Who Is Scott Shewfelt? Jeopardy Contestant Biography & Stats

Find out everything you need to know about Scott Shewfelt, a Jeopardy Contestant appearing on Season 40 of the show airing on December 7, 2023!

Scott Shewfelt Jeopardy Contestant Profile – Biography & Profession

Scott Shewfelt is a Writer from Originally Tavistock Ontario Canada.

NameScott Shewfelt
Location & ResidenceOriginally from Tavistock, Ontario, Canada; currently resides in Santa Monica, California
Profession & JobsProfessional Writer, Aspiring Author
Gender & SexMale
Age & Date of Birth39 (as of the time of the Jeopardy! episode)
Nationality & EthnicityCanadian
Education & SchoolAttended Western University (Economics and History major); Journalism degree from University of Maryland
Relationships & Family
Biography & More DetailsGrew up watching Jeopardy! with grandparents; moved to California about 15 years ago to work in the movie industry; recently wrote a murder mystery novel; appeared on Jeopardy!, winning two games and earning nearly $50,000; known for a humorous final Jeopardy! answer during Aaron Rodgers’ guest-hosting
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Scott Shewfelt, a 39-year-old Canadian writer and aspiring author, originally from Tavistock, Ontario, now resides in Santa Monica, California. He has a background in economics and history from Western University and a journalism degree from the University of Maryland. Shewfelt gained notable attention for his appearances on the game show Jeopardy!, where he won two games and earned nearly $50,000. He is remembered for his humorous final Jeopardy! answer during an episode guest-hosted by Aaron Rodgers, which created a viral moment. Shewfelt, who grew up watching Jeopardy! with his grandparents, moved to California about 15 years ago to work in the movie industry and has recently completed writing a murder mystery novel. His Jeopardy! appearance and the subsequent social media buzz marked a significant moment in his career.

Scott Shewfelt Jeopardy Results & Statistics

Looking to find out how Scott Shewfelt 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
Thursday, 7 December 2023Scott Shewfelt
Originally Tavistock Ontario Canada

Final Score: $4,400
Round 2 Score: $10,000
Round 1 Score: $2,000
Yungsheng Wang
Originally Lafayette, Louisiana
Deputy Public Defender

Winning Score: $23,000
Round 2 Score: $12,000
Round 1 Score: $4,800
Robin Lozano
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
Technology Chief of Staff

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $7,600
Round 1 Score: $5,000

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