Meet Jeopardy Champ Ben Goldstein: His Wiki & Family Explored

Published Date: 18 Jun, 2023 Updated date: 20 Jun, 2023 By Daniel Roffer

Despite not having a trivia experience, Ben Goldstein emerged as a new champion on 16 June episode of Jeopardy! He will return as a champion on Monday’s episode on 18 June 2023.

Ben Goldstein is a married man and a father of two kids. Know about the Jeopardy contestant’s wiki, age, family, marital status, job, and facts here.

Ben Goldstein is a new Jeopardy champion who marked his first win on the 16 June episode on Friday. He will be turning on the show this Monday.

Ben Goldstein Won Jeopardy! 16 June Episode

Goldstein made his debut on the longest-running quiz game show on Friday 16 June 2023. He competed against returning champion Suzanne Goldstein and Erica Raphael, an epidemiologist from Saint Paul, Minnesota.]

Suzanne is a marketing manager by profession from Reston, Virginia. She returned as a one-day champion after she won the 15 June episode with total winnings of $18,700.

Ben has been leading the show since the first round but lost $4,000 in a Daily Double. In the Final Jeopardy round, as none of the players gave the correct answer, Goldstein wagered less amount and ended up being the winner.

As a one-day champion, he has a total winnings of $6,198. He will return as a champion and compete with two new contestants on the new Jeopardy episode on Monday, 19 June 2023.

Ben Goldstein Wiki & Age: Where Is He From?

Born on the 9th of December 1980, Goldstein is 42 years old now. His birth name is Benjamin Joseph Goldstein.

Hailing from Prairie View, Illinois, he is American by nationality. He is of Ashkenazi Jewish family background and his paternal grandfather was the lone survivor of his family after the Holocaust.

Ben grew up in a family of athletic background. His father competed in wrestling at high school. Inspired by his father, he competed in taekwondo in high school.

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After graduating from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in 1998, he enrolled at the University of Michigan. He graduated from the college with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2002. During college, he served as an editor of the entertainment section of the university’s newspaper, The Michigan Daily.

Ben Goldstein Is Married Man

Goldstein has been enjoying more than a decade of matrimony with his wife Rachel Pertile Goldstein. The couple has been married since 23 January 2010.


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Rachel is a native of Bessemer, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. She is an importer and exporter as per her Facebook.


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Together, Ben and his wife are raising two sons named Rocco and Vinny. They welcomed their first son, Rocco, in 2012 and their second son Vinny was born on 24 February 2017.

Ben Goldstein Job & Professional Experience

Goldstein is now working full-time as a Director of Content Marketing at a product-led customer success platform, He has been serving in the position since March 2023.

Similarly, he works part-time as a Chief Content Strategist at a marketing firm named Lovable Marketing. He has been holding the jobs since 2023. He has expertise in content marketing and organic lead generation.


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Earlier, he held the job in a software development company named Nutshell where he worked as a Content Marketing Manager and the Head of Content and Communications. From 2014 to 2015, he was a Manager of Content Marketing at Credibly.

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Ben also served as a Managing Editor at and Likewise, he was a Senior Associate Editor at Stuff Magazine where he worked from 2006 to 2007.

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