Buzzy Cohen Biography
Austin David “Buzzy” Cohen is a prominent recording music executive and trivia enthusiast from Los Angeles. He is best known for his association with the game show Jeopardy! He was the winner of the 2017 Tournament of Champions and later appeared in the All-Star Games in 2019 and was a guest host for the show’s 2021 Tournament of Champions following longtime host Alex Trebek’s death.
Buzy Coghen Age
He was born on March 5, 1985, and he is 38 years old as of April 2023.
Buzzy Cohen Height
He stands at a height of 6ft 1 inch (1.85m).
Buzzy Cohen Family
He has kept his personal life away from the limelight. Thus he has not disclosed any information about his parents. Moreover, it is not whether he has siblings or if he was born as an only child.
Buzzy Cohen Wife
He is married to the love of his life Elisha Levin. They have been married since 2011. He and his wife have two daughters. However, his daughters’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Buzzy Cohen’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million. This awesome net worth he has accrued from his gaming and music recording career.
Buzzy Cohen Salary
As a contestant on Jeopardy!, he won more than $160,000. But his exact salary is unknown.
Buzzy Cohen Education
He received his education at The Pingry School where he graduated in 2003. After that, he attended Columbia University where he received a BA from Columbia College in 2007.
Buzzy Cohen Career
Buzzy Cohen Jeopardy! appearances
In April and May 2016, he won $164,603 over nine games. Many of his victories were guaranteed victories which allowed Cohen to wagner nothing and use his final response to make sarcastic remarks toward Alex Trebek. This is a fun style that earned Cohen both praise and disdain from Jeopardy! fans. Later, he returned for the 2017 Tournament of Champions which he won, collecting the grand prize of $250,000. Again, he appeared in the 2019 Jeopardy! All-Star Games relay tournament. His team went home with $75,000 after losing the wild card match.
Following Trebek’s death, Cohen went on to host the May 2021 Jepardy! Tournament of Champions. This made him the youngest Jeopardy! host at age 36. Since 2022, he has appeared as a recurring guest on the Inside Jeopardy! podcast hosted by current Jeopardy! showrunners Michael Davies and Sarah Whitcomb Foss. That same year in September, he appeared in the category “Fashion with Buzzy Cohen” as a Clue Giver, during the Triple Jeopardy! round on the first episode of Celebrity Jeopardy! on ABC. On September 29, 2022, he hosted the inaugural Jeopardy! Honors event alongside Sarah Whitcomb Foss.
Buzzy Cohen’s Other Appearances
He appeared in the revival of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on ABC in April and May 2020. There, he appeared as a lifeline for comedian Hannibal Burress. In 2022, he joined the cast of the American version of The Chase. There, he joined as a Chaser as a replacement for the departing Ken Jennings. His Chaser’s name is “The Stunner”.