After an astounding forty years in the entertainment industry, Pat Sajak is set to retire from his long-standing role as the host of the hit game show, "Wheel of Fortune." Sajak has become a staple on American television and game show history, holding the Guinness World Record for the longest career of a game show host for a single show. His departure has left fans feeling mixed emotions of sadness and respect.

Born on October 26,1946 in Chicago, Illinois, Sajak began his career working as a weatherman during the late 1960s, before eventually making his way over to radio. Sajak's big break came when he landed the role of the host of "Wheel of Fortune" in 1981. With his quick wit, charisma, and signature suits, Sajak quickly became one of the most beloved hosts in American game show history.

Sajak's departure from the show also marks the end of an era for "Wheel of Fortune." For many fans of the show, Sajak's voice and presence have become synonymous with the game itself. His retirement will leave big shoes to fill for whoever takes his place.

Despite the sadness that many fans are feeling, Sajak's retirement