She also knew that she wanted to be a role model – not just a star.
Born in Warsaw and raised in Chicago (with a strong will and little tolerance for the word “No”), she convinced her mother to move with her and sister Marta to LA in order to pursue modeling and acting …Scandal free and with nothing but hard work and a positive spirit she made it to become one of the world’s most requested models, on to becoming the host of her very own primetime TV show set to air this year.
Joanna is well known for being diverse – with regards to looks, talent and content.
As for fashion: Joanna is currently gracing billboards nationwide for the hot fashion brand Ed Hardy Swimwear.
As for media: the leggy beauty was chose to be the cover of the big annual issue of prestigious OCEAN DRIVE – out Jan 1st.
As for a good cause: PETA’s “I Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur ” campaign with Joanna turned out to be a massive success around the globe. The billboards are a traffic stopper from Hongkong to France
In addition to being physically active and gracing around 100 covers of world-renowned magazines, Joanna extends her talent to notable film and television projects. Recently the versatile beauty starred alongside Michael Madsen in SIX DAYS IN PARADISE. Release date fall 2009.
In 2008 she was lighting up the big screen in Ripple Effect with Ocar winners & nominees, such as Minnie Driver, Virginia Madsen and Forest Whitaker; Joanna also recently shot an NBC comedy pilot and appeared hit shows like LAS VEGAS and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Joanna’s popularity has soared over the recent years – she was voted “sexiest women in the world” and “sexiest top model in the world” by magazines from Australia to USA, from South Africa to England , France and Germany and has been listed as one of the current most requested models. US Playboy named her “the sexiest swimsuit model in the world”… and magazines worldwide list Joanna as one of the sexiest celebrities in the world, next to stars like Jessica Alba and Angelina Jolie
2008 Joanna has been been featured as one of the world sexiest women for the “Sexiest People” series on E! channel ( syndicated worlwide).Parallel she has been developing shows, scoring high at poker tournaments and devoting herself to the fight for animal rights.
Joanna supports the Humane Society of America and PETA..
Her mission for life is simple: ” helping those who depend on us the most: children and animals”.
NYE 08 marked another important milestone. Joanna and sister Marta joined a new club project in Dallas and became entrepeneurs.The name of the brandnew,high-end venue is PLUSH – so please check it out on your next Dallas trip. The NYE opening party was packed with media and the classiest crowd. Cheers!
Joanna is a recurring guest on Fox Business channel where she is featured also as business model – not just a supermodel.
She devides her time between LA, Miami NY …..and the beautiful rest of the world.