Laura Prepon is Best Known For playing From 1998 to 2006, the role as Donna Pinciotti in in all eight seasons of the Fox’s period sitcom That ’70s Show (1998–2006), and for her portrayal of Alex Vause with Taylor Schilling, in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–present). Prepon has worked mainly in television. She made her film debut in 2001 with the independent film Southlander. Her other films include the romantic drama Come Early Morning (2006), the comedy Lay the Favorite (2012), the thriller The Girl on the Train (2016), and the drama The Hero (2017).
Laura Prepon and Taylor Schilling in Orange is the New Black
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Laura-Prepon on the cover of Maxim magazine
Laura Prepon in Orange is the New Black for Rolling Stones magazine cover
Laura Prepon in the hero (2017)
Laura Prepon in the hero (2017)
Laura Prepon nude – Lightning Bug (2004)
Laura Prepon on Maxim magazine
Laura Prepon and Taylor Schilling at ‘Orange Is The New Black’
Born Name Laura H. Prepon
Nick Name Pre, Snaps
Occupation Actress, film producer, model
Years active 1997–present
Born: March 7, 1980 38 years and 1 months, Watchung, New Jersey, USA
Sun Sign Pisces
Hair Color She naturally has red hair. In 2005, she dyed them blonde for one of her movies. To play Alex Vause in the “Orange Is the New Black,” she dyed her hair black in 2013. So, she keeps changing her hair according to the needs of the character in movies and television shows.
Eye Color Green
Height 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Measurements 37-26-36 in or 94-66-91.5 cm
Bra Size 34C
Distinctive Features Heavy breasts
She has Russian ancestry on her father’s side and English and Irish ancestry on her mother’s side.
Prepon went to Watchung Hills Regional High School in New Jersey and later at Caroline Thomas’ Total Theater Lab in New York City.
Father – Michael Prepon (Orthopedic Surgeon) (Died in 1993)
Mother – Marjorie (née Coll) (High School Teacher)
Siblings – Danielle Prepon (Older Sister), Jocelyn Prepon (Older Sister), Stephanie Prepon (Older Sister), Brad Prepon (Older Brother)
Others – Joseph Bradford Carr (Maternal Great-great-great-grandfather) (Union Army General)
She has appeared in various commercials viz., Bing, Tresemme, MCI, Clean and Clear and others.
She also did a Gap hip-hugger jeans commercial in 2001 which was declared too hot for televisions.
Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey, the youngest of five children, to Marjorie (née Coll), a high school teacher, and Michael Prepon, an orthopedic surgeon. She is of Russian Jewish and Irish Catholic descent. Her maternal great-great-great-grandfather was Union Army General Joseph Bradford Carr. Prepon’s father died during heart surgery in 1993 at age 49; she was 13 years old at the time. She attended Watchung Hills Regional High School, and later studied at the Total Theatre Lab in New York City.
Prepon appeared in plays such as A Woman of Property and Ascension Day while in New York. In 1996, she studied drama with acting teacher Caroline Thomas at Thomas’ Total Theatre Lab. Later, in September 1997, she premiered on a Levi Strauss-developed show called They Go On, an Internet-based soap opera. Prepon had also worked as a model and has done photo shoots in Paris, Milan, and Brazil.
Prepon starred as Donna Pinciotti on the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show from 1998 to 2006. Donna became the girlfriend and next-door neighbor of Eric Forman (Topher Grace). Randy Pearson (Josh Meyers), who was introduced in the eighth and final season of the series, became Donna’s third love interest after Grace left the series.
Prepon co-starred in the romantic comedy Slackers, which is about three best friends who try to scam their way through college and eventually get caught. She was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2002 for her role in That ’70s Show. In 2001, she made her film debut in Steve Hanft’s musical comedy-drama Southlander with Beck, Beth Orton and Hank Williams III, where she played Seven=Five, a young TV telepathic. In 2004, Prepon worked on the independent drama film The Pornographer: A Love Story. The film tells the story of an obsessive relationship between a director and an actress.
