Alex Trebek is a high profile Canadian-born American Television personality, popular as the host of a syndicated game show on NBC, Jeopardy! He joined the show as a host in 1984. In this section, we will discuss Alex’s personal and professional life with the information on his Net Worth, Salary, Age, Wife, Children, and House. Here, we start with his age, followed by his salary and net worth.
The 78 years, Alex started has collected a total net worth of $50 million(i.e. £38 million) which is a bit lower than fellow host Pat Sajak who has a net worth of $65 million. The major source of his income is from his hosting career, and from it, he is able to earn an annual salary of $10 million per years.
The 78 years’ Alex Trebek started his career working for the CBC – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a newscaster. He got lots of success from his CBC career. And continue his hosting for various program.
He has also hosted the shows like, To Tell the Truth, Classic Concentration, Double Dare, The Wizard of Odds, Battlestars, and High Rollers. He has also played on several televisions scripted show.
The Emmy winning actor, Alex use to resides in his LA House before 2013 which he built in 1984 in 5,554-square-foot. He built the 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms house at the beginning of his hosting career. But he sold his house in $4 million. However, we are unknown in their current house.
According to some of the tabloid source, Alex Trebek has 700 acres of Horse farm but detail about that property is yet to be disclosed. The business personality, Alex Trebek is the owner of a Mexican restaurant called Oso which he bought in 2015 for $1.92 million. Currently, the restaurant is run by his son, Matthew Trebek.
Alex Trebek first married in 1974 to Elaine Callie, an American businesswoman, and former Playboy Bunny. The couple divorced in 1981, without having any children.
After 9 years of his first divorce, Trebek married a real estate manager Jean Currivan from New York. The couple is the parents of two lovely kids, Matthew Trebek, who was born in 1990 and Emily, who born in 1993.
Alex Trebek was born on the 22nd of July, 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada as George Alexander Trebek. He is the son of George and Lucille Trebek. As of 2018, Alex has reached the age of 78 years, and his star sign is Cancer. He has a Canadian and American nationality with mixed ethnicity and in a multilingual household.
He joined the University of Ottawa and graduated in 1961 with a degree in Philosophy.
The 78 years TV personality has recently announced that he was diagnosed with 4th stage pancreatic cancer in March 2019. Although he is in the fourth stage he is determined to fight it. As per him while giving an interview to Jeopardy, he said that he has to beat cancer and survive.
Back in 2012, he suffered a mild heart attack.