Joan Severance Net Worth

Joan Severance is an American actress and model. She has made her name in the entertainment industry with a number of movies, commercials, music videos, and television shows. The actress has earned a fortune from her acting career. As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated to be around $8 million.

Joan Severance was born in Houston, Texas on December 23, 1958. Her parents, Martha and John C. Severance, moved from Libya to the United States in 1967, when the Six Day War began. She was enrolled in Westbury High School in Southwest Houston. During her teenage years, Joan started modeling as a way to finance her college education. She was discovered by photographer Alan Martin, who later introduced her to American modeling agent John Casablancas.

Severance was signed with Elite Model Management, an agency that specializes in working with actors and models. At the age of 18, she was sent to Paris for her first professional assignment. Since then, she has traveled to many countries, and has appeared in several films.

She is known for her work on films like Lethal Weapon and Hard Evidence. She also appeared in the music video for Scorpions’ “Rhythm of Love,” as well as in the telenovela, Wicked Wicked Games. She has also been featured on the cover of Vogue Paris and Sportswear International magazine. In 2013, she appeared in the My Network TV telenovela, American Horror Story: Asylum.

Severance had planned to be a veterinarian, but her tuition fees at the Clayton School of Normal Wellbeing did not meet her goals. After a few years, she decided to pursue a modeling career instead. This led to a stint in New York City, where she was reportedly earning $7,500 a day. Later, she returned to the US and became a top model.

When she was 16, she entered the Clairol Long and Satiny challenge. From there, she landed a number of commercials, including for Armani, Versace, and Chanel. In addition, she was an endorser for the hair care brand Clairol.

Before she took up a modeling career, Severance was a regular actress. She appeared in numerous films, including Almost Pregnant, The Runestone, and Worth Winning. Besides acting, she has also been an interior designer. One of her projects is the creation of an educational game called Txtylz.

Her father was a systems manager for IBM. But when he decided to move to the United States, her family had to leave their home in Libya. They eventually settled in Houston, Texas. However, the family moved again in 1967, after a six-day war between Libya and Egypt.

In 1977, Joan married Eric Milan, a model. But they divorced in 1984. Their relationship was amicable, and they did not have children together. It was not until Joan began modeling that she met her future husband. He was a cinematographer named Rom Gemar.

Joan Severance has an estimated net worth of $6 million. The actress has not yet revealed how much she earns per year.