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
Known forHQ Trivia
Running Late with Scott Rogowsky
Home townHarrison, New York
Comedy career

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]


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]


  1. ^ Wile, Rob (February 15, 2018). "The Secret to Winning HQ Trivia, According to Host Scott Rogowsky". Time. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "TMZ". 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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