Is Michael Menkhus From Jeopardy Married? His Wiki, Parents, Job and Facts

Published Date: 31 Jan, 2024 Updated date: 31 Jan, 2024 By Phil

Michael Menkhus became the two-time Jeopardy! champion when he made his appearance in America’s most popular trivia game show back in its 39th season in 2022. As of now, he is participating in the Champions Wildcard tournament.

Michael Menkhus is a Data Analyst from Kansas City, Missouri. Besides, he is popular among the masses as a contestant on America’s longest-running quiz game show Jeopardy!

Get to know about Michael Menkhus Wikipedia, age, parents, wife, married, ethnicity, bio, job, education, and other facts.

Michael Menkhus Wikipedia: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Michael Menkhus was born in 1996 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He is 27 years of age and he celebrates his birthday in the month of July every year.

Talking about his family, Michael hasn’t revealed the identity of his parents. He has been a fan of Jeopardy! from a young age and used to watch the show with his grandparents.

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Michael graduated from the Oakville High School. Eventually, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Mathematics at Truman State University in 2018.

Later on, Michael did his masters in Sports Law and Business at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2019.

What Is Michael Menkhus Job?

Michael holds the position of Data Analyst II at Hallmark Cards. He started working in the company back in November 2021.

Prior to that, Michael was a Data Analyst at DW Creative Marketing for 2 years and 8 months from February 2021 to September 2023. Likewise, he served as a Business Analyst at PSI Services LLC from April 2021 to November 2021.

Moreover, Michael worked at Waddell & Reed as a Business Administration Platform Application Specialist from September 2019 to April 2021.  He also did a Business Intelligence Internship at the Vegas Golden Knights from May 2019 to September 2019.


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As per his LinkedIn bio, Michael interned at the Society for American Baseball Research from January 2019 to May 2019. Before that, he was a Research Assistant at Arizona State University from November 2018 to May 2019.

Michael also worked at 88.7 KTRM as a Chief Announcer from August 2017 to May 2018. He interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from June 2013 to August 2013. He then interned at UniGroup, Inc. from May 2016 to August 2016.

Michael Menkhus On Jeopardy!

Previously, Michael made his debut on America’s syndicated quiz game show, Jeopardy! in its 39th season in 2022. As a two-time champion, he left the show with a cash prize of $48,402 (+ $2,000).

Now, Michael is competing in the Jeopardy! Champions Wildcard tournament. He is one of the semifinalists of the competition set to appear on Wednesday, 31 January 2024.


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On Wednesday, Michael will face a High School English Teacher from Naperville, Illinois, Erin Portman, and an Economics Professor from Lakewood, Ohio, Ron Cheung.

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Michael Menkhus Married Life: Who Is His Wife?

Michael could well be married or planning to tie the nuptials very soon as of now. Nevertheless, he is in a relationship with a girl named Meghan Goins.


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Back on 25 November 2023, Michael announced on his Instagram that he and Meghan were going to get married. He posted a picture of their pet dog and captioned,

Big news to share!

The bone-shaped piece in the picture read “Mom & Dad Are Getting Married!”

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