Jesse James is an American television personality and CEO of West Coast Choppers, a manufacturer of custom motorcycles. James is also an ordained minister, as well as the host of the reality TV shows Jesse James is a Dead Man on Spike TV and Monster Garage on Discovery Channel. He was once a professional bodyguard as well. While working on monster Garage, Jesse went through the Universal Life Church he became an ordained minister so he could perform the marriage ceremony on one of the Garage episodes. He is also a community benefactor and philanthropist.