Alex Trebek Net Worth

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Alex Trebek Net Worth
Net Worth:
$50 Million

Alex Trebek's Annual Salary

$10 Million
Date of Birth
July 22, 1940
Place of Birth
Greater Sudbury
Profession
Game Show Host, Presenter, Actor

Game show host Alex Trebek has a net worth of $50 million and annual salary of $10 million. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Trebek initially studied philosophy at the University of Ottawa before taking an interest in broadcasting. In 1961, Trebek began working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a sports and newscaster and covered special events and national news. Trebek debuted as a game show host in 1966 when he began hosting Reach for the Top, a quiz show featuring high school age contestants. Trebek went on to host Jackpot! (1970) before moving to the USA to host The Wizard of Odds for NBC and then the popular game show High Rollers while simultaneously taping in Toronto for The $128,000 Question. After both shows were cancelled, Trebek hosted a string of short-lived shows and failed pilots until a revival of Merv Griffin's Jeopardy! took hold in 1984. Wildly successful, Jeopardy! has won 28 Daytime Emmy Awards since Trebek took over hosting duties twenty-six years ago. In 1991, Trebek took the record for hosting the most American game shows airing at the same time, simultaneously hosting Jeopardy!, Classic Concentration and To Tell the Truth. He appears in Colonial Penn Life Insurance advertisements and hosts the National Geographic Bee (USA) and The Great Canadian Geography Challenge. Among his accolades are five Emmys for Outstanding Game Show Host and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has made guest appearances in numerous film and television programs including The X-Files, Family Guy, and Saturday Night Live.

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Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984; before that, he hosted other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, High Rollers, and Pitfall. Trebek has made appearances ...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • July 22, 1940
Nicknames
  • Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek
  • George Alexander Trebek
  • George Alexander "Alex" Trebek
  • Alex Trebeck
Ethnicity
  • Ukrainian Canadian
Height
  • 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality
  • Canada
Country
  • Canada
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