Brooklyn, New York, United States
4 ft 11 in (1.50 m)
Joanna Angel is an American porn actress and director. Laureate of the AVN Awards. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in a Jewish religious family of immigrants from Israel. According to Joanna, her family carefully observed the religious precepts of Judaism - Shabbat and Kashrut: "I have never eaten a Chametz during Pesach and fasted during the celebration of Yom Kippur" . Angel calls herself the most diligent religious rituals Jewish porn actress . In 1998, she graduated from the School of River Dell Regional High School, then enrolled at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. During her studies she worked in fast food restaurants.
After receiving the qualification, Joanna moved to Brooklyn, and started to create the porn site BurningAngel.com, and worked at nights as a stripper. Her website, dedicated to the so-called "alternative pornography", attracted the attention of several media . Since 2004, Angel has starred in more than 50 pornographic films and has directed several of them. According to miss Angel, she works under the real name of Johanna, although Angel is a stage name .
In 2006, Joanna became the winner of the AVN Awards porn award in the category "The toughest scene", in 2007 she was nominated for the award for several films ("best anal sex scene", "best actress", "best director", " The best scenario ") . The author of the chapter from the book "Open ambitions: Women-pornographers and How they change the sex industry" (Naked Ambition: Women Pornographers and How They Are Changing the Sex Industry).
2006 AVN Award – Most Outrageous Sex Scene (Re-Penetrator) with Tommy Pistol
2007 XBIZ Award – Crossover Move of the Year
2008 XRCO Award – Best On-Screen Chemistry (with James Deen)
2011 AVN Award – Best Porn Star Website (Editor's Choice) – JoannaAngel.com
2011 AVN Award – Best Solo Sex Scene (Rebel Girl)
2011 NightMoves Award – Best Director (Editor's Choice)
2012 NightMoves Award – Best Individual Website (Editor's Choice) – JoannaAngel.com
2012 NightMoves Triple Play Award (Dancing/Performing/Directing)
2013 AVN Award – Best Porn Star Website – JoannaAngel.com
2013 AVN Award – Best Solo Sex Scene (Joanna Angel: Filthy Whore)
2013 NightMoves Award – Best Ink (Editor's Choice)
2013 NightMoves Hall of Fame inductee
2014 AVN Award – Best Porn Star Website – JoannaAngel.com (tied with AsaAkira.com)
2015 AVN Award – Best Porn Star Website – JoannaAngel.com
2016 AVN Hall of Fame inductee
2016 XRCO Hall of Fame inductee