Christopher Pennant is the winner of Tuesday’s Jeopardy rounds and he will compete in Friday’s game next. He is a sports male journalist and an announcer by profession from Chicago, Illinois. Chris is a producer at CHGO and hosts a bi-weekly podcast on Chicago Sky and WNBA basketball. He previously gained limelight when he played a contestant in the quizzer game “The Chase” in season one, episode nine.
Christopher Pennant Early Life
Christopher Pennant is from Chicago, Illinois. As per his Twitter, he celebrated his birthday by writing “I am the Thanos of Trivia Murder Party. Happy birthday to me!” on 5th June 2022. He seems to be between 36-40. He hides his family information from the public. Chris has Caribbean roots as his father was from Jamaica. He earned a degree of B.A. in Journalism from Bradley University in 2010. At university, he performed various student work for sports media. He attained his high school education at St. Ignatius College Prep from 2002-2006.
Christopher began his career as a Junior News reporter in 2008. He also worked as a featured columnist at Bleacher Report, Inc. Throughout his career he performed duties in sports media and covered various aspects of sports journalism and production. In the same line of work, he supervises and coordinates recreational sports, such as softball and kickball, in addition to serving as coach and announcer for the Windy City Rollers. Christopher has been a lead basketball writer at WARR Media since March 2016, according to his LinkedIn profile.
In addition, he has been the creator, host, producer, and editor of the weekly podcast What’s Good Radio, since July 2013. He Interviewed Illinois Libertarian Gubernatorial candidate Chad Grimm. Also, he markets podcasts and covers a wide range of subjects such as news, politics, entertainment, music, and amateur and professional sports. Moreover, he produced and co-hosted The Skyhook Podcast in May 2020. He has worked as a public address announcer for Chicago Union since August 2021.
Besides that, Christopher was a contestant on the game show The Chase and won $96,666.66 of a $290,000 total on the 4th March 2021 episode. In the show, he was part of a team with Kathryn Verwillow, and Elliot Yates that defeated chaser Brad Rutter.
Recently, he won the 27th December 2023 game of Jeopardy by giving correct responses. He played against contestants Emily Kawaler, and Myles Karp. In round one, he scores $3,600 by presenting four answers correctly and one wrong. In round second, his score was $10,800 by presenting 17 answers correctly and three wrong.
He is not a first-time contestant on the Jeopardy game show. On 26th September 2022, he was there on the show, Jeopardy. That time he scored $6,800 in round one and $10,800 in round second. On 7th September 2023, he lost the game and ended up with $0.
Christopher Pennant Biography
|Age (as of 2023)
|Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Sports Journalist & Announcer
|Who is his wife/girlfriend?
Christopher Pennant has not officially announced his marriage but has been enjoying his life with a girlfriend for several years. He has been in a relationship with a beautiful lady named Jenna Chapman. Christopher and Jenna together share many pictures on Instagram.
It is known that Jenna is a data manager at a non-profit organization named BUILD Chicago. She has worked at Toast & Jam, Inc. since March 2019. She has a master’s degree in Psychology and Comparative Human Development from the University of Chicago.
Christopher is active on social media platforms. He has an active Instagram account with 361 followers and its username is @jaketwo5. He has 1190 followers on @kwandarykitten and writes in his bio that he is a “Chicagoan until Chicago ends”. This shows his funny side and how humorous he is. Pennant likes to play golf with friends and family in free time.
Christopher Pennant Net Worth
Christopher Pennant is a Jeopardy champion and a multifaceted personality based in Chicago, Illinois. He has a strong background in customer service and is proficient in CRM platforms, demonstrating adaptability and leadership skills. Recently, on 26th December 2023, he earned a $20,800 winning score (Round 1 & 2: $3,600 + $ 10,800) in game 77 of Jeopardy! Season 40. He has a $ 2 million net worth as of 2023.