Joanna Krupa is a Polish-American model and actress. Krupa was born in Warsaw, Poland. Joanna has a younger sister, Marta. She moved to Chicago, Illinois with her family at the age of five.
Krupa has appeared on various magazine covers including ENVY, FHM, Personal, Inside Sport, Stuff, Steppin' Out, Teeze, and Maxim, in which she was named the Sexiest Swimsuit Model in the World. Maxim named her #61 in its 2006 Hot 100 list. She was also voted German Maxim's Model of the Year 2004-2005. Krupa has also appeared in Playboy. Krupa has also been a lingerie model for Frederick's of Hollywood. She was a Miss Howard TV model for the month of December 2007.
She was featured on the television show Superstars in June 2009. She and her partner Terrell Owens were eliminated on the first episode. However, because of another team's injury and disqualification, she and her partner were asked to step in and continue competing and did well in their comeback episode.
It was announced on August 17, 2009 that she will compete in season 9 of Dancing with the Stars.