Wagner was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was raised primarily by her father, David Wagner, a U.S. Marine, and her grandmother. She attended Ledford Senior High School in Wallburg, North Carolina and North Carolina State University at the same time as Rhett and Link. She graduated in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in business management. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California. As a teenager Jill also graduated from the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Raleigh and went on to be named Miss Barbizon.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 http://www.news-record.com/content/2009/09/10/article/wipeout_co_host_jill_wagner_likes_going_full_speed_ahead
- ↑ http://www.fhmus.com/Site/Girls/CoverGirls/Article.aspx?Gallery=4603&Picture=1&GirlID=34209
- ↑ http://abc.go.com/shows/wipeout/cast/jill-wagner
- ↑ http://www.barbizonmodeling.com/alumni