Prepon was named one of Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World” in 2002 and one of Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100” in 2005. Prepon had a cameo voice appearance as a United Nations Space Command marine in Halo 2, which was released in 2004. Her first notable film role came in 2004 with the dark drama Lightning Bug with Bret Harrison, Kevin Gage and Ashley Laurence. Branching into other arenas than acting, Prepon also served as executive producer of the film. She also appeared on an episode of MTV’s Cribs in 2003.
In 2005, Prepon co-starred with Misha Collins in the psychological thriller Karla, based on the true story of Paul Bernardo and his wife Karla Homolka, a Canadian couple who kidnapped, sexually abused, and murdered three girls, marking a contrast to her usual lighthearted roles. She was also an executive producer of E! Hollywood Hold’em the same year. Prepon co-starred with Bryan Greenberg as Hannah Daniels in the ABC drama October Road, which debuted March 15, 2007. The show was canceled by ABC on May 12, 2008, despite strong ratings and a grassroots campaign from the show’s fanbase to keep the show alive. In April 2007, she starred in a dramatic short film Once Upon a Time. She also appeared in the 2005 Oxygen original romantic comedy Romancing the Bride. She also was the original voice for Hayley Smith on the Fox animated sitcom American Dad! and voiced her in an unaired pilot. She appeared as Lauren, the long-lost sister of Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack) in the USA Network mystery drama In Plain Sight in the episode “A Frond in Need”. On February 5, 2010, it was announced that Prepon signed on to star in Awkward Situations for Men, a pilot on ABC. In 2009, Prepon appeared in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Karen, one of the girlfriends of Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), in the episode “Sorry, Bro”. She reprised her role in the episodes “The Front Porch” in 2009 and “Say Cheese” in 2010. She also appeared in the Fox medical drama House M.D. in the episode “Private Lives”.
Prepon had been taking directing classes at the Art Center College of Design. She directed a short film, Abide with Me, about a 10-year-old boy who, “upon bearing witness to his father’s murder, is rendered mute.” Prepon stated she plans on making Abide with Me into a feature film.
In early 2011, Prepon guest-starred in an episode of the ABC police procedural drama Castle as an actress studying for the role of Nikki Heat, a character created by Nathan Fillion’s title character. Prepon had been working on a web series, Neighbros, which she directed and edited, starring her then-boyfriend Scott Michael Foster. They had sold the series to Comedy Central. In February 2011, she was cast as the title character Chelsea Newman on the NBC sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?, based on Chelsea Handler’s 2008 book Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea. NBC cancelled the show on May 11, 2012. She guest-starred in the TBS sitcom Men at Work. In mid-2012, Prepon signed on to play Alex Vause, a former drug importer and girlfriend of Piper Chapman, in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. The series premiered in July 2013. Prepon was a regular in the first season, but appeared in only four of the 13 episodes in the second season. She returned as a series regular in the third season.
In 2016, Prepon and nutritionist Elizabeth Troy co-wrote The Stash Plan, a wellness book that draws on Prepon’s experiences eating organic foods since she was a child, and her struggles with weight, low energy, and digestive issues. The book debuted at #10 under “Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous” on The New York Times Best Seller list.
In 2016, Prepon appeared in the psychological thriller The Girl on the Train, based on Paula Hawkins’ novel of the same name. In 2017, she played Charlotte opposite Sam Elliott in The Hero. Prepon directed the tenth episode of Orange Is the New Black’s fifth season, titled “The Reverse Midas Touch”.
Prepon dated Scott Michael Foster for a time, but said in 2013 they had broken up. In June 2017, a pregnant Prepon confirmed on Live with Kelly and Ryan that she and her fiancé, actor Ben Foster, were expecting a girl. Prepon commented on being a working mother in September 2017.Prepon and Foster live in New York.
Prepon is a Scientologist.
Laura appeared in the 2001 American independent film Southlander for her role as Seven Equals Five.
First TV Show
She debuted with That ’70s Show where she played the role as Donna Pinciotti. From 1998 to 2006, Prepon appeared in a total of 200 episodes. She also received several nominations for this show.
Laura likes to workout and stay in shape. She sometimes even walk up at 4 in the morning to do the exercises. Laura walks on the elliptical trainer and does spinning. Prepon also works out with the help of medicine balls and bands.
