An attorney from Los Angeles, California...

Jeff Richmond

Date of first appearance:
December 1988

Total winnings:
$69,302 (Regular shows $58,302, 1989 ToC $1,000, 1990 Super Jeopardy! $10,000)

Do I have a nickname associated with my appearance:
No. In fact I lost a nickname. My college friends used to call me the Repository of Useless Information, but they stopped when I found a use for it.

Records held/stats:
Five-time champ.

Favorite anecdote associated with being on the show:
An awful lot of people recognized me in different places--including a neighbor of mine, also named Jeff Richmond, who said he was being driven crazy by congratulatory phone calls.

Did being on Jeopardy! have any effect on your life:
It allowed me not to live the typical starving student life while I was in law school. (My regular shows were taped during the first month of my first year.)

Is there anything you would like viewers to know about you:
I would just like them to understand that a lot of brain cells can die in seventeen years.

"He used his 1988 5-game winnings to pay for law school. Today he's an attorney. From Los Angeles, California..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 winner: $33,300.
1990 Super Jeopardy! semifinalist: $10,000.
1989 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 5 5-time champion: $58,302.

Along with Steve Rogitz, Jeff is one of only two players to have played in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-player Final Jeopardy! Rounds. Jeff is the only player to have won under all four circumstances.

Jeff won $100,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on 2016-12-15 and 2016-12-16.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: Jeff Richmond
JBoard user name: RichmondJ

Jeff appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#4763, aired 2005-04-27 Mark Dawson vs. Lan Djang vs. Jeff Richmond 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 11.
#4718, aired 2005-02-23 Bernard Holloway vs. Billy Baxter vs. Jeff Richmond 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 11. Single-player Final Jeopardy!
Jeff previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Jeff Richmond in the following 2 archived games:
Super Jeopardy! #12, aired 1990-09-01 Dave Traini vs. Bob Blake vs. Jeff Richmond Super Jeopardy! semifinal game 3.
Super Jeopardy! #11, aired 1990-08-25 Sandy Gore vs. Jeff Richmond vs. Bruce Fauman vs. Zeke Sevilla Jr. Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 9.

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