James Holzhauer

James Holzhauer

James Holzhauer
Quick Facts About James Holzhauer
Celebrated Name James Holzhauer
Age 39 years old
Nick Name James Holzhauer
Birth Name James Holzhauer
Birth Date 1985-00-00
Gender Male
Profession Sports Gambler, Show Contestant
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Naperville, Illinois
Education University of Illinois
Father Juergen Holzhauer
Mother Nachiko Ide Holzhauer
Siblings 1

Who is James Holzhauer?

James Holzhauer is an American professional sports gambler and game show contestant. He appears in the single-night earnings and he sets a record of $110,914. He holds the second-highest wins in the history of Jeopardy after Ken Jennings.

What is James Holzhauer Famous for?

James Holzhauer set the single-game winning record on $131,127 win. On April 7, 2019, he donated $10,000 to a Las Vegas organization for displaced teens. On May 2, 2019, he was awarded a key to the Las Vegas Strip for his success on Jeopardy! and donations to children's charity organizations and other nonprofit organizations in the Las Vegas area. On May 3, 2019, he has exceeded Craig's single-day total 12 times, including a new all-time record set on April 17, when he won $131,127. He is also the first and only player to win more than $100,000 in a single episode, a feat he has accomplished five times. His $298,687 total winnings across his first five days surpassed the five-day record set by Frank Spangenberg. As of May 20, 2019, he appeared on 23 episodes and has won a total of $1,780,237.

Where did James Holzhauer grow up?

James Holzhauer was born in 1985, in Naperville, Illinois. He holds American nationality. He attended Naperville North High School. He competed in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering state competition while in high school. After completing high school, he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics.

Who are James Holzhauer's Family?

James Holzhauer was born to a father named Juergen Holzhauer and a mother named Nachiko Ide Holzhauer. He has an older brother named Ian Holzhauer.

Is James Holzhauer Married?

James Holzhauer is a married man. He married Melissa Sassin Holzhauer in September 2012. The couple has a daughter.

How much is James Holzhauer's Net Worth?

James Holzhauer holds the second-highest wins with a total just under $700,000. There is no information about his net worth and salary.

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