Tow Truck Jess Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jul, 2020
Facts of Tow Truck Jess
Date of Birth: 1985 , February-5
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Tow Truck Jess
Birth Name Jessica Tara Middlebrook
Nick Name Tow Truck Jess
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Religion Christian
Profession Tow Truck Driver, Internet Celebrity, Online Content Creator
Working For Bobby’s Friendly Towing & Recovery
Net Worth $50,000
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brunette
Married No
Children 1
Online Presence TikTok,
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Jessica Tara Middlebrook, better known as Tow Truck Jess, is an American tow-truck-driver-turned-internet-celebrity. A run-of-the-mill tow truck driver, she gained popularity with her lip sync, dance, and comedic videos on the short-form video-sharing platform, TikTok.

Who is Tow Truck Jess? What is Her Age?

Jessica Tara Middlebrook, the woman who would come to be known as Tow Truck Jess, was born on February 5, 1985. The 35-year-old is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina.

Jessica (left) and her twin sister SOURCE: Instagram @towtruckjess

She has a twin sister who appears frequently on her Instagram posts.


Jessica started her career as a tow truck driver and was employed under the Greensboro, North Carolina-based towing and recovery establishment, Bobby’s Friendly Towing & Recovery.

Her popularity skyrocketed when she started making short-form videos and uploading them to the video-sharing platform, TikTok. Her videos range from comedic skits to mini-vlogs to lip-synch to religious preachings.

At the height of her popularity, her TikTok account had over 600 thousand followers and over 163.9 million lifetime video views. One of her most popular videos on the platform was her lip-synching to the hit Randy Newman song, "You've Got a Friend in Me", which has also been featured in the movie, Toy Story.

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges

On April 27, 2019, Jess was charged with involuntary manslaughter when a motorcycle collided with her parked tow truck, killing one of the patrons and injuring the other. The wife, Patricia Willard, 70, died on the spot, and the husband, Jerry Willard, also 70, was gravely injured.

Jess was not in the truck at the time of the incident. The truck was parked overnight, hence why Jess was charged with involuntary manslaughter and careless parking.

Since the accident, her TikTok has been taken down. When news broke about the incident and the consequent fallout, her fans rallied and started a GoFundMe page to benefit Jess and her children.       

Is Tow Truck Jess Married? Does She Have Children?

As of this writing, Jess is not married.

Jessica with her two children (oldest son missing from picture) SOURCE: Instagram @towtruckjess

But she does have three children: the oldest child, whose name has not yet been disclosed; the middle child, a son named Aryn; and the youngest, a girl named Maggie.   

What is Tow Truck Jess Worth in 2020?

Jess is estimated to have a net worth of $50,000. The primary source of her income is her career as a tow truck driver. She drives for Bobby’s Friendly Towing & Recovery. She became a household name when she started uploading content on the short-form video-sharing platform, TikTok. She dabbles in a wide array of different content ranging from lip-synching to comedy to dancing. One of her most famous videos is her lip-synching to Randy Newman's hit song, "You've Got a Friend in Me".   

Prior to her involuntary mansalughter charges, she had over 600 thousand followers on her TikTok channel and with over 163.9 million lifetime views. 


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