Her other form of workout is dancing. she knows ballet and salsa dance forms.
She works out everyday and says that she can even workout for three sessions in a day.
She has also tried Bikram yoga, but couldn’t do it much. So, she left it.
Laura also states that she has played with metabolism a lot. She also tried HCG diet, where you are injected with a hormone extracted from the urine of a pregnant woman.
She likes to cook her food in coconut oil and also enjoys drinking coconut water.
She has a celebrity crush on Scott Speedman, Canadian film, and TV actor.
Laura Prepon Favorite Things
Food – Raw almond butter
Actor – Harrison Ford
Book – The Hobbit (By J.R.R. Tolkien)
Color – Black
Song – Fancy (By Reba McEntire)
Movie – Predator (1987)
Laura Prepon Facts
She is in great love with vintage clothes and sneakers.
Her father is Jewish, and mother is Catholic. But, she believes in Scientology.
Her father died when she was thirteen.
She had done ballet dancing before.
Nicole Kidman and Gwyneth Paltrow are her fitness role models.
Laura has three older sisters, one of which is a lawyer.
Her hobbies are horseback riding, ice skating, gymnastics, ballet dancing. She also likes to play golf and piano.
If she was not into acting, she would have been a surgeon (just like her dad).
She is a big UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fan.
She is afraid of spiders.
She has a dog, which weighs nearly 135 pounds.
She had also served as DJ three times in the past.
She likes to play poker to relax herself.
She has a state-of-the-art karaoke machine.
Sofia Richie has been featured in campaigns by a number of major brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors and Chanel by being the youngest daughter of singer and songwriter Lionel Richie and adoptive half-sister to fashion designer and television personality Nicole Richie.
Model Sofia Richie seen in Miami Beach 12-08-2017
PARIS HILTON AND SOFIA RICHIE AT CATCH LA IN WEST HOLLYWOOD
Scott Disick looks happier than ever as he relaxes at the beach with girlfriend Sofia Richie
Sofia Richie – REVOLVE Festival Day 2 At Coachella In Palm Springs – 04-16-2017
Sofia Richie And Lottie Moss On The Set Of A Photoshoot In New York
SOFIA RICHIE AND NICOLA PELTZ OUT IN BEVERLY HILLS
Sofia Richie And Pia Mia In Flaunt
with Pia Mia In Flaunt
Sofia Richie And Scott Disick Leaving Sugarfish Sushi In Calabasas
Sofia Booty In Bikini, In Mexico Off A Super Yacht
Sofia Richie considers herself a model, but practically her job is being close to really famous people. She hangs out with Kylie Jenner and she used to date Justin Bieber. We do not really know how Lionel Richie’s daughter makes so much money, but her having such a luxury car makes us believe she’s got some kind of ace up her sleeve. She was recently photographed driving a Ferrari 458 Spider along with a friend. Did she really buy it, or was it a gift from daddy? We don’t have the answer to that, but she looks glamorous enough driving it.
SOFIA CHEW IN BIKINIS AT A YACHT IN MONACO
Sofia enjoys a PDA-filled break with Scott Disick in Mexico
Sofia enjoys her vacation in Mexico 11-05-2017
Sofia Richie For Complex
SOFIA RICHIE IN BIKINI AT A BEACH IN MALIBU
SOFIA IN BIKINI TOP AT A BEACH IN MIAMI
Sofia Richie In Miami
SOFIA LEAVES A NAIL SALON IN BEVERLY HILLS
SOFIA LEAVES HER HOTEL IN MILAN
SOFIA OUT AND ABOUT IN WEST HOLLYWOOD
Sofia wears a see through black bra in Beverly Hills - 03-08-2017
Sofia wears sheer black top to hit grocery store in Calabasas 01-05-2018
Occupation Model, socialite
Born: August 24, 1998 19 years and 7 months, Los Angeles, California, United States
Sun Sign Virgo
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Height 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Measurements 34-26.5-35 in or 86-67-89 cm
Bra size 32B
Distinctive Features Lips
Father – Lionel Richie (Singer)
Mother – Diana Alexander
Siblings – Myles Brockman Richie (Older Brother), Nicole Richie (Older Half-Sister) (Fashion Designer, Actress, TV Personality)
As a model, she is signed with Select Model Management – London.
