Super Bowl Star Travis Kelce Hosts Prime Video Game Show


Travis Kelce, the dynamic, Super Bowl LVIII-winning tight end from the Kansas City Chiefs, has been navigating an unconventional off-season. Rather than spending his time purely on the gridiron, Kelce has ventured into the realm of television, hosting a new game show on streaming giant, Prime Video, titled, “Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?”

“Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?” offers a creative twist on the well-known 2007 series “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” which aired on Fox and later in syndication, with the perennially jovial Jeff Foxworthy as the host. The memory of that game show was given a fresh lease of life when John Cena hosted a revival for Nickelodeon in 2019.

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In this innovative rendition helmed by Kelce, an adult contestant grapples with eleven questions drawn from an elementary school curriculum. However, they are not alone in their quest. A classroom brimming with various celebrities is at their disposal to proffer help for these questions. As the stakes rise, the final question, drawn from the 6th grade curriculum, holds the potential to add $100,000 to the contestant’s pocket. At this crucial stage, the contestant can turn to only one celebrity to deliberate over the potential six-figure answer.

In a statement released, Kelce, who has been romantically linked with global music icon Taylor Swift, shared his excitement about this new venture. He disclosed a nostalgia-soaked childhood memory of watching game shows and expressed enthusiasm about treading the path of numerous television greats.

This, nonetheless, isn’t Kelce’s initiation into the television industry. He had previously enthralled viewers with his own dating competition show titled “Catching Kelce” broadcasted on E! in 2016. He then was given the privilege of hosting an episode of the long-running sketch comedy and variety show, “Saturday Night Live,” last year.

Thus, transitioning from the football field to the small screen, Travis Kelce is proving to be a formidable force captivating viewers beyond mere sports fanatics. His journey weaves an intricate tapestry of a sporting champion seamlessly embracing his newfound role in the entertainment world.