Yogesh Raut: Wiki, Bio, Age, Jeopardy, News, Family, Net Worth

Yogesh Raut: Wiki, Bio, Age, Jeopardy!, News, Family, Net Worth, Blog, Podcast, Stanford, IMSA, The Wronger Box, Parents, Kids, Social Media: Yogesh Raut is a quiz bowl personality, a Blogger, Podcaster and Freelance Writer from Originally Springfield, Illinois. Born in 1984 he is 38 years old, as of January 2023. A multi-university graduate, Yogesh has been competing in the quiz bowl for a long time. A psychology and film enthusiast, he runs his own blog called “The Wronger Box”. He is making it to the news headlines off lately after he shared a series of rants regarding the popular American game show Jeopardy! on his Facebook profile.

Yogesh Raut

Yogesh Raut Birth, Age, and Family

Raut was born to his parents Jagdish Raut and Dr. Aarti Raut in 1984 in Originally Springfield, Illinois. While we do not know what his father’s occupation is, his mother was a neonatologist who used to work at HSHS St. Johns hospital. The American freelance writer is also married.

However, we have no further details on the date and month of his birth, his siblings, other family members, or any other information regarding his wife’s name, age, occupation, and whether the couple has any child or not. This section will be updated as soon as we fetch any information regarding the same.

Yogesh Raut Educational Qualifications

In terms of educational qualifications, Raut studied at Grant Middle School where he also participated in Scholastic Bowl. He then attended Springfield High School. While there, he played as a freshman. After this, he went to Illinois Math and Science Academy where he graduated high school in 2001. Also, he made his team win two state titles in 1999 and 2001.

From 2001 to 2005, he studied Psychology at Stanford University and completed his Bachelor’s degree. Then from 2005 to 2007, he studied Master’s in Films at The University of South California. After this, he attended Berkeley University from 2007 to 2009, UT-Austin University from 2009 to 2011,  New York University from 2011 to 2013, New Mexico State University from 2013 to 2014, and Washington State University from 2017. At present, he has a bachelor’s and three master’s degrees. 

The Wronger Box Blogger 

Yogesh Raut Career

As per his Facebook profile, Yogesh was working at the Department of Psychology at New York University in 2011. He then started working at Social Identity and Morality Lab in 2012. After he shifted to Vancouver, Canada, he worked as a research associate at Washington State University in 2017.

Besides this, he is a self-employed blogger who runs his blog named “The Wronger Box”. It is accessible only to the readers who are invited. Being a student of Films, he often writes regarding them in his blog.

Yogesh Raut at Jeopardy!

On January 11, 2023, Raut appeared as a contestant in Jeopardy! Season 39 for the first time. He was trying to get to the same for the past 20 years. He won $41.6 thousand on his first day. After winning three games at the popular American game show, he won a total of $96,403 thousand. His stint at the game show ended when Katie Palumbo knocked him out.

Jeopardy! Season 39 Contestant

Recently, he was in the news headlines after he shared a series of rants regarding the popular American game show Jeopardy! on his Facebook profile. He is receiving mixed reactions for the same over the internet. Furthermore, Megan Greenwell, former Deadspin Editor-In-Chief mocked his move which created more buzz.

Yogesh Raut Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

The freelance writer Yogesh is 6 feet or 185 cm tall. Details regarding his weight are not available. In terms of appearance, he has black hair, and light brown eyes.

Yogesh Raut Religion, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Net Worth

At the moment, there is no information available regarding which religion Yogesh follows, what ethnicity he has, and what is his estimated net worth. We will update the details soon as we fetch any information.

Yogesh Raut Social Media

The 38 years old blogger is not available on any major social media platform except Facebook. Not much can be told looking at his profile he is an active Facebook user and uses the platform to share his views. His last few posts were regarding his experience at Jeopardy!.

Yogesh at Jeopardy!

Here is the full bio/wiki of Yogesh Raut his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, family, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Instagram, Twitter, Jeopardy!, News, Family, Net Worth, Blog, Podcast, Stanford, IMSA, The Wronger Box, Parents, Kids, Social Media, and more.

Yogesh Information Table

Name   Yogesh Raut
Known as   Yogesh Raut
Gender   Male
Profession   Blogger, Podcaster, and Freelance Writer
Height (approx.)   in centimeters – 183 cm

meters –  1.83 m

feet inches – 6 ft 0 in

Weight (approx.)   in kilograms –  Not Known

in pounds –  Not Known

Figure Measurements   Not Known
Eye Colour   Dark Brown
Hair Colour   Black
Date of Birth   1984 (Date and Month Not Known)
Age (as of 2022)   38 years
Birth Place   Not Known
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Not Known
Nationality   Not Known
Hometown   Springfield Illinois
School   Grant Middle School

Springfield High School

Illinois Math and Science Academy

College/University   Stanford University (2001 to 2005)

The University of South California (2005 to 2007)

Berkeley University (2007 to 2009)

UT-Austin University (2009 to 2011)

New York University (2011 to 2013)

New Mexico State University  (2013 to 2014)

Washington State University (2017)

Educational Qualification   Post Graduation
Religion   Not Known
Ethnicity   Not Known
Caste   Not Known
Current Address   Vancouver, Canada
Hobbies/Interests   Not Known
Marital Status   Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends   Not Known
Sexuality   Not Known
Parents   Father: Jagdish Raut

Mother: Dr. Arti Raut

Siblings   Not Known
Husband/Spouse   Not Known
Children   Not Known
Net Worth   Not Known

Raut Social Media Accounts


Yogesh Raut

Some Lesser Known Facts About Yogesh

  • Raut runs a blog named “The Wronger Box”.
  • He represented his State (Illinois) in the Panasonic Academic Challenge in 2000 and 2001.
  • Yogesh is from the Originally Springfield, Illinois.
  • His mother, Dr. Aarti Raut is a neonatologist.
  • He won a total of $96,403 in three consecutive games at Jeopardy! season 39.


1. Who is Yogesh Raut?

He is a Blogger, Podcaster, and Freelance Writer popular for appearing as a contestant on Jeopardy! season 39.

2. How old is Yogesh?

Raut was born in 1984. Thus, he is 38 years old, as of January 2023.

3. Who are Yogesh’s parents?

Yogesh father is Jagsish Raut and his mother is Dr. Aarti Raut.

4. How tall is Yogesh?

He is 6 feet tall.

5. Is Yogesh Raut married?

Yes, Mr. Raut is married. But there is no further information available regarding the name, age, and other details about his wife.

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