Alex Jacob, Jeopardy winner

Alex Jacob is a Chicagoan who just won big on Jeopardy.

Jacob has won Jeopardy six times and this week was crowned the winner of the Tournament of Champions, where he won $250,000! He is currently a currency trader here in Chicago and he is a former professional poker player. In 2006, he won the United States Poker Championship.

Check out Alex's amazing run on Jeopardy here.

And make sure to follow him on twitter @whoisalexjacob