Vanna White has agreed to co-host “Wheel of Fortune” for at least two more years — and she will be getting a hefty chunk of change to do so.
According to TMZ, the 66-year-old received a “substantial pay increase” from her current $3 million-per-year salary.
Prior to the recent negotiations, the longtime host had not gotten a raise for nearly two decades.
Despite the agreement, sources told the outlet that the rest of her contract has yet to be settled.
Meanwhile, Pat Sajak — who announced his departure from the show in June — has reportedly been taking home $15 million per season.
The pair started working together on the game show in 1982 and given their decades-long success, White was reportedly asking for at least half of what Sajak was making.
Insiders told the outlet that White’s lawyer, Bryan Freedman, was involved in “very difficult negotiations” with Sony.
In fact, the lawyer reportedly was thinking about filing a gender discrimination lawsuit against Sony due to the massive differences in pay between the two stars — despite their similar roles on the show.
Following Sajak’s departure from the show after the 2023/2024 season, Ryan Seacrest will be taking over for the longtime host.
And the “American Idol” host’s new gig reportedly comes with a $28 million salary, making him the highest paid TV host.
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