The most recent long-running Jeopardy!Ryan Long, the champion, saw his winning streak end Monday night during the game. Long ended with 16 wins and $299,000. Eric Ahasic, Minneapolis meteorologist Beat Long Monday and started his own winning streak since Ahasic Also, Tuesday night was a winner. Long’s streak was celebrated by Twitter users.
Long will be back on Jeopardy! soon. He will be competing against Matt Amodio and Amy Schneider in the Tournament of Champions this fall. Long is the number nine slot on Jeopardy!List of Legends Consecutive Games Won list.
Before Jeopardy!Long lived paycheck to paycheck in Philadelphia to provide for his family and son. Long worked as an Uber and Lyft driver and needed money to buy a plane ticket to California. In the beginning of his streak, he was constantly squinting from having forgotten to take off his glasses. He is also unique among others. Jeopardy! Champions, as he said to the Philadelphia Inquirer He didn’t have any sophisticated strategies. “I just kind of went in and did my thing,”He stated.
After Monday’s episode aired, Twitter took a long time to become popular. to share an inspiring message. “So many feelings…I’m going to try and keep this short, but I’ll probably fail. I want to thank everybody who watched and supported me. I want to thank all my fellow contestants who were, to a person, exemplary human beings,”Long wrote. “I want to thank my momma and everybody who put me in the position to do this. I owe them everything.”
Fans eagerly await Ryan’s return for the Tournament of Champions
Ryan would be a great ride-share driver if he could revise Cash Cab, an early 2000s game show. Ryan is a Philadelphia native who looks forward to seeing him compete in the Tournament of Champions! 📺🏆
— Spoiler Alert (@htw119) June 7, 2022
Long continued to emphasize the importance of his work. Jeopardy! His success is his motivation to help others break free from the boxes society places them in. “I feel like this thing that just happened is proof that you can. Trust yourself, hold on to your dreams, you know who you really are,”Long wrote. “Take your shot, and don’t let anybody tell you you can’t do this or that, or you should be doing things a certain way. As my grandmom would’ve said, never let ANYBODY steal your shine. Much love to everybody. See you in the fall.”
“Relish in your success together with your family”
Congrats, @blirish_charm! We loved you from the time you impressed us with your Ahnuld impression to now! You are so much fun to watch and have so much pop culture knowledge. You can read more about the ToC but you should first enjoy your family’s success! 💰
— Ellie (@unjustfixation) June 7, 2022
Long story short Jeopardy!He has no plans for his life to change despite the six-figure win. “I’m going to be the same. Whatever circumstances, I am who I am,”He stated. “But it’s definitely going to change the quality of my life.”
“What an amazing run!”
This was an amazing run! I’m gonna miss watching him. He’s a “regular guy” and very humble. It’s been a pleasure to watch him win big!
— Lizzie Borden 🪓 (@IrishQuilter13) June 7, 2022
Scroll on to see how fans responded to Long’s 15-game winning streak ending.
‘Absolutely adored watching his run’
Please make this man the new host
— jess sager (@ohheyjesssager) June 7, 2022
“I absolutely adored watching his run on the show .. he was INCREDIBLY humble! Hope he does very very well in the tournament of champs,” one viewer wrote.
‘Never rooted for anyone as much as Ryan’
In all our years watching Jeopardy, (and I watched Art Fleming) my hubs and I never rooted for anyone as much as Ryan Long.
— Jonibaloney (@2001Jonibaloney) June 7, 2022
“Congratulations Ryan. You were a pleasure to watch,” one viewer wrote. “You did a great job and will look forward to seeing you on the tournament of champions. You are already a winner!”
‘He’s my hero. great champ with amazing knowledge’
Sorry to see Ryan go. He’s a great champ with amazing knowledge. The TOC is going to be epic!! 🙂
— LisaWC🌷🦋🦋 (@Lischa5891) June 7, 2022
“What a run! From categories to 16 wins. Never missed a show. Looking forward to watching you at TOC. Hope you and your son have a great trip and enjoy the time together,” another viewer wrote.