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Ken Jennings

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings

Profession: 74 Time Jeopardy Champion

United States of America

Biography: Holds the record for the longest winning streak on the US syndicated game show Jeopardy!

Jennings is also the all-time leading money winner on American game shows.

Born: May 23, 1974
Birthplace: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Age: 48 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2000-09-16 Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam

Historical Events

  • 2004-06-02 Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated television game show "Jeopardy!"
  • 2004-11-30 Longtime "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700 USD, television's all-time biggest game show haul
  • 2020-01-14 US game show Jeopardy "greatest of all time" tournament won by Ken Jennings

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