Sofia has served as the face of –
Madonna‘s Material Girl clothing (2015 fall collection)
Mary Grace Swim.
Sofia Richie was born in Los Angeles, California to parents Lionel Richie and his second wife Diane Alexander. She is the younger sister of Nicole Richie (who was adopted) and the biological sister of Miles Richie Sofia Richie’s godfather was Michael Jackson. She reported that the visits to Jackson’s Neverland Ranch were some of her favorite memories as a child, and she became close friends with his daughter, Paris.
Richie grew up with an affinity for music like her father. She learned to sing at age 5 and to play the piano at age 7. She made occasional appearances at her father’s shows and took vocal lessons from Beyonce’s vocal coach, Tim Carter, when she was 14, as well. She also worked in the studio with her brother-in-law (and Good Charlotte lead vocalist) Joel Madden. She decided to move away from a music career, however, because of the pressure of living up to her father’s stature in the music industry.
Richie spent some time at Oaks Christian School—nicknamed “Celebrity High”—before being educated at home for several years while her father was on tour. She played soccer until age 16 when she broke her hip in a Segway accident.
Richie began modeling at age 14 with a feature in Teen Vogue and at 15 she got her first fashion contract with Los Angeles-based swimwear company Mary Grace Swim. The next year, Richie signed with London-based modeling agency Select Model Management.
Richie has featured in advertising campaigns for a number of brands including DL1961, Madonna’s Material Girl line, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, Michael Kors, and Tommy Hilfiger. She has done photoshoots for Elle and Vanity Fair and has recently appeared on the cover of Complex and Billboard magazine’s style issue.
First TV Show
Sofia was first seen on a news show Omg! Insider in 2014 as herself in an episode dated May 21, 2014.
During 2014, she was also seen in her sister’s show Candidly Nicole in three episodes as herself.
Nothing is known about Sofia’s workout and diet regimes.
Sofia Richie Facts
Sisters Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are her inspirations for fashion designing.
Sofia is friends with models like Alessandra Ambrosio, Bella Hadid, Joan Smalls and others.
Richie likes action sports.
She has a pet French bulldog named Cairo Richie.
At 13, Sofia wanted to sign with a record label as she desired to be a pop singer.
Until 2014, she used to steal her sister Nicole’s clothes.
She started modeling in 2014.
Paris Jackson (Michael Jackson‘s daughter) and Sofia are childhood friends.
She was on the cover of Fault Magazine Beauty’s August 2015 issue.
Her sister Nicole is her style icon.
Sofia was once selected by Stella McCartney to appear alongside her during a MET Ball 2015 event.
LAIS RIBEIRO AT VICTORIA’S SECRET OFFICES IN NEW YORK
LAIS RIBEIRO FOR VOGUE MAGAZINE, BRAZIL SEPTEMBER 2017
Lais Ribeiro in Bikini at the Beach in Miami
Lais Ribeiro in Bikini on the Beach in Los Angeles
Lais Ribeiro in GQ Mexico Magazine Photoshoot – August 2016
Lais Ribeiro In SI Swimsuit 2017
In SI Swimsuit 2017
Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Lais Ribeiro in Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
in Victoria’s Secret Photoshoot – November 2016
In VIP (Brazil) – December 2017
Lais Ribeiro In VIP (Brazil) – December 2017
Lais Ribeiro poses for a new beach photoshoot – Instagram (January 2018)
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
Lais Ribeiro promotes new Fae Swim Spring Summer 2017 collection
LAIS RIBEIRO victoria secret angel
Lais Ribeiro In Swimsuit At Miami Beach
Occupation Fashion / Runway model
Born: October 5, 1990 27 years and 5 months, Miguel Alves, Piauí, Brazil
Sun Sign Libra
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Brown
Height 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
Measurements 34-23-33 in or 81-58.5-84 cm
Bra Size 32B
Lais Ribeiro is signed to these modeling agencies –
Women Management – New York
Traffic Models – Barcelona
Mega Model Agency – Hamburg
Select Model Management – London
Elite Model Management – Milan
Traffic Models – Madrid
Joy Model Management – Sao Paulo (Mother Agency)
Elite Model Management – Stockholm
Mega Model Agency – Berlin
Oui Management – Paris
Star System – Paris (Mother Agency)
Lais has advertised for several brands such as Agilità, American Eagle, Blanco, Christian Dior, Gap, John Frieda, Lança Perfume, Lilly Sarti, Luz da Lua, Nine West, Priscilla Darolt, Ralph Lauren Blue Label, Plié, Tom Ford ‘Sahara Noir’ fragrance, Triya, Victoria’s Secret ‘VS Fantasies’, Victoria’s Secret ‘Holiday’, Victoria’s Secret ‘Valentine’s Day’, and Victoria’s Secret ‘Body by Victoria’.
