Ken Jennings

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Birthday
23, 1974
Birthplace
Edmonds, WA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Edmonds, WA

About

Phenomenal Jeopardy! contestant who won over $2.5 million and won 74 consecutive games before he was defeated by challenger Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance in 2004.

Before Fame

He studied Computer Science and English at Brigham Young University, where he played for the school's quizbowl team.

Trivia

He broke the record for the longest winning streak on Jeopardy, winning over $2.5 million total.

Family Life

Due to his father's job as an international lawyer, he grew up in South Korea and Singapore. He has a son, Dylan, with his wife Mindy, whom he married in 2000. 

Associated With

He had the longest winning streak on Jeopardy!, hosted by Alex Trebek.