Ken Jennings Net Worth: The record is best known for setting and preserving “Jeopardy!” Ken Jennings was born in 1974 in Edmonds, Washington. In his 75th appearance, He won 74 straight games before Nancy Zerg could beat him. Jennings has won more than $3 million, including prize money for the Ultimate Championship Tournament and IBM computer competition Watson. The winners of Jennings at the show became the biggest competitor in the history of the U.S. game before later Brad Rutter’s partner “Jeopardy!” had broken it.
In his 2006 book “Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs” Jennings detailed his experiences. Since then he has written numerous other titles, such as ‘Maphead: Big Charting, Wonk’ and ‘Because I Said So!
He has been playing at many other shows, among them “1 vs. 100” and “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” After the show, he has signed many endorsement agreements including a Microsoft Encarta product promotion agreement. Ken Jennings is a renowned American writer, computer scientist, and competition player with a net worth of $4 million.