Jill Wagner

Jill Wagner Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Hallmark Movies

Jill Wagner Biography

Jill Wagner is an American actor, model, and television host who is best known for hosting Wipeout TV on ABC from 2008 to 2014, as well as appearing as Kate Argent on the Teen Wolf drama series.

Following her college days, Wagner made a significant move to California, driven by her passion for the film industry. Her journey in the spotlight began when she appeared as a contestant on the MTV show “Punk’d” in 2003, showcasing her talent in various sketches.

In the following year, Jill earned recognition by landing the 90th spot on Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list. Her star continued to rise as she graced the cover of American FHM magazine in July 2006. During that time, she co-starred alongside Krista Starr in the Spike TV television movie “Blade: The Series” in 2006 and took on the role of co-host for WGN America’s “Inside the Vault.”

Wagner’s versatility extended to the realm of television, where she made appearances in several TV shows, including “Quintuplets” and “Bones.” Her film credits include roles in “Junebug” (2005) and the 2008 horror film “Splinter.”

One of her most notable roles was as the on-field host for the ABC game show “Wipeout,” which premiered on June 24, 2008. However, in April 2011, She decided to step away from “Wipeout” after four seasons to refocus on her acting career. Her role was subsequently filled by Vanessa Minnillo for the fifth season.

Wagner made a return to “Wipeout” in late August 2012, resuming her position as a co-host for the show’s sixth season. She continued in this role for the remainder of the show’s run, solidifying her place in the world of television entertainment.

In addition to her TV work, Krista Wagner appeared on MTV’s “Teen Wolf” in June 2011. She also made a guest appearance on Rhett and Link’s YouTube series, “The Mythical Show,” in 2013, engaging in a lively discussion about their college experiences.

Wagner’s journey led her to host the original series “Handcrafted America” on INSP in 2015, with the third season premiering in August 2017. She further expanded her filmography with an appearance in the Canadian film “Braven” in 2018.

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Jill Wagner Age

Jill is 45 years old as of 2023, she was born on 13, January 1979 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Jill Wagner Height

Jill stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 62 kg.

Jill Wagner Parents

Jill was raised by her father, David Wagner, a professional football manager and former player who currently serves as the manager of Bundesliga club Schalke 04 and her grandmother. Her mother died just a few days after she was born.


Jill graduated from Ledford High School in Wallburg, North Carolina, and later went on to North Carolina State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2001. She later attended Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Raleigh, where she graduated with a modeling degree.

Jill Wagner’s husband David Lemanowicz

Jill married her loving husband, former pro hockey player David Lemanowicz, in April 2017 after they declared their engagement earlier in 2016. Lija, their only daughter, was born to them. The couple and their daughter live in Los Angeles.

Wagner and her husband revealed in November 2019 that they were expecting their first child together, and she gave birth to a daughter ( Army Gray Lemanowicz) on April 17, 2020.

Jill Wagner’s Net Worth

Jill is believed to have an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2021 all from her successful career as an actress and TV personality.

Jill Wagner CBS

Currently, Jill works at the American English-language commercial broadcast television network, CBS. Wagner joined CBS in 2014 as MoneyWatch Reporter. She specializes in live reports from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for CBS affiliates across the country.

Jill Wagner Hallmark Movies

She has been seen in various Hallmark Channel original television films, since 2015.


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