Jilana Cotter Biography

Jilana Cotter is an American personality and a senior analyst working for in4mation Insights. She has been working for the company since October 2021 and manages her work remotely. She appeared for the Jeopardy Season 40 and made many small mistakes or even spelling errors. Due to that, she had to lose her chance for the next winning game.

Jilana Cotter Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Jilana Cotter is around 32 to 35 years old. She studied at James Madison Memorial High School and received her high school diploma. After that, she went to Ave Maria University to receive her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics with a minor in Mathematics. She received her degree of BA in 2011.


Professional Career

Jilana Cotter began her professional life in 2003 when she got hired by BadgerBOTS FIRST Robotics Team as a Mentor and counselor. She stretched her job from 2003 to 2010 and was based in Madison, WI. In September 2010, she worked as a University Tutor for Ave Maria University, where she used to teach Economics and Statistics from September 2010 to April 2011.

From June 2012 to June 2016, she worked as a Data Analyst & Research Assistant for Ave Maria University and was based in Ave Maria, FL. From November 2012 to June 2016, she worked as a Statistical Consultant for the private company Anne Guignon & Associates. It was her part-time work that was based in Houston, TX.

From September 2016 to January 2021, she worked as a Research Manager for StrateSci Inc. as a full-time employee based in Whittier, CA. Most recently, she worked for in4mation Insights as an analyst beginning in October 2021 and was later promoted to senior analyst in April 2022. She is managing her job remotely and also appeared on the Jeopardy show.

Appearance in the Jeopardy

In the episode of 6th November 2023, there were three contestants – Brian Adams, Jilana Cotter, and Dave Pai. Jilana was ahead of all the contestants and had $11,500. She led the show, and the other two contestants, Dave in second place at $11,200, and Brian in third with $5,200.

As soon as the show unfolded, Jilana Cotter dropped $9000, and she has also talked about the same in one of her Reddit posts. She said she could not think of ‘Sartre’ on this Daily Double. She fought back and wrote country instead of capital in the final Jeopardy. It was her significant loss and a near-to-impossible win that happened that night.

The other two contestants are from season 37 and season 38 and have remained the finalists in the ongoing Champions Wildcard tournament. The two-game final is worth $100,000, and Jilana seems to fight hard. She got here as the winner of the Second Chance Tournament, which further opened the chance for season 40 in September.

Jilana Cotter Biography

Real Name Jilana Cotter
Birth Date 1980s
Age (as of 2023) 40s
Birth Place Dade City, California
Profession Senior Data Analyst
College  Ave Maria University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 162 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 72 kg  –  in Pounds –  158 lbs (approx)
Hair Color Brown 
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband?

Personal Life

In season 37, Jilana proudly revealed that she was pregnant, and being in that position; she qualified for the round quickly. It opened the season 40, and fans wanted to see how she unfolds her talent and stays up to the mark. However, the results are still pending, and the winner will be revealed after the two-day match.

Social Life

Jilana C. is available on LinkedIn with the same name, and there, she has around 450 connections. She belongs to the Greater Tampa Bay Area and has described her complete working experiences, beginning from high school to recent job experiences.

Jilana Cotter Net Worth

Jilana Cotter is indeed earning enough to have her livelihood. She might have earned as much as $500k as her net worth. However, she has not hinted at her salary details and net worth.

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