|Name:||Jerri Lynn Manthey|
|Born:||5 September 1970|
|Birth Hometown:||Stuttgart, Germany|
|Occupation:||Hostess, Actress, Contestant|
Jerri Lynn Manthey (born 5 September 1970) is an American actress who is best known for her appearances on reality television, mainly on the Survivor series. She was a contestant on three seasons of that show. They were: Survivor: The Australian Outback, where she placed 8th, All-Stars, where she placed 10th and Heroes vs. Villains, where she placed 4th. Other reality shows she appeared on were Blind Date, The Surreal Life and The Joe Schmo Show.
Jerri Manthey was born in Stuttgart, Germany and attended both high school and college in Germany. Manthey's father, Cyril, was a career member of the United States Army and served several years in Germany. In 1991, Manthey worked for Hooters at their Huntsville, Alabama restaurant before moving to their restaurant in Oklahoma City. She later appeared in the Summer 1992 edition of HOOTERS magazine with country singer Vince Gill. Manthey worked as a bartender in Los Angeles while attempting to build an acting career
Acting and reporting
Manthey's acting debut was in the movie That Championship Season (1999) under the name Jerri Lynn London. Following her appearance on Survivor, Manthey appeared on the long-running soap The Young and the Restless.
Manthey also appeared in the movies The Limited (2000), Destiny (2002) and Komodo vs. Cobra (2005). She worked as a sideline reporter on the TV series Extreme Dodgeball during its first season, but did not return for the second or third season. She also appeared in the music video for Faith Hill's version of "Piece Of My Heart".