Pat Sajak is well-known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune. He has been hosting the famous game show Wheel of Fortune for the last four decades.
Not long ago, the popular game show host even subtly hinted at his retirement plans during a media interaction. Continue reading further to know the net worth of Pat Sajak.
What is the net worth of Pat Sajak?
When we talk about the game show hosts in the entertainment industry, Pat Sajak is one of the most prominent faces and he has been the host of the show Wheel of Fortune for more than four decades now.
As per the reports of Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the 75-year-old game show host is a whopping $70 million. It has been reported that he makes an annual salary of $14 million from Wheel of Fortune.
Apart from his annual salary from the show, Pat also bags royalties in his kitty by licensing his images to casino slot machines. According to the media outlet, his annual income from royalties, licensing fees and other payments go up to $15 million.
Pat Sajak has subtly hinted at retirement
Recently, the three-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show host spilled the beans on his retirement plans. After hosting the game show, Wheel of Fortune for nearly 4 decades, Pat has revealed the end is near. The game show premiered in the year 1975 and Pat got on board for the game show in 1981.
During his latest interaction with Entertainment Tonight, Sajak talked about the game show Wheel of Fortune and said, “In most television shows by this time, you would have said, ‘That’s probably enough,’ but this show will not die. It appears I may go before the show.”
Pat further added, “Years go by fast. We’re getting near the end. It’s been a long [time]. We’re not gonna do this for another 40 years. The end is near.”
The game show host went on to say, “It’s an honor to have been in people’s living rooms for that long. People were out there welcoming us. We’re happy and proud.”
A little bit about Pat Sajak’s great career
Over the last four decades, Pat Sajak has been able to establish him in the world of television. He is one of the richest US television hosts of all time. To date, he has been nominated for a total of 19 times for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host and he won the award three times.
Apart from being the host of the game show Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak has also hosted his own television show called The Pat Sajak Show from the year 1989 to 1990. We must say over the years, the viewers of the show have loved watching Pat on their television screens.
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