Here's what you should know about Alex Trebek's wife, Jean Currivan Trebek.
Jean Currivan Trebek is the wife of late Jeopardy!'s host, Alex Trebek. Indeed, Alex passed away at the age of 80 following his battle with cancer. The death of Trebek was announced on Sunday, November 8, 2020.
While talking about Alex's wife, Jean Currivan Trebek, she is a professional sound healer and Reiki master from New York.
Alex and Elaine were married in 1974 and stayed in the marriage for almost seven years. The former spouses didn't share any kids; Alex adopted Elaine's daughter from her previous marriage, Nicky. Elaine and Trebek divorced in 1981.
Alex Trebek and Jean Currivan Trebek Age gap
Following Alex Trebek's divorce from Elaine, the Jeopardy!'s host stayed single for almost nine years. Jean Currivan and Alex tied the knots in 1990, after meeting at a party in New York.
Alex Trebek and Jean Currivan Trebek had an age gap of 24 years. Photo Source: People
The former couple hit it off instantly, and despite the age gap of 24 years, Alex and Jean married and were blessed with two children, Matthew Trebek and Emily Trebek.
Jean Currivan Trebek Net Worth
There are no verified sources to know about Jean Currivan Trebek's net worth, but whatever Alex Trebek had, will go to Jean Currivan now.
According to the sources online, Alex Trebek had an annual salary of $18 million, which is roughly, $78,000 per episode. Moreover, the source added Trebek usually shot five episodes a day, making $391,000 earnings per day of filming.
Jean Currivan Trebek has an estimated net worth of $75 million as of 2020. Photo Source: People
According to Good Morning America, Alex and his wife, Jean Currivan, donated $500,000 to "Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission." With all the donations, Trebek was still worth $75 million, which makes Jean Currivan Trebek's net worth the same.
Alex Trebek's Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Trebek died following his battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Previously Jean admitted the hardest thing for her was to see her husband in pain and "I can't help him."
In her interview, Alex's wife explained how her sound healing and Religious Science helped her stay uplifted during her family's perils, which in turn, helped keep her husband in good spirits as well.
"It comes from a place of love because I want to uplift him... and when I keep my own self buoyed and enjoying my life, I can actually share that with him. He can look at me and have a sense of 'life is beautiful, my wife is doing something good.'"