Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek
Quick Facts About George Trebek
Celebrated Name Alex Trebek
Age 83 years old
Nick Name Alex
Birth Name George Alexander Trebek
Birth Date 1940-07-22
Gender Male
Profession TV Personality
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Sudbury, Ontario
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Cancer
Education University of Ottawa
Father George Trebek
Mother Lucille Trebek
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 61 Kg
Hair Color Salt-Pepper
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $ 50 million

Who is Alex Trebek?

George Alexander Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since it was revived in 1984. He also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. He is contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022.

What is Alex Trebek Famous for?

Alex Trebek is famous for the television personality. His hosting in syndicated game show Jeopardy! for several years and achieving the Guinness World Record for the most number of episodes in a single program. An actor who had played the role of his own real life for some TV series and featured in some movies as well.

Where did Alex Trebek grow up?

Alex Trebek was born on July 22, 1940, in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He holds Canadian-American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer. He grew up in a bilingual French-English household. His first job was when he was 13, he was a bellhop at the hotel where his father worked as a chef. He graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in philosophy in 1961. He was interested in a career in broadcast news, and before completing his degree, he began his career in 1961 working for the CBC.

Who are Alex Trebek's Family?

Alex Trebek was born to a father named George Edward Trebek and a mother named Lucille Lagace. His father is a chef who had emigrated from Ukraine as a child and his mother is a Franco-Ontarian.

What is Alex Trebek Body Features?

Alex Trebek height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and body weight of 61 kg. He has salt and pepper colored hair and dark brown eyes.

Is Alex Trebek Married?

Alex Trebek is a married man. He tied up in the marital relation with Jean Currivan from 1990. Before marrying Currican, he was single for 9 years because of his divorce with Elaine Callie, a businesswoman. He married Elaine in 1974 but, after 7 years or marital life with Elaine, he divorced Elaine in 1981. He has two children with Currivan; Matthew and Emily Trebek. There is no any news relevant to the relationship of Alex Trebek and Jean Currivan.

How much is Alex Trebek's Net Worth?

Alex Trebek estimated net worth of $50 million and his salary is estimated to be $1o million annually. It is believed that he has 700 acres of Horse farm. He has appeared in an advertisement for Colonial Penn Life Insurance, and many Television shows like Beverly Hills 90210, The X-Files, Family Guy, Hot in Cleveland and most recently-Orange is the New Black. 

How many Awards has Alex Trebek won?

Alex Trebek is the recipient of five Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host for the game shoe Jeopardy! the latest win being in 2008. In 2008, he received the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Gold Medal for his contribution to geographic education and the popular study of geography. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in 2011 for his contributions to the field of entertainment.