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Alex Trebek (George Alexander Trebek) was born on 22 July, 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, is a producer,actor,miscellaneous. At 80 years old, Alex Trebek height is 5 ft 8 in (173.0 cm).

Now We discover Alex Trebek's Biography, Age, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of net worth at the age of 80 years old?

Popular As George Alexander Trebek
Occupation producer,actor,miscellaneous
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 22 July 1940
Birthday 22 July
Birthplace Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Date of death 8 November, 2020
Died Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality Canada

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Who Is Alex Trebek's Wife?

His wife is Jean Currivan (30 April 1990 - 8 November 2020) ( his death) ( 2 children), Elaine Kares Trebek (25 September 1974 - 13 May 1982) ( divorced)

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Wife Jean Currivan (30 April 1990 - 8 November 2020) ( his death) ( 2 children), Elaine Kares Trebek (25 September 1974 - 13 May 1982) ( divorced)
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Alex Trebek Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Alex Trebek worth at the age of 80 years old? Alex Trebek’s income source is mostly from being a successful Producer. He is from Canada. We have estimated Alex Trebek's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2019 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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Source of Income Producer

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Suffered a mild heart attack on June 23, 2012 and was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for observation.


Broke his leg on July 27, 2011 as he was chasing a female burglar who had broken into his San Francisco hotel room. Suspect was later apprehended by police.


Hospitalized after suffering a minor heart attack at his home on December 10, 2007.


On Friday, January 30, 2004, while driving alone on a country road near Templeton, California, where he owned a horse farm, he lost consciousness at the wheel which led him to his car crash.


A large oak tree smashed into the garage of Trebek's Studio City, California home during a fierce wind storm. (5 January 2003)


After having a confrontation at a Los Angeles International Airport, he sued an airline employee who said he left her with serious hand injuries. [23 March 2000]


Received a phone call from Regis Philbin for his final answer on Philbin's talk show and Trebek said he refused to be tested for his "brains" on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999).


Won the Bob Hope Entertainment Award in 1998 for his work with the USO.


It was canceled in 1991, when the network stopped making game show for daytime TV.


He purchased a house so he could use its tennis court. In the 1990s it was rented by Pete Rose and his wife Carol, who had to get the landlord (Trebek) to fix the house's electrical and plumbing problems.


Prior to being selected as the host of Jeopardy! (1984), for syndication, he came back to NBC and hosted the revamped version of Classic Concentration (1987), which was also his second hit in his then-almost 30 year career. On this show, he received 4 Emmy nominations, but didn't win.


Once subbed for Chuck Woolery on the daytime version of Wheel of Fortune (1983), before he was hired as the host of Jeopardy! (1984) for syndication.


He framed a bounced check for $49,000, which he received from a game show he worked at in the 1980s that failed.


Appeared on the final week of Family Feud (1976), which was hosted by Richard Dawson.


Parodied by Will Ferrell on Saturday Night Live (1975).


When young, Trebek thought about becoming a priest, but changed his mind after spending a summer at a Trappist monastery. He said in an interview for the New York Sunday News, "I took a vow not only of poverty but of silence. And I'm not one to keep my big mouth shut. I enjoy talking." [February 24, 1974]


His first game show, The Wizard of Odds (1973), was produced by Alan Thicke.


Then, in 1966, he became a Canadian game show host on Reach for the Top (1965), and stayed there for the first seven years until he migrated to the United States to host his very first game show in that country, The Wizard of Odds (1973), for NBC.


Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Alex Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Philosophy. After his first decision to become a newscaster, he joined the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company), Canada's premier network in 1961. As he was working, he helped organize national news and covered a variety of special events for CBC's radio and television divisions, receiving high praise as a broadcaster who retained his poise and composure in the toughest places.