Current “Jeopardy!” contestant Amy Schneider continues to break records on the famous game show.
On Dec. 29, she nabbed her 21st consecutive win and became the highest-earning woman in “Jeopardy!” history.
According to CBS News and The New York Times, since beginning her reign, the 42-year-old engineering manager has passed Julia Collins for consecutive wins and Larissa Kelly for highest earnings by women.
She has now accumulated a total of $806,000 in winnings, The Washington Post reported.
According to the newspaper, she will have a chance to continue her streak when she joins the Tournament of Champions this week.
In an interview for the show in November, Schneider talked about her very first win being a memorable moment for her as a life-long fan of the game:
By Sarah Dewberry, The Denver Channel.