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Jacques Bailly Net Worth

Jacques Bailly Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Jacques Bailly Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Jacques A. Bailly (born 1966) won the 1980 Scripps National Spelling Bee and now serves as the official pronouncer of the Bee, a position he has held since 2003.Bailly grew up in the Denver, Colorado area. He began participating in spelling bees in sixth grade, training with a nun at his Catholic school. He reached the National Spelling Bee as an eighth grader and won with the word elucubrate.Bailly studied Ancient Greek and Latin, receiving his bachelor's degree from Brown University and his PhD from Cornell University. He learned German in Switzerland with the help of a Fulbright scholarship. In 1990, he wrote a letter to the National Spelling Bee organizers to offer his services and was hired as an associated pronouncer. Bailly became the Bee's chief pronouncer after the death of Alex Cameron in 2003.Besides his duties with the spelling bee, Bailly works full-time as an associate professor of classics at the University of Vermont, specialising in Greek and Roman philosophy, particularly Plato.Bailly plays himself in the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee, which tells the story of a girl who competes in the National Spelling Bee.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1966-01-01
ProfessionActor, Miscellaneous Crew
#Fact
1Serving as the official pronouncer of the Scripps National Spelling Bee [May 2006]
2Is an Associate Professor of Classics at UVM
3Received his PhD from Cornell
4Graduated from Brown University in 1988

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Akeelah and the Bee2006National Spelling Bee Pronouncer (as Jacques Bailly Ph.D.)

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Akeelah and the Bee2006technical advisor - as Jacques Bailly Ph.D.

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spellbound2002Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Michael2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
82nd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals2009TV SpecialHimself - Official Pronouncer (as Dr. Jacques A. Bailly)
Spellbound2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - 2015 National Spelling Bee

Known for movies


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