Mattea Roach has become an internet sensation after clinching the new Jeopardy champion title and she is on a twenty-two games win streak at the moment. With her unique style of game, she won the heart of viewers and managed to secure her place in the upcoming Tournament of Champions. She is just 23 years old and has won a total amount of $560,983 after winning 23 consecutive games.
She gave correct answers to every trick of Final Jeopardy on the set of the Jeopardy show. Jeopardy is one of the favorite shows of Americans which is being viewed worldwide since 1964. She appeared on the show in the 38th season and this time the show was hosted by Mayim Bialik. She successfully secured her place in the 2022 Tournament of Champions and will face off against Andrew He and Eric Ahasic in tonight’s episode in the semifinals.
Mattea Roach Early Life
Mattea Roach was born on 26th October 1998 in Mania, Nova Scotia but hails from Halifax and is currently residing in Toronto. She has gained few experiences in the past. She describes that she has worked as an administrative intern at Strategic Arts Management. According to her LinkedIn profile, she is a graduate student of the University of Toronto, where she received her Bachelor of Arts majoring in the subjects of Gender Studies and Political Science. She received her B.A. back in 2020.
The 23 years old Mattea Roach won the big amount on 6th April 2022 (Wednesday). Many Jeopardy fans are impressed by her performance. According to her explanation, Mattea first applied to Jeopardy- the long-running show back in 2020. This year in January, she was invited by the show executive to Los Angeles for taping an episode. She expressed her excitement regarding the same and showed her feelings on Twitter by posting a picture of herself with Jeopardy show host Mayim Bialik.
On the recent episode of the show, the Toronto tutor Roach was playing against Lana Altman (who belongs to Southington, Connecticut, and describes herself as a digital programming manager) and Vernon Ng (who belongs to Tacoma, Washington, and describes himself as an associate professor of English). In the first round of Jeopardy, Mattea answered 21 questions and won the amount of $12,800.
On the other hand, other competitors Altman and Vernon won only $1400 and -$1800 in the same round. During the “Double Jeopardy” round, Mattea hit the answers and won $10,000. She appeared in total 24th games and registered 23 games win streak with a total amount of $560,983. Mattea became a Canadian celebrity after this unbelievable feat on the biggest stage in American game show history.
Mattea Roach Biography
|October 26, 1998
|Age (as of 2023)
|Mania, Nova Scotia, Canada
|in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 176 cm
|in Kilograms – 62 kg – in Pounds – 136 lbs
|Sacred Heart School of Halifax
|Trinity College, University of Toronto
|Is she a lesbian?
|Who is her boyfriend?
She has a mother whose name is Patti MacKinnon. In regards to Roach coming to the show Jeopardy, her mother says that she was very much excited to see her daughter with “a little bit of healthy anxiety.” She explained that her daughter was trying to come to the show at the time of the pandemic. Mattea added that although it was not a long-time dream for her, it was something she wanted to pursue during the pandemic.
She also revealed that her daughter used to participate in the debates while she was in high school and the university. As far as her personal life is concerned then she is a lesbian who supports the LGBTQ community and lives a protected lifestyle. Although, no details are available on whether she is in a relationship or not so we assume she is single at the moment. Being a social media sensation, there’s a lot of buzz going around over her sexual orientation but she thinks it doesn’t matter if she’s a lesbian or queer when it comes to the game.
Mattea Roach Net Worth
Mattea Roach answered correctly to the maximum number of questions of the final Jeopardy winning $10,000. Later, she won the sum of $38,000 in total. Other competitors remained at the initial amount. Vernon could win only $1 after giving incorrect answers and Altman could win only $3 after giving the maximum number of wrong answers. On the set of Jeopardy, Mattea revealed that she would be using the money in covering up the debt of her student loan. She also revealed that she would like to go back to school to take another student loan.