Who is Pat Sajak?

Pat Sajak is a famous American television personality and game show host who is famous as the host of the American television game show “Wheel of Fortune” for his work on this program, Sajak has received 19 nominations for the “Daytime Emmy Awards for outstanding game show host” and has won the title 3 times.

How old is Pat Sajak?

Pat Sajak was born in 1946 on October 26 in Chicago, Illinois, America. Pat Sajak’s real name is Patrick Leonard Sajdak, and he was born to Anthony Sajdak, his father, and Joyce Backal, his mother. His father was a factory worker and died when his mother was very young.

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Pat’s mother married again with Walter Backal. Sajak grew up alongside his brother David and half-brother William. Pat Sajak attended Farragut School and graduated in 1964 at 18. Pat went to Columbia College, Chicago, for his further studies.

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Full NamePat Sajak
Date of birthOctober 26, 1946
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
FatherAnthony Sajdak,
MotherJoyce Helen
ProfessionTelevision Personality
Age75 years old
Weight80 kg
Height5 feet 10 inches
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Body MeasurementN/A
Net Worth$65million
Relationship StatusMarried

Physical Description

Pat Sajak is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 80kg. Pat Sajak has not shared any information regarding his body measurements, including chest size, shoe size, hips size, waist size, and biceps size. Pat has a fair complexion and blonde hair. Pat Sajak has very addictive and attractive blue-colored eyes. 

Pat Sajak, who seems like he is in his late 60s, is surprisingly 75 years old. Pat Sajak’s nationality is American, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Pat’s ethnic group is white.

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How did Pat Sajak start his career?

Sajak’s show “Wheel of Fortune” started in 1981 and ran for 38 years and 198 days. Sajak was a former weatherman for NBC and had hosted other talk shows. 

Sajak started his career as a clerk and worked as a desk clerk at the Palmer House hotel. Since he was young, he was always determined to earn money. Sajak also worked as a host of the show “An Officer and a movie” and worked as a Newsman at the local radio station WEDC.

Sajak joined the United States Army as a disc jockey in 1968, and before joining the media industry, he was sent to Vietnam. Also, he worked at American Forces Vietnam Network during the Vietnam war. 

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Sajak also hosted other radio shows such as “Dawn Buster” and “Good Morning” for around 14 months. Sajak also had gained popularity as a DJ and was offered a voice cover job for NBC’s “Today’s Show.” Sajak also worked as a weatherman for “KNBC-TV.”

After working as a weatherman for several years, he offered to host the game show of their channel in 1981. He had hosted two game shows, “Press your luck” and “puzzler,” before hosting “wheel of fortune.” After some time, he started hosting shows such as a late-night talk show for CBS and “Larry King Live.” 

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Sajak had appeared as a newscaster in the movie “Airplane II: The Sequel” in 1982 and had desired to appear in fiction shows. Sajak had written articles for Ricochet.com. He also made his puzzle game “Lucky Letter” and appeared in “The Dan le Batard Show with Stugotz” and also “Highly Questionable.”

Sajak currently works as the director of “Eagle Publishing House, ” a conservative institution, and the vice-chairman of “The Board of Trustees at Hillsdale College, Michigan. 

Is Pat Sajak married?

Sajak was previously married to Sherrill Sajak, who separated after 7 years of marriage, and later, he married Lesly Brown Sajak in 1989. Pat and Lesly are parents to Patrick Michael James Sjaka and Maggie Maria Sajak. 

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What’s Pat Sajak worth?

Sajak is a very hard-working and dedicated man and has achieved huge stardom in his career. Pat’s estimated net worth is $65million

Social Media

Sajak is quite active on his social media handles. Pat’s is active on Twitter under @patsajak and has 343.3k followers as of March 2022.

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