James Holzhauer Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

James Holzhauer


To achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, dedication and determination, this line has been proven very well by James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from the United States who also participated in gaming shows.

Win $131,127 in the Jeopardy game! On April 17, 2019, he became the record holder in the singles game. After Ken Jennings, he has the second most number of wins in a Jeopardy!

Born in 1985, he turned 37 years old in 2021. He looks tall enough as he stands at 176 cm tall and 5’9 ft 3 in. He keeps fit and healthy with a weight of 70 Kilograms and 154 lbs.

He has brown eyes and dark brown hair. Moreover, he is well aware of his fitness and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to maintain his physique.

James Holzhauer is a game show participant and professional sports gambler. His net worth is still under review as of 2021.

James Holzhauer was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois, USA. He was born to father Jürgen Holzhauer, and to mother Nachiko Eddy Holzhauer. He grew up with his brother Ian Holzhauer. As of his education, he was a student at Naperville North High School in Naperville, Illinois.

While in high school, he participated in state science and engineering competitions. He came first in physics and second in mathematics. He went to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after graduating from high school. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.

Nickname mosques
place of birth Naperville, Illinois, USA
date of Birth 1985
Omar 37 years
Height In feet and inches: 5’9″

In centimeters: 176 cm

Weight In kg: 70 kg

In pounds: 154 lbs

eye color Brown
hair colour Dark brown
Profession Sports Gambler, Racer Show
sexual orientation straight
The school Naperville North High School
College University of Illinois
religion Christianity
nationality American
hometown Naperville, Illinois, USA
Zodiac sign unknown
Name of the Father Jürgen Holzhauer
Mother’s name Nachiko Ed Holzhauer
the brothers Ian Holzhauer
sisters unknown

As of his career, in 2014, he participated in The Chase. In April of this year, he appeared on Jeopardy! On April 10, 2019, he set a new single-game record by winning $110,914. As of April 17, 2019, he has appeared in ten Jeopardy! games. He won $131,127 in one match, breaking his own personal record.

In doing so, he won the show for the tenth time in a row. He also became the eighth danger! racer. It is the first time in history that such a feat has been accomplished.

After Ken Jennings, he has the second highest winnings in Jeopardy’s history! Kane holds the record for most consecutive wins with 74 consecutive wins, winning $2,250,700 in 2004. With a total of just under $700,000, he moved up to second on the all-time winners list.

James Holzhauer is a married man who tied the knot with his wife Melissa Sassen Holzhauer. They have a daughter named Natasha. He and his family reside in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Girlfriend Melissa Sassen-Holzhauer
Social status I got married
wife Melissa Sassen-Holzhauer

James Holzhauer with his wife
James Holzhauer with his wife

children Natasha

Here is a list of James Holzhauer’s favorites:

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  • His wife won $28,800 on the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
  • In 2012, he published an article titled “Diary of a Crazy Sports Bettor” in the Hardball Times about baseball betting.
  • His brother is a lawyer and an Air Force veteran.
  • James also enjoys playing bridge.
  • After Ken Jennings, he has the second most number of wins in a Jeopardy!
  • James is also the first and only player to win $100,000 or more on a single show, which he did six times.
  • On May 22, 2015, Holzhauer appeared on the American game show 500 Questions.
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