Born Joy Angela Villa and known by the stage name Princess Joy Villa, she is a singer-songwriter with an EP titled I Make the Static. Her career path has included working as a model, actress, artist and author as well.
She has been performing from the age of five and acting since the age of ten.
On screen, she has been seen in CSI: NY, Heroes, Into the Woods and other shows and movies.
She married Thorsten von Overgaard in December 2016. Her father, Reverend Joseph Villa, is Italian and her mother, Mildred Angela Pierce Villa, is African American.