Who Are Jeopardy Amar Kakirde Parents? His Wiki, Age and Job Details

Published Date: 24 May, 2024 Updated date: 24 May, 2024 By Phil

After a promising Jeopardy! debut on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, Amar Kakirde added another win to his campaign on Thursday’s episode. Now, he will look to extend his winning streak on Friday.

Amar Kakirde is an Indian-American Graduate Student from Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. Likewise, he is a current two-day champion on America’s longest-running quiz game show Jeopardy!

Get to know about Amar Kakirde’s personal and professional life in this article.

Amar Kakirde Wiki & Family: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Amar was born in 1996 in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, United States. His full name is Amar Sanjay Kakirde.

Kakirde was raised by an Indian immigrant parents. He is 27 years of age and he celebrates his birthday in the month of June every year.

Amar has American nationality and South Asian ethnicity. He was raised alongside his brother, Sanjay Kakirde.

Talking about his education, Amar graduated from Parsippany High School in 2014. He then completed his Bachelor’s degree in International Student at William & Mary with a grade of 3.78 in 2018.

Additionally, Kakirde also majored in Finance at William & Mary – Raymond A. Mason School of Business in 2018. He then earned a Master’s degree in Global Studies at Yale University in May 2024.

Amar Kakirde Job Details

Amar has been working as a Policy and Regulation Manager Intern at CAP-A since May 2023. Likewise, he works at the World Bank as a Short Term Consultant of Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice.

Kakirde was a Treasury Go To Market Strategist at PayPal from March 2021 to August 2022. Previously, he worked as an Associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from August 2018 to February 2021.

Initially, Amar worked as a Trade Show Manager at Spectrum Home Fashions from December 2014 to January 2015. He then served as a Teaching Assistant at Center For Talented Youth (Johns Hopkins University) from June 2015 to July 2015.

As per his LinkedIn bio, Amar was a Financial Analyst at IBM from January 2016 to June 2016. Additionally, he worked as an Undergraduate Intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York before serving as a Summer Analyst at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Amar Kakirde On Jeopardy!

Amar is enjoying a tremendous winning run on Jeopardy! He has so far managed a winning purse of $24,599 from two straight victories in the game show.


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Making his debut on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, Kakirde ended the winning run of then-champion, Chris D’Amico. He then registered another win on Thursday’s episode to continue his winning momentum.

Now, Amar will look to extend his winning streak on 24 May 2024. On Friday’s episode, he will face a Public Health Advisor from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Has Karbalai, and a Market Research Account Manager from Sellersville, Pennsylvania, Anna Marie Cunningham.

Is Amar Kakirde Dating Anyone?

Amar seems to be leading a single life. The New Jersey resident is not dating anyone at the moment.

Besides, since Amar is not active on social networking sites, there is no information regarding his possible girlfriend or partner.

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