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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.


Fastest Finger Question

Fastest Finger Question
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.

Kim's Run to the Million

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
By definition, an egg-white omelet is made by removing what from the eggs?
• A: Grease • B: Whites
• C: Yolks • D: Fun
$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Something that sets off great disaster is said to be the what "that breaks the camel's back"?
• A: Sheik • B: Straw
• C: Saddle • D: Chiropractor
$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the title of a 1965 Dean Martin song, "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody" what?
• A: Dumps you • B: Mugs you
• C: Loves you • D: Casts you in a sitcom
$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Rounding the number 263 to the nearest hundred results in what number?
• A: 200 • B: 265
• C: 1,000 • D: 300
$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Pediatricians specialize in treating whom?
• A: Children • B: Pets
• C: Veterans • D: Bicyclists
$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The art of arranging and gluing images and objects to a surface is called what?
• A: Stenciling • B: Collage
• C: Embossing • D: Linocut
$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
On what monument can you find the inscription that includes "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses"?
• A: Eiffel Tower • B: Statue of Liberty
• C: Golden Gate Bridges • D: Washington Monument
$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Steve Rubell was an owner of what New York disco known for its celebrity guests?
• A: Copacabana • B: Cotton Club
• C: Studio 54 • D: Viper Room
$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In a relay race, what do you call the runner who runs the race's last leg?
• A: Anchor man • B: Rubber man
• C: Cleanup man • D: Lap man
$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following TV series was not produced by Aaron Spelling?
"Ask the Audience" lifeline used
• A: Charlie's Angels • B: Dynasty
• C: Family • D: Baywatch
Ask the Audience Results: A: 2% • B: 3% • C: 28% • D: 67%
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 won a million dollars!"

Kim Hunt: Millionaire


Preceded by
Jim Stewart
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Kim Hunt
Succeeded by
Omer Poirier