Emily Trebek Biography
Emily Trebek is an American Real Estate Agent, Television Personality and Celebrity Kid from Los Angeles, California. She is best known as the daughter of Alex Trebek, a Canadian -American Actor and Television Personality. In 2014, she appeared on the show The Talk.
After college, Emily Trebek worked as an Assistant Event Coordinator in Culver City, California, a position she held for just over one year.
Additionally, she has been interested in design and architecture, and in 2017, she opened up about the first home that she flipped.
“I have always been interested in homes. When I was little, I wanted to be an architect. After graduating, I decided to get into real estate. As I was getting ready to flip my first house, I told my dad that I wanted to do it with him. If dad can fix something, he will not have anyone else do it. I remember back when I was learning to drive, and I would accidentally run over a sprinkler head or path lighting in the driveway, we all knew dad would be out five seconds later fixing it. And I always watched him fix things, and wanted to learn,” Emily said in an interview for the Jeopardy blog.
She currently works as a real estate investor and lives in Marina Del Rey.
Emily Trebek Education
Emily graduated from the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 2015.
Emily Trebek Age
Emily was born in 1993 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence it is not known which month she was born or when she celebrates her birthday.
Emily Trebek Parents | Emily Trebek Father
Emily is the daughter of Alex Trebek a Canadian-American television personality who is best known for hosting the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since it was revived in 1984. He has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Classic Concentration, High Rollers, Double Dare, Battlestars, and To Tell the Truth.
Emily Trebek’s Father Cancer
On March 6, 2019, her father, Alex Trebek, revealed that he had been diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. He revealed his diagnosis in a 1-minute long video that was posted on the Jeopardy website on Wednesday afternoon. In the video, he acknowledged his family, all of whom will be supporting him as he vows to beat the odds.
“Just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. Now, normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging. But I’m going to fight this. And I’m going to keep working. And with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers, also, I plan to beat the low-survival rate statistics of this disease,” Trebek said. He then joked about having three more years on his Jeopardy contract.
Despite the devastating cancer news, Trebek seems positive and upbeat. He will continue hosting Jeopardy as he battles the disease.
Emily Trebek Mother
Her mother, Jean Currivan Trebek, is 26 years younger than her father. The two met at a party in the late 80s and hit it off straight away. Nonetheless, the striking age-gap hasn’t been a problem in their decades-long marriage. At the time of their wedding, Currivan was only 26 years old.
“I’m pretty satisfied with my life. But my wife Jean and I have been together almost 29 years, and I was thinking about President Bush when he died, and all the comments about his life about what a nice guy he is, and how he and his wife had been together 73 years. I thought, oh my gosh … if I’d just met Jean in my 20s we could have had a longer life together,” Trebek told People Magazine in January.
“I guess if I’d met her when I was in my 20s she wouldn’t have been born yet. But hey, 29 years is pretty good,” he added.
Emily Trebek Siblings | Emily Trebek Brother
Emily has an older brother, Matthew Trebek, 29, a restaurateur in Manhattan who owns Oso (a popular Mexican restaurant in North Harlem). It’s described as an “innovative Mexican cuisine & cocktails are served in an earth-toned space with splashes of art.”
After his plans to open a restaurant were reported, the New York Post confirmed that his father purchased a $1.9 million townhouse in Harlem, not too far from Oso.
“There was just something about the hospitality industry that I fell in love with. It’s great because it’s very free form in that it allows you to venture out into so many different fields: design, food, drinks, music, graphic design, and even just talking to people,” Matthew said in an interview with Fordham News back in 2016.
Emily Trebek Net Worth
As of 2019, Emily’s net worth is still under review. However, her father’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
Emily Trebek Instagram
Emily has an Instagram account but it is private.
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