Matt Brooks (Jeopardy) Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Matt Brooks is the new champion on the Jeopardy stage and he will defend his title tonight. He is a well-known healthcare IT analyst from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Matt defeated the previous day’s champion Cat Pisacano who managed to dethrone Drew Basile after 7 seven-day winning streak.

Matt Brooks Net Worth

Matt Brooks is an IT professional with 21 years of experience in the healthcare industry in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He earns income from working in companies as an IT Specialist and Data Support Technician. On 1 July 2024, Matt Brooks became the New Champion of the Jeopardy game show. He collected a One-day amount of $10,600. Matt Brooks is assumed to have a net worth of $500K in 2024.

Net Worth: $500 Thousand
Real Name: Matt Brooks
Birth Date: 1974-1975
Age (as of 2024): 49 Years
Birth Place: Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Wife: Daniel DiBona

Early Life

Matt Brooks was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Matt is 49 years old as of 2024. His mother’s name is Susan Brooks and his father’s name is Bennie Brooks. His siblings and other relatives’ information is unknown. Regarding his educational background, He was a Chancellor High School graduate. He attended Baruch College from 1995-1999.


Matt started working in a financial firm, KPMG, in New York. There, he served as Executive Assistant from 1998 – 2001 and supported staff, including drafting, editing, and presentation.

Matt Brooks then served as a technical writer from Dec 2005 – Sep 2008 at Universal Systems and Technology. Also, he supervised quality assurance and compilation of final deliverables from Unitech to the Director of Intelligence.

Matt Brooks started working as an IT Support Specialist at Lockheed Martin in Quantico, Virginia. There, he handled technical support for the Stafford and Quantico offices, including Windows 7 and 8 computer systems. In April 2015, Matt joined Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

He served there as a Desktop Support Analyst and maintained asset inventory, configured computer devices, provided 24/7 call support, and much more. He rose to prominence after being promoted to Analyst/Application Coordinator in May 2017 at Mary Washington Healthcare.

Jeopardy Journey 

Matt has appeared on Jeopardy – Season 40 game show. In the show, he competed against contestants Zoe Strassfield and Cat Pisacano on Monday, 1st July 2024. During the first round, Matt gave four correct answers; Zoe struggled and got $0. In the end, the score was like –

  • Matt Brooks – $2,600
  • Zoe Strassfield – $2,000
  • Cat Pisacano – $0

After the Jeopardy Round, Matt gave ten correct and none of the incorrect answers. Cat gave 13 correct and 2 incorrect, while Zoe gave three correct and three incorrect answers. After the Jeopardy round, Matt was in the lead, and he had scores like –

  • Matt – $6,600
  • Cat – $5,200
  • Zoe – $1,000

Cat and Zoe struggled to find the correct answers during the Double Jeopardy Round. Cat gave nine correct answers and was in the lead, sending her to the Final round.

  • Cat gave 22 correct and 3 incorrect answers
  • Matt gave 17 correct and 2 incorrect answers
  • Zoe gave nine correct and 7 incorrect answers

The scores of each contestant in the final round-

  • Cat – $12,300
  • Matt – $10,600
  • Zoe – $1,600

Zoe and Matt got the final Jeopardy question correctly answered. Cat could not answer the question correctly and had to lose $8,901. This sends Cat and Zoe out of the show and Matt to appear for the next episode.

Final Result –

  • Matt $10,600 + $0 = $10,600 (1-day total: $10,600)
  • Cat $12,300 – $8,901 = $3,399
  • Zoe $1,600 + $1,500 = $3,100

Personal Life

Matt Brooks is married to Daniel DiBona. He has not shared any details about his married life, and whether he has any children is also unknown. He is active on social media platforms. He has 180 connections and 180 followers on his LinkedIn account.

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