Matthew Trebek

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Entrepreneur (1990)
Tue Nov 10 2020
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Matthew Trebek is a successful food restauranteur who is famous for being the Canadian-American TV personality and game show host, Alex Trebek. He was known for hosting the syndicated game show Jeopardy! from 1984 to 2020.

Now, Matthew runs three restaurants named Lucille’s Coffee & Cocktails, Oso, and Pizza By Lucille’s. Let's talk about his personal life in the following sections. 

Does Matthew Trebek Have a Wife?

The 30 years old Matthew Trebek seems to be a single man. So far, he has no wife until now. He is a very secretive kind of person when matters come to reveal about his personal life.

Matthew Trebek With His Late Father, Alex Trebek
Picture: Matthew Trebek With His Late Father, Alex Trebek
Source: Daily Mail 

At the moment, Trebek does not share any romantic relationship as they call them as his another half.  Probably, he must be focusing on his professional career rather than dating girls.

Matthew Trebek's Two Siblings

Matthew has two siblings a biological sister Emily Trebek and an adopted sister named Nicky Trebek. Emily, 27, who was born in 1990 is three years younger than him. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2015.

Matthew Trebek With His Family
Image: Matthew Trebek With His Family
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Now, she works as a realtor for Compass. Also, she owns an interior design studio named E&S Interiors in LA. Nicky who was born in 1966 was adopted by Alex after he married her mother Elaine in the year 1974.

Matthew and Emily attribute a lot of their success in their career to their father.

Parents' (Alex and Jean) Conjual Relationship

56, Jean and her husband, Alex walked down the aisle on 30th April 1990 at Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport, a 3-star hotel situated in California. The duo invited more than 150 wedding guests in their nuptial ceremony.

Alex Trebek, and Jean Currivan Trebek Were Together For 30 Years
Caption: Alex Trebek and Jean Currivan Trebek Were Together For 30 Years
Source: Fox News

The duo had their first encounter at a party in 1988, and shortly after the night, they created great chemistry. Alex even invited Jean for dinner at his home, which led them to know about each other perfectly and date afterwards. 

Despite 24-years of the age gap, the pair got engaged shortly after a while. Alex made a mesmerizing proposal with a 16-carat sapphire ring in a little wicker box. With so much happiness on Jean's face, she approved his proposal.

First Marriage Of Alex Trebek

Before being in a relationship with Jean, he was married to Elaine Callei Trebek in 1974. Well, Elaine is a well-known American businesswoman who owns an art gallery. Their wedding ceremony was held privately between their close friends and relatives.

Picture: Alex Trebek with his first wife, Elaine Trebek
Source: Listal

Eventually, they divorced in 1981, after staying in a marital relationship for seven years. During the time, they adopted a beautiful child, Nicky Trebek. As of now, she serves as a production coordinator for her father's classic game show, Jeopardy!

What is Matthew Trebek's Net Worth in 2020?

Matthew Trebek is a successful businessman and restauranteur who has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. He has one of the famous North Harlem Mexican restaurant named Oso.

Further, Alex gifted him a $1.92 million townhouse in Harlem for in July 2015. On the other hand, his father Alex had a net worth of $75 million during his death time in 2020. His annual salary was reported to be around $18 million from his game show, Jeopardy. 

Matthew Trebek Worked Jeopardy From 1984 Until his Death in November 2020
Caption: Matthew Trebek Worked Jeopardy From 1984 Until his Death in November 2020
Source: USA Today

He worked for the show for 36 years from 1984 until his death in November 2020. Besides that, he bought a 10,000 square-foot mansion in Studio City, California, for $2.15 million in 1991. He further sold a 724-acre horse ranch in 2005 for $10 million and listed his 30-acre lake home for $1.4 million in 2016.

TV Personality, Alex Dies at Age 80

The host of Jeopardy Trebek announced he was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer on 6 March 2019. Since then, he had been battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He tragically passed away on November 8, 2020, when he was 80 years old.

A spokesperson stated to TMZ that; " Jeopardy is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends." 

Bio and Early Life Of Matthew Trebek

Businessman, Matthew Trebek was born in 1990 in South Carolina to Alex and his wife, Jean Currivan Trebek. He is the grandson of Lucille Lagacé and George Edward Trebek.

So far, he completed his graduation from Fordham University in 2013 with the major subject communications and business. In 2011, he also attended the National Bartenders School as a mixologist.

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