Jeopardy! as we know it has been gracing our screens since 1984, led by none other than host Alex Trebek. The show has broadcasted over 8,000 episodes, which is a testament to how beloved it truly is. The show has managed to produce some serious trivia stars throughout the years.
The all-time biggest Jeopardy! winners should definitely call a financial advisor, since some of their accumulated winnings are truly staggering. These are the show’s winningest contestants whose brains allowed them to earn big.
It seems that making wagers comes easily to Alex Jacob, since he’s a professional poker player. He earned $151,802 in his 5 game streak, which made him eligible for the 2015 Tournament of Champions. After winning the tournament, Jacob brought home another $250,000!