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Jill Wagner
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Name: Jillian Suzanne "Jill" Wagner
Born: January 13, 1979
Birth Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, Model, Reality Show Personality
Years active: 2003-present
Known for: Hosting Wipeout

Jillian Suzanne "Jill" Wagner (born January 13, 1979) is an American television actress, model and reality show personality.

Early Life[]

Wagner was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was raised primarily by her father David Wagner (a U.S. marine) and her grandmother. She attended Ledford Senior High School in Wallburg, North Carolina and graduated from North Carolina State University in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in business management.


After completing college, Wagner moved to California to further her modeling career. In 2003, she was selected as a cast member on the MTV celebrity prank series Punk'd, participating in a dozen sketches.

She appeared in "Stuff" magazine following her appearance on Punk'd. Wagner was ranked #90 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2004. She posed in the American July 2006 issue of FHM magazine.

She was featured as the Mercury vehicle spokesmodel in television ads from 2005 until 2011 and became known as "The Mercury Girl". In 2006, she co-starred in the Spike TV television show Blade: The Series as Krista Star. Wagner has also appeared in a variety of shows including Quintuplets and Bones. Her feature include JuneBug in a minor role and leading in the horror film Splinter in 2008. She is also a co-host of Inside the Vault on WGN America.

In January 2007, Wagner has stated that she had been interviewed about the possibility of portraying Wonder Woman in an upcoming movie version saying "I met with the guys over at Silver Pictures about some thing and Wonder Woman was one of them.)

In the summer of 2008, Wagner became a co-host for the ABC summer reality show Wipeout. In April 2011, Wagner (confirmed by ABC) announced that she would be leaving the show to focus on her acting career. She was on the show through the 2011 summer season and was succeeded by Vanessa Lachey. In June 2011, Wagner appeared on the new MTV show Teen Wolf. Prior to this, in late August 2012, Wipeout executive Matt Kunitz announced Wagner would return to the program for a sixth season for which she did ever since.

In 2013, Wagner appeared on The Mythical Show episode 3 on Youtube.

Show Hosted[]

Wipeout (2008-2011, 2013-2014)


Unofficial Website
Her Official Twitter Page
Her Official Facebook Page Interview (via Internet Archive)
Interview @ Talk Humor