Joanna Leanna Garcia (born August 10, 1979), also known professionally as Joanna Garci_a-Swisher, is an American television and film actress. She is known for her portrayal of Cheyenne Hart Montgomery on The CW sitcom Reba. She later starred in the ABC sitcom Better with You. Garcia was born in Tampa, Florida, where she was raised by her father, Cuban-born Jay Garcia, a gynecologist, and her mother Lorraine, a Spanish-American homemaker and former elementary schoolteacher. She has one brother, Michael Garci_a. She first started performing at age 10 when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She was discovered by the Disney Channel, but her parents put school first and she continued to feed her passion by acting in local plays.
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