In fourth grade, Pat won the school spelling bee by spelling the word "photosynthesis".
Pat roomed with news presenter Joe Moore when they served in Vietnam together.
Pat has been nominated for four Daytime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Game Show Host for Wheel of Fourtune. Pat has been nominated in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003.
While attending college, Pat worked nights as a desk clerk at the Palmer House Hotel.
1n 1980, Pat taped his first pilot, as an unsuccessful attempt as host for Press Your Luck.
Along with combined efforts with buissness partner Bob Burton, Pat and he formed BoJak record label. As of 2007, BoJak Records has released two CD's from Jude Johnson, Coming of Age and her newest CD On a Good Day.
A Muppet named Pat Playjacks was created on Sesame Street. The Muppet, which looks very much like Pat, is a television game show host as well.
Pat and others have noticed his resembelence to former vice president Dan Quayle.
Pat is of Polish ethnicity.
Pat stands at 5 Feet 10 Inches or 1.78 millimeters.
Pat's one appearance hosting Jeopardy!, in 1997, was part of an April Fools Day switcheroo with Alex Trebek.
Pat Sajak: A celebrity's opinion should not be given any more weight than anyone else's, unless there is some special expertise the celebrity brings to a subject. That expertise should involve real life, as opposed to having once portrayed a doctor or a mayor or a scientist in a movie or on a television show.
Pat Sajak: Working with Merv (Griffin) can be quite the experience. I remember once going out to lunch and the waiter asked, "may I take your order?" Merv then pulls out his notebook and says, "great idea!" He writes what the waiter said down and turns to me saying, "this will be a great puzzle for the show." He is one of the brightest and smartest men I have ever met.
Pat Sajak: (on Wheel of Fortune) I honestly didn't think the show was going to last much longer when I started in 1981. I thought a year would be lucky, 13 weeks more likely before it was back to forecasting the weather.