Who Is Yungsheng Wang? Jeopardy Contestant Biography & Stats

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

Yungsheng Wang Jeopardy Contestant Profile – Biography & Profession

Yungsheng Wang is a Deputy Public Defender from Originally Lafayette, Louisiana.

NameYungsheng Wang
Location & ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Originally Lafayette, Louisiana
Profession & JobsDeputy Public Defender
Gender & SexMale
Age & Date of Birth41 (as of 2023)
Nationality & EthnicityAmerican
Education & SchoolDartmouth College, Yale University, University of Southern California
Relationships & FamilyInformation not provided
Biography & More DetailsYungsheng Wang, originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, is a Deputy Public Defender in Los Angeles, California. He appeared on the TV show “Jeopardy!” where he was noted for his enthusiastic and animated presence, as well as his unique fashion sense, particularly his bowties. He had a successful run on the show, winning multiple games and gaining attention for his over-the-top facial expressions and reactions. He has a background in law, having worked in various legal capacities, and holds degrees from prestigious institutions.

Yungsheng Wang, a 40-year-old Deputy Public Defender from Los Angeles, California, originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, gained public attention through his participation in the TV show “Jeopardy!” He is known for his animated demeanor and distinctive fashion sense, especially his bowties. Wang’s educational background is impressive, with degrees from Dartmouth College, Yale University, and the University of Southern California. His professional journey includes various roles in the legal field.

Yungsheng Wang Jeopardy Results & Statistics

Looking to find out how Yungsheng Wang 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
Thursday, 14 December 2023Garrett Marcotte
Boulder, Colorado
Software Engineer

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $4,800
Round 1 Score: $2,400
Yungsheng Wang
Originally Lafayette, Louisiana
Deputy Public Defender

Winning Score: $37,200
Round 2 Score: $18,600
Round 1 Score: $5,400
Andrew Chaikin
San Francisco, California
Musician & Teacher

Final Score: $15,999
Round 2 Score: $26,600
Round 1 Score: $2,000
Thursday, 7 December 2023Scott Shewfelt
Originally Tavistock Ontario Canada
Writer

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
Friday, 9 September 2022Yungsheng Wang
Los Angeles, California
Public Defender
2 Day Winnings of $47,801

Winning Score: $36,401
Round 2 Score: $19,200
Round 1 Score: $6,400
Jen Alfonso-Punzalan
San Mateo, California
School Librarian

Final Score: $3,000
Round 2 Score: $3,000
Round 1 Score: $600
Alicia O'Hare
Long Beach, New York
Social Worker

Final Score: $24,400
Round 2 Score: $18,200
Round 1 Score: $8,600
Thursday, 7 July 2022Yungsheng Wang
Los Angeles, California
Public Defender
3 Day Winnings of $84,202

Final Score: $17,199
Round 2 Score: $22,099
Round 1 Score: $2,000
Heather Brown
South Berwick, Maine
Civil Servant

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $4,800
Round 1 Score: $3,600
Brian Ahern
Daly City, California
User Support Associate

Winning Score: $26,800
Round 2 Score: $13,400
Round 1 Score: $10,600
Wednesday, 6 July 2022Yungsheng Wang
Los Angeles, California
Public Defender
2 Day Winnings of $47,801

Winning Score: $36,401
Round 2 Score: $19,200
Round 1 Score: $6,400
Jen Alfonso-Punzalan
San Mateo, California
School Librarian

Final Score: $3,000
Round 2 Score: $3,000
Round 1 Score: $600
Alicia O'Hare
Long Beach, New York
Social Worker

Final Score: $24,400
Round 2 Score: $18,200
Round 1 Score: $8,600
Tuesday, 5 July 2022Yungsheng Wang
Los Angeles, California
Public Defender
1 Day Winnings of $22,800

Winning Score: $25,001
Round 2 Score: $15,800
Round 1 Score: $6,400
Suzy Garver
Originally Eugene, Oregon
Elementary School Teacher

Final Score: $1
Round 2 Score: $4,600
Round 1 Score: $1,000
Jake Marvin
Charlotte, North Carolina
Banking Analyst

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $12,500
Round 1 Score: $2,200
Monday, 4 July 2022Eleanor Dixon
Vero Beach, Florida
Freelance Technical Editor
1 Day Winnings of $20,818

Final Score: $1,985
Round 2 Score: $5,784
Round 1 Score: $2,600
Yungsheng Wang
Los Angeles, California
Public Defender

Winning Score: $22,800
Round 2 Score: $11,800
Round 1 Score: $6,600
Andie Huskie
Geneva, New York
Educator

Final Score: $1
Round 2 Score: $12,200
Round 1 Score: $4,400

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