Margaret Shelton (Jeopardy) Bio, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Margaret Shelton is a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She joined the show Jeopardy on March 1, 2022 and is still expanding her appearance on the show to tell everyone a story. With her unique dress style and quirkiness, she managed to catch the attention of Jeopardy fans and they are enjoying their stay on the show very much. As per the social media posts, so many viewers want her to keep winning and work her way up to the Tournament of the Champions round.

Margaret Shelton (Jeopardy) Bio, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Early life

Judging by her looks, we can safely assume that Margaret Shelton is in her early 50s. She developed her Southern accent growing up in Drew, Mississippi but now resides in Pittsburgh and is the daughter of Vernon Shelton. If we take a look at her education, she went to North Sunflower Academy, Mississippi and earned Delta Gamma, Phi Beta Kappa honors and finished her degree at Sally McDonald Barksdale Honors College. Professionally she is a housewife and no past can be found about her. Shelton became the winner on day one in fierce competition with others.

She earned the amount of $13,600 and earned a total of $16,600 while giving 21 correct and 4 wrong answers. On the second day, it rose to $41,000 including 26 right and wrong answers. She later played with Ryan Pressman and Louis Dellaperuta on day 3 and won the sum of $17,200 in a single day by getting 15 correct answers and 2 wrong answers. She’s continued her journey throughout the week anyway, and she’s also on the show for day four. With her four consecutive hits, she is still on the show on Friday, March 4, 2022, winning a total series of $79,000.

Margaret Shelton Jeopardy

On the fourth day, she single-handedly earned the amount of $21,500, and despite wrong answers, she led the day with such an amount. On the set of Friday’s show, she lapped up the public with her outstanding balance of $24,000. The only question she gave an incorrect answer to was a character in a book by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky to which neither she nor her competitors gave the right answer. So she had the chance to erase the “story” with her marks and correct answers.

She showed her impressive performance while beating out some serious contenders, including Adrian Alcalá (a software developer from Great Barrington, Massachusetts) and Caitlin McHale (a college marketing manager from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). On Day Four, March 4, 2022, Shelton revealed her anxiety and admitted it feels a little scary behind the contestant’s podium. She said playing Jeopardy is like getting married a show, you want to do it but you’re scared inside. Upon testimony, host Jenning was quick to respond that “it’s something short-lived.”

Margaret Shelton Biography

Real nameMargaret Shelton
date of birth1970s
Age (as of 2022)50s
place of birthDrew, Mississippi
residencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
sun sign

Physical Statistics

heightin feet inches – 5′ 4” – in centimeters – 162 cm
Weightin kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds
Hair colorGray
eye colorhazel
body typeaverage

Margaret Shelton Family

motherVernon Shelton


schoolNorth Sunflower Academy
UniversityOle Miss University, Sally McDonald Barksdale Honors College

Relationship status

marital statussingle
Who is Margaret Shelton’s husband?

Personal life

As for her personal life, Margaret Shelton has certainly married in the past. She revealed on the show that she had to move with her husband before finally settling in Pittsburgh. She also stated that she has no children and lives alone. Exciting to see Margaret Shelton gain her stripes on the set of Jeopardy with the upcoming show on Monday 7th March 2022.

Margaret Shelton’s net worth

Margaret is certainly a fun person filled with the wealth of knowledge we can see on the show. Also, she is a housewife, so details about her net worth and personal investments are not available. As such, we can’t predict her actual net worth just yet, but whatever she makes from the show, she’d certainly spend on jewelry.

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