'Jeopardy!': This Is Alex Trebek's Impressive Net Worth
Alex Trebek is best known for hosting the iconic game show Jeopardy! The show has contributed to the impressive net worth the television personality has today, but it is actually only one of his many income sources.
One of the most legendary game show hosts is certainly Alex Trebek! The American-Canadian Jeopardy! star has been active in show business since 1961, no wonder he has built not only an amazing television career but also quite the impressive net worth. Let's find out a little bit more about it...
This is Jeopardy! star Alex Trebek's impressive net worth
As of today the 79-year-old television personality has an estimated net worth of 75 million dollars, and an annual salary of 18 million dollars for his work in Jeopardy! However, Alex Trebek has several income sources apart from the game show; one of them is for instance his work as executive producer for some documentaries, as well as his many acting credits in series like Orange is The New Black, and Hot in Cleveland.
Alex Trebek has been a philanthropist for many years
During an interview with The Nerdist, Alex Trebek explained he usually donates part of his income to a charity every year. In 1998 he donated 74 acres (30 hectares) of open land to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, while in 2016 he donated 5 million dollars to his alma mater, the University of Ottawa, in order to fund the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue!