Who Is Gary Hollis? Jeopardy Contestant Biography & Stats

Find out everything you need to know about Gary Hollis, a Jeopardy Contestant appearing on Season 40 of the show airing on December 8, 2023!

Gary Hollis Jeopardy Contestant Profile – Biography & Profession

Gary Hollis is a Chemistry Professor from Roanoke, Virginia.

NameGary Hollis
Location & ResidenceRoanoke, Virginia
Profession & JobsChemistry Professor at Roanoke College, Coach of Roanoke’s Quiz Bowl team
Gender & SexMale
Age & Date of Birth
Nationality & EthnicityAmerican
Education & School
Relationships & Family
Biography & More DetailsCompeted in JEOPARDY! Professors Tournament, known for a strong comeback in nuclear physics category, shared behind-the-scenes stories, struggled with the buzzer, expressed a lifelong dream of appearing on Jeopardy.

Dr. Gary Hollis, a male American, is a Chemistry Professor at Roanoke College in Roanoke, Virginia. He also coaches the college’s Quiz Bowl team. Hollis gained notable recognition through his participation in the JEOPARDY! Professors Tournament. Despite an early setback in the competition, he made a remarkable comeback, particularly excelling in the nuclear physics category. Hollis shared his experiences and challenges during the show, including his struggles with the buzzer system and his wardrobe choices. His appearance on Jeopardy was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, a journey he enthusiastically shared with his audience.

Gary Hollis Jeopardy Results & Statistics

Looking to find out how Gary Hollis did on Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out their final scores after each round as well as their competitor results!

12/28/2023Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Monday, 18 December 2023Yungsheng Wang
Originally Lafayette, Louisiana
Deputy Public Defender

2 Day Winning Score: $41,800
Final Score: $33,800
Round 2 Score: $33,800
Round 1 Score: $8,400
Tyler Vandenberg
Currently Serving in Stuttgart, Germany
Marine Officer

2 Day Score: $17,600
Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $11,400
Round 1 Score: $3,800
Gary Hollis
Roanoke, Virginia
Chemistry Professor

2 Day Score: $12,500
Final Score: $6,500
Round 2 Score: $14,800
Round 1 Score: $2,400
Friday, 15 December 2023Yungsheng Wang
Originally Lafayette, Louisiana
Deputy Public Defender

Final Score: $8,000
Round 2 Score: $16,800
Round 1 Score: $6,800
Tyler Vandenberg
Currently Serving in Stuttgart, Germany
Marine Officer

Winning Score: $17,600
Round 2 Score: $8,800
Round 1 Score: $2,000
Gary Hollis
Roanoke, Virginia
Chemistry Professor

Final Score: $6,000
Round 2 Score: $14,600
Round 1 Score: $9,400
Tuesday, 12 December 2023Gary Hollis
Roanoke, Virginia
Chemistry Professor

Winning Score: $20,812
Round 2 Score: $20,400
Round 1 Score: $3,800
Julia Markham Cameron
Brooklyn, New York
Attorney

Final Score: $1,600
Round 2 Score: $4,800
Round 1 Score: $4,400
Henry Baer
San Francisco, California
Software Engineer

Final Score: $10,834
Round 2 Score: $9,600
Round 1 Score: $4,800
Friday, 8 December 2023Gary Hollis
Roanoke, Virginia
Chemistry Professor

Winning Score: $26,801
Round 2 Score: $18,800
Round 1 Score: $1,600
Carmela Chan
San Diego, California
Researcher

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $13,400
Round 1 Score: $3,000
Jon Spurney
Los Angeles, California
Writer & Musician

Final Score: $19,999
Round 2 Score: $12,000
Round 1 Score: $3,600

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