How much does alex trebek make per episode

While Alex Trebek's exact salary per episode of the TV show, "Jeopardy" is not published, sources suggest that Trebek's annual salary is $10 Million with a networth of $50 Million.

According to the Jeopardy Game Mechanics, the game was taped twice a week, 5 shows a day, 3 weeks a month and 9 months a year. Upon computing, there are around 270 episodes a year and with his annual salary of $10 Million, he's probably getting $37,037 per episode.

Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek was born on July 22, 1940 on Ontario, Canada. He won five Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host in his more than 27 years on the air.

In the news, Alex Trebek has made it into the Guinness World Book of Records for "most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (one show)" at 6,829. Find out more from CNN.

Updated on Wednesday, June 18 2014 at 03:29PM EDT
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