Andrew He (Jeopardy) Biography

Andrew He is probably one of the most knowledgeable contestants in the Jeopardy of recent times and a software engineer at Impira. He has created a buzz on social media with his four-win streak in the past, but unfortunately, his run came to an end after five wins. With this achievement, he was able to register his name in the 2022 Tournament of Champions and currently playing in the semifinals. We will see him consisting for the Grand Finals of the Jeopardy Tournament of Champions against Mattea Roach and Eric Ahasic in tonight’s episode.

Early Life

A native of Cupertino, California, Andrew was born in 1997 and he spent most of his childhood there. He went to Monta Vista High School where he completed his education and remain there for four years from 2011 to 2015. Later, he went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he attained his degree in B.S. (Math, Computer, and Science). He enrolled for the degree in 2015 and completed his education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2019.

Andrew He Career

According to his LinkedIn profile, he has been working as a software engineer at Impira since July 2019. There has been two years and five months since he has been working there. Previously, he worked as Autonomous Vehicle Engineer Intern at Cruise which he continued from June 2018 to August 2018, i.e., only for three months.

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He has also been a software engineer at Elliot Technologies, for three months (June 2017 to August 2017), a software engineer intern at Dropbox for three months (from June 201`6 to August 2016), and Software Engineer Intern at Addepar again for three months (from May 2015 to July 2015).

Till now, he has received two honors namely Distributed Google Code Jam Champion and a silver medal at ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition 2016. Software development and knowledge of C++ and Python language are some of his best-known skills of Andrew that he has posted on his profile.

Jeopardy!

Andrew appeared as the new contestant on the famous game show Jeopardy and entered the show on 10th November 2021. On the first day, he won the final jeopardy and grabbed a whopping amount of $52,001, and kept adding the winning amount to his name. With this feat, he became the first ever contestant in the history of the show to clinch the largest ever amount on the first day. 

Andrew’s run on the regular season finally came to an end on his sixth appearance where he was dethroned by Amy Schneider. Andrew managed to register a five-game win streak to his name where he earned $159,365 and came on the Tournament of Champions where he yet again won $100,000. Andrew is now competing in the Jeopardy Masters and if he wins this, it will add another $500,000 to his winning amount. No matter if he wins the Masters or not when this tournament ends, these amazing numbers already makes him a true master of the game. 

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Andrew He Biography

Real Name Andrew He
Birth Date 1997
Age (as of 2023) 26 Years
Native Cupertino, California, USA
Nationality American
Profession Software Developer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height
Weight
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim

Qualification/Education

School Monta Vista High School
College Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Girlfriend None

Personal life

Andrew seems to be unmarried. He completed his education in 2019 from which it can be assumed that he is not married yet. However, Andrew himself has not revealed much detail. He seems to be secretive in terms of expressing his personal life. he didn’t provide any information regarding his parents’ life and whether he owe any past love affair or have a wife or not.

Andrew He Net Worth

Although Andrew has not disclosed such information himself, it seems that he is earning well from his software career. He has been working as a software engineer for a year or two. He has also done a few internships which he mainly continued for more than a month. However, we couldn’t find the exact numbers of his wealth as of yet.

Trivia

  • He owns a small YouTube channel which is having around 16 subscribers.
  • In 2017, he was announced to be Google Code Jam Championship where 60,000 contestants participated.
  • He achieved a silver medal in 2016 in ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition.
  • He is fond of traveling and watching TV. In his spare time, he often enjoys watching movies and shows.
  • Andrew wants to donate some part of his winning amount for donation while he would help his friend set up an ice cream company with the remaining amount. 

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