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Sunny Leone Biography


Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone is termed as a pornographic Canadian actress, model and businesswoman. She holds a dual nationality of both Canada and USA. She had done a number of mainstream films and shows on the television. There are also a number of modeling assignments on her name throughout her career. In the year 2003, Sunny was titled Penthouse Pet of the Year and she also worked as contract star for the company Vivid Entertainment. She was also titled as one of the top 12 porn stars in the year 2010.

Sunny was born in Sarnia Ontario in a family of Punjabi Sikhs. Her father belonged to Delhi and mother was from Himachal Pradesh, Sirmaur. She was quite keen of sports and loved playing hockey and ice skating. She was enrolled for her early education in a Catholic school. At the age of 13, she moved with her family to Fort Gratiot, Michigan and further to the Lake Forest, California after one year. She completed her high school in the year 1999 and went to college then. Sunny is quite keen of keeping her body in a perfect shape for which she works out for her fitness on regular basis despite of her busy schedule.

At first she started working at a German bakery and then she also worked for a tax and retirement firm. But later she found out her bisexuality and joined porn industry. She has worked for several magazines other than the Penthouse Magazine including Cheri, Leg World, Swank, Mystique Magazine, AVN Online, High Society, Club International and many others. She had been featured with stars like Jelena Jensen, Jenna Jameson, Adriana Sage and Aria Giovanni.

She was also appointed at the West Coast Internet Sales Representative by Adam & Eve in the year 2005. She was signed under a 3 year contract with Vivid Entertainment for pornography where she did only lesbian scenes. Her first movie with them was titled Sunny and it was released in December 2005. Then next one was Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone that won first AVN Award (Best Interactive DVD) for her. She did first time with any men on camera and it was her fiancé, Matt Erikson. After that she was seen with many other actors including Tommy Gunn, Charles Dera, Voodoo, James Deen etc.

In the year 2009 she had her collection of non-nude pictures, some videos and a blog approved by Apply for their iTunes Store. It was termed as the first officially approved application with a porn star. However later in the year 2010, this application was removed from the store. She was voted on rank 13 for Genesis magazine's "Top 100 Porn stars" list.

First mainstream appearance of Sunny was at the red carpet as reporter for MTV Awards on MTV India. She had also done some cameo roles in movies. She was contacted by many Bollywood filmmakers including director Mohit Suri for his movie Kalyug but her fee of $1 million was not quite affordable for him. She also declared at a point that her favorite Bollywood actor is Aamir Khan.

It was in the year 2008 when she did mainstream action adventure movie named Pirates Blood. She also worked for the movie The Virginity Hit. She hosted many of club events for Hollywood.

In the year 2011, she participated in Indian reality series Bigg Boss and she entered the house on 49th day. She didn’t want to reveal herself as a porn star there and rather she declared herself as a model and TV actor in America. There were negative impressions and complaints lodged against the show for featuring and promoting a porn star.

At Bigg Boss house, Sunny was approached by director Mahesh Bhatt of Bollywood and he offered her a lead role in the movie Jism 2. It will be for the first time that she will be appearing on big screen of Bollywood with Pooja Bhatt’s production Jism 2. She has also signed sequel of Ekta Kapoor's Ragini MMS.

Last Updated: 2012-09-11