Jessi Cruickshank Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Sep, 2017
Facts of Jessi Cruickshank
Date of Birth: 1982 , July-17
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Name Jessi Cruickshank
Birth Name Jessica Shaia "Jessi" Cruickshank
Mother Joyce Resin
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Calgary, Alberta
Ethnicity white
Profession Television personality
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Red
Body Measurements 36-25-35 inches
Breast Size 36
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Married Yes
Married to Evan Gatica (m. 2014-present)
Education University of Toronto
Sisters Amanda Grace
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Jessi Cruickshank is a Canadian television personality who is recognized as co-host of MTV Canada's program The After Show and as various incarnations in The City: Live After Show and The Hills: The After Show alongside co-host Dan Levy.

Cruickshank is currently the host of Canada's Smartest Person and The Goods on CBC. She is also working for KNG-TV as a reporter.

Early life and education

Jessi Cruickshank was born as Jessica Shaia Cruickshank on July 17, 1982, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She belongs to white ethnicity, and her nationality is Canadian.

Cruickshank’s mother Joyce Resin once hosted a CBC show called Alive: The Picture of Health. She grew up with her sister Amanda Grace, who works as a reporter and anchor for the KING-TV in Seattle.

Cruickshank went to the University of Toronto where he obtained a degree in English and Drama.

Cruickshank grew up in Vancouver where she broke into comedy as the only girl in an all-male improve troupe with Seth Rogen.


Soon after, Cruickshank got discovered in a nationwide search to become the new face of MTV in Canada and host of The Hills After Show.

Cruickshank quickly became a fan favorite, and The Hills After Show became an international smash hit, syndicated in 10 countries, generating record-breaking ratings in the US as well as Canada, and securing two Gemini Awards.

Cruickshank debuted in acting career through Christmas commercial for Shoppers Drug Mart. She was also a former co-host of YTV for a show called Weird On Wheels.

During her career, Cruickshank has interviewed some famous personalities such as Backstreet Boys, Adam Lambert, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Gates, Zac Efron, Taylor Lautner and Jamie Foxx.

Cruickshank is still actively associated with the organization Free The Children, where she has filmed multiple MTV specials and also an ambassador of speaking and hosting multiple We Days & Free The Children events.

Cruickshank is also a public speaker, where she can regularly be found all across the country speaking about her experiences while inspiring others to be the best versions of them.

Personal life

Jessi Cruickshank married the love of her life Evan Gatica in June 2014 at the Big Daddy's Antiques in LA in the presence of their family and friends. 

Cruickshank was seen in a wedding dress designed by the popular designer Mark Zunino. Her co-host Dan Levy from MTV Canada The After Show got an honor to be a bridesman.

The couple is expecting their child. Currently, she lives in the Los Angeles with her husband.

Cruickshank was supposed to be on Access Hollywood, but there were rumors that the deal collapsed because of Cruickshank’s moving to Los Angeles.

Net worth

Jessi Cruickshank might be having earned a huge amount of salary from her television career. She surely earns a huge amount of salary from the range of TV career she is in, but her actual net worth is still not disclosed to the world.


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