Professional Athlete, Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author, Governor & Advocate
Jesse Ventura is the former Independent governor of Minnesota. He is also a former US Navy frogman, a professional wrestler, a movie actor, a visiting fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including American Conspiracies, 63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read, and Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me. He was the host and executive producer of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, which won the Stony Award from High Times magazine in 2010. He was also the host of the political talk show Off The Grid, which aired on RT America and online at Ora.tv. He is currently the host of the political talk show The World According To Jesse, airing on RT America this summer. He has a reputation as a rebel and a freethinker; he also has no qualms about questioning authority. He spends half the year in Baja, Mexico, and the other half in his home state of Minnesota.