Ken Jennings

United States

Ken Jennings Bio

Who is Ken Jennings

Kenneth Wayne Jennings III known as Ken Jennings is an American game show contestant and author. He holds the record for the longest winning streak on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy!

Early Life (Childhood)

Ken Jennings was born in Edmonds, Washington, USA. He attended the University of Washington and transferred to Brigham Young University in 1996. At BYU, he double-majored in English and computer science, and graduated in 2000.

Interesting Facts

Ken Jennings is an American author, computer scientist, and famed game show contestant who has a net worth of $3 million dollars. He is the second highest-earning contestant in American game show history.

Personal Life

Ken has been married to Mindy Boam Jennings since September 16, 2000. They have two children, a son, Dylan, born in 2002, and a daughter, Caitlin, born in 2006.


Ken Jennings has won 74 successful games during his run on Jeopardy! in 1984.