Alex Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality. His real name is George Alexander Trebek. He was born on July 22, 1940. Alex Trebek has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy and he has also hosted many of other game shows, includes The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. Alex Trebek is contracted to host Jeopardy! Until 2022.
On March 6, 2019, Alex Trebek has announced that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer.
Alex Trebek acted in many television series, usually portraying himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998.
Alex Trebekwas born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on July 22, 1940, his father name is George Edward Trebek, a chef who had emigrated from Ukraine as a child, and his mother name is Lucille Lagacé, a Franco-Ontarian. Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in philosophy in 1961.
In 1961 Alex Trebek began starts his career in working for the CBC. According to Alex Trebek, “I went to school in the mornings and worked at nights; I did everything, at one time replacing every announcer in every possible job”.
Alex Trebek also has done many television roles. His first hosting job was on a Canadian music program called Music Hop in 1963. In 1966 he hosted a high school quiz show called Reach for the Top. From 1967 to 1970 he was a host for the CBC.
Alex Trebek Personal Life Alex Trebek married to business woman Elaine Callei in 1974. They took divorced in 1981 and they don’t have any children. In 1990, he married Jean Currivan, she is a real estate project manager from New York. They have two children, Matthew and Emily.
Alex Trebek Wiki Bio
|Real Name||George Alexander Trebek|
|Stage Name||Alex Trebek|
|Occupation||Television personality, game show host, actor|
|DOB||July 22, 1940|
|Age||78 (In 2019)|
|Birth Place||Sudbury, Ontario, Canada|
Alex Trebek Educational Qualification
|College: Graduate from University of Ottawa|
Alex Trebek Physical Stats Height & Weight
|Height (Approx)||In Centimeters: 171 CM (Approx)|
In Meters: 1.71 m (Approx)
In feet Inches: 5 Feet 8 Inch
|Weight (Approx)||70 KG|
Alex Trebek Body Measurement
|Eyes Color||Light Brown|
Alex Trebek Wife
|Wife Name||Jean Currivan|
Alex Trebek Children Name
|Matthew and Emily|
Alex Trebek Family
|Father Name||George Edward Trebek|
|Mother Name||Lucille Lagacé|
Alex Trebek Net worth
Alex Trebek Awards, Achievements
|Order of Canada|
Alex TrebekTelevision and film