Joana Heidrich Biography

Joana Heidrich is a Swiss beach volleyball player. She participated with Nadine Zumkehr in Summer Olympics 2016. Following Nadine Zumkehr’s retirement soon after the summer Olympics in late 2016, Heidrich partnered with Anouk Verge-Depre. Later in 2021, the pair again joined together to participate in Tokyo Olympics 2020 that had been delayed due to the world pandemic COVID-19.

Early Life

Joana was born on 2nd October 1991 in Zurich, Switzerland thus, she is currently 29 years old. There are no details available regarding who is her parents but her brother Adrian is also a beach volleyball player and represented Swiss at the international level. When she was 13 years old, one of her neighbors saw her playing volleyball. She noticed that being a kid and that too mere 13 years, she was tall enough to play beach volleyball. Thus, she started playing volleyball at Zuri Unterland Club in her town, and later when she turned 21 years, shifted to beach volleyball.

Joana Heidrich Career

Joana Heidrich and Nadine Zumkehr together participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics that was held in Rio. They both stood in the 14th seed but lose the match against the Brazilian team of 1 seed and set the scores as 21–23, 27–25, 15–13 which was one of the longest matches in Rio played in the quarter-finals on 14 August 2016. Joana competed at the World Tour finals in Toronto. Again in that match, she was paired with Nadine Zumkehr and stood against Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Verge-Depre. They won the three sets of the match by the scores of 14–21, 21–15, 15–10. The pair then stood against Germany’s team for the gold medal but soon they lose the game in straight sets of 18–21, 16–21, and finished the match while winning the silver medal.

In September, the pair Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre showed their unique experience at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. They both earned a medal during the Swatch FIVB World Tour finals and earned lots of reputation while being together in beach volleyball. They both together enhanced their experience in Switzerland volleyball where they secured a bronze while being in a team. It was assumed that their match at Polson Pier would be the last one to watch the team together.

They both would have appeared on the FIVB Centre Court together. But soon after the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals, both Forrer and Zumkehr announced their retirement leaving Joana alone for the hunt of volleyball and on the path to achieving more success. This pair is currently leading the charge for her nation as they both are preparing to clinch the gold medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020.


Joana Heidrich Biography

Real Name Joana Heidrich
Birth Date October 2, 1991
Age (as of 2021) 29 Years
Birth Place Zurich, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Profession Beach Volleyball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 72 kg  –  in Pounds –  158 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-36
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 25 inches
Hips Size 36 inches
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Athletic


Brother One (Adrian Heidrich)



Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend? Not Known

Personal life

Currently, she is single and is not dating anyone. Although it is evident from her social media, that she is sharing quite a lot of time and photos with a mysterious man. But, we don’t know for sure who that man actually is and how he relates to her.  Moreover, she has not revealed much in the news about her personal life. She has not disclosed her past relationships and any previous engagements.

Joana Heidrich Net worth

Joana Heidrich had lots of participation in numerous matches of volleyball. Apart from this, being a leading sportsperson from the country, so many brands will approach her for promotion as well. It is sure that she is wrecking a healthy amount of money from it but we couldn’t say for sure about the exact worth of her.


  • When Nadine left her, Joana replied that she never knew that she would have not been afraid of finding any partner.
  • Moreover, she was not afraid of being a young personality and had thought nothing but focusing on the upcoming matches on the FIVB World Tour.
  • She portraited the whole scenario statically and appraised herself for being involved in the major responsibility towards the country and the new members.

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