The Daytime Emmy Awards winner for Outstanding Game Show Host Pat Sajak is a well-known 72 years personality TV personality from the US. He is popular for being the host of the American TV game show titled Wheel of Fortune. The host is also known to the world as a famed actor and a former weatherman.
Pat Sajak's Early Life, Age, Parents
The tall and handsome, Pat Sajak was born as Patrick Leonard Sajdak in Chicago Illinois, the US on October 26, 1946, to their parent's mother Joyce Helen (Brandecka) and father Leonard Anthony Sajdak. He is an American and is of a Polish Descent. He was raised in Chicago and there, he attended the Farragut High School. He graduated from there in 1964. After that, he enrolled at Columbia College Chicago. During his enrollment there, he also used to work as a desk clerk at the Palmer House Hotel.
What is Pat Sajak's real name?
Pat Sajak's real name is Patrick Leonard Sajdak.
How old is Pat Sajak?
October 26, 1946, Pat is 72 years of age.
Pat Sajak's Career as a TV Personality
After that, he joined the American Forces Vietnam Network, a broadcast service in operation by the US Armed Forces American Forces Radio and TV services as a Disc Jockey (DJ) during the Vietnam War. He also hosted the radio show, Dawn Buster, during that time.
He won the WLS radio's Dick Biondi Show and appeared in this show as a guest teen DJ. After applying for a job at WEDC as a newsman, he was offered this job and he began working there for about six hours from midnight.
In 1968, he was enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was transferred to Vietnam and there he worked as a disk jockey on Armed Forces Radio. In 1977, he joined KNBC-TV as a full-time weatherman for the station. He is also known for his appearance in the TV shows like Days of Our Lives, featuring Deidre Hall, Arianne Zucker, and Alison Sweeney, Rugrats, and so on.
Since 2010, the journalist started writing for the National Review Online. He has also authored a number of puzzle games out of which, Lucky Letters is the most popular one. Sajak has also been a part of ESPN Radio's The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz and Le Batard's other show, Highly Questionable.
Pat Sajak's Marriage, Wife, Family Life
Pat Sajak has been married two times in his life. He got married for the first time in his life in 1979 to his then-love Sherrill Sajak. The pair were in a marital relationship for about seven years but, they decided to get separated and divorced in 1986.
Three years after Pat dissolved his first married life, in 1989, he got married for the second time to his current wife, Lesly Brown. His wife is a photographer. He has a son and a daughter with her. His first child was a son, Patrick Michal James Sajak born on September 22, 1990. The pair's second child was born on January 5, 1995. They named her Maggie Marie Sajak.
The pair have been living together with no rumors of extramarital affairs and divorce talks. Pat Sajak and his wife Lesly currently live in Severna Park, Maryland with their two children. The pair also has another house in Los Angeles, California.
Pat Sajak's Net Worth, House
Pat Sajak has been earning an annual salary of $15 million and his net worth is estimated at around $65 million. Just two years before, in 2016, Pat Sajak had $12 million as salary, which he received as a host from the show Wheel of Fortune, and his $45 million as his total net worth. He also owns several luxury properties including houses across the United States.
Pat Sajak's Body Measurements, Height, Weight
Pat Sajak stands tall with a height of five feet and 10 inches (177 cms) and his body weight is said to be 85 kgs (187 lbs).