Alex Trebek Net Worth: How Rich Is He? (Updated 2022)

Alex Trebek was born on 22 July 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He was a Canadian-born American game show host and great television personality who had a net worth of a million at the time of his death. Alex expired due to Disease on 8 November 2020, at the age of 80 after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. in Los Angeles, California, United States. Who can guess Alex Trebek’s Net Worth at the time of his death?

He was best known for his role as host of the syndicated game show “Jeopardy!”. He hosted the show from 1984 until his death in November 2020. Here we provide all information related to this article like Alex Trebek’s Net Worth 2022, lifestyle, career, and so on… stay connected till the end and enjoy reading to last.

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Alex Trebek Biography Info

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Real Name

 George Alexander Trebek 

NickName: Alex Trebek 
Birth Place: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 July 1940
Death 8 November 2020 (80 years)
Height/How Tall: 5′ 8″
Weight:  61kg
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Hair Colour: Salt and Pepper
School: Sudbury Secondary School
College: University of Ottawa
Religion: Christian
Nationality: Canadian-American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Kids/Children  3
Profession: Television personality and game show host
Net Worth: $75 million

Alex Trebek Early Life: Family

Alex Trebek was born on 22 July 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.  George Trebek was a chef and the father of Alex Trebek who had emigrated from Ukraine and his mother named Lucille  Trebek, and his sibling named  Barbara Trebek. He had completed his schooling education at Sudbury Secondary School then Alex graduated from the University of Ottawa, with a degree in philosophy in 1961.

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Father George Trebek
Mother Lucille  Trebek
Marital Status married
Wife  Elaine Callie (1974-1981)
Sister Barbara Trebek
Son  Matthew Trebek, Nicky Trebek
Daughter Emily Trebek

Career Beginnings

Alex Trebek was born on 22 July 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada and graduated from the University of Ottawa, with a degree in philosophy in 1961.  That same year, Alex began his television career working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). He began by working as the replacement for announcers, finally moving on to read the national news and cover a wide range of special events for both the television and radio divisions of the CBC.

There is no secret and doubt to success. It is the outcome of hard work, preparation, and consistency, this line is very well proved by Alex Trebek who was a Canadian born American Television Personality. Moreover, Alex gathered immense popularity as a host of a syndicated game show on NBC, Jeopardy!

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Personal Life

Trebek married businesswoman Elaine Callie in 1974. They divorced in 1981. Alex had no child. He married real estate project manager Jean Currivan in 1990, and they have three children son named Matthew Trebek, Nicky Trebek and a daughter named Emily Trebek. . He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1998.

In March 2019 he was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer and underwent an aggressive treatment regime. As of March 2020, he survived one year of cancer treatment. Unfortunately, and to the shock of the world, Alex surrendered to his battle with Cancer on November 8, 2020, at the age of 80.

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Alex Trebek’s Net Worth

Net Worth $75 Million
Salary $18 Million

Philanthropy

In a 2014 podcast interview with The Nerdist, Trebek stated that donated a large portion of his income to charity every year. In 1998 he donated 74 acres of property in the Hollywood Hills to the Santa Monica Conservancy. The donation doubled the size of the public parkland. Trails had already been widely in use by hikers and cyclists. In 2016 he donated $5 million to the University of Ottawa to fund the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue. He has donated a total of $7.5 million to the school, which is his alma mater.

Real Estate

Trebek’s primary residence was a 10,000 square-foot mansion in Studio City, California that he purchased in 1991 for $2.15 million. In January 2022, Alex’s widow listed this home for sale for a little under $7 million.

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Alex Trebek’s career:

  • A host of Jeopardy! for 37 seasons
  • Guinness World Record for “the most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter (Since 2014)
  • Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s Icon Award (2019) – Won

Final Words

Alex Trebek was the host of the popular game show ‘Jeopardy!’. Trebek has hosted many other shows such as ‘Pitfall’ and ‘The Wizard of Odds.’ He hosted the Canadian quiz show ‘Reach for the Top’ for seven years before moving to the U.S to further his career.

After hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ he won several ‘Daytime Emmy Awards.’ At his time of passing, Alex Trebek’s net worth was estimated to be roughly $75 million. He Married (in 1990). Previously married to Elaine Trebek Kares (from 1974 until their divorce in 1981) Alex expired on 8 November 2020, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80 after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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