Renowned for her humour, quick wit, and authenticity, Jessi Cruickshank is the internet’s funniest mom (Today’s Parent) and Canada’s most followed television personality on social media (Toronto Life). She has been the host of some of television’s most popular programs, including MTV’s The Hills After Show, CBC’s The Goods, and Canada’s Smartest Person. In 2018, she created the award-winning digital series New Mom, Who Dis? which is now a global online community and brand and go-to destination for candid, honest, and always funny takes on motherhood.
In 2022, Jessi hit the road with her first live, wildly successful cross-Canada tour, “Up Close and Too Personal”, which had twelve stops in Canadian cities. In 2023, she launched her popular weekly podcast series, Phone a Friend, which debuted as the #1 comedy podcast across all platforms.
Jessi is also known for her advocacy work with organizations like Plan Canada and Global Citizen. She has travelled to Kenya, India and Ecuador and worked extensively as a keynote speaker and event host across Canada, advocating for gender equality, education for all and removing the barriers that keep girls from reaching their full potential.
She is a mother to twin boys, Rio and Dray, and young daughter, Romi. She splits her time between Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Toronto.