Alex Trebek net worth and salary: Alex Trebek is a Canadian-born American game show host who 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.
Alex Trebek Net Worth
Game Show Host
Date of Birth
Jul 22, 1940 (75 years old)
Game Show Host, Presenter, Actor
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek, George Alexander "Alex" Trebek, George Alexander Trebek, Alex Trebeck
LeBron James Overshadows NBA Championship Win, With Amazing $41 Million Donationon Jun 25, 2016
How Was O.J. Simpson Able To Afford His Famous Legal "Dream Team" During His Murder Trial?on Jun 26, 2016
Floyd Mayweather Just Made Another Amazingly Outlandish Purchaseon Jun 23, 2016
Tupac Spoke About The Perils Of Capitalism And Donald Trump Back In 1992on Jun 25, 2016
"Clash of Clans" Sold For $8.6 Billion To Chinese Internet Firmon Jun 26, 2016
Inside The $367M+ Luxury Jet: The Boeing 747-8 VIPon Jun 24, 2016
Rock On! Led Zeppelin Found Innocent Of Plagiarism Chargeson Jun 26, 2016
Brexit Decision Sets Up MA$$IVE Win For George Soroson Jun 25, 2016
Reclusive British Billionaire And His Hot Swedish Ex Have Reunited, 14 Years After They Divorced, With One Unusual Caveaton Jun 25, 2016
Tunisian Billionaire Disappears Before He Can Be Deported To Face Prison Time In Home Countryon Jun 26, 2016
All net worths are calculated by applying a proprietary algorithm. The results are then fact checked and confirmed by a team of editors. We scan all publicly available data and resources and work diligently to ensure that our numbers are the most accurate and up to date net worth data you will find anywhere on the internet.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!Submit a Correction
Have something to add to this net worth? Share it by adding comments below.
- The Cavs Are Selling More Gear Than Any Other Team In NBA HistoryThe good times continue in Cleveland after the Cavaliers brought home the city's first championship in more than half a century – retailers, especially, are smiling.
- Maria Sharapova Is Suspended For Two Years On Doping ChargesNot only has the highest paid female athlete in the world been suspended for two years, but she's losing sponsorships as well!
- Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Urges U.K. To Remain As Brexit Vote LoomsOn Thursday, people in the United Kingdom will decide whether they want their country to remain in the European Union. Billionaire Li Ka-shing wants them to stay.
- While Credit Suisse Stocks Plummeted, One Former Employee Earned BigSwiss bank Credit Suisse is handling major losses, so how did Sergio Machado earn $14 million?