First Fashion Show
Lais started her fashion career with the fashion show Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2010 fashion show where she walked the ramp for 1a Classe Alviero Martini, 2nd Floor, Alberta Ferretti, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Amapô, André Lima, Angelo Marani, Animale, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Carlota Joakina, Christian Dior, Cori, Dolce & Gabbana, Ellus, Ermanno Scervino, Fause Haten, Forum Tufi Duek, Givenchy, Gloria Coelho, Gucci, Hermes, Huis Clos, Iodice, Isabela Capeto, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jefferson Kulig, John Galliano, Lino Villaventura, Marc Jacobs, Maria Bonita, Maria Garcia, Michael Kors, Moschino Cheap & Chic, Osklen, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Reinaldo Lourenço, Roberto Cavalli, Ronaldo Fraga, Rosa Chá, Samuel Cirnansck, Simone Nunes, Triton, Vera Wang, Versace, and Wilson Ranieri.
First TV Show
Apart from the fashions shows on television, she guest appeared in the comedy TV series New Girl as herself in 2014 in an episode titled “Prince.”
She maintains her healthy body by going to the gym every day and doing her own exercises like yoga and aerobics. She likes to do exercises, which targets or works the complete body.
A year after giving birth to her son Alexandre, she gave in to a friend’s advice and started working as a model in her native Brazil. It didn’t take long for her to move on and in 2009 she walked the major international catwalks for such designers as Shiatzy Chen, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, and Marc Jacobs. During the fashion week of Brazil for the spring/summer 2011 collections, Ribeiro was the most booked runway model with 27 shows during São Paulo Fashion Week and 26 shows during Rio Fashion Week.
She has been photographed for American, Brazilian, German, and Italian Vogue, and appeared in ad campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, Tom Ford, GAP and American Eagle.
She also works for Victoria’s Secret, having appeared in the 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, as well as the 2011 Christmas commercial and the 2012 Valentine’s Day commercial alongside Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima. She was scheduled to walk the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, but sprained her ankle during rehearsals. Her outfit for that year was given to Behati Prinsloo. In 2013, because of what happened, the Victoria’s Secret producers gave Lais the opportunity to open the Birds of Paradise segment.
She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2015. In 1 November 2017, Ribeiro was chosen to wear the “Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra” for the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show held in Shanghai, China in 28 November 2017. The $2 million dollar bra, named the “Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra”, was created by Mouawad. The bra and its matching belt is handset with 6,000 yellow diamonds, yellow sapphires, and blue topaz in 18 karat gold.
Ribeiro has a son, born on May 17, 2008. In 2015, she began dating American basketball player Jared Homan. She is of Amerindian, German, and African descent.
Lais Ribeiro Favorite Things
Food – Pizza
Perfume – Victoria’s Secret seduction scent
Beauty Products – Decleor Paris Aromessence Rose D’Orient Soothing Serum, Bioderma Crealine H2O
Source – Harper’sBazaar.com, Modelinia.com
Lais Ribeiro Facts
Lais is friends with models Cora Emmanuel, Ieva Laguna, Keke Lindgard, Rose Cordero, River Viiperi, and Thiago Santos.
