Jessica Cook Draper
January 5, 1986
|Occupation||Founding Partner at Halogen Ventures|
|Years active||1993 - present|
|The Naked Brothers Band, The Valley Girl Show|
|Parent(s)||Timothy C. Draper and Melissa Lee (Parker) Draper|
|Web hosting service(s)||YouTube|
|Signature phrase||"I'm like the Valley Girl"|
Jessica Cook "Jesse" Draper is an American talk show host.
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. She created a web show called The Valley Girl Show and is its host, writer, and producer. She later attended UCLA. In May 2014, Draper signed a distribution deal with Cox Media Group to broadcast her talk show, The Valley Girl Show, in Northern California and Seattle. 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".
|1993||Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back||Homeless Girl||uncredited|
|2006||The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie||Herself|
|American Dreams||Bandstand Girl||1 episode|
|2007–09||The Naked Brothers Band||Herself||40 episodes|
|2009||Ticket Out||Bank Teller|
|2010||The Mighty Macs||Mrs.Ballard|
|2012||It's a Disaster||Woman with dog|
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- 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.
- "Meet Jesse". Halogen Ventures. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- 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.
- "The rise of femtech: women, technology, and Trump". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
- @JesseDraper (7 Sep 2013). ""An entrepreneur who is LITERALLY changing the world!"" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Dunn, Laura. "Women in Business: Jesse Draper, Creator and Host of The Valley Girl Show". Huffington Post. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
- Fox, Michelle. "Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is a victim, venture capitalist Tim Draper says". CNBC. Retrieved 25 November 2016.