As Pat Sajak wraps up his closing season as host on Wheel of Fortune, followers could also be questioning if his co-star Vanna White will retire from the hit sport present as nicely. Whereas the TV character just lately signed a contract guaranteeing her presence for some time longer, she is pondering forward, and has an concept of who will be the excellent candidate to take her spot sooner or later.
In a brand new interview printed by E! Information on October 9, Vanna opened up about the potential of another person standing by the enduring puzzle board in her place. Whereas many celebrities may doubtlessly take her spot on Wheel of Fortune, she already has one individual in thoughts for the job: Pat’s daughter Maggie Sajak, who’s already a well-known face because the present’s social media correspondent.
“I believe she’s an excellent alternative if I am unable to be there for some cause,” she informed the outlet when talking on the topic. “She’s been round it her complete life, so I believe she will be able to fill in for me for certain.”
Except for Maggie being a present staple on Wheel of Fortune, she’s really filled-in Vanna earlier this 12 months. When Vanna was a contestant on an episode of Superstar Wheel of Fortune again in Might, Maggie stepped in to work her magic on the puzzle board as Vanna competed in opposition to Jeopardy! hosts Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings.
What’s extra, Vanna added that Maggie has a few of Pat’s on-air charisma, making her the perfect individual for Vanna’s job.
“She’s treasured, she’s stunning, she’s superb,” Vanna praised Maggie. “I believe she discovered so much from her father as a result of he is such an excellent interviewer … I believe she’s good for our present.”
Longtime viewers could know that Vanna signed a contract in mid-September that secured her spot on Wheel of Fortune by means of the 2025-2026 TV season. As she maneuvers a brand new period of the sport present with Ryan Seacrest succeeding Pat as host in September 2024, we’ll preserve our fingers crossed that Vanna stays on the present for some time extra.