Ken Jennings Net Worth
Ken Jennings made money by Celebrities niche. For all time, at the moment, 2017 year, Ken Jennings earned $3 Million. Exact sum is $3090000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: May 23, 1974
Birth place: Edmonds, Washington, United States
Profession: Writer, Software Engineer, Computer Scientist
Education: Brigham Young University, University of Washington, Seoul Foreign School
Nationality: United States of America
Spouse: Mindy Jennings (m. 2000)
Children: Dylan Jennings
Wikipedia Source: Ken Jennings
Kenneth Wayne Ken Jennings III is an American game show contestant and author. Jennings is noted for holding the record for the longest winning streak on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy! and as being the second highest-earning contestant in American game show history. In 2004, Jennings won 74 Jeopardy! games before he was defeated by challenger Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance. His total earnings on Jeopardy! are $3,196,300, consisting of $2,520,700 over his 74 wins, a $2,000 second-place prize in his 75th appearance, a $500,000 second-place prize in the Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions, a $100,000 win for second-place prize in the Jeopardy Battle of the Decades, as well as half of a $300,000 prize in the IBM Challenge, when he competed against Watson. During his first run of Jeopardy! appearances, Jennings earned the record for the highest American game show winnings. His total was surpassed by Brad Rutter, who defeated Jennings in the finals of the Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions, adding $2,000,000 to Rutters existing Jeopardy! winnings.