JoAnna Garcia Swisher is an American actress. She has appeared in television shows such as Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1994–96), Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000), and The WB/CW drama Reba (2001–07).
Stott, who was previously known as a model before directing films and TV series, has also succeeded in her acting career. She’s appeared on shows like The Big C (2010), Miami Medical (2012-13), Being Mary Jane (2014–17), and Sweet Magnolias (2020). Lindsey Johnson is Stott’s character in Hallmark Channel’s As Luck Would Have It (2021). Moreover, in this article you will find out about, Reba actress Joanna Garcia Parents’s, mother Loraine and father Jay García.
Joanna Garcia Parents: Meet Loraine And Jay García
Joanna Garcia’s mother Loraine, a housewife and former elementary school teacher, and father, Jay García, a gynecologist from Cuba, are her parents.
She has one brother, Michael García. When she was 10 years old, she auditioned for a local theater production and got the lead part.
At the age of five, she made her professional debut in The Nutcracker at Atlanta’s North Springs Church.
She was discovered by the Disney Channel, but her parents prioritized school and she performed in local theater to stay active in the industry. At Tampa Catholic High School, she was homecoming queen. Garcia is a practicing Catholic.
Joanna Garcia Career Explored
García has also worked in Canada, where she appeared on seaQuest DSV, Second Noah, and Superboy.
She was discovered again by Nickelodeon while attending high school and went back to the small screen as Samantha for three seasons on Are You Afraid of the Dark? She traveled from Florida to Canada each week to appear on the show.
She was cast as a teenager in the television drama Party of Five, playing recurring character Hallie.
She had appeared once on Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000) as Vicki Appleby, the popular freshman cheerleader who spent seven minutes in heaven with the ultimate geek, Bill Haverchuck.
She studied at Florida State University for a short time, then quit school to focus on acting full-time, relocating to Los Angeles, California.
Joanna Garcia Personal Life
In February 2008, García met Trace Ayala, who co-founded the apparel company William Rast with his childhood buddy Justin Timberlake. People reported in August 2009 that García was dating baseball player Nick Swisher.
In May 2010, they became engaged, and on December 11, 2010, at the Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida, they married.
The bridesmaids for García included Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Melissa Peterman, and Reba McEntire. Since her marriage she has been credited as Joanna García Swisher. They have two daughters: one was born in 2013 and the other in 2016.