Mattea Roach (Jeopardy) Bio, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Wiki

Mattea Roach has become an internet sensation after clinching the new Jeopardy champion title and she is on the three games win streak at the moment. She came back on 6th April 2024 (Wednesday) with the winning amount of $32,001 on Tuesday. People are amazed to see her performance. She is just 23 years old and has won a total amount of $38,800 after her comeback. She gave correct answers to every trick of Final Jeopardy on the set of the Jeopardy show. Jeopardy is one of the favorite shows of Americans. It is being viewed worldwide, beginning in 1964. She appeared on the show in the 38th season and this time the show was hosted by Mayim Bialik.

Mattea Roach Early Life

Mattea Roach was born on 26th October 1998 in Mania, Nova Scotia but hails from Halifax and is currently residing in Toronto. She has gained few experiences in the past. She describes that she has worked as an administrative intern at Strategic Arts Management. According to her LinkedIn profile, she is a graduate student of the University of Toronto, where she received her Bachelor in Arts majoring in the subjects of Gender Studies and Political Science. She received her B.A. back in 2020.

Jeopardy! Journey

The 23 years old Mattea Roach won the big amount on 6th April 2024 (Wednesday). Many Jeopardy fans are impressed by her performance. According to her explanation, Mattea Roach first applied to Jeopardy- the long-running show back in 2020. This year in January, she was invited by the show executive to Los Angeles for taping an episode. She expressed her excitement regarding the same and showed her feelings on Twitter by posting a picture of herself with Jeopardy show host Mayim Bialik.

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On the recent episode of the show, the Toronto tutor Roach was playing against Lana Altman (who belongs to Southington, Connecticut, and describes herself as a digital programming manager) and Vernon Ng (who belongs to Tacoma, Washington, and describes himself as an associate professor of English).

In the first round of Jeopardy, Mattea answered 21 questions and won the amount of $12,800. On the other hand, other competitors Altman and Vernon won only $1400 and -$1800 in the same round. During the “Double Jeopardy” round, Mattea hit the answers and won $10,000. Summing up the amount of two rounds, she won nearly $28,800. The two rounds saw a tie in between two other contestants with the same amount of $2,200.

Mattea Roach Biography

Real Name Mattea Roach
Birth Date October 26, 1998
Age (as of 2024) 23 Years
Birth Place Mania, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Tutor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 176 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  136 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim


Mother Patti Mackinnon


School Sacred Heart School of Halifax
College University of Toronto

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend?

Personal Life

She has a mother whose name is Patti MacKinnon. In regards to Roach coming to the show Jeopardy, her mother says that she was very much excited to see her daughter with “a little bit of healthy anxiety.” She explained that her daughter was trying to come to the show at the time of the pandemic. Mattea added that although it was not a long-time dream for her, it was something she wanted to pursue in a pandemic. She also revealed that her daughter used to participate in the debates while she was in high school and the university.

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Mattea Roach Net Worth

Mattea Roach answered correctly to the maximum questions of the final Jeopardy winning $10,000. Later, she won the sum of $38,000 in total. Other competitors remained at the initial amount. Vernon could win only $1 after giving incorrect answers and Altman could win only $3 after giving maximum wrong answers. On the set of Jeopardy, Mattea revealed that she would be using the money in covering up the debt of her student loan. She also revealed that she would like to go back to school to take another student loan.

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