Courtney Hansen Bio - Biography

Name Courtney Hansen
Naionality American
Date of Birth 1978
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Famous for
Courtney is the daughter of Jerry Hansen, former owner of the Brainerd International Raceway[2] and winner of 27 SCCA national club racing championships. [3] She grew up in Orono, Minnesota and around the pits at racing tracks. She is resultantly an automobile enthusiast, and much of her work revolves around automobiles [4].

After graduating with a degree in Marketing from Florida State University, she undertook a corporate job in Marketing. After leaving corporate work, Courtney hosted the Jack Nicklaus pilot Killer Golf and segments on the Travel Channel, worked as a skin care and fitness model, and was on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine. [5] She was named one of FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005."

Courtney currently hosts Spike TV's PowerBlock. In the past she was the host for TLC's automotive-themed shows Overhaulin', Rides and Million Dollar Motors[6]. Courtney has been a spokeswoman for Dodge[7] and Rolls-Royce[8]. Her participation in Overhaulin was far from superficial; she helped out with the disassembly, fabrication, mechanics and assembly of cars for the show.[9]

Additionally, she writes a column for FHM magazine, a nationally syndicated automotive column titled "Courtney Hansen: Full Throttle", and is the author of The Garage Girl's Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Your Car.

She has been cast in the upcoming independent film Mercy & Grace [10] and a host on "Destination Wild" on Fox Sports Net.

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