Günther Johannes Jauch (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʏntɐ joˈhanəs ˈjaʊx]; born 13 July 1956) is a German television host. He is a member of the Hamburg Jauch family, but currently lives in Potsdam, Brandenburg with his wife Thea (Dorothea) Jauch and his four children.

He is the host of Wer wird Millionär? in Germany.

Günther Jauch's First Run Edit

In his career he switched with contestant (Horst Schlämmer) in Prominenten-Special. It was in WM 2006 Special. Günther started from question for a €16,000 question and played up to the final question.

€16,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which World Cup city has the fewest inhabitants?
• A: Kaiserslautern • B: Nuremberg
• C: Gelsenkirchen • D: Leipzig
€32,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
What are the 9.6. against 18 o'clock, some people in Munich-sing Fröttmaning in the choir?
"50:50" lifeline used
• A: Fratelli d'Italia ... • B: Du gamla, du fria ...
• C: Jeszcze Polska ... • D: Noble patria, tu ...
€64,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the "Jena Rules" of 1896, what can not be given on official soccer fields in Germany?
"Ask the Audience" lifeline used
• A: Cows and pigs • B: Pools and ponds
• C: Trees and shrubs • D: Women and children
Ask the Audience Results: A: 13% • B: 14% • C: 34% • D: 39%
€125,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Where is the city of Sialkot, where more than 3/4 of all soccer balls are produced worldwide?
• A: Pakistan • B: Finland
• C: North Korea • D: Brazil
€500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
What was forbidden on the part of the German Football Association until 1970?
"Phone-a-Friend" lifeline used
• A: The offside trap • B: Long pants
• C: Standing places in the stadium • D: Women's football

Günther phoned to her friend, who option B, but was not sure of the answer. Gunther named at random B option and was not mistaken.

€1,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is noted in the poem: "Football mania is a disease, but it's a rarity, thank God!"?
• A: Kurt Kucholsky • B: Erich Kästner
• C: Heinz Erhardt • D: Joachim Ringelnatz

Günther took the money, but the correct answer was B.

Günther Jauch's Second Run Edit

On November 22, 2012, the second time Günther Jauch as contestant was appeared again, and Michael Kessler, famous German parodist and Günther Jauch's the double, was as host.

€50 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of a region in Germany?
• A: Sie Gewinnen • B: 50 Euro
• C: Pfalz • D: Das Stimmt
€100 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which two terms are generally used in German language only in the unfavorable case?
• A: Urlaub & Urlauber • B: Reise & Reisender
• C: Ausflug & Ausflügler • D: Trip & Tripper
€200 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What can swell when there is a fight in Bielefeld?
• A: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern • B: Lüchow-Dannenberg
• C: Clausthal-Zellerfeld • D: Ostwestfalen-Lippe
€300 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1999 Caroline of Monaco married ...?
• A: In August Ernst January • B: In Januar Ernst August
• C: In August Januar Ernst • D: In Ernst August Januar
€500 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
According to a quotation from Oliver Kahn, which is often quoted, we need ...?
• A: Butter • B: Eggs
• C: Сheese • D: Quark
€1,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
A fairy tale by the brothers Grimm is titled "The ..." what?
• A: Old Woman in the Wood • B: Olle at the Stove
• C: Ische in the Garden • D: Tusse on the Husse
After €1.000 question Günthers switched and Kessler played up to the million.

Trivia Edit

  • Günther is the host only who twice reached the Top Prize question.
  • On February 21, 2011 episode he helped as a Phone-A-Friend lifeline for Mirjam Weichselbraun in Austrian version.

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