Jessica Samko

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Truck Driver & Reality TV Star (1982)
Sat Jul 04 2020
By   Chhanya

Have you ever watched A&E's reality TV show Shipping Wars? If yes, then you might be familiar with Jessica Samko, who is a truck driver in the reality show. Moreover, Jessica slammed and proved that women can also do the deadliest and hard work likewise men can do. She also proved that women can also be a strong and tough attitude to match worked like a truck driver. Besides, Samko is one of those few stars who are famous not by glamorous lifestyle and celebrity relative but popular for her deadliest hard work of shipping things on the deadly road. Besides, she owned her JMS Transport where she drives a 2008 Volvo 780 truck.

A&'s reality TV show Shipping Wars star, Jessica Samko was born on June 1, 1982, in Amsterdam, New York, USA, under the birth sign of Gemini. Similarly, Samko holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Jessica has a brother named Will Buczkowski.

Is the Deadliest Truck Driver, Jessica Samko Married?

Yes, Jessica, 38, is a married woman. She is in a marital relationship with Derek Smith, who is also a truck driver. Her husband is the owner of a Cargo & Freight Company named DMS. Moreover, she hasn't shared anything about their love life or when did they marry so far. We can only predict that the couple is living a happy married life. Besides, we don't have news about their separation and divorce yet. 

Image: Jessica Samko with her husband Derek Smith.
 Source: Facebook @Jessica Samko

On the other hand, they don't share any children from their marriage relationship. However, the duo has adopted three dogs and named them Butchy, Pudge, and Ceasar. Besides, we can often see them traveling with Jessica Samko while making a delivery. Apart, she also has a hobby of riding motorcycles and classic cars. However, she is currently running her business with the name JMS Transport.

Net Worth of Jessica Samko

Well, Jessica Samko has collected an impressive amount of fortune from her career as a shipper and a reality TV personality. Furthermore, her estimated net worth is around $500 thousand as of early 2021. Apart, she might get around $1,000 per episode of the A&E TV show Shipping Wars 100 episode up to season 7. 

Jessica with her truck and a local fans while delivering things.
Jessica with her truck and local fans while delivering things. Image Source: Twitter @jessicasamko

 However, the average salary of a truck driver ranges from $57,800 according to glassdoor.com. Besides, she also runs her solo business with the name JMS Transport. With such a decent amount of money, she is living a happy life in Monroe, Pennsylvania.

As mentioned above Jessica and her hubby have pet dogs. Samko is an avid dog lover. Her love for dogs can be seen on her official social media posts. Not only that, but Jessica has also inked the tattoo of the facial structure of the pet dog on her arms.

Jessica Samko in Shipping Wars

The 170 cm tall, Jessica Samko started her career in the A&E's reality show from the sixth season of Shipping Wars as a truck driver on 10th January 2012. Moreover, the show ended in April 2015 after airing its seven seasons. The reality show accomplished the 100 episodes milestone.

The reality TV show Shipping Wars also starred Roy Garber, Jennifer Brennan, Jarret Joyce, Robbie Welsh, Marc Springer, and so on. Apart, she has given the nickname "The Road Warrior". As of now, she drives a 2008 Volvo 780 truck in Newark, New Jersey. She is also associated with a company like Landsat, which provides delivery services across North America.

Online Presence

Like other reality stars, Jessica is quite inactive on her social media account, Somehow she has managed to keep it updated. Jessica has amassed 3009 followers on her official Twitter account.

Similarly, Samko also keeps on posting pictures on her Facebook account. But, she is inactive on Instagram.

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