Eleanor Dixon Biography

Eleanor Dixon is an American personality and a new contestant on the stage of Jeopardy who entered the show on 1st July 2022 along with another contestant Shayan Sadegh. Surely, she made her first appearance as the memorable one after winning the game and collecting a remarkable amount. Among the other two contestants, she held the winning amount of $20,818 with others as- David Bzdak, a philosophy professor with a winning amount of $10,401, and Shayan Sadegh with the winning streak of $13,201.

Early Life

Eleanor Dixon is 59 years old at the moment and she lives in Vero Beach, Florida. Seeing her Linkedin Profile, Eleanor completed her education in 1985 and then got herself landed a job in 2012 which she is carrying forward in the present time also. As per her LinkedIn Profile, she completed her primary education at Abington High School from 1977 to 1981, where she covered various activities like participating in concert band, concert choir & madrigal singers, musical theater, and National Honor Society. Later, she received her degree in B.S. in Accounting and Business from Cornell University from 1981 to 1985. Despite her basic education, she has also received her certifications as the technical editor from TKGA (The Knitting Guild of America), issued in Back June 2020 with no expiration date.

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Eleanor Dixon Career

The 55 years old, who is surely a married woman with adult children, has been earning her livelihood with her only work as a technical editor for over a decade. She has been working as Knit & Crochet Tech Editor as a freelance personality since August 2012, summing up to at least 10 years. While being committed to her job, she fulfilled the responsibilities of tech editing for knit and crochet designers, yarn retailers, craft publishers, and indie dyers. She accepts clients from different countries around the globe and is free to take up the work from any client.

Jeopardy Journey

During her first appearance on the stage of Jeopardy, all the contestants on the stage gave all the correct answers in the “Final Jeopardy Round” on 1st July 2022. Dixon paved her way to victory on Friday night after winning a commendable amount of $20,818. Dixon answered almost all the questions correctly and credited her time when she used to spend several years on a trivia website. She said on the stage that she had been applying for the show for the last few years.

Eleanor also remembered the time when she applied for the show many times and wondered if all the trivia got wasted until she got the call from the producer to attend the show in April. She was given a two-week notice to fly to California and be a contestant in the show Jeopardy. Now, she is holding a busy week beyond Jeopardy and is yet to be present at the Vero Beach Theatre Guild’s production of “Footloose” which is supposed to premiere on the first week, Friday in July.

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Eleanor Dixon Biography

Real Name Eleanor Stevens Dixon
Birth Date 1963
Age (as of 2022) 59 Years
Residence Vero Beach, Florida, USA
Profession Freelance Technical Editor
College Cornell University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimeters – 160 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 68 kg  –  in Pounds –  150 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Daniele Dixon
Children Three (Christopher, Genevieve & Dan Dixon)

Personal Life

Eleanor Dixon is surely a married woman with her small extended family including her husband and three children. Her husband’s name is Daniele Dixon and she is a proud mother of three children, Dan, Chris, and Genevieve Dixon. Chris and Genevieve both are Villanova graduates.

Eleanor Dixon Net Worth

Eleanor Dixon is holding a job profile of around 10 years which is one of the maximum and most prestigious time periods for any job holder. She is working as a freelance editor and has received her certification in the same. It is for sure that she might be earning a good income because of her only job. Despite her job, she is also a stage performer on the set of Jeopardy where she earned $20,818 during her first appearance.

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