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'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebex Gets Guinness World Record Certificate

June 15, 2014 (6:05 pm) GMT
Trebex is feted for hosting the long-running game show for 6,829 episodes and he plans to continue to do the job 'for a few more years.'

Alex Trebex is celebrating a milestone as "" holds the record for having the "most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter." He was handed a certificate from Guinness World Records this weekend for emceeing the show for over 6,829 episodes.

Trebek has hosted the game show since 1984 and asked approximately 416,000 questions, but the 73-year-old presenter has no plan to retire anytime soon. "I want to continue for a few more years," he said while delivering his speech upon receiving the certificate.

Saying that the honor "is the kind of record that can be replaced," the TV personality jokingly added, "The good news is as long as I keep hosting the program, I stay ahead of whoever's in second place and that makes me feel good."



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