on 5th January 1995 (age: 26).
She is a 26 years old country singer and songwriter who has also performed on “Wheel Of Fortune” alongside her famous father, Pat Sajak.

What Is Pat Sajak Net worth?

Pat Sajak has a net worth of $70 million as a former weatherman, current television personality, actor, and game show host. Sajak is most known for hosting the game program “Wheel of Fortune” for a long time.

is Pat Sajak Still Alive?

The legendary media personality has been in wonderful health for many years. On November 8, 2019, he was unfortunately placed on emergency medical care. He underwent surgery to remove a blockage in his intestines. He’s still on the mend. Pat Sajak’s co-star, Vanna White, is in control of the show and will host the “Wheel of Fortune” until he is fully recovered.


Pat Sajak, the 75 years old man, became popular for hosting the game show “Wheel of Fortune“.
Wheels of Fortune” remains one of the most popular game shows, and the world knows Pat Sajak as a highly skilled television personality.
Currently, Pat Sajak is still alive and he also has an amassed net worth of $70 million.