Mike Elliott is a meat cutter from Derry, New Hampshire, United States. Besides, he is popular as a contestant on America’s longest-running quiz game show Jeopardy!
Mike is set to compete in the second chance event which offers an opportunity for the season 39 contestants to try out their trivia luck. He is one of the first three competitors competing on 19 December 2023.
Mike will appear in the Second Chance event of Jeopardy! on 19 December 2023 (Source: Mike’s X)
On Tuesday, Mike will be up against two of the familiar faces of Jeopardy!’s 39th season. He will face a stand-up comic from Santa Rosa Valley, California, Jason Carpenter, and an attorney from Brooklyn, New York, Eva Thomas.
Previously, Mike appeared in a single episode of the 39th season of Jeopardy! on 11 October 2022. Despite leading early, Mike failed to answer correctly on Final Jeopardy! round and bowed out of the competition.
Mike has been a trivia lover since his young days. He participated in the Granite State Challenge, a long-running PBS quiz show while at Pinkerton Academy. Moreover, he also competed in campuswide quiz bowls at the University of New Hampshire.
Now, can Mike grab the second opportunity and bag a win on Tuesday? Don’t forget to watch the new episode of Jeopardy!
In the meantime, let’s learn about Mike Elliott Wikipedia, age, parents, bio, ethnicity, Jeopardy, married, job, and other interesting facts.
Mike Elliott Wiki and Family: Age, Parents, Ethnicity
Michael Elliott was born in 1986 in Derry, New Hampshire, United States. He is 37 years of age and he celebrates his birthday in the month of January every year.
Talking about his family, Mike hasn’t revealed the identity of his parents. However, he has mentioned that his father has always guided him when he first opted to audition for Jeopardy!
Mike used to sit on his father’s lap and watch Jeopardy! along with his parents and family as a child. When he first appeared on the trivia show, his dad offered him influential guidance telling him that he just wanted to hear Mike go all-in on a daily double.
Mike celebrated easter of 2023 with his father and sister (Source: Mike’s X)
Moreover, Mike also has a sister in his family. She is a 3rd-grade teacher. He has mentioned his father and sister on one of his X (formerly known as Twitter) posts.
For his early education, Mike attended Pinkerton Academy. Later on, he graduated from the University of New Hampshire.
What Is Mike Elliott Job?
Mike is a grocery store meat cutter by profession. Apart from that, there is not much detail on his professional life.
However, a past incident of bravery has made Mike a real-life hero for a lifetime. Back in 2014, he was one of six strangers involved in saving a woman’s life in Londonderry.
When a woman named Laurie Donofrio was traveling along Gilcreast Road, she suddenly had a medical event that caused her to lose control of her care. She then crashed into a guardrail and landed upside down in Beaver Brook unconscious.
Immediately, Mike and other five strangers ran to Laurie’s aid as they were passing by the same road. They rolled the partially submerged car back over, broke a window to gain access, and used a knife to cut a seatbelt to cut Laurie loose.
After that, Laurie gasped, coughed up water, and began breathing again. The heroics of Mike and five other strangers came all over the news.
Is Mike Elliott Married? Who Is His Wife?
Yes, Mike is a married man! The Jeopardy! contestant is happily married to his wife, Christine Elliott.
As per reports, Mike and Christine celebrate their wedding anniversary on the 9th of October every year. The two lovebirds attend different events and vacations together.
Mike and his wife Christine celebrate their wedding anniversary in the month of October (Source: Mike’s X)
Mike once missed an audition for Jeopardy! as he was on his honeymoon with his wife. The 37-year-old has always been accompanied by his partner whenever he has appeared on the popular quiz game show.
Mike is also active in outdoor activities. He is a marathon runner and has mentioned such on his X (formerly known as Twitter) account.