Pat Sajak Salary
Pat Sajak is the host of Wheel of Fortune where he earns an annual salary of $8 million.
Pat Sajak (real name Patrick Leonard Sajdak) is a former weatherman, television personality, actor and game show host of Wheel of Fortune, with an estimated net worth of $45 million dollars. While at Columbia College Chicago, Sajak's broadcasting instructor encouraged him to apply for local radio station WEDC's newsman. Sajak joined the U.S. Army, and deejayed on Armed Forces Radio in Vietnam. In the late 1970s Sajak moved to Los Angeles seeking work and landed a full-time weatherman position at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles in 1977.
Merv Griffin offered him to take over the duties of host on Wheel of Fortune from Chuck Woolery in 1983, and Sajak accepted the position. Sajak hosted the daytime and syndicated evening versions of Wheel from 1983 to 1989, and continues to host the evening version of the show. Sajak hosted his own late-night talk show from January 9, 1989 to April 13, 1990 on CBS. Sajak is a regular podcast and poster contributor on the conservative blog ricochet.com
"Wheel of Fortune" host, Pat Sajake confesses to drinking during show breaks.
On January 9th1998 the decapitated head of Denmark's Little Mermaid is returned after being missing for 3 days. In 1989 "The Pat Sajak Show" debuts...
Pat Sajak asks Vanna to remove his hairpiece after 25 years living a lie. April fools?
On Pat's final daytime appearance on Wheel of Fortune, he goes out in style.