Who Is Tom Winiarski From Jeopardy? His Wiki & Family Life Details

Tom Winiarski is a media strategist hailing from Briarcliff Manor, New York. As a contestant, he is going to appear in the 39th season of America’s favorite quiz game show, Jeopardy!

There, he will compete against two more contestants; a previous episode champion Ben Chan, an assistant professor of Philosophy at St. Norbert College, and Lydia-Claire Kerrigana, a web development team lead from Lafayette, Tennessee.

Ben ended the winning streak of Hannah Wilson who has been an 8-day champion on Monday’s episode of Jeopardy. He won a whopping $60000 on the episode and as a four-day champion, he has a total winnings of $129,001. 

The professor won three episodes of Jeopardy in a row from 9 to 11 April last month and had total winnings of $69,001. However, he did not return on 14 April episode as he tested positive for COVID.

Well, Winiarski has been watching Jeopardy for decades and has been attempting to compete on the show for several years. Finally, his wish came true as he is set to make his Jeopardy debut on Tuesday, 16 May 2023.

The show was filmed at Sony Pictures Studios in Culvert City, California. On appearing on the show, he stated that there is “ABSOLUTELY NOTHING” like stepping onto the Alex Trebek Stage at Sony Pictures Studios and having your nerd dreams come true.

So, who is Jeopardy contestant Tom Winiarski? Get to know his wiki, age, family, education, job, wife, children, and other details here.

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Tom Winiarski Age, Wiki & Education

Winiarski is 56 years old now. He was born Thomas E Winiarski in the year 1967 and his birthday falls in the month of March.

As per wiki, he is a native of Franklin Square, New York where he was raised by his family. According to his surname, he seems to be of Polish heritage from his family’s side.

Tom attended Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York, and pursued his high school education there. Later, he went to the State University of New York at Oswego and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting & Mass Communications.

What Is Tom Winiarski’s Job?

Winiarski is a media strategist by profession based in New York, New  York. He now serves as the President of Platform Monetization at NBCUniversal Media, LLC.

In 2015, he joined the company and served as an Executive Vice President of Ad Sales Planning & Monetization until 2021. Before that, he served as a Senior Vice President and 

Tom served in the sales department at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc for nine years. Moreover, he also worked in TBS and TNT, the first two cable television networks in the Turner Broadcasting System.

Tom Winiarski’s Wife & Children

Winiarski is a married man. He has been enjoying decades of matrimony with his wife Barri Solomon Winiarski. The pair got married in the year 1994.

Barri now works as a Director of Cherry Blossom Health & Fitness Expo at Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. As per her LinkedIn, she has been serving in the position since 2015.

The couple shares three children from their marital relationship. They have two sons named Matt Winiarski and Drew Winiarski, and a daughter named Bailey Winiarski.


Tom Winiarski in a family picture with his wife and three children. (Source: Barri Solomon Winiarski’s Facebook)

Matt is pursuing his MBA in Finance from

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Moreover, Drew is pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Syracuse University and works as a manager at The Ogunlesi Group. Their daughter Bailey now works as an Account Services Representative at The CW Network.