Cincinnati native to appear on 'Millionaire' Tuesday

Billy Ernst (Source: Valleycrest Productions Ltd.)
Billy Ernst (Source: Valleycrest Productions Ltd.)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Cincinnati native is appearing on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire,' which airs on FOX19.

Billy Ernst is a current veterinary student living in New York City. He will be on the show both Tuesday and Wednesday. Both shows will air at 4 p.m. on FOX19.

Ernst is a 1995 graduate of St. Xavier High School and is the son of Bill and Marge Ernst, also of Cincinnati.  Billy is married to his wife Christina who came with him to his taping of Millionaire and sat in the studio audience as his on-air companion for the show.  Billy and Christina currently live in New York City.

In high school, Ernst was voted "most likely to be a game show host."

He said that if he won big on Millionaire, he would pay for veterinary school and take a trip to Australia to go bungee jumping.

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