How far behind Ken Jennings is Matt Amodio?

champion Matt Amodio’s historic winning streak ends after 38 wins The Yale doctoral student, with 38 wins and more than $1.5 million in prize money, finished No. 2 on the all-time consecutive wins list behind only Ken Jennings with 74 wins.

How much did James Holzhauer win 32 games?

Of the “Jeopardy!” contestant greats, Schneider said she’d like to beat James Holzhauer, who won 32 games in a row in 2019, nabbed a total of $2,962,216 in prize money and holds the show record for single-game winnings with $131,127.

Who won 74 Jeopardy games in a row?

Ken Jennings
But Schneider will have to keep winning if she hopes to top the 74-game streak set by Ken Jennings in 2004, which remains the longest in Jeopardy! history. Fittingly, Jennings — who holds the show’s title of “Greatest of All Time” — is hosting Jeopardy!

What was James Holzhauer 32 day total?

Holzhauer collected $2,462,216 during 32 games in 2019. Brad Rutter currently holds the all-time winnings record, which includes tournament shows, at $4,938,436.

Did Matt Amodio throw Jeopardy?

“Matt absolutely did not throw the game,” Fisher wrote in a column for Newsweek. “Matt is such a great player and such a stand up guy. I think he may have been tired. There were times when had taped three days in a row, which is 15 games.

Who is the biggest winner in Jeopardy history?

Brad Rutter
Brad Rutter remains the all-time biggest winner of Jeopardy! according to the game show’s Hall of Fame. His total winnings, including tournaments, of almost $5 million, were accumulated over 20 years beginning in 2000 when he was just 22 years old.

What does James Holzhauer do for a living?

GamblerJames Holzhauer / Profession

James Holzhauer (born July 23, 1984) is an American game show contestant and professional sports gambler.

How much money did Matt Amodio make on Jeopardy?

$1.5 million
Amodio’s historic run on “Jeopardy!” left the Yale doctoral student with 38 wins and more than $1.5 million in prize money.

Who has won more than Amy Schneider?

legend Ken Jennings
The all-time record belongs to legend Ken Jennings, who won 74 consecutive games in 2004 and has a front-row seat to Schneider’s ascendancy as the current guest host of the show.

What was the question that Ken Jennings lost?

Jennings incorrectly responded with “What is FedEx?” and lost the game with a final score of $8,799 after his $5,601 wager was deducted from his score. After his response was revealed to be incorrect, the audience audibly gasped, and Nancy was shocked after finding out that she won.

What is James Holzhauer ethnicity?

Born July 23, 1984, Holzhauer was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois. His father was a German immigrant. His grandmother was Japanese and spoke very little English; he had promised her that he would appear on Jeopardy! before she died.