Alex Trebek is a Canadian-born television personality who spent several years on the syndicated game show “Jeopardy!” Was held and in most episodes “Guinness World Record” has reached in a broadcast. He is also an actor who has played his own role in several television series and appeared in several films.
In 1940, he was born in Ukrainian chef George Edward Trebec and Lucille Lagarth in the province of Franco Ontario and grew up in a Franco-English family. He was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Since then, he was granted US citizenship in 1998 and is now known as the personality of Canadian Americans. His interest in broadcasting was very old and patient. He resigned in 1957 from the Lisgar Collegiate Institute and applied again at the University of Ottawa, as he was not sufficient to continue his career in the broadcasting department. While studying at the University of Ottawa, he studied philosophy and took the first step as a CBC news broadcaster to gain practical knowledge about the inside and outside world of the television world. He began as a newsreader and sportscaster at CBC and participated in various events for the CBC television and radio department.
After a great success with CBC as new Caster and Sport Caster, he became the host of the Canadian music program ‘Music Hop’ in 1963 and continued his hosting at CBC for various music programs. Since then he has been involved in many television programs, including Witches of Odds, Double Challenge, High Roller, Battle Star, Classical Concentration, Telling the Truth. His most notable work, among all the works, is the program “Jeopardy!”, Which he has been directing since 1984. He received five excellent “Game Show Host Emmy Award” and “Award”. Currently, Trebek is believed to have a 700-hectare horse farm and a net worth of $ 50 million. His annual salary is about $ 10 million.
Age: 78 years
Date of Birth: July 22, 1940
Place of Birth: Ontario, Canada
Dad’s Name: George Edward Trebek
Mom’s Name: Lucille Lagacé
Education: University of Ottawa
Job: Television personality
Salary: $10 million/year
Net Worth: $50 million
Ethnicity: Ukrainian, French, and English