Kim Hunt, from Collierville, Tennessee, was a contestant on the U.S. version of the show on June 18th-July 6th, 2000. He became the fifth American contestant to win $1,000,000. He also participated in the show's second ever tiebreaker during the Fastest Finger competition. This makes him the only contestant in the history of the Millionaire franchise to win in a Fastest Finger tiebreaker and collect the top prize.
Put the following stringed instruments in order according to their size, starting with the smallest.
• A: Double Bass
• B: Violin
• C: Cello
• D: Viola
For the second time in the American version of the show, there was a tie in the Fastest Finger Question, as both Kim Hunt and Beth Rohr answered correctly B-D-C-A in 4.69 seconds. Therefore, they went on to play the show's second ever tiebreaker.
Fastest Finger Tie-breaker
Put these states in the order in which they were admitted into the Union, starting with the earliest.
• A: New Jersey
• B: Alaska
• C: California
• D: Louisiana
Kim (in a time of 4.68 second, one hundredth of a second faster than in the previous one) correctly answered A-D-C-B, beating Beth's time of 6.38 seconds, making it into the Hot Seat.
The klaxon called time and Kim would return on $32,000 with 2 lifelines still available.
$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following would not be a considered a hardwood tree?
• A: Pine
• B: Oak
• C: Beech
• D: Maple
$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the first African-American mayor of Chicago?
• A: Carl Stokes
• B: Harold Washington
• C: Andrew Young
• D: Marion Barry
$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Which planet features a phenomenon called the Great Red Spot?
• A: Saturn
• B: Mars
• C: Jupiter
• D: Pluto
$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 1964 movie "My Fair Lady," who dubbed in the singing voice for the character Eliza Doolittle? "50:50" and "Phone-a-Friend" lifelines used
• A: Julie Andrews
• B: Roberta Peters
• C: Shirley Jones
• D: Marni Nixon
Kim decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and B. He then decided to phone the mother of one of his friends Janice, who was 60% sure it was Nixon. He then decided to go with her, and won $500,000
$1,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following landlocked countries is entirely contained within another country?
• A: Lesotho
• B: Burkina Faso
• C: Mongolia
• D: Luxembourg
Kim had narrowed it down to A and B, and was confident enough about Lesotho to risk the $468,000, and made that his final answer. Regis would then say: "Get that closet ready mommy, you have a million dollars!"