The Longest Winning Streak
Let’s go ahead and dive into the fun stuff. Even after James Holzhauer’s amazing run in 2019, Ken Jennings still holds the record for the longest winning streak on the show. He went an incredible 74 games in 2004.
Jennings also held the record for the highest average correct responses per game (a record that was later broken by Holzhauer). For his performance, the software engineer-turned author walked away with a set total of over $3 million dollars.
Read on to find out what Jennings recently said about current champion James Holzhauer.