Alex Trebek – Age, Height, Career, Biography, Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend, Networth, Wife & more

Quick Info On Alex Trebek

Name Alex Trebek
AgeDied At 80 Years
Height1.73 m
Net Worth$75 Million
Table of Contents
1. Biography / Wiki
2. Physical Appearance
3. Personal Life
4. Career
5. Family
6. Relationships and More
7. Social Media
8. Favorite Things
9. Salary and Net Worth
10. Some Facts

Alex Trebek Biography/Wiki

ull NameGeorge Alexander Trebek
Game Show Host
Television Presenter
Spots Commentator
Date of BirthJuly 22, 1940
AgeDied AT 80 Years
Birth Place Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
HometownSudbury, Ontario, Canada
School (s) Sudbury High School
CollegeUniversity of Ottawa
QualificationWell Known Actor
Game Show Host
Television Presenter
Spots Commentator

Alex Trebek served as the host of ‘Jeopardy!,’ one of the most popular game shows in television history, for more than 30 years.

He was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He hosted the syndicated general knowledge quiz game show Jeopardy for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. 

Moreover,Trebek died on November 8, 2020, at age 80, after a 20-month battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer. He had been contracted to host Jeopardy until 2022.

Physical Appearance Of Alex Trebek

Weight68 Kg
MeasurementsBody Shape – Slim
Dress Size – Not Known
Shoe Size – 00
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Skin ColourWhite

Besides being a famous celebrity host he is also a model, he is very possessive about about his health and body, Given above is the body measurement of Alex.

Alex Trebek is a Host by profession and therefore needs to maintain a good psyche and health, talking about his exact weight as per reports its specified that his weight 68kgs.

In Addition to the reports the estimated height of Alex can be 5’8′ and he may weigh around 68kgs approximately.

Personal Life Of Alex Trebek

NationalityCanadian – American
Zodiac SignCancer
SignatureNot Known
Blood GroupNot Known
Food HabitsNot Known
Address Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Alex hasn’t kept himself away from the limelight. Even he wasn’t far away from social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and so on.

Because of this, it has made us easy to track out the details about both his personal and professional life comprising, career and awards.


Firstly, Trebek almost got expelled from the boarding school his parents sent him to. Shortly after he attended military college but dropped out when he was asked to cut his hair.

Secondly, Trebek attended Sudbury High School (now Sudbury Secondary School) and then attended the University of Ottawa.

Later, Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in philosophy in 1961. While a university student, he was a member of the English Debating Society. At the time, he was interested in a broadcast news career.


Before completing his degree, Trebek began his career in 1961 working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Trebek’s first hosting job was on a Canadian music program called Music Hop in 1963. Meanwhile, in 1966, he hosted a high school quiz show called Reach For The Top.

In 1973, Trebek moved to the United States and worked for NBC as host of a new game show, The Wizard of Odds.  A year later Trebek hosted the popular Merrill Heatter-Bob Quigley game show High Rollers.

In 1984, ABC tapped Trebek to host a game show by the famous creator of Wheel of Fortune, Merv Griffin. Moreover, the show was a revival of a popular trivia competition called Jeopardy, which aired from 1964 to 1975 in its first incarnation.

After more than 30 years hosting Jeopardy, Trebek remained as fresh, motivated and humble as ever.


ParentsFather: George Edward Trebek
Mother : Lucille Lagacé
Wife/SpouseElaine Callei Trebek (1974-81)
Jean Currivan Trebek (1984-20)
SiblingsBarbara Trebek
ChildrenMatthew Trebek
Emily Trebek
Nicky Trebek

Meanwhile, George Alexander Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, on July 22, 1940.

He was the son of George Edward Trebek (born Terebeychuk), a chef who had emigrated from Ukraine as a child, and Lucille Marie Lagacé (born April 14, 1921), a Franco-Ontarian.

Relationships and more

Trebek married broadcaster Elaine Callei in 1974. The couple had no children, although Trebek adopted Callei’s daughter Nicky; they divorced in 1981.

In 1990, he married Jean Currivan, a real estate project manager from New York. They had two children, Matthew and Emily.


After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, Trebek passed away “peacefully” at his home on November 8, 2020, surrounded by his family and friends.

Social Media

Alex is currently Not active on social media sites. Furthermore, he used update about his personal life and professional life as well.

Therefore the posts he used update frequently were about his Fitness, Workout Routines, Places he visits, his daily routine etc.

For more updates please stay connected.. Also do checkout Alex Trebek Instagram page.

Favorite Things

ActorNot Known
ActressNot Known
FilmNot Known
SongNot Known
SingerNot Known
DirectorNot known
YouTuberNot Known
RestaurantNot Known
ColourDark Blue
DessertNot Known
SportNot Known
sportsmenNot Known
PerfumeNot Known
BrandsNot Known
CarsNot Known

Alex has not specified neither about his favorites nor about his personified selection of things. He prefers to keep his favorites profile low.

We are on it to collect some more personified information about the same please stay connected with us.

Salary and Networth

Net worthNot Known
Income SourceConsoling

Unknown interesting facts about Alex Trebek

  • Trebek was an active volunteer and spokesman for organizations such as World Vision and Smile Train, which help improve the lives of impoverished children around the world.
  • During a July 2018 interview, Trebek suggested that the end of the line was approaching when he revealed that the chances of him returning to host Jeopardy after the end of his contract in 2020 were “50/50 and a little less.” 
  • On December 11, 2007, Trebek suffered a minor heart attack at his home, but returned to work as scheduled in January 2008.
  • On March 6, 2019, Trebek announced that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. He had been experiencing a persistent stomach ache before the diagnosis but did not recognize it as a symptom of the disease.
  • In July 2020, Trebek released his memoir, The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life. 

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