|Name Julia Collins|
Role Jeopardy! contestant
|TV shows Jeopardy!|
jeopardy champ julia collins ends impressive win streak
Julia Collins (born November 10, 1982) is a former champion on the quiz show Jeopardy! who had the show's second-longest winning streak after Ken Jennings's 74-game record. Between April 21 and June 2, 2014, she won $428,100 for her 20 wins and $1,000 for finishing third in her 21st game, won by Brian Loughnane. She surpassed David Madden's formerly second-longest streak by one game, but with winnings of $428,100, she did not top his $430,300.
- jeopardy champ julia collins ends impressive win streak
- Julia collins eliminated on jeopardy june 2 2014
- Jeopardy Tournament of Champions
- Personal life
Julia collins eliminated on jeopardy june 2 2014
Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions
In the 2014 Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions she finished second in her quarterfinal game against Joshua Brakhage and 2013 College Champion Jim Coury, but reached the semifinals as a wild card. She then won her semifinal game, advancing to the finals, where she finished third, behind Ben Ingram, an IT consultant from Florence, South Carolina, and second-place finisher Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst, voiceover artist, and blogger from Broadview Heights, Ohio.
A native of Kenilworth, Illinois, Collins graduated from The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia in 2001. She earned a double-major bachelor's degree in art history and history from Wellesley College in 2005, and a master's degree in logistics and supply chain management engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010.