Emily Trebek and Matthew are the children of television personality, Alex Trebek. If you are just hearing about Trebek’s brats, here we are offering more about them in detail. So let’s move through the five unknown facts about them that you need to know.
Yes, you are listening to it right, Emily is the youngest child and only daughter of renowned TV host and personality Alex Trebek who is entertaining the audience worldwide since 1961 while Matthew is an elder son of him.
They both were born from Trebek’s second wife Jean Currivan whom he married in 1990 while he was previously married to a businesswoman Elaine Callie whom he never had children. Their’s mom Jean is a real estate project manager based in New York.
Matthew and Emily were born in Los Angeles, California respectively in 1990 and 1993 and are of multiracial background. Their father Alex Trebek who was born Sudbury, Ontario in Canada is the son of Ukrainian-emigrated father George Edward Trebek and a Franco-Ontarian mother Lucille Lagace. Meanwhile, their mom is a native America.
Their father holds dual citizenship as a Canadian and American while he was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame and was named an Officer of the Order of Canada by former Governor General David Johnston regarding “his iconic achievements in television and for his promotion of learning, notably as a champion for geographical literacy.”
Emily and Matthew Trebek are blessed with great genes and undoubtedly they are brilliant as their star father who is also a Guinness World Record holder for “the most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (same program)” breaking the earlier record held by Bob Barker.
Emily graduated from Loyola Marymount University located in Los Angeles, California, however, it hasn’t been disclosed what degree she earned during her graduation. Likewise, Matthew graduated from Fordham University in New York City in 2013.
Grew up dreaming to become an architect, designing all those glorious buildings around the states, Emily Trebek now pursues her career in real estate like her mother. Inspired by her father who has a passion for carpentry, electrical, and sprinklers, she previously showed her curiosity in flipping houses.
On her Father’s Day story, she writes, “I have always been interested in homes. When I was little, I wanted to be an architect. After graduating, I decided to get into real estate. As I was getting ready to flip my first house, I told my dad that I wanted to do it with him. If dad can fix something, he will not have anyone else do it.”
Similarly, Matthew co-owns a Mexican restaurant named Oso in the Hamilton Heights which displays wooden banquettes that are built by him. He says, “There was just something about the hospitality industry that I fell in love with. It’s great because it’s very free form in that it allows you to venture out into so many different fields: design, food, drinks, music, graphic design, and even just talking to people.”
Though we are unable to tell whom Trebek’s brats are actually dating we can shout out for the luxury they are enjoying as progenies of a multimillionaire.
Perks of being a celebrity brats, they are legitimate successors to estimated $50 million of Alex Trebek.
Their father who has endowed her fame and fortunes has currently announced that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer on 6 March 2019 and we wish him for a speedy recovery and power to fight the brutal disease, letting him shine on TV for longer.