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Jessi Combs (Television Personality)


Jessi Combs is a late American television personality, professional racer, and metal fabricator. Jessi Combs was known as the co-host of the popular television show “Xtreme 4×4” which she hosted from 2005 to 2008.

Early Life

Jessi Combs was born on the 27th of July, 1980, in Rockerville, South Dakota, United States. She was just 39 years old when she died and had a birth sign of Leo. She holds American nationality and belongs to the North American ethnicity.

The identities of her parents are Jamie Combs and Nina Darrington. Her family relocated to Piedmont, South Dakota when she was two years old. She has two siblings, Kelly Combs and Danielle Theis, and three step-siblings, Rebekah Hall, Arielle Hall, and Austin Darrington. Combs’ great-grandmother, Nina DeBow, was a jazz pianist who raced Stanley Steamers.

In 1996, she completed her graduation from Stevens High School. Later, she graduated from WyoTech in 2004, where she attended the Collision and Refinishing Core Program, the Street Rod Fabrication and Custom Fabrication, and High-Performance Powertrain programs.

Jessi Combs – Death

On the 27th of August 2019, She died in Alvord Desert, Oregon in a car crash due to breaking the land-speed record.

Professional Career

After completing her graduation, Jessi Combs’ first professional job came after the WyoTech marketing department hired another student and she built a car from the ground up in six months to debut at the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association’s show.

From there, she was hired by Spike Television to co-host their “Xtreme 4×4” show with Ian Johnson. She hosted more than 90 episodes of this show between 2005 and 2008. Jessi, a prominent television program host, was chosen as a brand spokesperson for several companies owing to her expanding fame.

Caption: Jessi Combs as the co-host of the popular television show, Xtreme 4×4 (Source: Off Road Xtreme)

Among these are Lincoln Electric (a producer of welding goods), Warn Industries (a manufacturer of vehicle recovery equipment), Raw Deal (an organization that promotes women in industrial and automotive operations), Industrial Metal Supply Company, WyoTech, Dake, and Raceline Wheels.

Perhaps the most impressive feature of her career has been her achievement as a racing driver. Her first victory came in 2011 when she placed second in Class 10 of the SCORE Baja 1000 race. From then until 2016, she competed in 11 races, finishing first six times.

Her biggest accomplishment occurred in 2013, when she became the fastest woman on four wheels, hitting speeds of 440 mph. She won the EMC Modified Class again at the Ultra 4 King of the Hammers in 2016.

In 2016, she was also featured on Overhaulin’, Mythbusters, The List: 1001 Car Things To Do Before You Die, All Girls Garage, and Science Channel’s How to Build… Everything.

Net Worth 2024

At the time of her death, her net worth was estimated at around $1 million while her annual salary and income are under review. She has earned good fortune through her work as a television personality, professional racer, and metal fabricator.

Relationship Status

Jessi Combs was dating Chris Jacob. Chris is the host TV host on Discovery Channel, ‘Overhaulin’ show by profession. Meanwhile, there is not much known about their relationship.

Caption: Jessi Combs with her boyfriend (Source: People)

However, it was found that she previously married Ian Johnson. Ian was her co-host. However, their romance did not work out, and they divorced after a short time. There was a rumour that she gave birth to a kid in 2009, but it was just a rumour.

Body Measurements

Caption: Jessi Combs posing for a photo (Source: Off Road Xtreme)

Combs stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 cm) and weighs around 53 kg (121 lbs). She has a pair of blue eyes with blonde hair colour while her body measurement is 24 inches for waist size, 35 inches for hip size and her bra size is 34C.

Social Media

The television star is no longer alive in this world. So, we can say that she is not present on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.



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