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The Best Original MTV VJs 

Todd Ramrod
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Updated June 14, 2019 20.7k votes 2.7k voters 203.8k views 37 items

List Rules List includes MTV VJs from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s

Here's a list of former and original MTV VJs with photos where possible. A VJ on MTV (sometimes spelled MTV VeeJays) was originally just a DJ, MTV personalities intended to tie the broadcast together by hosting the music videos. But they became popular in their own right, viewed as music journalists, and would soon be given their own shows on the network.

Who are the best VJs in the history of MTV? This MTV VJ's list contains the first MTV VJs, the old ones, and those who followed throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. While the channel isn't really about the music anymore, you can still remember the glory days of MTV with this list of the greatest MTV VJs.

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Martha Quinn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 59 from Albany, New York, United States of America
2
Daisy Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 52 from Havana, Cuba
3
Nina Blackwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 63 from Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
4
Adam Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 54 from Virginia, United States of America
5
Mark Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 66 from USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
6
Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
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Julie Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 60 from Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Colin Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 59 from New York City, New York, United States of America
9
Kurt Loder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 73 from Ocean City, New Jersey, United States of America
10
Downtown Julie Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 59 from Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 46 from USA, Evergreen Park, Illinois
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Tabitha Soren is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 51 from San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
13
Alan Hunter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 62 from Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
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Pauly Shore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 51 from Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
15
Matt Pinfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Matt Pinfield Age 52 from East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, United States of America
16
Karen Duffy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 56 from New York City, USA, New York
17
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 56 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 46 from Sharonville, Ohio, United States of America
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Riki Rachtman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 53 from Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
20
Carson Daly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 45 from Santa Monica, California, United States of America
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Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 47 from Louisville, Kentucky, USA
22
Kari Wührer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 51 from Brookfield, USA, Connecticut
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Dan Cortese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Dan Cortese Age 51 from Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Doctor Dré is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 55 from Westbury, New York, United States of America
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Ed Lover is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original MTV VJs
Age 56 from New York City, USA, New York, Hollis