What Is the Jeopardy Winner Matt Amodio Studying For His Ph.D.? Here is what we know about the Jeopardy Champ so far.
Matt Amodio is the fourth-highest earner in the history of Jeopardy. Amodio won his 14th straight game on August 9, 2021. Amodio’s winning amount is likely to increase if he keeps up the streak and heads to the Jeopardy Season 37’s finale week.
Amodio began the show with guest host Robin Roberts and has been a part of the show with Joe Buck, David Faber, and LeVar Burton. Matt caught the audience’s attention with his way of formatting the questions for the clues.
Meet The Jeopardy Winner Matt Amodio
Matt Amodio’s age is 30 years.
Born and raised in Medina, Ohio, Amodio currently lives in New Haven, Connecticut.
Great job, Joe!
— Matt Amodio (@AmodioMatt) August 10, 2021
Matt Amodio is not on Wikipedia, but one can read about the Jeopardy champ on a couple of Wiki-bio pages. Amodio credited his parents and family for his love of the show.
Amodio does not have a wife as he is not yet married.
What Is Matt Amodio Studying For His Ph.D.?
Matt Amodio is studying Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for his Ph.D.
Amodio’s interest lies in data-driven decision-making, and he has built predictive models for cybersecurity, social media networking, computational advertising, natural language processing, social media networking, and geospatial routing.
He graduated with honors from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science. Matt earned his Master of Science in Applied Statistics from the same university. Amodio went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence.
Talking about his school, Matt Amodio is getting his Doctor of Philosophy from Yale University. He is in his fifth year of study at the university, reports Distractify.
Matt Amodio Net Worth Details Explored
Matt Amodio’s net worth might be hefty given his recent win.
Matt Amodio made $440,600 throughout a 14-day streak on the show Jeopardy.
Matt Amodio’s 14-day total of $440,600 makes him the 4th highest earner in Jeopardy! history (regular-season play)! pic.twitter.com/AM7qd9fne0
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) August 10, 2021
According to his LinkedIn profile, Amodio is currently working as a research assistant at Yale Univerisity. Matt Amodio previously had a job as a research assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He started his career as an Actuarial Intern at Safeware Insurance in April 2012. Matt was also a TA of Statistics at the Ohio State University. Amodio has worked in different positions such as Data Scientist, Consultant for advanced Analytics & Optimization in different companies.