Maureen O’Neil Biography

Maureen O'Neil

Maureen O’Neil is a new contestant on the show Jeopardy, who played her first game on 7th March 2022. She seemed to be excited for her first round on the show. She defeated other contestants of the show, who were maintaining their consistent position, Clay Cooper, and Margaret Shelton. If she becomes the main contender, she would be presenting herself in the next game show. On 8th March 2022 (Tuesday), she competed with Miranda Wilson and Gundeep Singh. The next day, i.e, 9th March, she defeated two other contestants of the show Shelley Vinyard, and Sallie Biederman. On 10th March 2022, she would be seeing her other competitors Karson Leperi, and Hannah Langhoff.

Early Life

Maureen O’Neil, who is currently living in the 50s should have been born in the 1970s. According to an online obituary about her mother, she is the daughter of Joanie O’Neil and Joseph is her brother. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. She went to receive her general course from George Mason University. Maureen is currently presenting herself on the show as an executive assistant from Rye Beach, New Hampshire. She has worked as an executive assistant at T1D Exchange Company, where she has been maintaining her positions since November 2016 to date.

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Maureen O’Neil Jeopardy Journey

Maureen O’Neil became the first winner on the first day of her appearance on the show, i.e, on 7th March 2022. She won the show with the winning amount of $2,200 while giving 18 correct and 2 incorrect answers. Later on the next day, she won the amount of $18,800 while giving 14 correct and 2 incorrect answers. She remained consistent with her appearances and showed her presence on the third day with the earning amount of $18,000 by giving 1`3 correct and 1 incorrect answer. The executive from New Hampshire has earned three games in a row on the set of Jeopardy.

With her vital appearance on the show, she defeated two other contenders Clay Cooper (a tutor from Las Vegas) and Margaret Shelton (A home-maker from Pittsburgh). Maureen entered the show on Monday (7th March 22) with the continuous four wins in the streak.

On the other hand, Margaret Shelton, who was also having her three-day winning streak entered the winning amount of $12,300 but later in the final hours, she dropped to Zero leading the host Jennings to announce Maureen O’Neil as the winner of the day. If Mrs. Shelton would have given the correct answer, she would have earned the total amount of $79,700, which would have automatically locked her appearance on the show’s next “Tournament of Champions”.

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Maureen O’Neil Biography

Real Name Maureen O’Neil
Birth Date 1970s
Age (as of 2022) 50s
Birth Place Rye Beach, New Hampshire, USA
Nationality American
Profession Assistant Executive
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  136 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Mother Joanie O’Neil
Brother Joseph O’Neil


College George Mason University

Relationship Status

Marital Status
Who is her husband?

Personal Life

Maureen has not given insights into her life. She only confirmed her working in one of the private companies of Rye Beach, New Hampshire that she has been maintaining since November 2016. It is not known whether she is married or not or is committed to anyone. She has not revealed any clue regarding her love story also.

Maureen O’Neil Net Worth

It is for sure that Maureen O’neil is earning quite a good and moderate lifestyle. She has been working as an executive in one of the private companies in her locality of Rye Beach, New Hampshire. With the appearance on the show, she has given credit to her family for being there while supporting her for the same. Most importantly, she credited her mother for helping her to gain trivia knowledge.

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