At the age of 19 (in 2009), she started modeling locally.
Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima are her inspirations.
In 2011, during the Brazil fashion week for the spring / summer 2011 collection, she was the most booked runway model. She has 27 shows during São Paulo Fashion Week and 26 shows during Rio Fashion Week.
She has walked in 2010, 2011 and 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Lais injured her ankle during rehearsals and so didn’t appear in 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
She does not like to wear a lot of makeup daily. But, mascara is one thing, which she likes to use a lot.
Alongside Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima, Lais was featured in Victoria’s Secret Valentine’s Day commercial in 2012.
She gave birth to her first child, son Alexander in 2010 (at the age of 19).
Agyness Deyn is best known for Modeling and working with famous brands such Adidas, Armani, Calvin Klein, Galliano, Reebok and multiple others.
Agyness Deyn – Wonderland Magazine 2015
AGYNESS DEYN model and singer
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AGYNESS DEYN BY DAMON BAKER FOR STERN MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2011
AGYNESS DEYN DR MARTENS
Agyness Deyn for Madame
Agyness Deyn Frolic in Her Frilly Bikini in Florida
AGYNESS DEYN JEON SEUNG HWAN PHOTOSHOOT
Agyness Deyn model Haiti Relief Show
Agyness Deyn model style magazine
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Born Name Laura Michelle Hollins
Nick Name Agyness Deyn
Occupation Fashion model, actress, singer
Years active 2007–present
Born: May 13, 1981 36 years and 11 months, Littleborough, Lancashire, England
Sun Sign Aquarius
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 32-23-34 in or 83-58-86.5 cm
Bra Size: 32A
Genre Pop, pop/ rock, indie rock
Distinctive Features Short hair giving androgynous (partly male and partly female) look
Agyness attended All Saints Roman Catholic High School, Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School and Sixth Form in Waterfoot, Rossendale, Lancashire, England.
After a gap, she also studied music and drama at a college in Hull, England.
Father – Ken Hollins (Works at Royal Mail)
Mother – Lorraine (ENT Nurse at Liverpool Hope Hospital)
Siblings – Agyness has 1 older and 1 younger sibling.
She is signed to these modeling agencies –
Elite Model Management – New York
Why Not Model Agency – Milan
SELECT Model Management (Mother Agency)
Elite Model Management – Paris (2012 – 2012)
Viva Models – Paris (2006 – 2012)
Why Not Model Agency – Milan (2006 – 2012)
Women Management – New York (2009 – 2011)
Models 1 (2008 – 2011)
Deyn is from Littleborough, near Rochdale in Greater Manchester. Deyn later moved to Failsworth near Oldham. The second of three children, she moved to Rossendale, Lancashire, and attended All Saints Roman Catholic High School, as well as Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School and Sixth Form, Waterfoot.
Deyn’s name was apparently coined to further her modelling career after she consulted her mother’s friend, a numerology expert, who advised her of the most ‘fortuitous’ way to spell the name ‘Agnes’. It was reported that her mother Lorraine (a nurse), and her sister Emily both changed their surname to Deyn, while Lorraine has changed the I in her first name to Y.
Deyn’s working life started at a fish and chip shop in Stubbins, Rossendale, where she was a part-time server at the age of 13. Even at an early age she had an eye for style and by 17 she had already had her head shaved. “I’ve had short hair since I was 13, and when I was 17, I had a skinhead.” In 1999, she won the Rossendale Free Press “Face of ’99” competition, aged just 16.
She then moved to London, working in a fast-food restaurant during the day and a bar at night but admits: “It didn’t quite work.”
Deyn’s biography claims that she was “spotted” while shopping with fashion designer Henry Holland in Kentish Town, London. She then signed with SELECT model management.
In May 2007, she was featured on the cover of American Vogue, alongside Doutzen Kroes, Caroline Trentini, Raquel Zimmermann, Sasha Pivovarova, Jessica Stam, Coco Rocha, Hilary Rhoda, Chanel Iman and Lily Donaldson as “The World’s Next Top Models.” She has also been featured on the covers of: UK Vogue, the Observer Woman supplement, The Sunday Times Style, Pop, Grazia, Time, Style & Life, Vogue Italia and numerous other international publications.
