Holly Hassel Biography

Holly Hassel is the new champion of Jeopardy who faced Neilay Amin, the new contestant and six-day champion Suresh Krishnan. The game had to undergo many changes, with Hassel winning the total amount of $10,500. Despite Krishnan being the six-day champion, he was placed second with a total amount of $5,200, and the third contestant, Amin, ended up with $799. The show was originally taped on 4th April in Culver City, California, and on 14th June 2023, Holly Hassel went on a date with her 25 friends, watching out for her performance on the stage.

Early Life

Holly Hassel (47) completed her high school at Brainerd High School (1990 to 1992). She received her degree in B.A. and M.A. in English from the same university – St. Cloud State University. Holly later received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1997 to 2002). She conversationally speaks Spanish and English.

Holly Hassel Career

Holly Hassel has been working as an English professor for 21 years and continues her job with the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County. She is the professor of English and Chair of the UW Colleges Women’s Studies Program.

Jeopardy Journey

Suresh Krishnan was in the lead, and all of a sudden, the day when Hassel came, she tightened her grip as the daily double round started. First, she wagered $1,600 and then started giving the correct answers responding correctly to every clue, and then came in the lead. After that, when the Double Jeopardy round started, she had $5,200 and was still in the lead against the two contestants – Krishnan and Amin.

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Amin, the third contestant in the row, gave the correct answer for the Daily Double Clues, and in the middle of the game, he surpassed Krishnan and Hassel. But, in the second round, he wagered $4,800, after which he started losing the game. Suresh Krishnan gave six correct answers with two incorrect ones, Neilay Amin had four correct answers with three incorrect ones, and Holly gave eight correct answers with three incorrect ones.

Holly Hassel Biography

Real Name Holly Hassel
Birth Date October 1974
Age (as of 2023) 47 Years
Residence Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Profession English Professor
College University of Wisconsin 
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 0’ 0” – in Centimeters – 000 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 00 kg  –  in Pounds –  000 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Mother Najia Hassel 
Sister Andrea Hassel 

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Ben Schultz
Children Two

Personal Life

Holly Hassel is a happy, loving married woman. She has been married to Ben Schultz, and both have produced two children after their marriage. Other relatives from the family of Holly are Najia Hassel (mother) and Andrea Hassel (sister).

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Social Media 

Holly Hassel is available on LinkedIn, where she has 132 connections, and describes herself as a native of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. She is also available on Twitter, where she pinned the post of her Jeopardy round on the day of 14th June 2023.

On Instagram, she has 170 followers, 176 in the following list, and 24 posts. She goes by the name @hollyhassel, with an unverified account. Seeing her pictures on Instagram, she is known to have a cat and seems to be a big fan of cartoons like Scooby Dooby. Among the various pictures on her Instagram, she has posted one image of her fishing sight.

Holly Hassel Net Worth

Holly is indeed earning well because of her two-decade-long career in teaching. Moreover, she has earned a good amount on the stage of Jeopardy, and we hope she will stay for long, winning more and more through her mind.

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