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Mattea Roach reaches 8th longest ‘Jeopardy!’ streak after 14th win

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Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach has racked up more than $70,000 in prize money during her back-to-back wins on Jeopardy!. The 23-year-old stops by to chat about her experience and how the pandemic prompted her to apply for the quiz show. – Apr 7, 2022

Nova Scotia-born Mattea Roach has won her 14th game of Jeopardy!, reaching the eighth-longest streak in the game show’s history.

She’s also 10th on the list for highest total earnings. No Canadian has gotten this far on the show before.

The 23-year-old won another $34,000 USD on Friday night. In total, Roach has racked up $320,081 USD, or about $407,655 CAD.

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Roach faced off against Atlanta-based non-profit professional Claire Dozier and Seattle-based food technologist Anna Meyer.

Roach dominated her competitors once again, with her winnings amounting to 17 times more than that of the contestant in second place.

To date, the Toronto-based tutor has answered 93 per cent of clues she buzzed in for correctly, and 70 per cent of her buzz attempts have been successful.

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Roach graduated from Sacred Heart School in Halifax in 2015, and her family still lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.

She has previously said she would use her winnings to pay off her student debt.

— With files from Alex Cooke.

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