Joanna Shimkus Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Ethnicity, Net Worth & Facts

Update On 08/06/2022

Joanna Shimkus Wiki/Bio

Joanna Shimkus Poitier was born on 30th October 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia[1] By profession, she is a Canadian film actress of Lithuanian origin[2] She is the widow of Bahamian-American actor and diplomat Sidney Poitier and the mother of actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier. She completes her schooling at a Convent school. She went to Paris at age nineteen, where she worked as a fashion model and soon attracted the attention of movie people on the lookout for new talent.


Joanna Shimkus Wiki, Age, Ethnicity, Family, Husband

Real Name Joanna Shimkus Poitier
Nickname  Joanna
Profession  Canadian film actress
Famous As Canadian film actress
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Husband/Boyfriend Name Sidney Poitier [Died]
Physical Status 
Age 78 years old
  • In centimeters- 172 cm approx
  • In meters- 1.72 m
  • In Feet Inches-5.6
  • In Kilograms- 62 kg approx
  • In Pounds- 136lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown
Shoe Size 6 US
Personal Information
Date of Birth  30th October 1943
Birth Place Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
 Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Zod. Sign Not Known
School Name Convent school
College Name Primary College
Qualifications Graduate
Family Profile
Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Children Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Anika Poitier
Income Source Movies & TV Shows
Appear As Actress
Net Worth $20 million[3],home%20in%20Beverly%20Hills%2C%20Calif.

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Joanna Shimkus Early Life & Career

  • Joanna Shimkus Poitier was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • She is a well-known Canadian film actress of Lithuanian origin.
  • She married Sidney Poitier in 1976, and they have two daughters: Anika and Sydney Tamiia.
  • Her husband, Sidney Poitier died on 7th January 2022, at 94 years old.

Joanna Shimkus Parents/Boyfriend

Joanna Husband/Boyfriend Name Sidney Poitier [Died]
Joanna Father’s Name Not Known
Joanna Mother’s Name Not Known

Joanna Shimkus Biography

Joanna Shimkus Poitier is a Canadian-born film actress of Lithuanian origin. She made her debut in 1964, in Jean Aurel’s film De l’amour. She was then noticed by film director Robert Enrico, who selected her to appear in three of his films; Les aventuriers (1967), opposite Alain Delon and Lino Ventura, and Tante Zita (1968), and Ho! (1968)[4]

Her film career continued until the early 1970s, including roles in L’Invitée (1969), The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970), The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971), and A Time for Loving (1972).

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