Jason Zuffranieri Biography

Jason Zuffranieri is an American chemical Engineer and math teacher by profession who has recently come to limelight on the American television after he participated in the game show Jeopardy and became a champion. He won consecutive games for days and was inducted into the Jeopardy Hall of Fame.

Early Life

Jason Zuffranieri was born in the year 1977 in Phoenix but the exact date of his birth is unknown. He has always liked to solve puzzles, trivia, Sudoku and also developed a keen interest in sports from childhood. His other interests include Karaoke and sports like Volleyball and softball. He has not shared much about his family and background. Jason has not shared about his early education but is believed to have completed his high school graduation local school in his hometown. He further pursued his college education from Arizona State University and obtained his BSc in Chemical Engineering and mathematics. He also pursued his master’s degree from Arizona State University in Statistics.

Jason Zuffranieri Career

Jason works as a qualified and professional mathematics teacher and currently teaches at the Alburquerque Academy in Mexico. He joined the academy in 2013 for a few months in order to work at the Sandia National Laboratories but later decided to stay for longer. Jason now has been teaching for over 7 years at the academy and teaches science bowl and math counts. He has participated in several competitions over the years and has also been a national champion twice in National Team Trivia Championship. Jason also represented the USA at the World Sudoku championships at least 10 times.

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Jason appeared on the show Jeopardy in July 2019 on season 36th of the show and over the season so, he kept winning consecutive games back to back over several days and became the player to win the highest games and to win the most consecutive games. Jason competed brilliantly against his two other competitors and was inducted into the Jeopardy Hall of fame. He won over $52,000 for his wins on the show and ended up in fourth place. He recently reappeared on the show Jeopardy “Tournament of champions” in 2021. Jason again managed to get among the highest scorers and made it to the semifinals after a wild car in the quarter-finals. He could not move further in the semi-final round and was defeated by Jennifer Quail.

Social Media

Jason is not known to be active on many social media platforms but surely is active on Twitter since 2010 where he currently has 493 followers. He is not known to be on any other platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.

Jason Zuffranieri Biography

Real Name Jason Zuffranieri
Birth Date 1977
Age (as of 2021) 43 Years
Birth Place Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Nationality American
Profession Teacher, Tournament of Champions
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 89 kg  –  in Pounds –  196 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average




School Shadow Mountain High School
College Arizona State University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? April
Children One
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Personal Life

Jason Zuffranieri has not shared much about his personal life and relationships and likes to keep his life private. However, based on his social media posts, he married a beautiful girl named April. He has never talked about his wife in the media. He is currently settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His favorite things to do in the city are going on hikes and watch the sunset.

Jason Zuffranieri Net Worth

Jason Zuffranieri has been working as a math teacher for several years and has maintained a healthy and moderate lifestyle for himself. He majorly sources his income from his profession as a teacher and also earns on the side through winning championships and games. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $300,000.


  • He first tried to get on the Jeopardy stage when he was in high school and kept on trying for 9 attempts until he finally got the chance in 2019.
  • Jason often goes to Pub Trivia in New Mexico to keep up his interests in trivia.
  • He is often said to share a striking resemblance to actor Nicolas Cage.
  • Jason wore the same tie that his father tied for him on his first day of high school on the first day of Jeopardy
  • He was featured in a magazine as one of the hottest singles in his region.

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