Dave Rapp (Jeopardy) Biography

Dave Rapp is the new contestant on the show Jeopardy. He appeared on the show on Friday, i.e, 11th February 2022 season 38 Episode 110. He is still there in the show and you can find him competing with others. Dave describes himself as a freelance writer who has come to the show with a hope to win. Till now, his charm and intelligence are working on the show and he has made quite a good amount. He will be seen with other contestants including Charles Fogelman and the new contestant on the show Emily Budd.

Early Life

Dave celebrates his birthday on 22nd June each year and he is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He works as a freelance writer who hails from Valley Village, California, United States. He went to the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and received his degree in 1992. His father is Wayne Rapp while Jeff Rapp is his brother and Lisa Anne Hayes is his sister. Dave Rapp seems to have been a conservative personality who doesn’t provide any detail regarding his recent lifestyle.

Dave Rapp Career

He is an experienced writer who works with the passion of developing a good relationship with consumers. He hails a strong connection with media, film production, Television production, communications, and professional skilled videos. Dave began his professional life in May 2011, when he got the role of lead consulting producer with Eyeboogie Inc, where he used to oversee the team of writers and wrote about different topics that came in the path of establishing a better career. He worked with Eyeboogie Inc at least for one year and later landed himself with another job at Midvale Productions.

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There at the production company, he joined the position of story editor and worked with the same position from February 2014 to October 2015. His work was associated with writing about animated action shows or videos and the related content. Thereafter he became the freelance writer at Vaughn Hill Productions, the position which he stretched for 7 years from October 2014 till present. Despite this, he is also working as a freelance writer at Hasbro, which he persuaded in October 2016 till the present. Both of the positions are associated with writing content about animated shows including girls’ and boys’ shows respectively.


Dave Rapp has spent nearly three days on the show Jeopardy. In between the span on the show, he has collected almost $69,200 with his intelligence and the correct answers. Till now, he has given 72 correct answers and 8 incorrect answers in the total of three days and appearance on the television. In the span of three episodes, his worth has nearly doubled with the earliest amount of $7,000. Seeing his progress, it is clear that his hard work and enthusiasm will give him the best results on the show Jeopardy.

Dave Rapp Biography

Real Name Dave Rapp
Birth Date June 22, 1970
Age (as of 2022) 51 Years
Birth Place Valley Village, California, USA
Nationality American
Profession Freelance Writer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  166 lbs
Hair Color Mohawk
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Wayne Rapp
Sister Lisa Anne Hayes
Brother Jeff Rapp


College University of Notre Dame

Relationship Status

Marital Status
Who is his wife?
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Personal Life

Dave Rapp describes himself to be an enthusiastic personality who is ever ready to take up challenges and perform various tasks. He has developed a strong connection with magazines, newspapers, and blogs for which he continuously writes content. Although he has not given clues regarding his marriage life, we assume that he must be married at this stage of life. He is nearly 50s and is a little funky when it comes to presenting in terms of personality type. He has got a funky haircut with half-side bald or no hair. Also, he has got a french cut beard which gives him a look of the 90s along with a stunning personality and gray hairs in the middle of hair cut.

Dave Rapp Net Worth

Seeing Dave’s professional life, it is clear that he must be earning a good amount to earn a good lifestyle for himself. He has been working with two companies as a freelance writer since 2014 and 2016 respectively. We assume his net worth to be around $1 million. He comes from a moderate background and has developed a good atmosphere of competition in the show Jeopardy.

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