Alex Trebek’s long-running L.A. final lists for $7 million
Alex Trebek’s latest longtime Los Angeles home has hit the market for $7 million more than a year after his death, The Post can report.
Trebek, who passed away on November 8, 2020, 80 after losing his year-long battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, had bought the house with his then newlywed wife, Jean Trebek, in 1991 for $2.15 million.
They would stay in the house where the late and beloved “Jeopardy!” the host would raise three children and become an icon of the house.
Located in Studio City, the five-bedroom, 11-bathroom residence was listed on Saturday.
Located in the upscale community of Fryman Estates, the 1923 Mediterranean-style home has 10,000 square feet of living space on just under 1½ acres, according to the listing.
The main house features four generously sized bedrooms, nine bathrooms, four fireplaces, a butler’s pantry, formal and informal dining rooms, a theater and a bar, the announcement notes.
Also on the property is a detached one-bedroom, two-bathroom guest house.
The extensive grounds include a swimming pool, lush vegetation and mature oak trees.
A source told the Post that his widow, Jean, was ready to move on from the home she had known during her 30-year marriage to Alex, whom she married in April 1990.
“He was truly the love of her life,” the insider said. “She knew that in order to move on, she would have to give up the house.”
In the October 2021 issue of Eden Magazine, Jean, 58, opened up about her marriage to Trebek.
“Like most long-term relationships, we had our ups and downs, but the truth is, we were very close and lived a lot of life together,” she shared, explaining how point it was “important for Alex to keep his personal identity”. life separated from his professional life”, apart from their public appearances.
“Looking back, the fact that I didn’t identify Alex as an ‘icon’ was a gift,” she continued. “We were equal partners in a marriage, and we had our own personal growth issues to deal with, like any ordinary couple.”
Alex’s daughter Emily Trebek, and Renee Ogiens with Compass hold the list.