Jared Watson Biography

Jared Watson is the new contestant on the stage of Jeopardy and entered the show on 2nd June 2023.  By profession, Jared is working as a quality control specialist and is based in Greenville, Texas. He created quite a buzz on social media because his surprise win in double jeopardy left viewers in awe. Despite a shaky start, he managed to pull off a miracle in the end because he won the double jeopardy. 

Early Life

A native of Quinlan, Texas, Jared Watson seems to be in his forties and his parents are Gene Watson and Jackie Lynn Alison Watson. He originally belongs to Quinlan, Texas but currently living in Greenville, Texas.

Education Qualification

He is an American citizen and had he graduated from Ford High School in 2000. Apart from this, no information is available about his college education or university. 

Jared Watson Jeopardy Journey

Jeopardy had its brand new episode on 2nd June 2023, where Jared Watson maintained his name against the two players. In his first game, he bagged the amount of $14000. While in the latest game of 2nd June, he stood against Jong Limb (a retired software developer) and Sylvia Izzo Hunter (a marketing manager). On the day of his first game, he had to struggle hard but later reached the title and succeeded. His latest performance in the game on 2nd June was commendable.

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He had a wonderful start, with 16 correct answers in the first round. He scored almost double the amount won by the other two contestants. The contestants (Sylvia Izzo Hunter and Jong Limb) gave four correct answers, while Jong Limb had two wrong answers. Jared was in the lead with $4200, followed by Sylvia at $2400 and Jong at $2400. While in the second round, Jared bagged $20,600, and other contestants, Sylvia Izzo Hunter and Jong Limb, had the amount of $2,400 and $12,300, respectively. Now, Jared will be appearing for the next round of the games on 5th June 2023 with a two-day winning of $38,601.

Jared Watson Biography

Real Name Jared Watson
Birth Date 1980s
Age (as of 2023) 40s
Hometown Quinlan, Texas, USA
Profession Quality Control Specialist

Physical Statistics

Hair Color
Eye Color Blue


Father Gene R. Watson
Mother Jackie Lynn Allison Watson

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Jasmin Watson
Children Two (Eric Liam & Julia Celine Watson)

Personal Life

He is a happy-living married man with a wife named Jasmin Watson. The couple is blessed with two children, and the children are named Eric Liam Watson and Julia Celine Watson.

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Social Media

Jared Watson is hardly available on any social media. We wonder if he has any social media profile with a private account.

Jared Watson Net Worth

Jared is just a normal man who is managing his life and family responsibilities from his salary mainly. He works as a quality control specialist and the base salary of a quality control specialist starts from $30k which can be further goes up to $125,000 depending upon location and experience. From the jeopardy stage, he has accumulated $38,601 in two wins. 

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