You must be familiar with Josh Holzhauer who is an American game show contestant and professional sports gambler. Further, his wife Melissa Holzhauer is also no stranger to the game show herself. Melissa is a former contestant on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ in 2014 and winning $28.800.
Since 2012, the couple has been in married life and living in Las Vegas with her kid daughter. Previously, she joined Americorps Youth Development and the leader of the Seattle Parks and Recreation department. Stay tuned to know more information on her personal life, career, and net worth.
Caption: Melissa Holzhauer, the games contestant.
Melissa Holzhauer: Bio, Family, Career
The contestant was born sometime in the year 1985 in the United States of America. She seems to be a secretive personality who has hidden her personal details of parents and siblings from the media. Also, she has not shared information on her early life or her hobby.
Regarding her education, after completing high school, she attended the University of Washington from 2006 to 2009. From there she completed her degree in classics and classical languages, literature, and linguistics. After that, she enrolled in Brown University in 2012 from where she obtained a master’s degree in classics and classical languages.
In 2011, she spent three months volunteering as a kindergarten teacher in Thailand at Language Corps Asia. After that in 2012, she was then Americorps Youth Development Leader fro the Seattle Parks and Recreation department. As of now, she works as an ACT and academic tutor in Vegas.
Melissa Holzhauer: Personal Life & Husband
Talking about her personal life, as stated above, she is the wife of popular ‘Jeopardy’ contestant James Holzhauer. On 8 September 2012, the couple tied a knot and has been sharing a 4-year-old daughter. The couple lives in Las Vegas along with her daughter.
Before their marriage, the couple was seen competing in the World Quizzing Championship in 2012. The couple has been supporting each other and shouting out for each other in-game shows. Moreover, the couple is also starting to give back to the community. In one of the episodes of ‘Jeopardy’, James announced to donate some of his winnings.
Caption: Melissa with her husband James Holzhauer
Melissa Holzhauer: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Speaking of her earning, we all now knew already that she has been the winner of the game show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’. Besides that, she also works as a tutor and may be involved in some of the side business. However, she has not disclosed exact information on her salary or annual income. Therefore, her net worth has an estimation of above $100 thousand. On the other hand, her husband has a net worth estimated at around $1.5 million from his career.
Unlike her husband, she does not seems to be active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She is one of the public figures who prefer to keep their personal life up to themselves.
Melissa Holzhauer: Body Measurements
The game show winner has a fit and healthy body that has a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters. Her body weighs 55 kg with an unknown body statistics. She has brown eyes color with dark brown hair color.