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# Who won \$1 million on Jeopardy?

## Who won \$1 million on Jeopardy?

Matt Amodio
‘Jeopardy!’ star Matt Amodio breaks \$1M mark, the third person in the game show’s history. NEW YORK – Matt Amodio’s historic run on “Jeopardy!” has now netted him more than \$1 million in non-tournament play, making him the third person in the show’s history to pass that mark.

Has there ever been a Jeopardy game with no winner?

As of 2016, there have been seven no-win games of “Jeopardy!” Archive, there have been seven games of “Jeopardy!” where all three contestants were left with \$0 at the end of the episode.

Who won the most money in Jeopardy regular play?

Jennings has earned over \$4 million from regular-season and tournament games, and Brad Rutter has won more than \$4.9 million since he first appeared on the show in 2000 (Rutter isn’t among Jeopardy!’s top-earning regular-season winners, possibly because the show capped contestants at five days until 2003).

### How many times has Matt Amadio won on Jeopardy?

Matt Amodio’s unbelievable Jeopardy! winning streak has come to an end after 38 wins in a row. Dubbed the “Amodio Rodeo,” the 30-year-old racked up \$1,518,601 in prize money during his back-to-back wins on the show that came to a screeching halt on Tuesday when he failed to answer the ‘Final Jeopardy!

How much money does the current Jeopardy winner have?

(She and Jennings will host the show until the end of the year.) Amodio — whose winnings currently stand at \$1,004,001 — researches artificial intelligence at Yale and has said that he has been watching “Jeopardy!” since before he was “even able to understand the words.”

What was Matt’s total on Jeopardy?

He won a total of \$1,518,601, which puts him third on the all-time non-tournament cash winnings list behind James Holzhauer (\$2,462,216) and Jennings (\$2,520,700).

#### Does Jeopardy pay travel expenses?

Jeopardy contestants pay their own travel, hotel and meal expenses when they go out to Los Angeles to be on the show. However, even if a contestant winds up in third place, the \$1,000 they make will probably cover most of the cost. And hey, for the rest of your life, you made it to The Show.

How much money did Ken Jennings make on Jeopardy?

Ken Jennings became a household name during his record 74-game winning streak, the longest in “Jeopardy!” history. His winnings total \$3,370,700. Brad Rutter is the highest money winner of all time across any television game show, with total “Jeopardy!” winnings of \$4,688,436.

What was the prize money for the winner of Jeopardy?

Jennings won the title and a first-place prize of \$1 million, bringing his winnings on the show to date about \$4.4 million, according to The New York Times. James Holzhauer is Jeopardy!’s third highest-earning player

## Who was the winner of the longest winning streak on Jeopardy?

While Brad Rutter has won the most cash, Ken Jennings holds the record for the longest winning-streak in “Jeopardy!” history. As a result, he’s taken home a lot of money from the game show.

Who are the three highest earners on Jeopardy?

On Jan. 7, 2020, ABC aired the first episode of a series called, “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” in which the three highest earners—Holzhauer, Jennings, and Brad Rutter—competed for \$1 million.

Who was the winner of the 2002 Jeopardy Tournament?

The final round aired from May 13th-14th, 2002. Brad Rutter won his second Jeopardy! tournament in six months to claim the \$1,000,000 top prize, making him Jeopardy’s biggest cash winner ever (a record he still holds, albeit after trading the title with Ken Jennings from 2004-2005.)