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On October 14, 2008, Michelle Loewenstein became the biggest winner on Wheel of Fortune by winning $1 million in the bonus round and taking home a total of $1,026,080 in cash and prizes. On May 30 2013 another contestant also won the million dollar prize with over $30,00 additional before the bonus round. Autumn Ernhard became the second contestant in the show's history to take home $1 million. Ernhard won an additional $30,000 in cash and prizes during the show's regular rounds, bringing her total winnings up to $1,030,340. She works in pharmaceutical sales. Her parents and fiancé joined her on stage as soon as her winnings were revealed.

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