MATT AMODIO’s winning streak on “Jeopardy!” has come to an end after 38 consecutive wins. He now has the second-longest winning streak in the show’s history. Overall, Matt has earned a little over $1.5 million. This puts him at third place behind KEN JENNINGS at $2.5 million and JAMES HOLZHAUER at $2.4 million. Jennings is still king of the mountain with 74 wins. Holzhauer made it to 32 wins. Matt said, “I always wanted to be a ‘Jeopardy!’ champion, and I accomplished that. l know going into every bar trivia game that I’m going to come in with a little intimidation factor. But also, I just like the badge that it represents.” He came in third place last night, after failing to find the Daily Doubles and answering the Final “Jeopardy!” clue incorrectly.
Reba’s “Reba: Live in Concert” tour will kick-off January 13th in Evansville, Indiana . . . and run through March 19th in Rosemont, Illinois. And it’s going to be an all-female lineup. Caylee Hammack, Tenille Townes, Hannah Dasher, Brandy Clark, Brittney Spencer, and Reyna Roberts will open select shows. And if you see Reba’s boyfriend, actor Rex Linn, backstage at some point, don’t be surprised. Not only are they going strong, they’ve even discussed getting married. She says, “We’ve talked about it, giggled about it, and thought, ‘If we ever did have a ceremony we’d have to have a two o’clock, four o’clock, six o’clock, and an eight o’clock because we have so many friends, acquaintances, and families.” Another reason it may happen? “We were both wannabe cowboys-cowgirls and then got into the entertainment business. We have a lot of similar loves and passions. We get along so well. I’m just very grateful.”
CHASE BRYANT got engaged to his model girlfriend Selena Weber over the weekend. He timed the proposal to coincide with his 28th birthday. Here’s what he wrote on Instagram, “Can’t wait to spend forever with you, my love. Best birthday present ever, was you saying yes to eternity.”
PITBULL played Nashville last Thursday, and a special guest -TRACE ADKINS showed up to help perform their hit, “Where the Country Girls At”. Pitbull told the crowd that they had never met, until that day. “Tonight I get a chance to meet somebody in person [and] also get a chance to perform this record with. We’re going to perform it in Nashville and meeting for the first time. This, folks, is called history in the making.”
RON and CLINT HOWARD released their joint-memoir today. It’s called “The Boys”, and it’s about growing up in Hollywood.
It’s official: Danica Patrick has run the Boston Marathon. The retired pro race car driver, 39, completed the 125th running of the historic Boston Marathon on Monday, and celebrated her accomplishment on social media. ”I am so grateful to be able to do @bostonmarathon!!! Thank you to all who donated to the @lightfoundation! However, I do not want to do another marathon! 😂 So, whoever says you’ll sign up again right after is cray cray!” Patrick said.
Darci Lynne Farmer is 17. Ventriloquist / singer who won “America’s Got Talent” when she was 12.
Kirk Cameron is 51. Mike Seaver on “Growing Pains”.
Martie Maguire is 52. The (Dixie) Chicks and Court Yard Hounds.
Hugh Jackman is 53.