Ken Jennings wins "Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time"

by Jordyn Pair · Jan 15th, 2020 10:29 am

Jeopardy! player Ken Jennings beat out other champions on Tuesday night to secure the title of Greatest of All Time, or GOAT, on the show and take home a $1 million grand prize.

Jennings is known for winning the most regular-season games in a row, at 74 in 2004. For this GOAT tournament, he faced off against players James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter, who also were chosen for their record-setting performances on the game show.

Holzhauer won the most money in a single game, at $131,127 in 2019. Rutter won the most money, at $4,677,436 spread out between tournaments.

Jennings' $1 million grand prize brings his total earnings on the show to $4,370,700 over 15 years.

Jennings is a 45-year-old software engineer from Seattle.


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