Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality. He appears as the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since its revival in 1984.

Bio & Family
Name Alex Trebek
Birth Name George Alexander Trebek OC
DOB July 22, 1940
Place of Birth Greater Sudbury, Canada
Age 79
Father’s Name
George Edward Trebek
Mother’s Name
Lucille Lagacé
Brother/s Not Yet
Barbara Trebek
Nationality Canadian, American
Ethnicity Mixed
High School Sudbury Secondary School
College/University University of Ottawa
Career & Net Worth
Profession Television Personality
Career 1961–present
Known For Jeopardy!, The Wizard of Odds
Net Worth $50 million
Salary $10 million
Notable Credits High RollersBattlestarsClassic Concentration
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Jean Currivan, Elaine Kares (1974-1981)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Not Yet
Engaged NA
Wedding Date April 30, 1990
Son/s Matthew Trebek
Daughter/s Emily Trebek
Divorce Yes (Once)
Body Measurements
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters)
Weight 150 lbs (68 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Hair Color White
Eye Color

Dark Brown

  • Alex made his theatrical film debut in Dying Young as the host of Jeopardy in 1991.
  • He made a guest appearance on the popular TV sitcom, How I Met Your Mother in late 2010.