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 speaks out on "Jeopardy Kids" controversy. He is finally opening up about the outrage over the treatment of Newtown, Connecticut eighth grader Thomas Hurley during "Jeopardy!" Kids Week. Trebek told L.A.Times that it wasn't his decision that Hurley's garbled spelling of "Emancipation" was deemed invalid. He said, “I don’t mind being accountable if it’s something I have done, but it kind of bothers me to take a lot of flak for something I haven’t done. I must be getting thin-skinned in my old age." Catch more of the news at The Huffington Post.

Updated on Thursday, August 15 2013 at 10:21AM EDT
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