A goal without a plan is just a wish, and a program without a host is just a myth! Today, let’s talk about the very talented program host Pat Sajak whom you might have seen in the American television game show, Wheel of Fortune.
Sometimes, accomplishing certain things fail to give you the satisfaction and happiness if that’s not your goal. Similarly, Pat Sajak longed for his dreams despite being an accomplished pilot and serving in Vietnam. However, his hard work paid off and now he is counted as one of the renowned television personalities. He is the Guinness World record holder for the longest career as a game show host for the same show.
Who Is Pat Sajak Married To? Wedding, Wife
Pat Sajak is married to Lesly Brown, who was an aspiring actress and ‘Miss Georgetown.’ Lesly was a model when she was introduced to Pat by a mutual friend at a California sports bar in the year 1988. It was the year when she appeared in a Playboy pictorial called “Women of Washington.”
Well, it wasn’t the love at first sight for Pat and his lady love but they fell in love gradually. When Pat’s wife Lesley went back to Maryland, they had a long-distance friendship. And by the spring of 1989, their friendship had already turned into a relationship.
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It was January of 1990 when Pat and his girlfriend got married. The lovebirds exchanged the wedding vows in the presence of 150 guests in an intimate wedding ceremony in Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Annapolis, Maryland.
Before finding love in former model Lesley, Pat was married to Sherrill Sajak in 1979. However, after seven years of marriage, the estranged husband and wife had a divorce.
Family Life With Children
Pat Sajak and his wife, Lesly Brown, have been married for almost three decades and in between this time, they have welcomed two children together. Their first child, a son named Patrick Michael James Sajak was born on September 22, 1990. Patrick is currently at the age of 29 and has described himself as a comedian on his Twitter bio.
Their second child, a daughter named Maggie Marie Sajak was born on January 5, 1995. She is an aspiring country singer and had released 3 singles by 2018. Her song “First Kiss” featured once in a CMT show. Maggie, who began playing guitar since she was at the age of 12, also plays ukulele, piano and mandolin.
Pat loves spending his free time with his kids and wife. The family of four has a close-knit relationship and seldom gushes about their closeness via their posts on social networking sites.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Pat Sajak?
Will you be amazed if we tell you that the former weatherman and current television personality, Pat Sajak has an amazing net worth of $65 million? Well, this is true! He has a whopping net worth of $65 million and receives $15 million as his salary.
Pat is famous for his appearance as a long term host of the game show Wheel of Fortune with his co-host Vanna White. He first landed on the station's 6 am time slot when his broadcasting instructor told him that the local radio station WEDC was looking for a news anchor.
Pat was also a member of the U.S. Army in 1968 during the Vietnam War. He was employed as Armed Forces Radio, while he was serving in the Army. During that time, he even deejayed on Armed Forces Radio where he used to begin his show with the line "Good morning, Vietnam!." He presented it just like Robin Williams' character did in the movie of the same name.
In the year 1977, Pat used to work as a weatherman at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles full time.
Short Wiki And Bio
Pat Sajak was born as Patrick Leonard Sajdak on October 26, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois. His height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 m) and his age is 73 years old. He is a huge hockey fan and the L.A. Kings is his favorite team. He is also an accomplished helicopter pilot. His parent's names are Joyce Helen (Brandecki) and Leonard Anthony Sajdak.
In November 2019, the taping of the 37the season of The Wheel of fortune was canceled because Pat had to undergo emergency surgery for a blocked intestine.