Lloyd Sy Biography

Lloyd Sy is a Rockford native who appeared on the show Jeopardy. He is the new champion on the show defeating the 13-day game-winner, Ray Lalonde- the Canada-based scenic artist with the 13-day winning earnings of $386,400. The 28 years old young adult, Lloyd, won the Tuesday (3rd January 2023) show on his first appearance. While on the stage, he was surrounded by friends and family watching him on TV. He says that it has been a journey for him, and this journey has made him celebrate the Rockford roots. The current champion, Lloyd, defeated or dethroned the 13-day champion Ray Lalonde.

Early Life 

The 28 years old young adult is the son of proud parents named- Larry and Esther Sy. He is only four months away from completing his Ph.D. in English Literature. He is currently pursuing his studies at the University of Virginia. Earlier, he studied English and computer science at Brown University after completing his graduate degree from Auburn in 2012. He completed his school at Martin Luther King School.

“I’m a sixth-year Ph.D. student in the English department…..I am working on dissertations…. That’s about the natives of American literature…and studying tests of the 19th century.”

Lloyd Sy is an avid lover of watching films and series and the best of all time for him is “Chinatown.” the other surprising pick for him is “How to Train Your Dragon.”

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Lloyd Sy Career

He is still studying and is yet to achieve a career and job in his life. We will update this section soon after the information is revealed.

Jeopardy Journey

Lloyd gave his auditions for the Jeopardy show in July 2022. He had to go through many online tests, zoom tests, mock test games, and other tests to defeat all the other contestants. Then, he made a big cut at the end of October 2022 and was finally called to film the episode in mid-November. While still studying in high school, he tried for the teen Jeopardy but could not succeed.

Years later, he got hit by the idea to apply for the same during his college days in Ph.D. After going through several trivia rounds and preliminary questions tests, he was invited to appear and film an episode back in Los Angeles. On Tuesday (3rd January 2023), Lloyd defeated the other two contestants and walked home with the winning amount of $24,490 and more chances to win more money in comping-up rounds or games.

Lloyd Sy Biography

Real Name Lloyd Sy
Birth Date 1995
Age (as of 2023) 28 Years
Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178 cm
Birth Place Rockford, USA
Profession Student
College Brown University, University of Virginia
Qualification Graduate


Father Larry Sy
Mother Esther Sy

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend?
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Personal Life

Lloyd Sy is currently a student studying for his Ph.D. He is yet to be married, and we wish him luck that the way he got his victory on the stage, he might also get the same in his love or marriage life.

Social Media

There is hardly any evidence showing that Lloyd Sy is available on social media profiles. The young adult has spent his life mostly in books and libraries.

Lloyd Sy Net Worth

Lloyd Sy is a doctoral student, and he might be getting some money for his research based on his studies, we doubt! Whatever it is, he has good financial support because of his parents and their families.


  • Lloyd says that his practice for the show came from knowledge and buzzer speed. He credits that he used to practice with a ballpoint pen and used to participate in the Quiz Bowl Team in his high school.
  • He says he still remembers when Kin Jennings was a contestant on the show.
  • Lloyd called himself a big fan of the show Jeopardy since he was in kindergarten or first grade (probably).
  • While he was a child, he was in love with everything from British lit to Japanese novels and poetry.
  • He is a keen lover of reading books, and most of his time was spent in the Rockford Public Library and the Cherry Valley Library (where he spent his time growing up).
  • While he was on the television performing on the stage, his parents hosted a viewing party on Tuesday (3rd January 2023) at their home, entertaining nearly 30 members of friends and families.

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