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Ken Jennings is a household name thanks to his streak of 74 games on the trivia game show. Jeopardy!

Despite his record for winning the most games, he is not the greatest. Jeopardy! If you add tournaments, the champion with the highest winnings is considered to be the winner.

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It’s not James Holzhauer, who is best known for his uncompromising attitude towards Daily Doubles.

Who is the J highest-paid winner?eopardy!? Continue reading to find out more

10. Roger Craig — $530,200

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The tenth spot is for Jeopardy!Roger Craig, champion, won just more than half a million dollars during his seven day run in 2011.

Roger still held the record for highest single-day wins on the quiz show, but that was until 2019, when he lost $77,000 to James Holzhauer’s record breaking $131,127-day.

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9. Jason Zuffranieri — $532,496

This New Mexico math teacher appeared for the first time on Jeopardy!In 2019, he won 19 consecutive games.

He is the fifth-highest cash winner in regular competition, and he is tied to David Madden for fifth place in terms of the highest number consecutively won games.

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8. Matt Jackson — $611,612

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Matt Jackson, a Washington, D.C. paralegal, earned $413,612 in 13 games and $100,000 in the 2015 Tournament of Champions. He was awarded second place in 2019’s show’s finale. “All-Star Games”Together with his teammates Monica Thieu (Ken Jennings)

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7. Larissa Kelly — $655,930

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Larissa is the female contestant who has won the most money Jeopardy! Her impressive streak of six games in 2008, and her appearance on Jeopardy!All Star Games where she split $1 Million with Brad Rutter, David Madden.

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6. David Madden — $763,733

David Madden is a 19-day champion. This is the fifth-longest. Jeopardy!A winning streak at the show.

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5. Amy Schneider — $1,019,600

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This is the newest addition to our list of most-winning products. Jeopardy! Amy Schneider is the champion of the quiz show in 2021.

Amy’s earnings as of January 2022 are over $1,00,000.

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4. Matt Amodio — $1,518,601

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Matt Amodio is a doctorate student and has won 38 games consecutively, ranking him second to Ken Jennings in 2021.

His appearance on the show was no surprise. “Amodio Rodeo.”

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3. James Holzhauer – $2,962,216

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James won multiple single-game records during his 32-game streak. Jeopardy!Regular play earns you $2,464,216

Add the $250,000 top prize at the Tournament of Champions in 2019, and $250,000 runnerup prize at the Greatest of All Time Tournament, 2020. “Jeopardy James”Nearly $3 million was won by the winner.

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2. Ken Jennings – $4,370,700

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Ken was certainly a worthy guest-host. Jeopardy!

Ken has won more than $4 million since 2004 when he first appeared on the quiz program.

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1. Brad Rutter — $4,938,436

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Brad Rutter, despite finishing last in the Greatest of All Time Tournament Tournament, is still No. He is No. 1 in terms of overall winnings with close to $5,000,000 since 2000, when he won his first game.

We feel it will be a long while before Brad gets knocked off this pedestal.