Years Active: 2005 -
Born: 1980-12-25 / Capricorn
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Height: 4ft 11in
Eye Color: Brown
Tattoos: Skull, right shoulder; Venus Flytrap and script Touch me and you shall burn, right forearm; knife through heart and script Damn this foolish heart, inner right calf; flaming skull and script So it goes, left bicep; star, inside left elbow; etc.
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Joanna Angel Porn Star Biography
Referred to as the "Queen of Alt-Porn," Joanna Angel graduated high school at age 17 and subsequently enrolled at Rutgers University-earning a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Film Studies. During this time she worked in the food industry (for a kosher fast-food restaurant in high school, then at an Applebee's and Happy's Health Grille during college), until relocating and starting the Burning Angel website-an independent site that celebrates the intersection of sex and rock n' roll with erotic photos and hardcore XXX movies alongside her interviews with punk and indie bands including Marilyn Manson, My Chemical Romance, the Bouncing Souls, and Bad Religion, among many others.
As Burning Angel's featured star and spokesperson, Joanna has appeared on the cover of many major XXX magazines (such as Hustler, Club, and Penthouse); tattoo magazines (like Inked, Savage, and Taboo; in trade publications like those for AVN and XBIZ; and in mainstream media editorials: The New York Times, The New York Press, Esquire UK, and Heeb-the last of which featured her on their cover and named her one of the "Top 100 Up-and-Coming Jews" of 2005. Moreover, she has also been a guest on Fox News, Fuse TV, TLC's LA Ink, and in Adult Swim's Children's Hospital. And in 2013, further expanded her adult entertainment portfolio by becoming a Fleshlight Girl.
Writer At Heart
Among her numerous professional and provocative roles (writer, journalist, producer, director, model, and adult film star), Joanna considers herself a writer above all, and documents all her life's experiences in the Burning Angel blog. She has a chapter published in Carly Milne's Naked Ambition, a collection of essays written by women who are changing pornography (released by Avalon Press), and has been a featured sex advice columnist in Spin magazine (in June and July of 2006).
She landed a mainstream speaking role in Scrapper-an indie film about the American scrap metal export business, which debuted at the Seattle International Film Festival.
In 2017, Joanna Angel and husband/fellow performer Small Hands released their own brand of liquor, Doom's Whiskey.
In early 2018, Joanna Angel announced the upcoming release of her erotic fantasy novel, Night Shift: A Choose-Your-Own Erotic Fantasy, which received favorable reviews from major media outlets.