Dane Reighard (Jeopardy) Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Wiki

Dane Reighard

Dane Reighard is a California man who was brought up in the United States itself. He belongs to Los Angeles. He is recently in news because of his appearance in the famous television show named Jeopardy!

Early Life

According to his LinkedIn profile, Dane was born in 1986 or 87 because he is 34 years old. He went to the University of Notre Dame attaining a degree of Bachelors in film/cinema/video Studies with a majority in Russian language and literature. He received his bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame in 2010. Later, he went to the University of California, Los Angeles where he received his master’s degree in the studies of Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian studies.


He enrolled himself for his maters’ degree in 2012 and received the same in 2014 after completing two years with the university. In the same university, i.e., University of California he continued to study further with his Ph.D. degree in Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian studies. He was enrolled at the university for Ph.D. in 2014 and received or attained his degree in 2020. While being a college student at the University of California, he maintained his part-time job with Slavic where he was hired for the position of Managing Editor. He continued the same work till 2019.

Dane Reighard Career

Dane Reighard is an Assistant Editor at Slavic & East European Journal. According to his LinkedIn profile, he is working with the company Slavic since January 2021. He is still working in the same position. The company is situated in Columbus Ohio, United States. Apart from this position, he is also working as a lecturer at the University of California, United States, and the position which he is carrying from the same time when he started working as Assistant Editor with Slavic. Dane Reighard was a Russian language instructor from September 2016 to June 2020 in Los Angeles Metropolitan area. He also worked as managing editor with UC Undergraduate Journal of Slavic and East/Central European Studies which he continued for two years from 2017 to 2019 in Los Angeles.


This time Jeopardy came with Ken Jennings who will be the host for the show for the rest of the year episodes. With the appearance of the show, he told that it was not an easy job for him to host Jeopardy! He began his second stint with the hosting. He seemed largely at ease when he started sharing things and tips with the contestants. Recently on Monday that is 8th November 2021, he came with the clues and many interesting facts with the return of the game. During the game, he asked a question that had a clue connected with his personality.

One of the contestants landed at a clue that further asked “National Historic Landmark: Temple Square in his state capital that was designated as a landmark in 1964”. The answer to this clue was Salt Lake City where Jennings lives and worked as a software engineer. Dane Reighard was one of those contestants who came with the clue and correct response and further added $4000 to his account. He is on two games win streak and will appear as a returning champion on Wednesday’s episode.

Dane Reighard Biography

Real Name Dane Reighard
Birth Date 1986-87
Age (as of 2021) 34 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Jeopardy Contestant
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 66 kg  –  in Pounds –  145 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim




College University of Notre Dame, University of California

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No

Personal Life

Although Dane Reighard has been a young and charming personality who carried the attire of being called a ‘young man, he is still single. Though he has not cleared the same thing, we assume that he is single and doesn’t owe any relationship till yet. He once appeared in the famous American show Jeopardy! There is no information available on him. Most of the information is related to his educational details and what he is doing recently. There is nothing more about his personal life or past love affairs. However, it is presumed that he is single and has been busy making his career.

Dane Reighard Net Worth

Though Dane Reighard has not revealed much about his salary base, we assumed that he might be earning heavy pockets due to his recent job with Slavic. He has been working with Slavic since January 2021. We assume that he might be earning a net worth somewhere between $1 million.