Vanna White Agrees to New Deal to Return as Host of ABC’s “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune”

Vanna White is turning things up…

The 66-year-old half-Puerto Rican television personality and game show letter-turner has signed a new deal to return as host of ABC’s Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, which reportedly involves a significant salary increase.

Vanna WhiteBut White hasn’t reached a deal to remain on the syndicated mothership Wheel of Fortuneas her contract runs through 2024.

Host Pat Sajak announced in June that he planned to retire from the syndicated game show after its upcoming 41st season. Ryan Seacrest will be taking the reins as host of Wheel of Fortune in Season 42 and also will serve as consulting producer. The show has been renewed through its 45th season.

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune offers a $1 million prize to the top-earning celebrity benefitting a charity. All they have to do is spin the wheel and solve puzzles while beating out their competitors. Prior stars visiting the show hosted by Sajak and White include Abbott Elementary stars Sheryl Lee Ralph, Janelle James and Chris Perfetti; Jack Black; Julie Bowen; Kal Penn; Sasheer Zamata; and RuPaul Charles.

Both Wheel of Fortune and Celebrity Wheel of Fortune are produced by Sony Pictures Television and distributed by CBS Media Ventures. Bellamie Blackstone executive produces.

ABC Orders Celebrity Edition of “Wheel of Fortune,” Featuring Vanna White

Vanna White will be turning letters for some high profile guests…

The 63-year-old half-Puerto Rican television personality and game show letter-turner will be taking part in Wheel of Fortune’s first-ever celebrity spinoff series at ABC.

Vanna White

The network has ordered a series of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, which will see the long-running game show make its primetime debut.

The spin-off will be hosted by Pat Sajak and White and will see celebrity contestants come spin the wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to $1M with all of the prize money going to a charity of their choice.

It’s the latest daytime game show to score its own celebrity spin-off following the likes of The Price Is Right at Night and Let’s Make A Deal, which also recently secured its first celebrity spin-off this season.

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune is produced by Sony Pictures Television with Mike Richards as executive producer.

The original show is in its 38th season and is contracted through the 2022-23 season.

The syndicated version of Wheel of Fortune is distributed by CBS Television Distribution.