Related Information for Joanne Borgella Joanne Borgella (born May 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, jewelry designer and she is signed to Wilhelmina Models in New York City, Miami and LA. The first winner of Mo'Nique's Fat Chance pageant as "Miss F.A.T." in 2005 and a top 24 contestant on the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.Borgella, of Haitian descent, is originally from Oyster Bay Cove, Long Island, New York. At the age of 13 she attended Union School in Haiti where her father,.. read more