Yungsheng Wang is the new contestant on the stage of Jeopardy, who entered the show on July 4th, 2022. Believing in luck and intelligence, he became the winner of the day, defeating other contestants namely Andie Huskie and Eleanor Dixon in his first episode. Yongsheng is heating up the jeopardy phase as he has won $84202 from three winning streaks so far.
Born in 1982, Yungsheng Wang is 40 years old and comes from Santa Monica, California. His education began in 1999 when he enrolled at Dartmouth College and received his Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages, Literature, Environmental and Evolutionary Biology in 2003. From 2004 to 2006 he had a further degree as Master of Arts in East Asian Language, Literature and Linguistics with a combination of classical and modern Chinese literature. He received his master’s degree from Yale University. From 2007 to 2010 he enrolled at the University of Southern California and received his doctorate in law with a degree in law.
Yungsheng Wang Jeopardy journey
He got about 22 correct answers and 6 wrong answers and won an amount of $22,800 in the first episode. He appeared for another episode on July 5 and participated in the game with other contestants, namely Suzy Garver and Jake Marvin. Again, he played very well and became the day’s winner, beating all of his competitors to win the sum of $25,001 on a two-day winning streak of $47,801. Next, he played Episode 3 and won the show again for a winnings amount of $36,401, making a three-day winning streak of $84,202.
On the July 6 show, he initially showed no excitement and had a very small win amount, but as soon as he approached the Double Jeopardy round, he earned the total of $19,200. Now on the day of July 7th he performed for the 4th time beating all his competitors namely Heather Brown and Brian Ahern. And made another winning streak for the day.
Yungsheng Wang career
Yungsheng began his career in June 2009 while still studying for his PhD and landed the role of Summer Associate at Reed Smith LLP, where he worked for two months. From August 2010 to March 2011 he worked at the University of Southern California as a research associate of Professor Edward Kleinbard. During his tenure, he conducted research on international tax reforms, in-depth studies on territorial vs. a comprehensive tax regime for multinational corporations, and many other research-based studies.
From March 2011 to June 2012, Wang worked as an attorney for Richardson and Patel in the greater Los Angeles area. His work has involved drafting, reviewing and filing securities documents including S-1, 10-K, 10Q and Form 8-K, working on reverse mergers, financing private placements and many other finance-related work.
He also worked as a contract compliance specialist for ICANN and dedicated 9 years of his life to this job, where he still is as of early March 2013. He previously served in that position as a junior associate, spending 9 months with Glancy, Binkow and Goldberg, LLP. In addition to being a Contract Compliance Specialist for ICANN, he also works as a Business Development Manager for XYZ.COM, LLC based in Santa Monica, California. On his LinkedIn profile, he calls himself the Deputy Public Defender based in Santa Monica, California.
Yungsheng Wang Biography
|Real name||Yungsheng Colin Wang|
|Date of birth||1982|
|Age (as of 2022)||40 years|
|residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|University||University of Southern California, Yale University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 68kg – in pounds – 150 pounds|
Yungsheng Wang Family
|Who is Yungsheng Wang’s wife/girlfriend?||–|
Many people want to know who his partner or wife is, but at the moment it is not known whether Yungsheng Wang is married or not. He appears to be humorous, quirky, and intelligent, as evidenced by his on-stage lectures of Jeopardy. But he seems to be keeping his reputation safe by not giving details about his private life.
Yungsheng Wang net worth
Yungsheng Wang, who has a long career of 13 years of legal and financial experience, surely earns good income from his professional life. It is certain that he could earn around $2 million as his total net worth.