James Holzhauer: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

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James Holzhauer is a professional sports gambler and game show contestant from America. He is best known for his 32-game winning streak on the television game show, Jeopardy!. He has set multiple single-game records for winnings and is the third-highest-earning American game show contestant of all time.

Career Highlights

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James Holzhauer first appeared on the American quiz show “The Chase” in 2014. In the first one-minute round known as Cash Builder, he answered 12 out of 14 questions correctly. The record has never been surpassed during the show’s run. He earned a $58,333.33 share of the $175,000 team prize pool.

Family and Personal Life

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In 2012, Holzhauer married Melissa Sassin, who was a tutor from Washington. His wife also was seen in the game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, where he won $28,800. In 2014, their first child, Natasha, was born.

Family Information
Wife/Spouse (Name):Melissa Holzhauer (m. 2012)
Children/KidsYes (Natasha)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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Full/Real NameJames Holzhauer
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)37 years
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1984
Place of BirthNaperville, Illinois, US
NationalityAmerican
Height1.76 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight78 kg, 172 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$2 million
OccupationGame Show Contestant, Professional Sports Gambler

Height, Weight, and Age

James Holzhauer's height is above average measuring 1.76 m. Boasting a weight of 78 kg. Being born on July 23, 1984, translates to an age of 37 years as of todays date (June 27, 2022).

Quotes

I wouldn’t recommend sports betting as a career. It requires a ton of effort and mastery of many different skills, and successful bettors are unwilling to teach you because you would be their competition.

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My source of income is sports betting. I have some investments also.

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My parents read me some typical children’s books: ‘Green Eggs and Ham,’ ‘The Little Engine That Could,’ ‘Peter Rabbit.’ But I quickly developed a preference for nonfiction books about baseball and math, by the likes of Bill James and Martin Gardner.

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Easily the hardest ‘Jeopardy!’ categories to study in the kids’ section are the so-called ‘trashy’ pop culture ones.

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I think the best way to quickly describe my personality is that I’m a maximizer rather than a satisficer, i.e. I want to squeeze every drop out of an opportunity rather than settle for ‘good enough.’

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