How much does alex trebek make per episode

While Alex Trebek's exact salary per episode of the TV show, "Jeopardy" was not found, 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.

Although Alex Trebek dropped hints in recent years about retiring, the “Jeopardy!” host just reupped his contract through the 2017-18 season; joining fellow Sony Pictures Television game show hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White, who hold down the fort at “Wheel of Fortune.” Read more at Variety.

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Thursday, April 09 2015