Eric Ahasic is a meteorologist by profession from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is currently known for his Jeopardy performance in the second week of June 2022. Upon entering the show, he dropped 16-game-winning personality Ryan Long, who managed to earn less than $300,000.
Unable to even reach the $300,000 sum, Ryan Long left the show with a heartbreaking message on Twitter, saying goodbye to everyone who had helped him throughout the journey. Eric is now the internet’s new sensation after winning the two-day streak worth $40,000, making his competitors lose by a very small amount.
Eric Ahasic was reportedly born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1989, making him approximately 32 years old. Tom Ehasic is his father while Mary Ehasic Norberg is his mother. This is Eric’s first appearance on a game show like Jeopardy. On stage at the show, Eric revealed that he had always had a dream of performing for the show for many years and now his dream has been fulfilled.
Eric is a graduate of Minneapolis High School and received his bachelor’s degree. After taking the Jeopardy stage, Eric revealed that he is now happy his dream is coming true and excited to see how Jeopardy unfolds for him. He also said that he spent half his life applying for the Jeopardy competition and that he tried to appear on the show for about 15 years.
Eric Ahasic career
Very few details are available about Eric Ahasic’s career. From the things he revealed on stage at Jeopardy, he’s a 32-year-old personality who’s a meteorologist by trade. Immediately after completing his studies, he set out and has been working as a meteorologist in the Chanhassen office of the National Weather Service since 2015.
Hurry to enter the Jeopardy
Eric Ahasic said that he grew up in Illinois and has lived there his entire life, just while applying for Jeopardy every year. He grew up and spent his days watching the show and playing the trivia game at his grandmother’s house.
He took part in the Quiz Bowl once while in school and tried hard for The Jeopardy in 2004 when Ken Jennings was on his record-breaking 74-game winning streak. For the past 15 years he had turned up for quizzes to be on the show, and while he sometimes passed the exams, he still couldn’t pass all the quiz rounds.
Back in March 2021, Eric gave his 15th try at the Jeopardy performance. He was selected for another round and called to audition in July. He was later informed that he could now appear for the show to star on national television.
Eric said on stage that making Jeopardy involves everyone – the participants, coordinators, cameraman and presenter – all helping to calm the environment or things and help people have fun together.
Eric Ahasic biography
|Real name||Eric Ahasic|
|Date of birth||1989|
|Age (as of 2022)||32 years|
|residence||Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA|
|University||University of Nebraska|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 2” – in centimeters – 187 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 82kg – in pounds – 180 pounds|
|hair color||light brown|
Eric Ahasic Family
|mother||Mary Ahasic (Norberg)|
|Marital status||In a relationship|
|Who is Eric Ahasic’s girlfriend/wife?||Kaylee Schmall|
Eric Ahasic Jeopardy Journey
Eric Ahasic performed superbly on the June 6, 2022, show, winning by defeating 16-day winner personality Ryan Long. He made waves when he defeated long-runner Ryan Long for the first time for a total of $299,401.
Eric won the sum of $18,401 and later dominated other contestants’ performances by winning a whopping $21,600 for a two-day winning streak totaling $40,001.
Meteorologist Eric, 32, said he’s been a fan of the show since he was a teenager and finally got a chance to perform for the show after trying for about 15 years.
As per his FB profile, Eric is currently in a healthy relationship with Kaylee Schmall who is from the same city. They have both been together since 2018 as the couple has shared quite a few pictures of them visiting new places together since 2018 and they continue to share photos to date as well.
According to the photo Kaylee posted to her profile in January 2022, they were planning to get married, so we can’t say for sure if they’ve tied the knot or are still planning to. However, if we get solid evidence from reliable sources, we would update this article, so check it daily.