Rhone Talsma (Jeopardy) Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Partner, Family

Rhone Talsma is an information specialist. He has worked in the same position in the public libraries for the past 6 years. His work involves taking on client-facing roles, planning, events and managing graphic content (both digital and print), publishing and delivering courses. He also works on developing web strategies, developing instructional materials, and evaluating library programs and processes.

Rhone Talsma (Jeopardy) Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Partner, Family

Early life

Rhone Talsma was born in 1991 and grew up in the southern suburb of Plainfield, Illinois. As for his education, he attended Plainfield Central High School and later enrolled at DePaul University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Women’s and Gender Studies. He attended university from 2011 to 2015, where he majored in LGBTQ and graphic design. In 2016 he went to the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. There at the university he received his Master in Library & Information Science-MLIS in 2018. He describes himself as a member of the American Library Association.

Rhone Talsma career

Rhone’s career began in 2017 when he began working for the Skokie Public Library in August 2017. He was appointed Access Service Intern and held the position for four months until November 2017. His work involved maintaining, accessing and recognizing the records of graphic novels.

He later worked as a CyberNavigator at Advanced Resources from December 2015 to April 2018. It was a Chicago-based company where he was tasked with working with clients to improve their digital literacy and confidence in technology. Rhone then joined the Chicago Ridge Public Library as a multimedia librarian in May 2018. His current professional position is as a librarian at the Chicago Ridge Public Library. He has worked in the same position for the last 3 years and 9 months.


He recently participated in Jeopardy! Show. He managed to go head-to-head with dozens of other contestants but had no chance of defeating Amy Schneider. But Amy Schneider had a sizable lead when she failed to answer the last question, dropping to second place after failing to come up with an answer to her $8,000 bet and the correct answer falling into the hands of none other than Rhone. Despite holding a position and working for the public libraries, Rhone Talsma is the new Jeopardy champion who set Amy Schneider’s record. Amy Schneider was the show’s highest performing contestant.

Amy is a member of the LGBTQ+ community who later identified as queer after getting married and consequently divorced her first husband. She was the only Jeopardy contestant to win the show by 40 consecutive games. She finished fourth on all regular seasons of Jeopardy. So far she has won an amount of $1.382 million. The audience’s excitement rose as Rhone Talsma performed in Final Jeopardy! found the answer and Schneider found no answer. Rhone Talsma said, “…I wasn’t expecting to face a 40 Day Champion and I was excited to maybe see someone else kill the giant…I’m still in shock.”

Rhone Talsma biography

Real nameRhône Talsma
date of birth1991
Age (as of 2022)31 years
place of birthPlainfield, IL, USA
sun sign

Physical Statistics

heightin feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm
Weightin kilograms – 62kg – in pounds – 136 pounds
Hair colorBald
eye colorhazel
body typeSlim

Rhone Talsma Family



schoolPlainfield Central High School
UniversityDePaul University, University of Illinois

Relationship status

marital status
Is Rhone Talsma gay?Yes

Personal life

Rhone Talsma is said to be gay and is believed to be engaged to another male friend whose identity has not yet been released. However, rumors are rumours. At the moment we don’t have the exact details of his love life and will surely update this section for our viewers. If we look at his Instagram profile, he shared a few pictures with his likely partner, even saying love you to him.

Rhone Talsma and its fortune

Rhone is an ordinary man with a private job and the role of a librarian. He has his commitments and promises about his life. He organizes his everyday life in accordance with his lifestyle and the aspirations of his family members. Rhone is said to get a lot of money from the Jeopardy show. He won an amount of $29,600 points on Wednesday January 26, 2022. Before joining the show, he worked as a librarian at the Chicago Ridge Public Library. He should earn a good income with his professional life. Also, he earned quite a bit from the show.

Facts About Rhone Talsma

  • In his spare time, Rhone enjoys singing with two different choirs.
  • He also enjoys writing chronicle music and astrology, playing video games and keeping up to date while reading Wikipedia and other information on the internet.
  • Rhone is a family man. He appears to be celebrating or enjoying with his family, spotted on his Miller’s Pub Instagram profile in 2019.
  • He is probably a dog lover who loves hanging out with friends and dogs and has also posted some of his pictures on his social media profile.

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