Who Is Daisy Donohue From Jeopardy? Her Wiki & Personal Life Details

Daisy Donohue is an actress and artist based in Northeast Los Angeles, California. She is the new contestant on the 39th season of the popular quiz game show, Jeopardy!


Daisy Donohue (pictured with Jeopardy host Ken Jennings) is excited to be part of the show. (Source: Daisy’s Instagram)

There, she will appear with two other contestants; previous episode champion Melissa Klapper and Alec Chao, a management & program analyst from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Melissa, a professor from Merion Station, Pennsylvania has become a 3-day champion on the show. She won Wednesday’s episode with a final score of $16,700. Moreover, she has now earned her 3-day winnings of $59,100.

Donohue is excited to be part of America’s favorite quiz show. On competing in the show, she took her Instagram to thank Jeopardy for giving her the thrill of a lifetime. Likewise, she urged her fan to see her if she remembers anything at all from her education.

Out of about 100,000 interested candidates per year, she comes in with 400 to 450 people who get an opportunity to compete in the show. She will appear in the enticing Jeopardy episode which airs on Thursday, 23 March 2023.

So, get to know the new Jeopardy contestant Daisy Donohue’s age, wiki, family life, marital status, job, and personal life details here.

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Daisy Donohue Age, Wiki & Height

Donohue has reached the age of 35 now. She was born Sarah Elizabeth Donohue in the year 1987 and celebrates her birthday on 30 July. 

A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, she is American by nationality. Moreover, she is of European descent as her surname seems to be Irish.

Daisy with a height of 5 feet 7 inches is a fitness freak. She has maintained a body weight of 140 lbs (64 kg) and her build is average.

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As per wiki, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota in 2010. Likewise, she received training in acting from institutions such as Ivanna Chubbock Studio and Lynn Blumenthal Casting Acting for the Camera.

An animal lover, she has been associated with the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota and Animal Gardens of Lake Gene. Likewise, she has adopted two dogs named Giblet and Bixby.

Daisy Donohue Family: Meet Her Parents

Daisy is the daughter of Patrick Donohue and Susan Donohue. She comes from an artist family and her father is a guitarist.

During the lockdown in May 2020, her father demonstrated his guitar skill for raising funds for covid affected people. Similarly, her mother Susan is a copywriter by profession.


Daisy Donohue pictured with her mother Susan in 2019. (Source: Daisy’s Instagram)

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, she has worked for Stude-Becker Advertising and J. Walter Thompson Agency. She has also taught classes in advertising copywriting and marketing techniques.

Donohue does not seem to have siblings.

Daisy Donohue Husband Or Boyfriend: Inside Her Love Life

Donohue is unmarried now and does not have a husband. Meanwhile, she is enjoying her love life with her longtime boyfriend Elijah Cunnally.

Elijah is an artist and performer based in Los Angeles, California. A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, he is also involved in some production works.


Daisy and her boyfriend began their relationship in 2014. (Source: Daisy’s Instagram)

Daisy and her boyfriend have been enjoying their relationship for the past nine years. They began their relationship in March 2014.

Daisy Donohue Job: She Is An Actress & Artist

Donohue is an actor and artist based in Los Angeles, California. She has appeared in some movies and TV shows and has performed in numerous theatres.

As per wiki, she has acted in Lucy Follows Her Dreams (2018) and Lost in the Moment, and Snuff Queen (2023). Likewise, her theatre works include Urban Death Ensemble, The Guys Joan, Proof Catherine, and The Basement LA: A Live Escape Room Experience.


Daisy Donohue during her performance at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop in December 2022. (Source: Daisy’s Instagram)

Besides, she also works as a freelance puppet mechanic and production assistant. As per her Linkedin, she has been working in the production department of Fox Sports since 2016.

Daisy worked as a server in restaurants in her early days. She is a former Kilmore Girls at North Star Roller Derby.