Knowing the chairman of the board can now win you some money. An episode of the most popular trivia show of all time, Jeopardy!, featured a question in which Vince McMahon was the answer.
WWE.com has posted a story regarding the question, along with the context:
In a proud moment for members of the WWE Universe, the WWE Chairman was featured as an $800 question in the “Promotion” category, after Alex Trebek posed, “This billionaire wrestling promoter has owned what’s now the WWE since 1982.” Sadly, it wasn’t a Daily Double, but it wasn’t long before the question was met with an answer and Trebek’s most sought-after response: “correct.”
Don't let @VinceMcMahon's Jeopardy! clue distract you from the fact that in 1998, the Undertaker threw Mankind off Hell in a Cell, and he plummeted 16 feet through an announcer's table. #YoureOnJ! pic.twitter.com/VcU5m9Ky4z
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) January 7, 2019
The moment that the clue talks about, where The Undertaker threw Mankind off of Hell in a Cell can be seen below:
How has it taken this long for McMahon to be an answer on Jeopardy? He has been one of the most influential sports figures in the last 35 years, and is basically a member of both the sports world and pop culture. Oh well. Nice job, Vince!
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