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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

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