Matt Amodio Biography
Born Matthew Benjamin Amodio, Matt Amodio is an American game show contestant, Data Scientist, and Postdoctoral Researcher from Medina County, Ohio. He is widely known for competing on the game show Jeopardy! Amodio won 38 consecutive games on the game show Jeopardy! in 2021, the third-longest streak in the show’s history, behind Ken Jennings and Amy Schneider. Amodio earned his Ph.D. from Yale University with a focus on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Matt Amodio Age | Birthday
Born on December 4, 1990, Amodio is 32 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 4th of December each year.
Matt Amodio Parents
Amodio was born in Medina County, Ohio to his parents; Bonnie Amodio (mother) and Jim Amodio (father). He is from a family of six; his parents and three siblings. Amodio’s family have been supportive of him in his endeavors including his participation in game shows such as Jeopardy!
Matt Amodio Height
Amodio stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 10 inches (approximately).
Matt Amodio Wife
Amodio appears to be single. He has not publicly disclosed his romantic relationships including whether he is married or not. Also, no sources link the game show contestant to a romantic relationship. He also appears to have no children. This section is still under review and once we have a credible source on Matt’s marital status, we shall update you.
Matt Amodio Education
Amodio attended Medina High School where he graduated as valedictorian of the class of 2009. He then went on to join Ohio State University where he graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Actuarial Science from the Department of Mathematics, while also earning a master’s degree in Statistics. Amodio also earned a Master of Science (MS) degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2017. Moreover, he received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.
Matt Amodio Job
Amodio is a postdoctoral researcher, data scientist, and game show contestant. He currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Amodio previously worked at Yale University as a Research Assistant. He also worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as a Data Scientist.
Moreover, Amodio is a game contestant. He has competed on the game show Jeopardy! and Jeopardy! Masters on ABC. Amodio has won 38 consecutive games on the game show Jeopardy! in 2021, the third-longest streak in the show’s history, behind Ken Jennings and Amy Schneider. He is a Jeopardy! millionaire.
Matt Amodio Jeopardy! Masters
Amodio is a game show contestant on Jeopardy! Masters on ABC. He has made 39 appearances on the game show. In 2021, he won 38 consecutive games on the game show Jeopardy!, the third-longest streak in the show’s history, behind Ken Jennings and Amy Schneider.
Jeopardy! Masters’ new season premieres on May 8, 2023, at 8 pm on ABC. In the game show. “Amy Schneider, Amodio, Mattea Roach, Andrew He, Sam Buttrey and James Holzhauer will go head-to-head for the grand prize and the title.”
Matt Amodio Winnings
Amodio won $1,519,601 in 39 appearances on Jeopardy!, making him the third millionaire contestant on the show in regular-season play. He averaged $39, 693 per his victory in Jeopardy! Amodio is the 11th highest-earning contestant of all time across all American game shows. Amodio’s run on the show has been called the “Amodio Rodeo”.
Matt Amodio Net worth
Amodio has an estimated net worth of $3 million-$5 million. He is a postdoctoral researcher and game show contestant. Amodio currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is a contestant in the game show Jeopardy! Amodio’s Jeopardy! winnings amount to $1,519,601 from 39 appearances of the game show. Amodio is a game show, Millionaire.
Matt is active on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @AmodioMatt with 56.7K followers as of May 2023.