James sought to retain full guardianship, citing fear of the environment in which his daughter would be placed if returned to Lindemulder.
Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, 1969) is an American television personality and former CEO of Austin, Texas-based Austin Speed Shop.
James was the host of the reality TV shows Jesse James Is a Dead Man on Spike TV and Monster Garage on the Discovery Channel, and the focus of the documentary Motorcycle Mania, also on Discovery.
His show, Jesse James Is a Dead Man, premiered on Spike TV on May 31, 2009.
The show features James doing death defying stunts.
Following the success of the documentary, the Discovery Channel approached James with an offer to host a new show called Monster Garage where James and a crew of mechanics modified vehicles under a short deadline.