Pat Sajak Bids Farewell to 'Wheel of Fortune': Vanna White Takes the Lead

Breaking News: Pat Sajak Calls It Quits After 40 Years Of Hosting ‘Wheel Of Fortune’

Hey there, CelebDan here, your go-to source for the latest and juiciest celebrity news. Today, I bring you some breaking news that’s sure to leave you spinning like a wheel. Yes, you heard it right, Pat Sajak, the legendary host of the popular game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’, has announced that he will retire after 40 long years of hosting the show.

Let's dive into the details of this announcement and what it means for the future of the show.

Pat Sajak Bids Adieu to ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Pat Sajak, who has been hosting ‘Wheel of Fortune’ since 1982, took to Twitter to share the news with his fans. In his tweet, he wrote, “I’ve decided that our 41st season, which begins in September, will be my last.”

The news of Pat Sajak’s retirement has come as a shock to many fans who have been following the show for years. Sajak’s wit, humor, and charm have been an integral part of the show’s success and have kept viewers glued to their screens for decades.

Vanna White to Take Over as Host

But, don't fret just yet, as the show must go on! The show’s producers have already found a replacement for Sajak. That's right, none other than Vanna White, who has been turning the letters on the show since 1982, will be taking over as the new host of ‘Wheel of Fortune’.

Fans of the show know that Vanna has been an integral part of the show and has always shared a great camaraderie with Sajak. It will be interesting to see how she handles the new role and takes the show forward.

Fun Facts about ‘Wheel of Fortune’

As we prepare to say goodbye to Pat Sajak, let's take a moment to look back at some of the fun facts about ‘Wheel of Fortune’ that have made it a household name:

  • The show first premiered in 1975 with Chuck Woolery as the host.

  • The show has given away more than $200 million in cash and prizes over the years.

  • The famous wheel weighs over 2,400 pounds and has 200 lights on it.

  • Vanna White has worn more than 7,000 gowns on the show.

  • The show has been adapted in over 60 countries around the world.

Wrapping Up

And there you have it, folks, Pat Sajak is retiring from ‘Wheel of Fortune’ after 40 years of hosting the show. While we'll miss his humor and charm, we're excited to see what the future holds for the show with Vanna White taking the lead. As always, stay tuned to CelebDan for more juicy celebrity news.