Joanne was an American singer,plus size model and a reality TV personality. Borgella was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York city, New York, to an OB-GYN father and a registered nurse mother. The family moved to Uniondale NY, when she was an infant and later to the fellow long island town of oyster bay cove.
Joanne was signed to Wilhelmina models in New York city, Miami and LA. She was the first winner of Mo'nique's fat chance pageant as "miss F.A.T." in 2005 and a top 24 contestant on the 7th season of American idol in 2008.
In october 2013 Borgella was diagnosed with cancer that had spread to her brain. Borgella died on october 18, 2014 at the age of 32. Continue dancing with the Angels beautiful soul.
Borgella started her career successfully in 2005 when she became "miss F.A.T." and the first season winner of Mo'nique's Fat chance. She had been the face of Torrid, Ashley stewart,Wal-mart and Khols department store and had appeared in adverts featured in seventeen, Essence and in style. Joanne joined the NUVO tv's show Curvy Girls in 2013. She had been a resident of Hoboken, New Jersey.
Continue resting in peace darling, you were a sweetheart to many♥.