Jesse James - Updated Jul 2024

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Jesse James

Jesse James is an American former bodyguard, entrepreneur, automotive mechanic, and TV personality. Jesse James is also the founder of West Coach Choppers.

Early Life

Born on April 19, 1969, Jesse James is currently 54 years old. Jesse was born in Long Beach, California, United States, and therefore is American by nationality. Similarly, he follows Christianity and his birth sign is Aries.

Talking about his parents, Jesse was born to his father Larry James, and his mother Carol James. His parents divorced when he was very young. Jesse was raised by his father. His father used to abuse him physically and mentally.

This is why Jesse had a very rough childhood. Larry owned an antique shop that was located next to a Harley-Davidson parts supplier. Therefore, Jesse gained an interest in motorcycles from his early days.


Moving toward his educational details, Jesse completed his schooling at La Sierra High School. Later, he joined Riverside Community College and graduated from there.

Jesse James – Net Worth 2024

The multi-talented boy has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career. According to research from online resources, he has an estimated net worth of $100 million US dollars.

Jesse has multiple income sources including a business, TV career, automotive mechanic, and many more.

Professional Life and Career

Entrepreneur Career

After working as a bodyguard for some years, Jesse established West Coach Choppers in 1992. Likewise, he has also built a racing off-road Trophy Truck and is racing it.

On April 28, 2006, Jesse opened the Cisco Burger Restaurant which is officially closed now. In addition to this, Jesse also had partial ownership of Austin Speed Shop in Texas. He left it to re-open West Coach Choppers in Austin.

Jesse also owned Jesse James Firearms Unlimited which unveiled its first two firearms, a 1911 pistol and an AR-15 rifle in 2013. At present, he operates Jesse James Fire Arms Unlimited and manages the intellectual properties of West Coast Choppers.

Jesse James

Caption: Jesse with his favorite bike (Source: Instagram)

TV Career

In 2000, Jesses’ everyday life was chronicled in the documentary named “Motorcycle Mania” made by the Discovery Channel. After a huge success, Jesse received an offer to become a host of a new show called “Monster Garage” from the channel.

Jesse also established Payupsucker Productions and produced shows like History of the Chopper, Iraq Confidential with Jesse James, and Green Scream.

In addition, Jesse also appeared in the Discovery channel’s TV series “Sons of Guns”. Similarly, he also appeared in his show “Jesse James is a dead man”.

Along with this, Jesse also played an episode of Street Customs where he had his pickup truck customized by West Coach Choppers. Therefore, he has appeared in multiple TV shows and series related to motorcycles. 

Relationship Status

Jesse has been married four times. His first wife was Karla James. Jesse and Karla married in 1991. They also had a daughter named Chandler James and a son named Jesse James Jr. from his first wife. Jesse and Karla got divorced in 2002.

In 2002, Jesse married an adult actress named Jannie Lindemulder. They had a daughter named Sunny James together. They got divorced in 2004.

Similarly, Jesse married his third wife, actress Sandra Bullock on July 16, 2005. After having multiple problems in their marriage, the couple got divorced on April 28, 2010.

Jesse then started dating a tattoo artist Kat Don V in 2010. They also got engaged in January 2011. However, they broke up in August 2011.

In 2012, Jesse engaged a professional drag racer Alexis DeJoria. They married on March 24, 2013. After seven years of a successful marriage, they got divorced in March 2020. At present, Jesse is not dating anyone and is single right now.

Jesse James

Caption: Jesse with his ex-wife Sandra Bullock (source:

Body Measurements

When it comes to his physical statistics, Jesse is 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m) tall and weighs around 82 kg (187 lbs.). Similarly, he has a biceps of 16 inches and a shoe size of 12 inches (UK).

His actual body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are 42-32-37 inches. Furthermore, Jesse has brown hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes. In addition, he has tattoos all over his body.

Jesse James

Caption: Jesse posing with his favorite things (source: Instagram)

Jesse James – Social Media

Jesse is active on Instagram and Twitter talking about his social media handles. He has over 877k followers on Instagram and has over 4.8k posts to date. He mostly uploads pictures of bikes on it. Similarly, he also uses Twitter where he has more than 141.6k followers.