The 1.77 meters tall American TV personality, Pat Sajak is well known for his outstanding game show called Wheel of Fortune, from which he has accumulated a huge net worth.
Born on October 26, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, Pat Sajak attended the Farragut High School and later, Columbia College Chicago before becoming a DJ and a radio host. It was not until he worked as a host for the Wheel of Fortune that he amassed a huge net worth. Today, we are going to talk about the professional life of the TV host and also talk about his career and achievements.
The estimated net worth of the TV host, Pat Sajak is at around $65 million as of 2018. The famed host earns around $15 million per year as his total salary. However, just before two years, in 2016, Pat had a salary of around $12 million and a net worth of over $45 million.
Within two years, Pat increased his salary by over $3 million while his net worth took a rapid rise. In two years time, Pat Sajak was able to increase his net worth by around $20 million.
Sherrill Sajak's ex-husband Pat Sajak in Wheel of Fortune
As all of us already know that Pat is famed for hosting the show Wheel of Fortune, he earned over $12 million from that show in 2015 while this year, he earned $15 million solely from the show.
The Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak put off his house in sales at a price of just below the $700k mark. The house has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms which are made on a 2388 square foot of land. Later, on November 21, 2011, the house was sold for over $705k, $6k more than the asking price of the house.
As soon as Pat Sajak finished schooling, he applied for a job as the WEDC newsman. He started working there for about six hours from midnight. In 1968, he was a US Army officer who worked as a DJ on the Armed Forces Radio in Vietnam.
Later, he also worked at the KNBC-TV as a full-time weatherman for the station. By the 1980s, he also worked as an anchor for the NBC. On January 9, 1989, Pat Sajak was a host of the late night talk show on CBS. And, since 1981, he has been a part of the show Wheel of Fortune, and even now, he is still the primary host of the show.
His extraordinary performance in the journalism field has earned him a Daytime Emmy Award while also earning him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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