Honor the late ‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek with these memorable moments
Alex Trebek, the legendary Jeopardy host, is being celebrated on his 81st birthday today, six months after his last episode and eight months after his death. Alex Trebek is remembered not only as the host of Jeopardy, but as a force of good in the world of television.
His friendly banter with contestants, his no-nonsense manner, and his warm demeanor made Alex Trebek one of the best hosts for Jeopardy and earned him a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records as well as seven Daytime Emmys.
Of course, Twitter is already paying homage to Alex Trebek by posting about some of his best moments on Jeopardy. Get ready for Final Jeopardy as we dive into these well wishes and the best moments from Alex Trebek on Jeopardy.
Alex Trebek would’ve been 81 today….here’s the message he left us with on his final episode of Jeopardy 🙏pic.twitter.com/Zro70ThCiK
— Wu-Tang Is For The Children (@WUTangKids) July 22, 2021
A truly kind soul until the end.
Alex Trebek would've turned 81 today. Happy birthday to a true legend! 🕊️
Now enjoy him reading rap lyrics on Jeopardy! pic.twitter.com/GwCQWfRzXX
— BROTHER (@BrotherHQ) July 22, 2021
Now that’s what we call iconic!
As someone who made it up to the stage, I will say there is still no one who can truly hold a candle to the late great Alex Trebek. He is and will continue to be dearly missed in all our homes. Sending love to his family and loyal Jeopardy crew. Happy Birthday Alex. pic.twitter.com/ctyyc99qpt
— Buzzy Cohen (@buzztronics) July 22, 2021
From the stage
Truer words cannot be spoken.
ALEX TREBEK born July 22 (1940-2020)
The young host of Reach for the Top was on his way! pic.twitter.com/MzaYd8jwiE
— Patricia Nolan-Hall (@CaftanWoman) July 22, 2021
Reaching the top
He definitely did that and more!
Happy birthday, Alex Trebek ❤️ https://t.co/px1BdR97j7 pic.twitter.com/x4CdJ9SoT3
— Evan Sporer (@ev_sporer) July 22, 2021
That definitely got a chuckle out of us (along with a tear or two).
Today is Alex Trebek's birthday and now I'm sad.
— The Bean (@favabean05) July 22, 2021
*Hands you tissues*
Happy birthday to Alex Trebek, who would’ve been 81 today. It honestly still breaks my heart that he’s gone. He was such a treasure. The world lost such a good man.
— ericathesuckup™ (@ericathesuckup) July 22, 2021
A good man
We definitely did, but he’ll always be in our hearts and brains!
Alex Trebek is trending. I highly recommend reading his #memoir. pic.twitter.com/gKo2x96y1z
— Nora Pattugalan (@norap_author) July 22, 2021
We stan a multi talented man!
This game show host would have been 81 today
who is #AlexTrebek
happy birthday, Alex Trebek
— Terry (@terryerickson01) July 22, 2021
It's very important in life to know when to shut up."
– Alex Trebek
— brian hale (PB) (@pastorbrianhale) July 22, 2021
Important for life
Definitely wise words to live by!
Have any other moments from Alex Trebek’s time on Jeopardy that will help us celebrate his 81st birthday? Drop them below in the comments before time runs out!