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Jeopardy's Amy Schneider Quit Her Job — Here's What She's Doing Next

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Jeopardy! history, is quitting her day job.Schneider, a software engineering manager living in Oakland, Calif., announced her move Tuesday via Twitter."Some of you may have heard, but I quite my day job!" she wrote. "It's a big nerve-wracking to pivot from software engineer to ...

public figure, I guess? But regardless of the outcome I'm so excited to spend the next couple years at least tackling this new challenge." Schneider won 40 consecutive games in a run from November through January, the second most of any contestant on the show — Ken Jennings is first with 74.

She is fourth in terms of regular-season cash winnings with $1.382 million, behind Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Matt Amodio.

She’s the first woman to pass the million-dollar mark on Jeopardy!She is the first trans contestant to qualify for the Tournament of Champions, in which the season’s top 15 winners compete.

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