While Alex Trebek's IQ is not officially reported, rumors out there say he has an IQ of 143 (very superior intelligence range).
Alex Trebek has served as the host of Jeopardy!, one of the most popular game shows in television history, for which he has won several Daytime Emmy Awards.
Alex Trebek was born on July 22, 1940, in Sudbury, Canada. In 1966 he decided to shift his focus from journalism to hosting game shows. He became the host of the Canadian quiz show Reach for the Top. His first American television gig was as host of the short-lived 1973 NBC game show The Wizard of Odds. In 1984, ABC hired him to host Merv Griffin's trivia show called Jeopardy!.
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