The legendary game show host, Alex Trebek sadly lost his fight with stage four pancreatic cancer on 8 November 2020. Not to mention, the depressing news hit directly to the fans and family members of him. Today, we are going to talk about his wife, Jean Currivan Trebek whom he praised prior to his death. By profession, Jean is a real-estate project manager.

Jean Currivan Trebek Married Life With Alex Trebek

As of 2021, Jean is grieving the death of his long-term husband, Alex Trebek. Well, Alex was a Canadian-American game show host and TV personality. As a matter of fact, he hosted the syndicated game show, Jeopardy from 1984 until his death in 2020.

Further, the two exchanged their wedding vows in a romantic marriage ceremony in April 1990 at L.A.’s Regency Club. Moreover, 150 guests attended their marriage ceremony which includes some of the A-listed celebrities.

Alex Trebek Putting and wedding ring on Jean Currivan Trebek's Finger
Alex Trebek Putting and wedding ring on Jean Currivan Trebek’s Finger
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The duo was together till the death of her husband, Alex Trebek on 8 November 2020, at the age of 80. Moreover, Jean and Alex met in 1988 at a party in NYC and got along instantly. Later, Alex invited her to his house for a first-date dinner. In an interview with The People, she said,

“I was afraid I’d mispronounce my own name! But Alex is really down to earth. He’s much more casual than he is on the show.”

After a year of knowing each other and dating, Alex gifted Jean a birthday present: black velvet pants and a bolero jacket. Not only that but he also proposed Jean with a 16-carat sapphire ring surrounded by diamonds in September 1989. As a matter of fact, Alex was 24 years older than Jean.

Jean Currivan Trebek Shares Two Children With Her Late Husband, Alex Trebek

From their three-decade-long marriage, Jean shares two kids with Alex Trebek. Though previously married to Elaine Kares, Alex didn’t have his own children until marrying Jean. She gave birth to their first child, a son, Matthew Trebek in 1990. As of 2021, he is 30 years old and works as a Manhattan restaurateur.

Jean with his husband, Alex and two kids, Emily And Matthew
Jean with his husband, Alex, and two kids, Emily And Matthew
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Later in 1993, the duo welcomed their second child, a daughter named Emily Trebek. As of 2021, she is 27 years old and works in Los Angeles as a realtor. The family of four is often seen hanging out together. Reportedly, Jean went on to Horseshoe Bend along with her two children, Matthew and Emily and a dog, Luna.

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Sadly, after the demise of Alex, Jean started an awareness program, #PancreaticCancerAwareness. Apart from Jean and Alex’s children, the late Jeopardy legend also has an adopted daughter, Nicky with his ex-wife, Elaine.

Net Worth Of Jean Currivan Trebek

Jean Currivan is a real estate project manager by profession. So, without a doubt, she must be earning a decent amount of salary from her profession. In fact, the average income of a project manager is around $105,053, according to Salary. Being an experienced project manager of real estate, Jean might be earning over $150,000 per year as of 2021.

Subsequently, Jean Currivan’s net worth is around $500,000 for now which is similar to Laura Bracalenti. However, her late husband, Alex’s net worth was around $75 Million at the time of his demise. He earn this mind-boggling amount of fortune through his 36 years of hosting the game show, Jeopardy. While he was hosting Jeopardy, his yearly salary was $18 Million.

After his demise, his net worth must have been distributed among his family members which are his wife, Jean, his son, Matthew, and his daughter, Emily. Ultimately, Jean might be a millionaire as of now. Who Knows?

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