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¿Quién quiere ser millonario? was the Costa Rican version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Aired from 2009 to 2013 on Teletica channel. Hosted by Ignacio Santos Pasamontes. It is the first version in Central America.

Lifelines Edit

Seasons Edit

  • Season 1 (? episodes, February 3, 2009 - 2010)
  • Season 2 (? episodes, 2010 - 2011)
  • Season 3 (? episodes, August 30, 2011 - February 28, 2012)
  • Season 4 (26 episodes, February 19, 2013 - September 3, 2013)

Money Trees Edit

Question Prize (2009-2013) Prize (2013)
15 ₡25 000 000 ₡30 000 000
14 ₡15 000 000 ₡15 000 000
13 ₡10 000 000 ₡10 000 000
12 ₡7 500 000 ₡7 500 000
11 ₡5 000 000 ₡5 000 000
10 ₡3 000 000 ₡3 000 000
9 ₡2 000 000 ₡2 000 000
8 ₡1 500 000 ₡1 500 000
7 ₡1 000 000 ₡1 000 000
6 ₡750 000 ₡750 000
5 ₡500 000 ₡500 000
4 ₡400 000 ₡400 000
3 ₡300 000 ₡300 000
2 ₡200 000 ₡200 000
1 ₡100 000 ₡100 000

Top Prize winners Edit

  • Willy Pérez - ₡25 000 000 (June 29, 2010) (Winner of special 2010 World Cup edition)

The biggest winners other than Top Prize winners Edit

Top Prize losers Edit

  • Orlando Morales - ₡3 000 000 (June 1, 2010) (₡25 000 000 question wrong; lost ₡22 000 000)

The biggest losers other than Top Prize losers Edit

  • Maarten Kappelle - ₡3 000 000 (June 15, 2010) (₡10 000 000 question wrong; lost ₡4 500 000)[2]

Contestants who left with nothing Edit

Trivia Edit

  • In Season 1 (2009) 112 contestants appeared and won 250 000 000 colón (approximately $400 000).
  • On August 18, 2009 was an amazing case in the Costa Rican version's history, where the participant used the Ask the Audience lifeline on the 10th question. The audience voted equally for all 4 options of the answer (25% each).
  • On March 5, 2013, this contestant reached to the 12th question with all four of her lifelines.
    • This child contestant did the same thing the previous contestant did. Also with this contestant, his 12th question with the 50:50, the audience gave 50% each of both remaining answers.

References Edit

  1. https://youtu.be/d9xwd-dAJq4
  2. https://youtu.be/SmRdUqZgBQ0