Joan Severance is an American actress and former fashion model who is best known for works in films like Bird on a Wire, Lethal Weapon, No Holds Barred, The Runestone, and many more. As a model, Joan has posed for big magazines like Vogue, Sportswear International, Playboy, and more.
Joan Severance's Early Life and Education
Joan Marie Severance was born on 23rd December 1958, in Houston, Texas, the United States of America. Severance was born to father John C. Severance, and mother, Martha Severance. She belongs to white ethnic background and holds American nationality.
In 1967, her family moved from Lybia to the United States of America and settled in Houston, Texas. She went to Westbury High School and started working as a model to collect money for her college.
While Joan appeared in the 'Miss Houston' beauty contest, she got discovered by Alan Martin, who introduced her to John Casablancas, an American modeling agent, and was later signed up with the Elite Modeling agency. Joan met her future husband when she was assigned to Paris by EM.
Professional Modeling and Acting Career
Severance has posed for many magazines and modeling companies like Vogue Paris, Sportswear International, and more. Similarly, Joan became one of America's top models and has appeared in over 40 commercials earning $7,500 per day.
She also appeared on the cover of Playboy in January 1990 and November 1992 issues. At the age of 52, Joan appeared in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Genlux Magazine.
Joan made her acting debut from a small role in 1987 film Lethal Weapon. She then appeared in films like Lake Consequence, Criminal Passion, Payback, No Holds Barred, and more.
She appeared in the 1995 film Black Scorpio and the sequel Black Scorpio II: Aftershock (1997) in the lead role as Darcy Walker. Likewise, her most notable role came in as a villainess on the American crime drama series Wiseguy.
Her other most recent notable work credits are Mystery Woman, Taylor, Last Sunset, Sharkproof, Becker’s Farm, and more.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joan’s net worth is estimated at around $6 million. She generates her fortune from her career as modeling as well as acting career.
Joan Severance’s Personal Life
Severance is a divorcee. She was married to her longtime boyfriend Eric Milon. Their wedding took place in 1977 in the presence of family and friends. They remained married for 7 years before parting their ways in 1984. They do not share any children.
Moreover, Joan was also linked with Rom Gemar. However, the news was not confirmed by both the parties. Since then, she has not been linked with any love affairs to date. Joan is living a happy and blissful life.
Body Measurements and Social Media Profile
Severance is not active on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Her body stats are as follows:
Height: She is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall in height.
Weight: Likewise, she weighs around 121 lbs (55 kg).
Body Measurements: Joan has X-Shaped body type with 32 inches bust, 23 inches waist, and 35 inches hips.
Hair: She has beautiful greyish hair.
Eye Color: Similarly, Joan has expressive grey eyes.
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