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Jessi Combs (born in Black Hills of Rapid City, SD), is an American television personality and metal fabricator who appeared from 2005 to 2008 on the Spike show Xtreme 4x4 which is a part of the Powerblock on Spike. Combs was cast as a co-host of Xtreme 4x4 along with Ian Johnson after an international search which required contestants to send audition videos to Spike. Prior to appearing on Xtreme 4x4 she appeared on the TLC program Overhaulin' as a guest fabricator.
After high school Combs turned down a scholarship to attend a prestigious interior design school. In 2004, she graduated from WyoTech in the Collision & Refinishing Core Program at the top of her class. She also took the Street Rod Fabrication and Custom Fabrication and High Performance Powertrain programs.
In February 2008, Combs announced that she would leave Xtreme 4x4 to pursue a career in TV "hosting".
On July 31, 2009, Discovery Channel announced the addition of Combs to the cast of MythBusters while co-host Kari Byron went on maternity leave after giving birth to her first child. Byron left the show on the episode "Dive To Survive" and Combs replaced her on the show.
In December of 2011 Jessi began filming an AOL Autoblog Show : The List 1001 Car Things To Do Before You Die an automotive based adventure series which is now also re-showing on the Speed Channel.
Combs is now serving as one of the hosts of All Girls Garage on Velocity. The basis of the show is female mechanics repairing and upgrading classic automobiles.
On October 2, 2012, Combs became a co-host with Chris Jacobs for the new sixth season of Overhaulin' on the Discovery Channel.
On October 9, 2013, Combs drove the North American Eagle (NaE) Supersonic Speed Challenger at the Alvord desert, claiming the women's land speed record with an official run of 392.954 mph (632 km/h) and a top speed of 440.709 mph (709 km/h).In doing so, she broke the 48-year-old women's land speed record, a 308.51 mph run average, set by Lee Breedlove in 1965.