Joan Severance

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Joan Severance’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Joan Severance

Place Of Birth

Houston, USA


63 years old

Birth Date

December 23, 1958

Star Sign


Joan Severance Facts

Child Star?



Actress, Former Fashion Model

Education & Qualifications

Westbury High School

Net Worth

$6 million

Current Partner

Rom Gemar


Martha Severance, John Severance


1.8m (5'7"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Dog

About Joan Severance 

Joan Severance was born Joan Marie Severance on December 23, 1958, and is an American actress and ex-fashion model.

Joan Severance started her modeling career at the age of 15 so that she could pay her college fees. Joan has worked with international magazines like Vogue Paris, Sportswear International, and various top designers.

She has worked with top brands like Clairol, L'oreal, Revlon, Maybelline, and many others. Joan also tried her luck in acting after working as a top model.

Joan Severance's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joan Severance's net worth?

Joan has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

How much does Joan Severance earn per year?

Joan Severance's earnings per year are not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joan Severance?

Joan Severance is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm).

How old is Joan Severance?

As of 2022, she is 64 years old.

Childhood And Education

The daughter of John C. Severance and Martha Severance, Joan Severance was born on December 23, 1958, in Houston, Texas. They had lived in 12 different locations by the time she was eleven. She and her parents resided in Libya until the Six-Day War forced them to evacuate the country in 1967. Later, they settled in Houston, United States.

Joan Severance went to Westbury High School, graduated in 1977, and began modeling at 15 to help pay for college. She met Alan Martin, a local photographer in Houston, who connected her with modeling agent John Casablancas after competing in the Miss Houston beauty pageant. Joan was 18 years old when she signed with the Elite talent agency and was sent to Paris on assignment. She met and married model Eric Milan during this period.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joan Severance's partner?

Joan Severance married former model Eric Milan in the year 1977. Later, the couple got divorced in 1984. Joan is now married to actor Rom Gemar.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joan attempted a career as an actor in the '80s after being persuaded to do so by her friend, entertainment journalist and reporter Robin Leach. Joan co-starred with Tatum O'Neal in the television show 'Wicked Wicked Games' as Anna Whitman in 2006.

Joan, the American actress in the late '80s, launched her acting career, debuting in a bit part during the first 'Lethal Weapon' movie in 1987. She is most known for playing the femme fatale in the low-budget thriller and murder thriller films such as 'Payback,' 'Criminal Passion' and 'Lake Consequence.' She had leading roles in and co-produced the sequels to Roger Corman's 'Black Scorpion' and 'The Last Seduction II.'

Joan severance became a famous TV actress owing performance as a villain on the TV series 'Wiseguy,' in which she portrayed the part of a sister/brother criminal duo, and Kevin Spacey portrayed the other half. Their collaboration was revived in the film 'See No Evil, Hear No Evil.' In the early '90s,  Joan Severance starred with Cheech Marin, Judge Reinhold, and R. Lee Ermey in multiple training videos for Digital World Entertainment as the Martian Belle. She was seen in the telenovela 'Wicked Wicked Games' on My Network TV.

Joan severance appeared as Cynthia Price in 'One Tree Hill.' She starred in 'American Horror Story: Asylum' in 2013. She portrayed Moore in 'No hold barred,' a wrestling film.

Charity Work

Joan Severance is a prominent supporter of the I Am Waters Foundation, which works to assist individuals with no access to drinking water, particularly the homeless. Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels are two more nonprofits she supports.

What awards has Joan Severance won?

At the age of 16, Joan joined the Silky and Clairol Long competition and placed second, gaining a scholarship to a local modeling school.

Joan Severance's Hobbies And Interests

Interior, landscape, and fashion design are among her favorite interests.

Other Interesting Joan Severance Facts And Trivia

  • She speaks conversational Spanish and is fluent in French.
  • Her acting coach was Gene Wilder.
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