A bookstore manager from Concord, New Hampshire...

John LeDonne

First Appearance:
December 1990 & November 1991 (Tournament of Champions)

Total Winnings:
$56,200 ($55,200 in 5 games, $1,000 in Tournament)

5-time champ

Do you have a favorite anecdote associated with being on the show?
Was recognized on the street in Paris as a Jeopardy! contestant by a guy from the Boston area (where I was living at the time) who said something like “Hey, you're that guy who won on Jeopardy!” It was actually a couple of years after my first appearance, which made it even more surprising.

Jeopardy!'s affect on my life:
Nothing major, except for being able to travel & gain a little bit of financial security. People stopped asking me to play Trivial Pursuit.

Other things to know about me:
Hobbies include hiking, collecting vintage posters & collecting books.

"He was the last person to win 5 shows in 1990. A bookstore manager from Concord, New Hampshire..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 7 5-time champion: $55,200.

John appeared in the following archived game:
#4725, aired 2005-03-04 John LeDonne vs. Keith Williams vs. Grace Veach 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 18.
John previously appeared on Jeopardy! as John LeDonne in the following archived game:
#1651, aired 1991-11-04 Leslie Frates vs. John LeDonne vs. Lou Pryor 1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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