Amy Schneider – who has won 17 consecutive Jeopardy! – Climb the ladder of the heroes of the series.
It has now collected the fourth-highest winnings in regular season play at $687,400, behind legends Matt Amodio ($15,18,601), James Holzhauer ($2,462,216) and Ken Jennings ($2,520,700).
The engineering director from Oakland, California became the first openly transgender rider to qualify for a place in the Next Big Winners Championship after just five wins earlier this year. She has since opened up about the value of acting on screen.
“I am so grateful,” she said in a recent interview with KGO-TV in San Francisco. “I hope I can send a positive message to the girl who wants to be on the show as well.”
Schneider regularly talks about her gameplay on her Twitter account, Tweet embed.
“Post-game thoughts: – There isn’t a lot of drama in this game, I have to say. Sorry if it wasn’t very entertaining! But of course you never know how it’s going to happen…” route Wednesday about her danger! Game.
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From “Danger!” Schneider, the greats contestant, said she’d like to beat James Holzhauer, who won 32 consecutive games in 2019, took a total of $29,622,216 in prize money and holds the record for winning a single game with $131,127.
He grew up in Ohio with parents who were “in danger!” Fans – and a mother who was a college professor – Schneider was inculcated with a love of learning and trivia rumors from a young age.
After winning her first 10 games, Schneider said in a statement, “It’s pretty surprising. You know, I’m not going to pretend I didn’t think I could do well. But this was a lot better than what I thought I would.”
How it started:Amy Schneider extends “Danger!” Winning streak to five