Emily Trebek is an American real estate agent, residential designer and television personality. She owes her popularity due to the fact that she is the daughter of TV personality Alex Trebek.

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Bio, education, family

Emily Trebek was born in 1993 in Southern California – the exact date and place of birth are not known. She grew up with her brother Mathew who is three years older than her – the two of them now own a Mexican restaurant in Harlem, New York City named “Oso”. Her mother, Jean Currivan Trebek is a businesswoman.

She belongs to White Caucasian descent. In 2015, Emily graduated from Loyola Marymount University, with a degree in Psychology and Philosophy.

Emily Trebek’s personal life

According to her Facebook account, Emily is in a happy relationship, although the identity of her boyfriend is a mystery. They went to college together and graduated on the same day, with Emily sharing a photo from the ceremony.

It is not known whether they are married or not. It seems like she wants to keep this part of her life private.

Vital statistics

Alex Trebek’s daughter is 5ft 7ins tall (1.74m), weighs 132lbs (60kgs), and her vital statistics are 35–27–35. She has dark eyes and brown hair.


Who is Emily Trebek’s father?

Alex Trebek is a Canadian-American TV host, famous in particular for hosting the syndicated game show “Jeopardy”. Other game shows he’s hosted include “Double Dare”, “Battlestars”, “To Tell the Truth”, “Double Dare” and “High Rollers”.

His full name is George Alexander Trebek. and he was born on 22nd July 1940 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

He is the son George Edward Trebek, an emigrant from Ukraine, and Lucille Lagacé. He was raised in a bilingual family, so speaks French and English. He finished Sudbury High School, and then his college education was at the University of Ottawa, choosing Philosophy as his major, and graduating in 1961.

Alex’s television career

Alex Trebek appeared on television for the first time in 1963 as a host of the Canadian music program “Music Hop”.

Alex Trebek

Three years later, he hosted a high school game show entitled “Reach for the Top”, then in 1969 became the host of the show named “Strategy”.

In 1973 he moved to US, and started hosting the game show “The Wizard of Odds” on NBC. Then he hosted the CBC game show “Double Dare”, which was the only show he hosted for this channel. He appeared on many other game shows as a panelist or player, including in “Card Sharks”, “The Magnificent Marble Machine”, “Celebrity Bowling”, “To Say the Least”, and many others.

Until 1980, Trebek was hosting “High Rollers”, and when that finished he started hosting “Battlestars”, but that was cancelled after only six months. In 1984, he was the host of the revival of the popular game show “Jeopardy”, then in 1987 he got to host “Classic Concentration”, a daytime show on NBC, through to 1991 when the latter was cancelled.

In 1996 Alex was a guest star on the television show “The X Files”, season three, and also made an appearance in the series “How I Met Your Mother” in 2010, before in March 2014 playing himself in the series called “Hot in Cleveland”.

Alex Trebek entered the “Guinness Book of Records” on 13th June 2014 as the person who hosted the most episodes of game shows, 6,829 at the time.

Personal life and health

Alex Trebek married for the first time in 1974, to Elaine Callei; they didn’t have children and divorced in 1981. Nine years later, he married Emily’s mother, Jean Currivan. She is a real estate project manager.

In 1998 Trebeck became an American citizen.

In 2004 Alex was almost hurt in a serious car accident, when he fell asleep at the wheel, but luckily he wasn’t hurt, hosting “Jeopardy” only four days later. In 2007 he had a minor heart attack, and four years after that he had another one. On 6th March 2019 Alex stated that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer; he had been feeling pain in his stomach but didn’t know that those were the symptoms of cancer.

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Alex Trebek and his wife. Such a beautiful couple. Together 30 years. Oh, and did I mention, they have a 24 year age gap!! Alex is 78, Jean is 54. In a recent interview he jokingly says, “when I was 20 she wasn’t even born yet”……..but because Alex is a well known celebrity, I suppose it’s just fine for him to do this. ?? When it’s someone like me, (and others not of popularity) I’m told I have no morals ? ??‍♀️ Ohhh people. For the love of God could you please do yourselves a favor and stop being so closed minded! #alextrebek #agegaprelationship #agegapworld #24yeargap #maydecember #igcouples #loml #youandme #myboyfriend #agegapcouple #cxucxsixn #agegapromance #agegaplife #behappy #loveislove #couples #trebek #jeopardy #pancreaticcancer #cancer #goodmorningamerica #gma

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Although he was told that the odds of survival and beating the illness are very small, he said that he would fight as hard as he can to win, and to host “Jeopardy” for as long as possible. His health significantly improved in May, and he stated that he reacted to treatments very well, and that tumors were diminished.

Emily Trebek’s net worth. How rich is she?

Emily is very successful at her job as a real estate agent so she earns a great deal of money. Her net worth is estimated to be close to  $1 million. On the other hand, her father is very rich, and he has an estimated $50 million.


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