Who won Jeopardy! tonight, April 29?

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin)
Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin) /

Mattea Roach is closing in on 20 consecutive Jeopardy! wins as she continues to climb the show’s all-time leaderboard. So how did she do on Friday night?

Roach entered tonight’s game with 18 wins in a row, good for $438,183 in winnings. That total places the tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada sixth on the Jeopardy! all-time list of winningest players in regular play.

Friday, she faced off against Terri Huggins, an associate director of admissions from New York, New York, and Julian Glander, an animator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight?

The games haven’t been as easy this week for Mattea Roach. She hasn’t always jumped out the early leads that fans are used to seeing. Tonight, she actually finished the “Jeopardy!” round in second place. Julian Glander led with $4,200, followed by Roach with $3,400, and Terri Huggins with $1,200.

Roach managed to turn things around during “Double Jeopardy!” play. The second round ended with Roach leading at $17,000. In second sat Glander with $11,000 and Huggins remained in third with $800.

It all came down to “Final Jeopardy!” on Friday night. Mattea Roach was the only contestant to answer correctly, winning the game and extending her streak to 19 games. Her winnings now total $$460,184.

What was tonight’s Final Jeopardy! clue?

Tonight’s “Final Jeopardy!” wasn’t easy, but it demonstrated the high-quality champion that is Mattea Roach. Here’s the clue in the category “Musical Inspirations”:

“Tuileries” & “The Great Gate of Kiev” were 2 of the artworks that inspired this classical work completed in 1874

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin) /

Answer: What is Pictures at an Exhibition?

Mattea Roach wrote down the correct response and added $5,001 to her total. Julian Glander incorrectly came up with “What is Swan Lake?” as his response, while Terri Huggins failed to come up with an answer.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight, April 29?

To recap, here’s how Jeopardy! finished for Friday, April 29, 2022:

1. Mattea Roach: $22,001
2. Julian Glander: $4,999
3. Terri Huggins: $1

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