Drew Basile Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Drew Basile is a famous young contestant who became the Jeopardy champion yesterday by defeating outstanding Adriana Harmeyer. She was on a 15-win streak when Drew finally dethroned her and won the final jeopardy.  Earlier he appeared on Survivor in Season 45 in 2023 and was eliminated in 6th place.

Drew Basile Net Worth

Drew is a strong contestant from Survivor season 45. He is interested in writing and reading Literature. He also likes to dance and play mind games, such as Scrabble. He is currently comfortable living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On 19th June 2024, he has a 1-day total of $23,482 from Jeopardy season 40. Drew Basile has a net worth of $1 million in 2024.

Net Worth: $1 Million
Real Name: Drew Basile
Birth Date: December 25, 2000
Age (as of 2024): 23 Years
Birth Place: Birmingham, Michigan, USA
Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)

Early Life

Drew Basile was born on 25th September 2000 in his hometown, Birmingham, Michigan. He has not mentioned any details related to his father, mother, and siblings in the television shows. Talking about Drew Basile’s educational background, Drew finished his high school studies. He attended the University of Pennsylvania from 2019 to 2023.

Drew received a Bachelor’s degree in English language and Literature. After that, he enrolled at the University of Oxford to pursue a master’s. He completed his master’s studies from Sep 2023 to June 2024 and received a Master’s in English language and Literature.

Rise to Fame

Drew Basile began his career working while studying. He moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to find work during the ongoing pandemic. From May 2020 – Jun 2021, Drew worked as a “Researcher” for a Russian-language poetry symposium, where Drew compiled biographic and bibliographic data about recent figures and managed the symposium website.

He worked as an Intern at the University of Pennsylvania Press Inc. from May 2021 to Aug 2021. Drew was the captain of his trivia team, which won a national trivia championship in 2019. He participates in competitive Scrabble tournaments.


Drew is a bright and intelligent young student. He introduces himself as smart, witty, and dynamic. Drew gained fame when he became a contestant and was featured on CBS’s original television series Survivor 45. He was the sixth jury member in the show and Lasted 23 days (13th voted out). His Alliance(s) are Reba Four and Challenge Wins—8.

Drew most recently appeared as a contestant on Jeopardy Season 40. In the show, he competed against contestants Tekla Saute and Adriana Harmeyer. He defeated 15-time champion Adriana Harmeyer and won 1 game.

Personal Life

Drew Basile is a single, hard-working young man as of 2024. He has not revealed any details about his girlfriend to the public. He is currently focused on his career and competitive show Jeopardy.

Social Media

He is active on social media platforms. He has verified his instagram account with the username @drewbasile45. Drew has 22 posts and 18.7k followers on his verified instagram page. He has 104 connections and 181 followers on LinkedIn. He has a Twitter account with the username @DrewBasile45.

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