Facts of Alex Trebek
|Full Name:||Alex Trebek|
|Age:||79 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||July 22, 1940|
|Birth Place:||Ontario, Canada|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Salary:||$10 million per annum|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Ukrainian, French, English)|
|Father's Name:||George Edward Trebek|
|Mother's Name:||Lucille Lagacé|
|Education:||University of Ottawa|
|Hair Color:||Salt and pepper|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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We are trying to entertain the audience. We happen to do it by enlightening and educating them.
"I have learned quite a bit, but it's not like you know enough about the topics to lead a discussion at a cocktail party." - On the question if hosting the show has expanded his knowledge.
I was doing some electrical work in an attic today.
Relationship Statistics of Alex Trebek
|What is Alex Trebek marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Alex Trebek get married ? (married date):||April 30, 1990|
|How many children does Alex Trebek have ? (name):||Two (Matthew and Emily Trebek)|
|Is Alex Trebek having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Alex Trebek gay ?:||No|
|Who is Alex Trebek wife ? (name):|
More about the relationship
Alex Trebek is tied up in the marital relation with Jean Currivan from 30 April 1990 and have a happy life since then. Before marrying Currivan, he was single for 9 years because of his divorce with Elaine Callei, a businesswoman.
Previously he married Elaine in 1974 but, after 7 years of marital life with Elaine, he divorced Elaine in 1981.
Now, he is with Currivan and they have Matthew and Emily Trebek as their children. His new wife Currivan is from New York and, she is a Project manager of the real estate industry. Currently, there’s no any news relevant to the relationship of Alex Trebek and Jean Currivan.
Who is Alex Trebek?
Alex Trebek is a high profile Canadian-born American Television personality best known for his hosting in syndicated game show ‘Jeopardy!’ for several years and achieving the ‘Guinness World Record’ for the most number of episodes in a single program. He is also an actor who had played the role of his own real-life for some TV series and featured in some movies as well.
Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education
Born to George Edward Trebek, a Ukrainian chef, and Lucille Lagace, a Franco-Ontarian, in 1940 he was raised up in a French-English family. He was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada but, he later, in 1998, received the US naturalized citizenship and is now known as Canadian- American Media Personality. Alex’s ethnicity is mixed (Ukrainian, French, English).
His interest in broadcasting was something very old and enduring. Talking about his educational background, he firstly graduated from Lisgar Collegiate Institute in 1957 and then, this was not enough for him to pursue a career in the broadcasting sector so, for this he again applied at the University of Ottawa.
While studying at the University of Ottawa, he majored in Philosophy and took his first step as a news broadcaster at CBC for the sake of gaining practical knowledge about the ins and outs of Television World. He started as a newscaster and sportscaster in CBC and attended a wide range of events for CBC’s Television and Radio divisions.
Alex Trebek: Career, Salary($10M), Net Worth($50M)
After getting immense success in CBC as a newscaster and sportscaster, he went to be a host of a Canadian Music Program ‘Music Hop’ in 1963 and also, continued his hosting in CBC for various musical programs. Since then, he was a part of many Television programs such as, ‘The Wizard of Odds’, ‘Double Dare’, ‘High Rollers’, ‘Battlestar’, ‘Classic Concentration’, and ‘To Tell the Truth’.
Among all the involvements, his most remarkable work is for a program ‘Jeopardy!’ which he is carrying out since 1984. For his outstanding work in both acting and broadcasting, he has been awarded five Outstanding ‘Game Show Host Emmy Awards’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Daytime Emmy Awards along with a ‘Guinness World Record’ for the most number of shows in the same program ‘Jeopardy!’.
Currently, Trebek is believed to have 700 acres of horse farm and a total net worth of $50 million. His annual salary is estimated to be $10 million.
Alex Trebek: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal
There was a rumor that Trebek was threatened to leave the eminent show ‘Jeopardy’ which he had been running since 1984. Also, he gifted a 1.92 million Duplex in Harlem to his son Matthew for the purpose of launching a restaurant which was a topic to be discussed but, later on, Alex Trebek confirmed it to be true.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Alex Trebek has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. His weight is 68kg. He has salt and pepper hair color and dark brown eyes.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
Alex Trebek is not very avid social media user. He has a Twitter account but he is not active on it.