How long have Pat and Vanna been on Wheel of Fortune? It’s been kind of fun having both Pat Sajak and Vanna White hosting Wheel of Fortune for these 40 years, but what about a 50th anniversary season in 2032-33! Pat will be hard to replace.
When did the Wheel of Fortune start? Wheel of Fortune, one of the the longest-running syndicated game show in American television, premieres on NBC on January 6, 1975. Created by television legend Merv Griffin and hosted since the early 1980s by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, Wheel is one of the most popular television shows in the world.
What year did Pat Sajak start on Wheel of Fortune? Pat Sajak has been Wheel Of Fortune’s host since 1981.
What year did Vanna White start on Wheel of Fortune? Vanna White quickly became a household name when she was named Co-Host of Wheel of Fortune in 1982. After auditioning alongside over 200 other hopefuls, Merv Griffin ultimately awarded the coveted spot to Vanna because “she turned the letters the best.”