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James Holzhauer is a professional sports gambler and game show contestant from America. He is best known for his 32-game winning streak on the television game show, Jeopardy!. He has set multiple single-game records for winnings and is the third-highest-earning American game show contestant of all time.
James Holzhauer has been very successful throughout the years.
James Holzhauer first appeared on the American quiz show “The Chase” in 2014. In the first one-minute round known as Cash Builder, he answered 12 out of 14 questions correctly. The record has never been surpassed during the show’s run. He earned a $58,333.33 share of the $175,000 team prize pool.
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In 2012, Holzhauer married Melissa Sassin, who was a tutor from Washington. His wife also was seen in the game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, where he won $28,800. In 2014, their first child, Natasha, was born.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Melissa Holzhauer (m. 2012)|
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|Full/Real Name||James Holzhauer|
|Age (as of today)||38 years|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1984|
|Place of Birth||Naperville, Illinois, US|
|Height||1.76 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||78 kg, 172 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 million|
|Occupation||Game Show Contestant, Professional Sports Gambler|
Height, Weight, and Age
James Holzhauer's height is above average measuring 1.76 m. James Holzhauer weighs 78 kg. Being born on July 23, 1984, translates to an age of 38 years as of todays date (October 7, 2022).
There are times when you’ll only have one or two seconds to decide if you’re going to bet on something and you need to be decisive. You need to do math quickly in your head.James Holzhauer
I have no special knowledge of markets, so I invest solely in low-expense index funds, plus some cryptocurrencies.James Holzhauer
The first bet I remember was on the Chargers in Super Bowl 29 with my classmates. I lost a lot of weeks’ allowance.James Holzhauer
I was always good at video games like ‘Guitar Hero,’ which require the player to press buttons at precise times.James Holzhauer
The aggressive betting on the daily doubles is one of my trademarks.James Holzhauer