Sherrill Sajak Biography: Facts About Pat Sajak’s Ex-Wife

Sherrill Sajak is an American television personality, former talk show host, actor, and weatherman. She is famous as the wife of the host of the American television show “Wheel of Fortune.” Sherril was married to Pat Sajak in 1979, and they divorced in 1986.

Read below to know more details about Pat Sajak’s ex-wife’s, Sherrill Sajak’s personal life, bio, career, and net worth.

Who Is Sherrill Sajak?

Sherrill James Sajak was born in 1945 in the United States. She is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Most people recognize Sherril as the ex-wife of Pat Sajak, a television presenter. Sherrill does not have a claim to fame on her own and has spent only a few years in active media before she disappeared. As such, very little is known about her apart from the fact that she was married to Pat Sajak.

Sherril’s last name before she was married to Pat is still unknown because there is no information about her parents. Information about her siblings and birthplace is also unknown. Whether she had a professional career before getting married to Pat Sajak is also a piece of information that is currently unavailable.

Sherrill Sajak Net Worth. How much is Pat Sajak ex-wife’s worth?

Sherrill Sajak net worth is still under review due to her secretive nature. However, while dating Pat, they used to reside in a 1911 Craftsman house and later moved out.  There are no public records of Sherrill’s career endeavors.

Image of TV Personality, Sherrill Sajak net worth is currently not available

TV Personality, Sherrill Sajak net worth is currently not available

Sherrill Sajak Married, Husband Pat Sajak, Divorce Reason, Children

Sherrill resided outside the media spotlight before she became known as Pat’s wife. Sherrill’s husband, Pat Sajak, was the host of a game show called “Wheel of Fortune.” The couple met in 1978 before Pat became the famous host of the popular show. Sherrill’s and Pat’s love for each other grew stronger, and the couple got married in 1979 and officially became wife and husband. However, their love did not last long, and the couple broke up in 1981 when Pat was chosen to be the host of “Wheel of Fortune.”

Image of Sherrill Sajak with ex-husband Pat Sajak

Sherrill Sajak with ex-husband Pat Sajak

The role of being host, coupled up with the consequent success and fame made it difficult for Pat to juggle between the challenges of the new role and his vow to his wife. Sherril and Pat eventually decided to officially separate in 1986. Although the divorce was hard, it was made easier by the fact that the couple had no children while they were together. Pat Sajak went ahead and married Lesly Brown in a span of three years after divorcing his wife. There is still no information concerning Sherrill’s marital status after he separated with Pat.

Who Is Sherrill Sajak’s Ex-Husband, Pat Sajak?

Sherrill’s ex-husband, Pat Sajak, is an American TV personality. Pat was a former talk show host, weatherman, and is famous for being the host of American TV game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Pat was born in Chicago on October 26, 1946. He is the son of Leonard Anthony, a factory worker, and Joyce Hellen. His father died when he was young. Pat Sajak has two children and has not only been able to build a long-lasting relationship with Lesly Brown but has also been able to raise his two children with her. Oat’s son is named Patrick Michael James Sajak, and his daughter is Maggie Marie Sajak.

Image of American TV personality, Pat Sajak

American TV personality, Pat Sajak

Pat Sajak is a Republican and his relationship with the party had spanned for several years when he wrote publications for conservatives. Within three years of divorcing Sherrill, Pat married Lesly Brown, a professional photographer. Sherrill’s ex-husband has enjoyed the icons in Hollywood Walk of Fame. Pat reportedly earns approximately $25 million annually. Pat’s net worth is $55 million.

However, his financial profile was not robust while he was married to Sherrill. He rose to fame and became wealthy after hosting “Wheel of Fortune” as well as from other financial activities he engaged in over the years. Pat’s daughter seems to take after his father’s entertainment genes. Her daughter Maggie is a model and currently pursuing a degree at Princeton University. Maggie also made a cover in various prestigious magazines such as Teen Vogue.

Personal Life

Sherrill’s personal life is unavailable to the public eye. After her divorce, she disappeared in the limelight and is living a low-key life. However, Sherrill takes credit for being the wife of Pat Sajak.

Sherrill Sajak Age, Birth Name, Wiki-Bio

Birth Name Sherrill James Sajak
Place of Birth United States
Date of birth 1945
Age 74 years old
Nationality American
Relationship Status Divorced
Net worth Under Review
Occupation Unknown
Children None
Weight 62 kg
Death-O-Meter Alive


Sherrill Sajak is famous for being the former wife of Pat Sajak, the host of Wheel of Fame”. Pat and Sajak divorced because Pat did not know how to balance between the challenges of being a host and the vows made to his wife. Sherrill’s net worth is unknown, and she disappeared from the limelight after her divorce. The two have no children.

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