Melissa Joan Hart becomes first to achieve this ‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’ milestone

 Melissa Joan Hart attends the Wounded Warrior Project Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner on May 31, 2018 at Gotham Hall in New York City.
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Actress Melissa Joan Hart made history last night on “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune."

The "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" star became the first celebrity on the show to win $1 million dollars.

It was the innocuous puzzle answer, “bran muffins,” that netted Hart the monster prize. The crowd went wild, and Hart looked stunned as a huge smile beamed across her face.

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On the Sunday night prime time version of the timeless game show, a million dollars has been the ongoing top prize, but Hart was the first to hit it.

After the confetti fell and host Pat Sajak was about to announce her total -- $1,027,800, she explained, “I’m still shaking! I’m just beside myself.”

As Yahoo! News stated, it was only the fourth time in franchise history that a contestant won $1 million, with the last being in September 2014.

Hart’s winnings will go to Youth Villages, the charity of her choice. “They serve families and children across 23 different states in every kind of level going through foster care and aging out of foster care especially,” Hart explained.

Fans went ga-ga for Hart on Twitter. “Whoa! Melissa Joan Hart just won a million dollars on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune! Awesome for her!” said one. “Congratulations @MelissaJoanHart on winning a million dollars on celebrity wheel of fortune for charity,” cheered another.

And when Sajak repeated that final winning puzzle phrase -- bran muffins -- Hart joked, “I’m gonna have to eat one tomorrow, I’m gonna have to buy stock in it or something, I don’t know.” No magic spell needed.

“Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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