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Union County Man Goes For Spin On 'Wheel Of Fortune'

"Giovanni has been a Wheel Watcher ever since he started watching with his grandmother as a kid," noted the show's representatives.

"Giovanni has been a Wheel Watcher ever since he started watching with his grandmother as a kid," noted the show's representatives.
"Giovanni has been a Wheel Watcher ever since he started watching with his grandmother as a kid," noted the show's representatives. (Courtesy “Wheel of Fortune®: © 2021 Califon Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Photographer: Carol Kaelson)

CRANFORD, NJ — Newlywed Giovanni D'onza of Cranford appeared as a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" late last month — and now you can see him spin.

D'onza appeared on the Sept. 23 episode. He's an athletic trainer and a newlywed, according to the show's publicists.

"Giovanni has been a Wheel Watcher ever since he started watching with his grandmother as a kid," they said. "He was selected to be a contestant after applying at WheelofFortune.com with a video submission and feels 'fortunate' for the opportunity the same year as getting married and buying a house."

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"I am hoping that years of watching the show will pay off!" D'onza said.

Wheel of Fortune fans can submit applications to be on the show via: https://www.wheeloffortune.com/join/be-a-contestant.

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Everyone who's on the show goes home with a minimum of $1,000.

But how did D'onza do?

You can watch him try to solve the puzzle in the Bonus Round puzzle solve here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAa2OzGrHd0

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