Arthur Chu


In 2014 Arthur Chu underwent a meteoric rise from humble insurance company employee to nationwide celebrity after winning $400,000 on the game show Jeopardy! and becoming a controversial public figure in the process. Using a unique strategy that caused many to accuse him of being dishonorable, unlikable and "ruining the game," Arthur was one of many recent people to "go viral," undergoing hundreds to thousands of attacks every day online for his appearance, his behavior, and -- yes -- his racial background. Rather than buckling under the critics, Arthur took to social media to hit back. He became a participant in the dialogue over what "Arthur Chu's success on Jeopardy! 'means'", rather than…