Terra Jolé is a main cast member on Little Women: LA, Little Women: Terra's Little Family, and Little Women: Terra's Big House. She also works as executive producer for Little Women: LA, Little Women: NY, Little Women: Terra's Little Family, Little Women: Atlanta, and Little Women: Dallas.
Terra Jolé Odmark was born on May 25, 1980 in New Braunfels, Texas. The type of dwarfism that Jolé has is Achondroplasia.
Terra works as executive producer for Little Women LA, Little Women: NY, Little Women: Terra's Little Family, and Little Women: Dallas. She is also a member of the Producers Guild of America.
Before co-starring in Little Women: LA, Jolé was an actress. She acted in films such as, "Tales From Beyond", and "Austin Powers III". She was featured in the TV shows "CSI: Las Vegas", and "Chelsea Lately", as "Mini Britney Spears", (a character that Jolé created).
Terra appeared in a Season 2 episode of Little Women: NY, was the hostess for the Season 1 and Season 3 reunions of Little Women: Atlanta, the Season 1 and 2 Reunions of Little Women: Dallas, a Season 2 episode of Little Women: Atlanta (via Facetime), the hostess for the Little Women: Atlanta Season 6 Kickoff Special, and three Season 1 episodes of Little Women: Dallas.
Terra starred in a new show on Lifetime alongside her husband titled, "Little Women: Terra's Big House". The show focuses on Terra and her husband's home renovations. It premiered on December 13, 2017.
Behind the scenes
On October 2, 2013, Terra's father (Richard Odmark), passed away from heart failure at the age of 68.
Jolé has one brother named Bourn Odmark, who was adopted by Terra's parents when she was just a baby. Bourn is also a little person.
and Banks have been best friends for over 13 years.
She started dating Joe Gnoffo in 2007. They got married on June 21, 2015. They welcomed a daughter named Penelope on March 16, 2015. Penelope has Achondroplasia dwarfism, like Terra does. On August 1, 2016, they welcomed a son named Grayson. Grayson has Pseudoachondroplasia Dwarfism, like his father Joe.
Terra and Joe's third child, a girl named Magnolia August Gnoffo was born on March 11, 2020 weighing 5 lbs., 12 oz, and measuring 20 inches. According to Jolé, Magnolia does have Achondroplasia dwarfism and will be tested to see if she also has Pseudoachondroplasia dwarfism.
In 2016, Jolé competed in season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with professional partner Sasha Farber, making her the first little person to ever compete on the show. Farber and Jolé were eliminated in week 10 of the competition and finished in fifth place.
Terra has a YouTube channel called "Mini Mama" that consists of music videos from her "Penny's Playlist" album, videos of her with her family and friends, and videos related to children or being a mother.
In 2017, Terra released a book titled, "Fierce at Four Foot Two".
Terra has a wine line by the name of "Mini Mama Moscato".
In 2022, Terra was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. She underwent a double mastectomy. The surgery was a success. She has not yet revealed what stage of cancer she was in, but did reveal that thankfully, the cancer did not spread to her lymph nodes. Terra will be undergoing a second surgery.
- Terra's natural hair color is dark brown.
- She has the third highest Instagram following of any Little Women franchise cast member, and the highest out of her Little Women: LA counterparts. She has over 850,000 Instagram followers as of June 26, 2020.
- Jolé is an ordained minister.