Who Beat Ken Jennings?
Who beat Ken Jennings?
After 74 straight winning games, Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings lost to Nancy Zerg, a realtor from Ventura, California, on November 30, 2004.
Nancy Zerg After Defeating Ken Jennings credit: Sony Pictures
How much did Nancy Zerg win on Jeopardy?
Nancy Zerg was a single game Jeopardy Champion and won $15,401 dollars (Her game winnings from defeating Ken Jennings and 3rd place $1000 prize the following game). Although she was able to best Ken Jennings head-to-head, she was not able to create a win streak.
What was the question that Ken Jennings lost?
In the final category of "Business & Industry", Ken Jennings lost on the clue "Most of this firm's 70,000 seasonal white-collar employees work only 4 months a year" when he wrote down "What is Fedex?" instead of the correct response "What is H&R Block?".