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Jessi Combs is an American television personality and metal fabricator who appeared from 2005 to 2008 on the Spike show Xtreme 4x4
Xtreme 4x4
Xtreme 4x4 is a half hour series airing on Spike TV that began in January 2005 as part of Spike's weekend Powerblock line up. The show uses a how-to format, where the hosts build or modify vehicles in order to turn them into off-road-oriented rigs. They also periodically show various forms of...

which is a part of the Powerblock
Powerblock
Powerblock is a weekend television programming lineup that airs on Spike TV consisting of how-to automotive shows. The current host of the Powerblock is Courtney Hansen. Previous hosts were IRL driver Danica Patrick and entertainer/model Michelle Spaziano...

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
TLC (TV channel)
TLC is an American cable TV specialty channel which initially focused on educational content. Since 1991 TLC has been owned by Discovery Communications, the same company that operates the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and The Science Channel, as well as other learning-themed networks...

 program Overhaulin'
Overhaulin'
Overhaulin' is an American automotive reality TV show that ran for five seasons on TLC between 2004–2009. The show remains available via re-runs and syndication.-Hosts:...

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.

On July 31, 2009, Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel is an American satellite and cable specialty channel , founded by John Hendricks and distributed by Discovery Communications. It is a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav...

  announced the addition of Combs to the cast of MythBusters
MythBusters
MythBusters is a science entertainment TV program created and produced by Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel. The series is screened by numerous international broadcasters, including Discovery Channel Australia, Discovery Channel Latin America, Discovery Channel Canada, Quest...

while co-host Kari Byron
Kari Byron
Kari Elizabeth Byron is a San Francisco-based television host and artist, best known for her featured role on the Discovery Channel show MythBusters.-MythBusters:...

 went on maternity leave after giving birth to her first child. Byron returned to the show on the episode "Dive To Survive" and Jessi has left the show.

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