Who is Jessi Combs and what is her net worth 2018? One of the most popular female celebrity names associated with speed and stunts is that of Jessi Combs. She is arguably the “fastest woman on four wheels”, owing to the numerous records and professional racing accolades she has to her name. An independent woman with an equally intense adventurous nature, she continues to be the role model for many youngsters and women in the racing circuit.
Jessi was born Jessica Combs, in the Black Hills region of Rapid City in South Dakota, USA. Despite the fact that she came from a family that had nothing to do with racing, she had an unusual attraction towards cars from a very young age. On completing high school, she travelled to Wyoming in an attempt to realise her dreams.
She took up courses on Chassis Fabrication Collision refabricating, Hot-Rod Assembly, Refinishing and Trim & Upholstery fabrication at WyoTech. She graduated as the topper in her class, and found employment as a fabricator with the WyoTech marketing agency itself! Alongside, she participated in numerous racing championships and holds many records to her name. She is aged 34 as of now.
After collaborating with the WyoTech Company for a few years, she was chosen as the host of Xtreme 4×4, a popular TV show regarding off road driving and car customisation. She left in 2008, following a serious accident which rendered her paralysed for almost a year. However, she came back to mainstream TV soon after she recovered.
She was also a popular interim host of the shows MythBusters and Overhaulin’, both popular shows on the Discovery and TLC networks. Along with these shows, she has also hosted a number of other popular shows. A few of them can be named here to highlight her contributions: All Girls Garage(Velocity network), Autoblog(AOL), and numerous commercials have featured her as a host and lead personality.
Apart from her television career, Combs also has an equally notable racing career. She has won multiple professional racing titles and accolades. She is recognised as the female land speed record holder for achieving a maximum speed of 440 miles per hour and recording an official running speed of 393 miles per hour. Both these records were created by her at the North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger program, which was organised in the Alvord desert area.
Jessi Combs Net Worth
Jessi Combs can be called a millionaire, owing to the fact that her net worth is above $1.5 million. Along with worldwide fame and repute as an experienced racer, driver and car fabricator, her illustrious career also earned her enough monetary gains. With her commendable career, she has also made a place among the richest TV personalities over the world.
It is quite clear from her illustrious career and worldwide fame that Jessi Combs is a celebrity of quite high standards. Yet, she is very down-to-earth and friendly with her fans and followers. She is and will continue to be the ideal role model for women and men aspiring to make it big from humble beginnings!