Jean Trebek, wife of the late Alex Trebek, thanked the fan host of the legendary “Jeopardy!” for wishing them luck, and they provided stunning photos of the two in an Instagram post posted on Wednesday on the wedding day.
In the photo, Alex Trebek held Jean Trebek’s hand while he was wearing a ring on her finger. The couple married in 1990.
Jean Trebek, the co-founder of the lifestyle website Insidewink, said: “My family and I sincerely thank you for your sympathy and generosity.”
The beloved trivia show host died earlier this week at the age of 80 after battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Since Alex Trebek’s fan tribute, he started hosting the show in 1984, and it has been pouring in since the announcement of his death.
Alex Trebek often talks publicly about his marriage and shared his regrets about his relationship with People magazine last year: He wants to get married soon.
The Canadian-born game show host reviewed his years with a lifestyle blogger and pointed out the difference in their age of 24 in the interview.
“My wife has been with me for almost 29 years. I am thinking about President Bush’s death and all the comments about his life, about him being a good person, and the way he was with his wife for 73 years., “Jeopardy! The master said. “I thought, oh my goodness… If I had just met Jean in my 20s, we could have lived longer. “
He later joked: “I think if I met her when I was 20, she would not be born. But hey, 29 is not bad!”
Alex Trebek and Jean Trebek have two adult children, Matthew and Emily. “Jeopardy!” The owner is also the parents of Nicky, the daughter of his first wife Elaine Callei.
Jean Trebek shared a tribute to his father’s Father’s Day on Instagram in June, with photos of Matthew, Emily and Nicky.
“I can’t help thinking that our little family is destined to become!” she wrote in that article.
Alex Trebek’s last day in the studio was October 29th. He recorded an episode that will be broadcast on December 25 in the game show announced this week.
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