Jovanka Steele is an American comedienne and writer. She was born in Los Angeles, California; grew up in both the UK and the US and now lives in Ghent, Belgium. She began her comedy career in Denver, Colorado US, a few years later joining the comedy scene in San Francisco, California. She spent time in Los Angeles, California before moving to London, England and then eventually settling in Ghent, Belgium. Steele has performed as a stand-up comedienne in the United States, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Steele has appeared in a broad range of TV-shows, usually as a comedic performer. In 2005, she was one of the recurring panel members in That's So Last Week, broadcast on five in the United Kingdom.