Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, actress and songwriter.

She is also known as the celebrity wife of American actor, comedian, musician and producer, Andy Samberg.

Joanna Newsom was born on January 18, 1982, in Northern California.

Born to parents who were both doctors, Joana Newsom was brought up in a very progressive world of exploration when it came to passion and career.

After dropping out of college to focus more on her career in music, Joana Newsom has by far proven to be one of the best when it comes to playing musical instruments.

Joanna Newsom Career

As a child who saw her father play the guitar, she picked up the passion for instrumentation at a very young age when she started off by playing the harp and learning how to master it in a music class her parents signed her up for after asking for it insistently.

Joanna Newsom also learned to play the piano alongside the harp and with time, she mastered the art of playing both to perfection.                                                                 

After high school, Joana Newsom went on to Mills College to study Composition and Creative Writing but dropped out before she could enter her final year to focus on her career in music.

After appearing on Nervous Cop’s collaboration album, Joana Newsom recorded her first two Eps, ‘Yarn and Glue’ and ‘Walnut Whales’.

Joanna Newsom who recorded the two Eps for documentation purposes of her work was advised by her then boyfriend, Noah Georgeson to make a few copies and sell at shows she attended and she was soon touring the United States with Will Oldham and before she knew it, she was signed onto Drag City record label which saw the release of her first album, ‘The Milk Eyed Mender’ in 2004.        

Joanna Newsom

In 2006, Joana Newsom released her second album named ‘Ys’ still on Drag City records and that album was also a success and still selling as more and more people are appreciating her work as the days go by.

Who is Joanna Newsom married to?

Joanna Newsom met Andy Samberg at one of her concerts in 2006.

Though the couple was never public with their relationship till they got engaged in February 2013, it is known that they started dating after the concert in 2006.    

On September 21, 2013, Andy Samberg and Joana Newsom tied the knot in Big Sur, California.

Joanna Newsom and Andy Samberg welcomed their first child and daughter on August 8, 2017.

The duo lives in the Moorcrest estate in Los Angeles which they purchased in 2014.

From playing multiple musical instruments, and working as a singer and actress, Joana Newsom has been able to accumulate a net worth of $5 million.

This is aside from the $20 million of her husband, Andy Samberg which she is enjoying by virtue of her marriage.


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