Quick Facts of Patrick Leonard Sajdak
- Full NamePatrick Leonard Sajdak
- Net Worth$65 Million
- Date of Birth1946 /10 /26
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, the United States of America
- ProfessionTelevision host, Former Weatherman
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourBlonde
- SpouseSherrill Sajak (m. 1979; div. 1986) Lesly Brown-Sajak (m. 1989)
- Height1.77 m
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
Patrick Leonard Sajdak, better known from his stage name Pat Sajak is a renowed American television personality, talk show host, and former weatherman. Sajak is famous as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.
Being a famous face of Hollywood, Sajak’s fans are curious to know about his love life. All knew, he divorced his ex-wife Sherrill Sajak back on 1986. What’s new in his married life?
Bio- Pat Sajak
Pat Sajak was born as Patrick Leonard Sajdak on October 26, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America. His father, Leonard Anthony Sajak, was a factory worker, and mother Joyce Helen is a housewife.
After his father’s death, Pat’s mother Helen married Walter Backal. Moreover, Sajak is a graduate of Farragut High School in 1964. Later, he attended Columbia College Chicago while working as a desk clerk at the Palmer House hotel.
As a early phase of his career, Pat worked in the U.S Army during the Vietnam War for the American Forces Vietnam Network.
Wife- Lesly Brown Sajak
Pat’s current relationship status is married. Well, he exchanged his wedding vows with Lesly Brown Sajak in December 1989. Now, it’s been more than two decades the couple is leading a conjugal life with each other.
Sajak recalls in the hindsight that starting a relationship with his wife Lesly wasn’t easy. Lesly is a professional photographer with amazing pictures, still clicking. The host recalls,
“There was no electricity in the air.”
Although Pat has shared very little about his love affairs, we came to know that he worked hard to convince Levy to marry him. Nonetheless, the pair started their relationship over the phone as long-distance friends. They started falling for each other after a while, and the lovely couple was dating in no time.
After dating a couple of years, the love birds tied the knot in December 1989, in front of 150 guests. The wedding ceremony was held in Annapolis, Maryland, at Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.
Father of two children
Pat and his wife Lesly has a great life as a couple, and now they are proud parents of two children. Lesly gave birth to their first baby, a son Patrick Michael James Sajak, on September 22, 1990. Patrick bought a lot of happy moments in the couple’s life, and he’s the elder child in the family.
Five years later, on January 5, 1995, Lesly surprised Pat with another good news of being pregnant. This time, beautiful angel, Maggie Marie Sajak, was born. Their daughter, Maggie, is an American country singer.
Relationship with Sherrill Sajak
Before Lesly, Pat was married to ex-wife Sherrill Sajak. The former couple walked down the aisle in 1979 in a private wedding ceremony hall. Though the two were having a great beginning, they failed to continue their relationship for long.
After eight of their marriage, Pat and Sherill announced their separation in the media. However, the duo hasn’t revealed the reason behind their divorce. Since the day they parted their ways, Sherrill is hardly seen in the press. Or we can say that she has just disappeared from the glamour fame.
What’s His Net Worth?
While handling other people’s fortunes, Pat was able to accumulate his wealth. The television host has a estimated net worth of $65 million as of 2019. The bulks of his earnings come from his salary as well as licensing deals. As being a host of Wheel of Fortune, Pat collects an annual salary of $15 million.
For the past 30 + years, Sajak has hosted Wheel’s daytime and syndicated evening versions. Not just that, he won three Emmy from his hard works and dedication in his works. So, with such incomes, he is living a luxurious lifestyle. Talking about his social media presence, he frequently shares his family ties in his Twitter account.
Currently, Sajak resides in a million dollars house in Severna Park, Maryland, United States. The marked price of his mansion is around $1.275 million as of 2019. Besides, Pat is considered as one of the topmost prosperous television hosts all over.
The host listed his old house in Glendale for $699,000. Also, he bought the mansion for his first wife, Sherrill. Besides, he might have other assets, including several collections of cars and house, but the details are unavailable at the moment.