Alex Trebek- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth : $ 50 million

 

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Alex Trebek was born on 22 July 1940. His full name is George Alexander Trebek. He was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He is a Canadian-American television personality. He is best known as the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since the year 1984. Not only is this, he3 has hosted other shows too like The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers and Pitfall. In the year 1998 he became the neutralized United States citizen from Canada. He is a multi-millionaire personality of the United States and earns around 10 million dollar every year. In the year 1961, he worked as a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Moreover, he was the sports and newscaster and even covered special events and national laws. In the year 1966, he covered a big game show called Reach for the Top which was a quiz show featuring high school students. In the year 1970, he hosted Jackpot and The Wizard of Odds on the NBC Channel. Moreover Trebek appears in the Colonial Penn Life Insurance advertisements and even hosts the National Geographic Bee (USA) and also the Great Canadian Geography challenge. He has a won a number of awards for his work. He is the best host ever and bags around 28 Emmy awards till now. The shows have gone famous just because of him. He is really a talented person and deserves a lot more a he received a number of appreciation and rewards from all over the world.

Life:

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Trebek is the son of Lucille who was a Franco-Ontarian and George Edward Trebek who was a chef and immigrated from Ukraine. Talking about his graduation, he was graduated from Lisgar Collegiate Institute in the year 1957. Later in the year 1961, he was graduated from the University of Ottawa with the degree of Philosophy. While studying in the University of Ottawa, he was the member of English Debating society. Moreover, h is specialized in national news and also covered a wide range of special events for the CBC’s radio channel. Talking about his personal life, he became a neutralized citizen of United States in the year 1998. Rebek married to a beautiful lady, Jean Currivan Trebek in the year 1990. But before that, he was married to Elaine Callei, they both divorced later. Also, bout his other side, he owned and managed a ranch near Paso Rfobles where he bred and trained thoroughbred race horses. Apart from these, in the year 2011, he was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Meiacl Center after suffering form minor heart attack. He got the second mild attack in the year 2012. In the year 2011, he was once robbed during the stay at Hotel while he was hosting the National Geographic World Championship. In the year 2004, he escaped major injury as he fell asleep behind the wheel of his pick up truck in California. Trebek currently working on the 29th season of Jeopardy! which will be aired on 17 September. Alex takes acre of his family very much.

Awards:

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Trebek is always a good host and a television personality. He has received a number of honors and Awards in his life. He has been awarded five outstanding Game Show Host Emmy Awards. Moreover, he has also won a star on the Hollywood Walk of Frame. In the United States he hosted the annual National Geographic Bee and the Great Canadian Geography Challenge in Canada. In the year 1995, Trebek and the team of Jeopardy! became involved in USO. Also, in the year 2001, The American Federation for the Blind awarded with one of six Access Awards for his role in Jeopardy! The story is not over yet, he in the year 2003, he got a star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame for the film S.W.A.T and in the ear 2006, it was announced that he will get star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Also, in the year 2010, he received the Royal Canadian Society’s Gold Medal for his contribution to geographic education.

Philanthropy:

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Alex Trebek is a kind-hearted person and loves to spend hi money in good causes. It is reported that his net worth is $50 million and he is involved with many charity works. Some of them include, national Geographic Education Foundation whose motive is to motivate and enable each new generation to become geographically liberate. He is working with many charity organizations and helping beyond. He is also seems active in Smile Train which is the world’s leading cleft charity with thousands of partners all over the world. Another organization in the list is United Service Organization which is a private and non profit organization whose aim is to provide morale, welfare and recreation type services to men and women. He also seems active in World Vision which is a relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide. They handle the issues of poverty.

Assets:

Alex Trebek is a rich millionaire with a net worth of $50 million. He owns a big property and lived a luxurious life along with his family. He owns a big Mullhollnad Drive home which has exclusive interiors. This extremely expensive home is spread in 5,554 square foot area. It is worth $3.9 million with four bedrooms, four and half bathrooms and soaring ceilings. He also owns luxurious cars and live his life to the fullest.

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