Scott Rogowsky

Scott Rogowsky
Scott Rogowsky on Dale Radio.jpg
Scott Rogowsky on Dale Radio in 2014
Born (1984-12-04) December 4, 1984 (age 35)
EducationJohns Hopkins University
Occupation
Known forHQ Trivia
Running Late with Scott Rogowsky
Home townHarrison, New York
Comedy career
MediumStand-up
EmployerDAZN
Websitewww.scottrogowsky.com

Scott Rogowsky (born December 4, 1984) is an American comedian and former host of HQ Trivia.[1][2]

Early life

Rogowsky was born in Manhattan and raised in Harrison, New York.[3] He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in political science.[4]

Career

Rogowsky gained notoriety as the creator of several viral videos, including 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Jew, and Taking Fake Book Covers on the Subway. In 2017, he hosted a "pop-up" talk show, Start T@lkin, which streamed on Go90 for one season.[5]

Since 2011, Rogowsky has hosted Running Late with Scott Rogowsky, a live talk show held at various venues around New York City (such as the Gramercy Theater) and Los Angeles. Guests have included comedians, musicians, authors, and actors.[6]

HQ Trivia

In August 2017, Rogowsky began as the primary host of HQ Trivia, an app and trivia game. Following its launch, Rogowsky gained a significant cult following among the game's players.[7][8]

In March 2019, Rogowsky began co-hosting ChangeUp, a baseball program broadcast on the subscription video streaming network DAZN.[9] A month later, it was confirmed that he had stopped hosting HQ due to an inability to organize a scheduling agreement around the two shows.[10]

Personal life

Rogowsky is Jewish.[11] He is a brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.[12] Rogowsky also enjoys baseball and is an avid fan of the New York Mets.[13]

References

  1. ^ Wile, Rob (February 15, 2018). "The Secret to Winning HQ Trivia, According to Host Scott Rogowsky". Time. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "TMZ". m.tmz.com. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Here's What You Need To Know About HQ Host Scott Rogowsky". HuffPost. December 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky is having a hard time dating". Page Six. December 4, 2017. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  5. ^ "How Scott Rogowsky Carved Out His Own Corner in Late Night Comedy". Splitsider. May 1, 2017. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Running Late with Scott Rogowsky". Time Out Los Angeles. January 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "CEO of HQ, the Hottest App Going: If You Run This Profile, We'll Fire Our Host". Buzzfeed. November 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "Quiz Daddy Show: An Open-Mic Night With 'HQ' Host Scott Rogowsky". The Ringer. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  9. ^ "Scott Rogowsky Joining DAZN Baseball Show". The Big Lead. March 25, 2019. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  10. ^ Song, Victoria. "So Long, Quiz Daddy—HQ Trivia Replaces Scott Rogowsky". Gizmodo. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky dishes on his cringeworthy Bar Mitzvah". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  12. ^ "Friday Piday: Scott Rogowsky". Alpha Epsilon Pi. February 23, 2018.
  13. ^ "HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky is a huge Mets fan and loves Tim Teufel". MLB. January 9, 2018.

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