Jean Currivan Trebek
Jean Currivan Trebek is an American lady who came to the limelight because of her husband Alex Trebek, a former Jeopardy host. Alex was a pillar in the pantheon of American game show icons. Trebek's warmhearted and kind nature made him become a beloved personality.
Jean Currivan Trebek Married Life
Jean Currivan married Alex Trebek in April 1990 after dating two years earlier. They met at a party in New York City in early 1988 and started seeing right off the bat. Not only that, Alex invited Jean to his home for a first date dinner. Eventually, the pair tied a knot in front of 150 guests at L.A.’s Regency Club.
On Jean’s 26th birthday in September 1989, Alex Currivan proposed to her with a sapphire engagement ring. Diamonds surrounded the 16-carat sapphire ring. Other than that, Alex gave his girlfriend a birthday gift- black velvet pants and a bolero jacket.
According to People magazine, Jean and Alex remained just friends for a while after meeting due to age differences as Jean was more than 20 years younger than him. Despite the fact, Jean realized there was something that just kept drawing her to him.
Jean Currivan Trebek’s Present Relationship Status
Today, she is a doting single mother to two children. Jean’s eldest child Matthew serves as a Manhattan restaurateur while her daughter Emily Trebek is a Los Angeles realtor. Jean Trebek became pregnant three weeks after her wedding. Now, Jean Currivan is struggling as a widow of Alex Trebek.
Though previously married, Alex didn’t have his own children Matthew Trebek, 30, and Emily Treber, 27, until marrying Jean. He, however, did adopt ex-wife Elaine Callei Trebek’s daughter Nicky Trebek while they were together.
Alex Trebek’s Death with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer
The late Jeopardy show host Alex Trebek died of Pancreatic Cancer on November 8, at age 80. He praised his wife, Jean Currivan, in March 2020 through a video about his battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Before the demise, Alex said his wife Jean had inspired him to keep going when he felt like he almost couldn’t. On November 11, 2020, Jean shared a tweeted photo from their wedding.
Jean Currivan Trebek Net Worth
Jean Currivan earns a decent amount from her career as a Reiki master and sound healer. She is the Assignment Supervisor and with Head Quarters in Huntington, New York, United States.
Besides, Jean has been a member of the North Hollywood Church of religious science. The mother of two began a service called singing bowl meditation.
Jean and Alex’s combined net worth is estimated to be $5 million. As a real estate supervisor, Jean earns $80,000.
Jean Currivan Early Life
Jean Currivan was born and raised in New York City. She is currently 57 years old. She describes herself and Alex as a homebody who loved watching movies in bed. Speaking of education, Jean graduated from Harbourfields High School.
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