A lawyer from New York, New York...

David Venderbush

Date of first appearance:
October 1993

Total Winnings:
$50,800

Records/Stats:
5-time champ

Favorite Anecdote:
A blind woman who watched Jeopardy! recognized me by my voice.

Any affect on my life?
Obtained a sure-fire cocktail conversation topic.

What did I do with my winnings?
Paid for my wedding three weeks after getting the check.

Anything else I'd like viewers to know about me?
My son answered a $1,000 question at age 2½ when he saw a picture of a Beatrix Potter character on the screen and called out, “That's Squirrel Nutkin!” I had to ask him to rephrase in the form of a question.

"His 5 wins in 1993 came just in time to pay for his wedding. A lawyer from New York, New York..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 10 5-time champion: $50,800.

David appeared in the following archived game:
#4751, aired 2005-04-11 Steven Popper vs. Scott Gillispie vs. David Venderbush 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 44.
David previously appeared on Jeopardy! as David Venderbush in the following archived game:
#2350, aired 1994-11-18 Steve Chernicoff vs. Brian Moore vs. David Venderbush 1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

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