Jesse Draper

Jesse Draper
Born Jessica Cook Draper
(1986-01-05) January 5, 1986
Nationality American
Occupation Actress, talk show host
Years active 1993, 2005–present
Notable work The Naked Brothers Band, The Valley Girl Show
Spouse(s) Brian MacInnes
Parent(s) Timothy C. Draper and Melissa Lee (Parker) Draper[1]

Internet information

Web alias(es) valleygirl
Web hosting service(s) YouTube
Signature phrase "I'm like the Valley Girl"

Jessica Cook "Jesse" Draper (born January 5, 1986) is an American talk show host, investor and former actress.

The daughter of Silicon Valley venture capitalist Timothy C. Draper, Draper began her career as an actress. Her first notable role, was on the Nickelodeon series The Naked Brothers Band, which starred her cousins Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff and was created by her aunt Polly Draper.[2] She created a web show called The Valley Girl Show and is its host, writer, and producer.[3] In May 2014, Draper signed a distribution deal with Cox Media Group to broadcast her talk show in Northern California and Seattle.[4]

Draper is a close friend of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, whose company her father has invested in, describing her as "incredible" and "changing the world".[5][6][7] Draper has continued to support Holmes as of November 2016, describing investigative reporter John Carreyrou as "ruining [her] life."[8]


Year Film Role Notes
1993Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back Homeless Girl uncredited
2006The Naked Brothers Band: The MovieHerself
American DreamsBandstand Girl 1 episode
2007–09The Naked Brothers BandHerself40 episodes
2009Ticket OutBank Teller
2010The Mighty MacsMrs.Ballard


  2. Laura M. Holson (June 29, 2012). "That Wacky Silicon Valley". The New York Times Company. Retrieved May 5, 2014.
  3. Sacks, Danielle (June 14, 2012). "Can VCs Be Bred? Meet The New Generation In Silicon Valley's Draper Dynasty". Fast Company & Inc. Mansueto Ventures, LLC. Retrieved May 5, 2014.
  4. Swisher, Kara (May 5, 2014). ""Valley Girl" Creator Jesse Draper Strikes Deal for New Talk Show With Cox". Re/code. Revere Digital LLC. Retrieved May 5, 2014.
  5. JesseDraper. (Tweet) via Twitter. Missing or empty |title= (help) Missing or empty |date= (help)
  6. Dunn, Laura. "Women in Business: Jesse Draper, Creator and Host of The Valley Girl Show". Huffington Post. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  7. Fox, Michelle. "Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is a victim, venture capitalist Tim Draper says". CNBC. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  8. JesseDraper. (Tweet) via Twitter. Missing or empty |title= (help) Missing or empty |date= (help)

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