Born on July 22, 1940, Alex Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality who is best known for being the host of the game show Jeopardy! and has hosted a number of game shows including Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and much more. For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: He attended University of Ottawa.
Alex Trebek Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality
He was born in Sudbury, Ontario to George Edward Trebek and Lucille Lagace. His father was of Ukrainian and his mother was of Franco-Ontarian descent.
Alex Trebek Affair/Married/Wife
He was married to Elaine Trebek Kares. They were married from 1974 to 1981 and have two children. He is now married to Jean Currivan-Trebek. They married in 1990. Visit Jeopardy! twitter.
Alex is back in action! Join him on September 9 for the premiere of Season 36. pic.twitter.com/Vdv9t9vxDE
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) August 29, 2019
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: George Alexander Trebek
- Nicknames: Alex Trebek
- Birthday: July 22, 1940
- Age: 79 years old (as of August 2019)
- Birthplace: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
- Education: University of Ottawa
- Profession: Television personality, game show host
- Nationality: American and Canadian
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Spouse/Wife: Elaine Trebek Kares (m. 1974; div. 1981) Jean Currivan-Trebek (m. 1990)
- Children: 2
- Net Worth: He is a millionaire
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He is best known for being the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy!.
- He is contracted to Jeopardy! until 2022.
- He became a naturalized American citizen in 1998.
- He is of Franco-Ontarian and Ukrainian descent.
- His first hosting job was on a Canadian music program called Music Hop in 1963.
- During Jeopardy!’s 18th season, he shaved his mustache which he had for over 30 years.
- In 1998, Trebek donated 74 acres (30 hectares) of open land in the Hollywood hills to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
- He is second game show to be inducted in Canada’s Walk of Fame.
- On June 30, 2017, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada by then Governor General David Johnston
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