Profession: 74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Why Famous: For holding the record of the longest winning streak on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy! and as being the all-time leading money winner on American game shows.
- 2000-09-16 Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam
- 2004-06-02 Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated 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.