Phillips was born in Minneapolis, received a BA in history from Harvard (1986–90). After spending two years in Budapest (1990–1992), he then studied jazz saxophone for four semesters at Berklee College of Music (1992–93). a five-time Jeopardy! champion, and a dismally failed entrepreneur. He lived in Budapest from 1990 to 1992 and in Paris from 2001 to 2003, and now lives in New York with his wife and two sons.
Phillips was featured on the July 27, 2007, episode of... Read More