Ryan Secrest to Replace Pat Sajak as ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Host

It’s official … Ryan Seacrest has been chosen as the next host of Wheel of Fortune, following Pat Sajak’s retirement. Seacrest confirmed the news via Instagram on Tuesday (June 27th).

“I’m truly humbled to be stepping into the footsteps of the legendary Pat Sajak,” he wrote. “I can say, along with the rest of America, that it’s been a privilege and pure joy to watch Pat and Vanna on our television screens for an unprecedented 40 years, making us smile every night and feel right at home with them. Pat, I love the way you’ve always celebrated the contestants and made viewers at home feel at ease. I look forward to learning everything I can from you during this transition.”

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