Ken Jeong's Guesses on 'The Masked Singer' Are Usually (But Not Always!) Totally Wrong

Alex West - Author

Oct. 19 2023, Updated 10:01 a.m. ET

Ken Jeong
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If you’re a veteran The Masked Singer fan then you know the lore behind Ken Jeong’s guesses. However, if you’re new to the show, just know that he rarely guesses correctly.

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He’s even earned the nickname “Dead Wrong Ken Jeong.” Ken tends to guess a celebrity that makes almost zero sense, and then gives the most roundabout "logic" (we use that term loosely!) to explain his guess. At this point, it's kind of a running gag.

Ken Jeong on 'The Masked Singer'
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So far this season, Ken has guessed three performers correctly!

Although Ken's guesses often tend to just provide comedic relief, he's made quite a showing so far during Season 10 (or "Season Ken," as he calls it). He guessed correctly that Rubber Ducky was none other than Anthony Anderson, and he confidently (and correctly!) stated that Diver was Tom Sandoval from his very first performance. He also knew almost immediately that Royal Hen was Billie Jean King.

Those aren't the only times he's gotten it right, though.

In Season 9, Ken had two correct guesses.

“I never get anything right! I got one!” Ken celebrated on Season 9, Episode 2. He actually guessed the Rock Lobster as Howie Mandel correctly. Ken was just as shocked as the rest of us.

He also guessed Dandelion as Alicia Witt correctly. That’s two in one season!

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Season 1 only got Ken one correct guess.

Tori Spelling
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When The Masked Singer first began, fans were just starting to get a taste of how everything worked. They weren't alone, though. The judges were also still figuring out their strategies on guessing the performers.

As a result, Ken only guessed correctly once the entire season. However, his correct guess was for the lovely Tori Spelling. She was the face behind Unicorn during Season 1.

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Ken's one correct guess streak continued in Season 2 and Season 3.

Victor Oladipo
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Season 2 was still a warm-up for Ken. Just like in the premiere season, Ken only guessed correctly once. This time, he guessed NBA player Victor Oladipo as Thingamajig. He also correctly guessed Barry Zito as Rhino during Season 3.

Ken got three correct guesses in Season 4.

Ken was doing so well during Season 4. He actually made three correct guesses. He guessed Bob Saget for the Squiggly Monster, Lonzo Ball for Whatchamacallit, and Chloe Kim as the Jellyfish.

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Ken was back to only one correct guess in Season 5.

After such a good season, Ken fell back into his bad guess curse for Season 5. However, he did get one right. He guessed Bobby Brown as the Crab correctly!

Season 6 featured three correct guesses for Ken.

Banana Split on 'The Masked Singer'
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Indisputably, Ken guessed Octopus as Dwight Howard. That gave him one win. However, he also guessed Banana Split correctly. Those performers were technically two separate people: Katherine McPhee and David Foster.

Season 7 and Season 8 gave Ken only one correct guess each.

During Season 7, Ken guessed Lemur as Christie Brinkley correctly. However, he was back on a one-correct guess streak because the same happened in Season 8. He guessed Daymond John as Fortune Teller.

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