Chad Finley, from Las Vegas, Nevada was a contestant who appeared on the 15th season of the U.S. version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on September 15, 2016 and won $5,000 after he answered incorrectly on his $10,000 question.

Chad's Run to the MillionEdit

$500 (1 of 14) - Not timed
Warning people to be cautious with what may at first seem attractive, a common proverb states that "all that glitters is not" what metal?
• A: Gold • B: Zinc
• C: Cobalt • D: Manganese

$1,000 (2 of 14) - Not timed
Long before Michael Bloomberg banned it in NYC bars, in 1590 Pope Urban VII decreed that anyone who did what in church would be excommunicated?
• A: Talked loudly • B: Smoked
• C: Sent a text • D: Brought a crying baby

$2,000 (3 of 14) - Not timed
When it was released in Israel, the movie "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" was given a Hebrew title meaning "It's Raining" what?
• A: Falafel • B: Gnocchi
• C: Soufflés • D: Kung Pao chicken

$3,000 (4 of 14) - Not timed
Which of these is NOT an actual past or present famous athlete with a very appropriate name?
• A: Usain Bolt, sprinter • B: Margaret Court, tennis player
• C: Tim Duncan, NBA player • D: U. Noah Gutterball, pro bowler

$5,000 (5 of 14) - Not timed
Which of the following '90s hit songs was performed by a female artist whose first and last names began with the same letter?
• A: You Oughta Know • B: Stay (I Missed You)
• C: Nothing Compares 2 U • D: ...Baby One More Time

$7,000 (6 of 14) - Not timed
A University of Colorado study has found that thanks to its phosphates and other nutrients, watering your plants with what can make them grow faster?
"Ask the Audience" and "50:50"lifelines used.
• A: Cranberry juice • B: Maple syrup
• C: Club soda • D: White wine
Ask the Audience Results: A: 13% • B: 4% • C: 48% • D: 35%
Chad was not quite sure, so he decided to ask the audience. 48% said C: Club soda, but not far behind, 35% went for white wine, so Chad decided to use the 50:50. The 50:50 got rid of B and D, leaving him with A and C. Chad decided to go with the audience and got it right.

$10,000 (7 of 14) - Not timed
Since he's a Portuguese Water Dog, if First Dog Bo Obama entered the Westerminster Dog Show, like a Doberman Pinscher, he'd compete in which group?
"Plus One" lifeline used.
• A: Toy Group • B: Working Group
• C: Sporting Group • D: Herding Group
Chad eliminated A and D, but he could not further narrow it down, so he decided to call down his Plus One, his wife Melissa. She pointing out that Water Dogs are involved in sports, so Chad went for C: Sporting Group, but that was incorrect. The correct answer was B: Working Group

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Preceded by
Lynne Belliveau
U.S. contestants
Chad Finley
Succeeded by
Cassandra Martin