The 48-year-old will step as much as the plate, or fairly, the wheel, starting subsequent fall. And he confirmed his new gig shortly after Pat introduced his retirement.
“I am actually humbled to be moving into the footsteps of the legendary Pat Sajak,” Ryan tweeted June 27. “I can say, together with the remainder of America, that it has been a privilege and pure pleasure to observe Pat and Vanna on our tv screens for an unprecedented 40 years, making us smile each night time and really feel proper at dwelling with them.”
The previous Reside! host, who known as his new position a “full circle second” as he bought his begin internet hosting the sport present Click on greater than twenty years in the past, additionally paid particular tribute to his predecessor.
“Pat, I like the way in which you’ve got at all times celebrated the contestants and made viewers at dwelling really feel relaxed,” he added. “I sit up for studying every part I can from you throughout this transition.”
And of working with Vanna, he concluded, “I am unable to wait to proceed the custom of spinning the wheel and dealing alongside the nice Vanna White.”