Contributor biographical information for Brainiac : adventures in the curious, competitive, compulsive world of trivial pursuits / Ken Jennings.


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Ken Jennings was born in Seattle but spent much of his childhood in Seoul, South Korea. A graduate of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, he worked as a computer programmer until becoming an unlikely celebrity due to his unprecedented record-breaking streak on the television quiz show Jeopardy! He lives outside Salt Lake City with his wife and son. For more information, visit www.ken-jennings.com.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Quiz shows -- United States.
Questions and answers -- United States.
Games -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.