Where 8 ‘Jeopardy!’ Legends Are Now (PHOTOS)
Can James Holzhauer be stopped? The 34-year-old sports gambler from Las Vegas became the second-ever Jeopardy! contestant to cross the $1-million threshold during regular-season play with his win on April 23. His hot streak even has Jeopardy! superstar Ken Jennings “gobsmacked.”
“It’s absolutely insane what he’s doing,” Jennings told Wired recently. “Like, I thought I had seen everything on Jeopardy!. And this is something I would have thought was just impossible, these numbers.”
Holzhauer is already among the long-running game show’s pantheon of players, which also includes the former champs you see here, Jennings included. Here are details on these contestants’ Jeopardy! dominance and their lives offscreen.
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