Who Is Jeopardy Matthew Smith Wife? His Wiki, Age, Parents and Married Life

Published Date: 07 May, 2024 Updated date: 07 May, 2024 By Phil

Matthew Smith became the new Jeopardy! champion defeating then three-day champ on Monday’s episode. Now, he will look to defend his own streak on Tuesday, 7 May 2024.

Matthew Smith is a Paramedic from New York, New York, United States. Moreover, he is the current one-day champion in the 40th season of America’s syndicated quiz game show, Jeopardy!

Get to know about Matthew Smith Wikipedia, age, parents, family, ethnicity, bio, married, wife, job, and other facts.

Matthew Smith Wiki and Family: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Matthew Hamilton Smith was born in 1986 in Kennebunkport, Maine, United States. He is 37 years of age and he blows out his birthday candles in the month of August every year.

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Talking about his family, Matthew was raised by his American parents with white ethnicity. He graduated from Berwick Academy located in South Berwick, Maine in 2005.

Smith went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy and Arab Studies at Georgetown University in 2009. Following that, he completed the Juris Doctor degree at New York University School of Law in 2012.

What Is Matthew Smith Job?

Following his college graduation, Matthew worked as a lawyer. He then served as a Paramedic in the New York City 9-1-1 system for 10 long years.

As of now, Matthew has been serving as the Senior Emergency Care Instructor at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since February 2024. Before that, he worked as a Paramedic/Emergency Care Instructor at the hospital from December 2015 to February 2024.

Smith is also serving as the Critical Care Paramedic at DocGo. He has also been working as an Interim Paramedic Program Coordinator at LaGuardia Community College since August 2016.

As per his LinkedIn profile, Matthew was a Paramedic I at Northwell Health System Center for EMS from October 2013 to January 2017. Prior to that, he worked at TransCare as a Paramedic and Quality Improvement Coordinator for 3 years and 5 months.

Matthew also worked as a Bureau of Investigations and Trials Legal Intern at the New York City Fire Department from June 2010 to August 2010.

Matthew Smith On Jeopardy!

Smith is the new Jeopardy! champion. The paramedic from New York registered a memorable win in his debut game at the 40th season of Jeopardy!

Appearing on Monday, 6 May 2024, Matthew ended the winning streak of then champion, Weckiai Rannila. With the win, Matthew now has a total of $26,400 in his purse.


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Matthew will look to continue his winning run when he makes his second Jeopardy! appearance on 7 May 2024. On Tuesday, he will face a Brown University Graduate from Parsippany, New Jersey, Daniel King, and a Data Scientist from Cleveland, Ohio, Allison Gross.

Matthew Smith Married Life: Meet His Wife

As of now, Matthew has been married to his wife, Elizabeth Fisher Smith for more than 11 years. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on 16 February 2013.

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Matthew and Elizabeth have known each other for a long time now. Elizabeth is a graduate of George Washington University where she earned a Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology in December 2020.


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Prior to that, Elizabeth completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Medical Biology at the University of New England in 2012. There, she had a minor concentration in English.

Elizabeth now works as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor at CUNY LaGuardia Community College. Both Matthew and his wife are pet lovers and are raising two dogs named Caspian Eustace Fisher Smith and Grety Fisher Smith.

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