Megan Wachspress Biography

Megan Wachspress is a Californian personality who won a streak on the Jeopardy show on Tuesday, 14th June 2022. She competed with Eric Ahasic, who was bringing the journey and the winning streak of his last six games of the week, and another fellow named Barry Margulies.

Eric Ahasic who was maintaining his position in the show Jeopardy for the last two weeks lost the wagered amount and lost the position to Megan by only $2. Megan is now in the headlines and has become a new sensation on the internet because of her new winnings. She is now in the limelight and the audience is looking forward to how much she will make from her start till the end.

Early Life

Megan Wachspress is around 35 to 40 years old as she has not given the exact birth details. According to her LinkedIn Profile, it is confirmed that she is a graduate student of the University of California, University of Chicago, and Yale Law School.

She received her doctorate from Yale Law School (2012 to 2015), went to the University of Chicago for a Bachelor of Science in the subject of Mathematics and Political Science (2002 to 2006), and finally received her Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Megan Wachspress Career

Megan began her career in 2015 when she was first appointed as the Judicial Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of California, where she worked for at least one year. Later, she worked as Judicial Clerk at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for another year from August 2016 to July 2017.

She has managed a few private practices and positions as an associate at Altshuler Berzon LLP (January 2018 to December 2019), Adjunct Professor of Law- part-time at Santa Clara University School of Law (August 2021 to December 2021), and most recently she is working at Sierra Club as a staff attorney.

Previously, she was appointed to the position of associate attorney based in Oakland, California. Before joining Sierra Club, Megan was the presenter of the various employees, unions, and non-profit organizations at a boutique public interest firm in San Francisco.

As she has completed her Ph.D. in Philosophy, she has also taught various courses in the line of legal departments at San Quentin Prison. She has also performed a few of her responsibilities as author and co-author for the various articles published in the Yale Journal of Law.

Jeopardy Journey

The day of Tuesday, 14th June 2022 brought a big day for the staff attorney Megan as she passed the two-week winning participant by $2. Eric Ahasic, who is a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota, entered the Tuesday game as the returning champion while continuing with his six previous games’ amount which is $160,601.

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The first Jeopardy round closed with Eric Ahasic’s $5,000 amount, Margulies’ $4,600 amount, and Megan in third place with $1,800. The double Jeopardy saw the three contestants going in different directions and competing hard with each other. Eric made the winning amount of $18,600, while on the other hand, Wachspress and Margulies won the amount of  $10,000 and $9,000 respectively.

During the final Jeopardy, only Megan Wachspress could produce the right answer and won the final amount of $17,201, which was shockingly $2 more than Eric Ahasic- who won the amount of $17,199 in the Final Jeopardy. Also, Eric lost the amount of $1,401 that he wagered for the game.

Megan Wachspress Biography

Real Name Megan Wachspress
Birth Date 1980s
Age (as of 2023) 40s
Residence Berkely, California, USA
Profession Attorney
College University of California, University of Chicago, and Yale Law School
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is her husband?
Children One
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Personal Life

According to her short bio on the official page of Sierra Club, Megan Wachspress used to enjoy her free time with her toddler daughter while playing on the playground. She loves to hike and go camping but when she is with her daughter she enjoys her time while being on the playground with her only daughter. So, it is sure that Megan is married but she has not given any clue regarding her husband and her marriage details. For the moment, it is not known what Megan’s husband is doing.

Megan Wachspress Net Worth

Surely, the staff attorney Megan is earning a good income because of her involvement in various professions leading to only legal documentation works and attorney practices. For the moment, Megan’s estimated net worth is somewhere around $2 million, which is enough to provide her fame and name in the industry.

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