The new player Patrick Curran tremendously won the game of the show on 5th January 2023 and became the new winner. The show featured the two-day champion Lloyd Sy who de-throned the 13-day champion, Ray Lalonde. The last night seemed not to favour Lloyd Sy as he could not stand against the more knowledgable and enthusiastic personality, Patrick. There is a lot to know about Patrick’s family background and his working environment. Let’s explore!
Patrick Curran, aged around 30-35, was brought up in New Jersey and Vermont. His father John received his graduation from Amherst High School and St. Bonaventure University. He worked as a reporter, became the first at the Niagara Gazette, and later joined the Associated Press. John worked at various companies belonging to media channels in the states like Charleston, W.Va., Boston, Atlantic City, N.J., and Montpelier, Vt. John died from a heart attack in 2011 at the age of 54. Patrick was ten years old when he saw his grandfather dying because of the natural resources.
Patrick says that he hardly remembers his grandfather’s column, and he remembers that his grandfather, Bob Curran Sr. and grandmother, the former Mary Sullivan had three sons- Bob Jr., Mark, and John. Patrick’s grandfather, Bob Curran, retired from The Buffalo News as a columnist in 1999. The newspaper recently gave a column dedicated to Bob Curran on his 100th birthday. Considering Patrick’s education, he went to Montpelier High School, Georgetown University, for his bachelor’s (2010 – 2014) and master’s (2016 – 2019).
Patrick Curran Career
Patrick was an oft-injured athlete during his high school days. He indulged in little football and mostly basketball. He also used to write for the school newspaper and “dabbled in debate”. After graduation or during those days of struggling, he began his work as a Grocery Clerk at Shaws Supermarket (July 2007 – November 2007). Next, he returned to his high school in Montpelier, VT, where he worked as a statistician. Later on, he worked with various companies-
- Kurrle Fuels (as a Deli Worker from May 2010 to August 2010),
- D.C. Reads (as a Tutor, from Sep 2010 – May 2011),
- Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Cafe (as a counter worker from May 2011 – Aug 2011),
- USA TODAY (as a Collegiate Correspondent, from May 2012 – Aug 2012),
- Roll Call (as a Blogger, from May 2012 – Sep 2012),
- National Life Group (as a Marketing & Distribution Intern, from Jun 2013 – Aug 2013),
- The Hoya Newspaper (for three years & Five months),
- as an Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives,
- at Georgetown University for more than seven years, and
- recently at LMI for three years and seven months
Patrick appeared for the first time in season 39 of Jeopardy on 5th January 2023. Concerning Lloyd, he did well in the first round but had to struggle a lot after the first commercial break. He answered 12 questions, giving two incorrect answers, and had $5,400 in the first round. On the other hand, Patrick had a great time on the show, giving consistency throughout the show. He gave all 13 answers with no incorrect ones. He gathered the five-digit money in his hands and baked $11,600.
This fellow, Lois Casaleggi, earned zero money by giving two correct answers and one incorrect. The double Jeopardy became quite predictable after the first round and when Lloyd lost his Daily Double. The two-day champion struggled to stay in the competition and banked only $8,800. If you sum up things together, you will see the four contestants in the next Tournament Jeopardy.
The show will let you meet some great members like Ray Lalonde (13-day winning champion), Cris Pannullo (the 5th highest earner of the show | for 21-day winnings), the 5-day champion Luigi de Guzman, and the 4-day champion, or priest David Sibley. Tonight of jeopardy, Patrick will return to save his title of returning champion on 9th January 2023.
Patrick Curran Biography
|Real Name||Patrick Curran|
|Age (as of 2023)||30s|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Residence||Washington DC, USA|
|Who is his wife?||–|
Patrick (34 or 35 years old) is surely a married man. This is because he described on the stage of Jeopardy that he had his wife next to him while heading towards the Jeopardy show after the selection process.
Patrick is available on Linkedin by the LinkedIn link- Patrick Curran. He is based in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia. He is also available on Instagram by @patcurranvt, where he has gathered nearly 472 followers as of 5th January 2023. His last post on his Instagram was a picture with the host of the Jeopardy show, dated back to 24th December 2022, where he declared that he filmed the episode last month in L.A., being airing on 5th January 2023.
Patrick Curran Net Worth
Patrick Curran is surely earning as high as $5 million because he belongs to a rich family background, rich culture of careers and knowledge, and the knowledgable hereditary respect that runs in the family.
- Patrick’s parents (John and his wife, the former Tricia Flynn) used to watch the show Jeopardy while Patrick was growing up.
- Concerning this, he says that watching Jeopardy was something the whole family did for a long time. His mother used the alarm on her phone to remember watching the show.