Joanna started her career as a musician with the Bay Area band, The Pleased where she played keyboards in the song, Never Completed and One Piece from the Middle. Soon after that, she launched her professional harp-playing with the band, Nervous Cop, however, her endeavor was left unrecognized. Later, as per the recommendation from a friend, she made a tour with Devendra Banhart and Vetiver.
However, the singer rose to fame following her tour with Devendra Banhart, an American singer, where she performed in different concert and music videos. She later traveled all across Europe and North America to promote her song which was supported by a Five-Piece Band. Her songs include, What We Have Known, Sprout and the Bean, Have One on Me, etc.
Moreover, Joanna also attended a music festival, Austin City Limits, Portlandia and appeared on Kindness be Conceived, a song that released in 2013. Besides, she also contributed vocals to The Muppet Show Theme for The Muppets.
Moving towards her personal life, Joanna Newsom is married to her long-term boyfriend, Andy Samberg; an actor and comedian whom she met through their mutual friends. The couple lives together in estate Moorcrest in Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles.
Joanna Newsom earns a handsome amount of money through her career. She is famous all over the globe as a harp-wielding, singer, lyricist and actress and a salary around $600,000. Her net worth by the end of 2016 is estimated to be around $5 Million.