Terra Jole

Terra Jole is a television personality, actress, producer, singer, and TV personality. [10]


Terra is best known for starring in television shows including Little Women: LA and “Terra’s Little Family”. Terra is also known for being the first little person to compete Dancing with the Stars.  [8][10]

Personal Life

Terra Jole currently lives in Los Angeles, California and is originally from San Antonio, Texas. She is married to fellow “Little Women: LA” and “Terra’s Little Family” star, actor and musician Joe Gnoffo. [10]


In March 2015, Terra and her husband had a daughter named Penelope Charlevoix Gnoffo and in August 2016 their son, Grayson Vincent D’artagnan Gnoffo was born. [10]

TV and Film Career

Terra Jole stars and executive produces the Lifetime TV shows Little Women: LA and “Terra’s Little Family”. She first started on both shows in 2014. [10]


Terra is competing on Season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, which premieres September 12, 2016. She is the first little person or person with Dwarfism to compete on Dancing with the Stars. Her dance partner on the show is Sasha Farber[8]


Terra serves as Executive Producer on the popular spin-offs, “Little Women: ATL” and “Little Women: NY”. She is also a member of the Producers Guild of America[10]

Terra has appeared in TV and Film productions including Jackass 3D, “The Hungover Games” and Little Women: LA and in the theatrical production of “Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular”. [10]

Musical Career

Terra Jole has performed on stage with singers including Miley Cyrus, Cyndi Lauper and T-Pain[10]


In 2014, Terra wrote and released her own original music singles, “Booty Bee” and “Imma Let You Know”. [10]


In 2016, Terra released “Penny’s Playlist”, a full album of children’s songs dedicated to her daughter. As part of the project, Terra has also launched MiniMama.com, a website that features original content for both mothers and kids. [10] 


In October 2016, Terra discovered she had a Hernia above her belly button before the competition on Dancing with the Stars. Terra still plans to continue competing, however. [36]


Terra supports and volunteers for the non-profit organization, “Forte Animal Rescue”. Throughout the years, she has personally adopted, fostered and cared for dozens of pets without homes, which is something she is very passionate about. [10]