A graphic designer from Oak Park, Illinois...

Jean Grewe

Date of first appearance:
December 1993

Total winnings:
$67,801 (including Tournament of Champions)

Stats:
5-time champ, advanced to semifinals in Tournament of Champions

Favorite anecdote associated with being on the show:
I was waiting in line at a local bakery to pick up a pie for Christmas Eve dinner, and another customer who was walking by suddenly stopped and recognized me from a show that had aired earlier in the week.

Did being on Jeopardy! have any affect on your life?
I've become known at work as the person to ask if you need an answer to an obscure question, although of course I don't always know the answer.

Did you do anything crazy with your winnings?
Other than driving through a snowstorm to deposit the check, because I was nervous about waiting, not really.

"She was the last 5-time champion in 1993. Today she's a graphic designer. From Oak Park, Illinois..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1994 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 10 5-time champion: $62,801 + Jeopardy! '92 home game.

According to the official UToC web site, Jean's full first name is Jeananne.

Jean appeared in the following archived game:
#4733, aired 2005-03-16 Jonathan Groff vs. Eddie Timanus vs. Jean Grewe 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 26. Audio...
Jean previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Jean Grewe in the following 2 archived games:
#2351, aired 1994-11-21 Bill Pitassy vs. David Hillinck vs. Jean Grewe 1994 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#2346, aired 1994-11-14 Jean Grewe vs. Tom Nichols vs. Matt Morris 1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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