For over four decades, Pat Sajak has been a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, known for his quick wit, charming demeanor, and his long-running role as the host of the popular game show, "Wheel of Fortune."

Sajak, who is currently 76 years old, took over as host of "Wheel of Fortune" in 1981, after the show had already been on the air for several years. Since then, he has become an iconic figure in the world of television game shows, presiding over countless episodes of the long-running program and entertaining millions of viewers around the world.

Born in Chicago in 1946, Sajak began his career in broadcasting as a DJ and weatherman. He eventually landed a job hosting a talk show in Los Angeles, which led to his hiring as the host of "Wheel of Fortune." Over the years, Sajak has become an integral part of the show's success, providing a steady and familiar presence that viewers have come to love.

Despite his long tenure as host of "Wheel of Fortune," Sajak has remained grounded and humble about his success. In interviews, he has often credited the show's popularity to its simple and straightforward format, which he says