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(Television personality)

Pat Sajak is famous as the host of the game show, Wheel of Fortune for four decades. He could not host three episodes because of a medical emergency. Pat is married and has two children.

Relationship Facts of Pat Sajak

Pat Sajak is married to Lesly Brown {Compare Couple}.
He is father of Two (Maggie Sajak, Patrick Michael James Sajak).
Pat Sajak is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Pat Sajak?

Pat Sajak is married to photographer Lesly Brown. Their wedding ceremony was on December 31, 1989, after dating since 1988.

The couple has two children namely, Patrick Michael James Sajak and Maggie Marie Sajak. Maggie is a country singer.

Previously, he was wed to Sherrill Sajak. He met Sherrill Sajak in 1978 and got married in 1979. They had a short-lived marriage as they filed for divorce in 1986 after 7 years together.

Pat Sajak: Biography in Details

Who is Pat Sajak?

Pat Sajak is an American television personality, former weatherman, and talk show host. He is well known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.

Pat SajakAge, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity

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

His father, Leonard worked in a factory but he expired when Pat was very young. There isn’t any information regarding his siblings. After his father’s death, his mother remarried, Walter Backal. His grandparents were of Polish descent.

Pat Sajak belongs to American nationality and Polish ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio.


Talking about his education, firstly, Pat Sajak attended Farragut Career Academy. Then, he attended Columbia College Chicago.

Pat Sajak: Professional Life, Career

On talking about his profession, in the early 70s, he worked as a DJ and when his popularity started increasing, he was also offered a voiceover job at NBC’s ‘Today’s Show,’ which quickly turned into anchoring.

‘KNBC-TV’ was looking for a weatherman in the late 70s and when they came across him. They offered him the job and he gladly accepted it.

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Caption: Pat Sajak and his wife (Source: Answersafrica)

Later, Pat Sajak also continued with the prime time but left the daytime version. The audience loved him for his earthy demeanor and quick wit. During the 1982 comedy film ‘Airplane II: The Sequel,’ he appeared as a newscaster.

In fact, Pat Sajak has also served as a guest writer for, which deals with social-political issues.

Moreover, Pat Sajak has also served the ‘Claremont Institute’ on their board of directors. During 2005, he became one of the investors in the ‘Golden Baseball League.’

Pat Sajak: Lifetime Achievements, Awards

On talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he has won Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host for Wheel of Fortune (1983). Likewise, he won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Game Show Host.

Pat Sajak: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, Pat Sajak’s net worth is $70 million. His net worth is $65 million(2021).

In 2019 $10 million, his salary per annum from the game show, Wheel Of Fortune is $15 million per annum which is $52,083 per episode. Whereas, his co-host, Vanna White’s annual income was $10 million per annum.

Pat Sajak: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

In 2019, Pat Sajak had to undergo emergency surgery due to a blocked intestine. The operation went successfully.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

On talking about Pat Sajak’s body measurements, he has a height of  5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, he weighs 80 Kg. Pat’s hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue.

Social Media

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


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What disease does Pat Sajak have?

  • He was suffering from a blocked intestine.

What is Pat Sajak's annual salary?

  • He receives an amount of around $15 million yearly.

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