Pat Sajak was born the son of a Polish-American Truckers.
He began his career as a news presenter spokesperson for a local radio station, where he hosted the news during the period from midnight to 6 clock in the morning. In 1968, he joined the U.S. Army and was sent to Vietnam. There he worked as a radio announcer for the Armed Forces.
In 1977 he was hired by KNBC - TV in Los Angeles as a weatherman. Finally, 1981 was Pat Sajak of Merv Griffin, the creative director of Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune asked if he would take over from Chuck Woolery. Sajak said to and still is moderator of the game show Wheel of Fortune.
An own talk show Sajak flopped on CBS and was canceled quickly.