She has walked the runways for Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Hermés, Dior, Lanvin, DKNY, Karl Lagerfeld, Moschino, Versace, Michael Kors, Zac Posen, Celine, Roberto Cavalli, Bottega Veneta, Proenza Schouler, Tommy Hilfiger, Stella McCartney, Viktor & Rolf, Max Mara, Oscar De La Renta, Ralph Lauren, Giles Deacon, Alexander Wang, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alberta Ferretti, Carolina Herrera, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Deyn has appeared in advertisements for Dior, Burberry, Emporio Armani, Calvin Klein, Moncler, Anna Sui, Giorgio Armani, John Galliano, Gianfranco Ferré, Blumarine, Vivienne Westwood, Cacharel, Doc Martens, Shiseido, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Adidas, and Reebok.
She has been the face of fragrance The Beat by Burberry, Gold by Giles Deacon at New Look replacing Drew Barrymore, Jean Paul Gaultier’s fragrance Ma Dame, Shiseido (replacing Angelina Jolie), Rock Me! by Anna Sui, and childhood friend Henry Holland’s label House of Holland. In 2009, Deyn landed a Uniqlo campaign and appeared in a commercial with Gabriel Aubry.
In May 2008, Deyn was guest editor of i-D magazine. The issue was devoted to her and includes articles written by and about Deyn, as well as interviews she conducted with fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood. Deyn’s was on one of the fourteen covers of V magazine autumn issue. Each cover employs a head shot of a famous model, either from new models or established supermodels; it was photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
In June 2009, the Daily Mirror reported that Deyn had quit modelling to spend more time with her then boyfriend, Singer-songwriter Miles Kane. The newspaper quoted a source as saying that modelling had started to bore Deyn and that she had hired an acting agent to pursue an acting career in British independent films.
Vogue Paris described her as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.
Deyn appeared in the May 2011 British Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker.
In October 2012, Deyn once again announced that she has retired from modelling in an interview with The Independent. She stated, “I suppose I have stopped modelling officially. I’ve not done any for a good long while now. I think it was about four years ago when my feelings were changing towards the industry. I didn’t hate it, but I was yearning to do something different. I was on a gradient. It was a gradual thing.” She intends to focus on her acting career.
Deyn provides vocals for the single “Who” by Five O’Clock Heroes as well as featuring in the video. The single was poorly received by NME, who gave it only a 2/10. The single charted at No. 109 in the UK. Until recently she was a member of the now defunct group Lucky Knitwear. Deyn’s voice can be heard at the beginning of Rihanna’s music video for “We Found Love”.
In the 2010 film Clash of the Titans, Deyn played Aphrodite, Greek goddess of beauty, love, and sex.
In March 2011, Deyn appeared as an owl-bearing warrior in Woodkid’s debut music video, “Iron”.
In 2012, Deyn starred opposite Richard Coyle in Pusher, an English language remake of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Danish film of the same name, where she played Flo, a strong-minded stripper.
On 28 February 2012, Deyn played her first role on the West End stage, as Paula in François Archambault’s comedy, The Leisure Society. After receiving excellent reviews[by whom?] for her role in that play, Deyn was cast to play the main female role, Chris Guthrie, in a film adaptation of the Scottish-set novel Sunset Song.
In 2013, Deyn played the lead role in Electricity, a film adaptation of the novel by Ray Robinson, about the journey of a young woman with epilepsy.
In 2015, she starred in fantasy-horror thriller film Patient Zero.
In 2017, Deyn began filming Hard Sun, a pre-apocalyptic crime drama for the BBC at Hanstead Park in Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire.
In 2010, Deyn collaborated with her younger sister Emily to create a line of T-shirts and tank tops for high street chain Uniqlo.
In 2012, Deyn began a design partnership with Dr. Martens called Agyness Deyn for Dr. Martens, a line of accessories, shoes, and clothing. In spring of 2014, she planned to release a third collaboration with the brand.
She currently works with the agencies Elite New York City, Why Not Model Agency in Milan, and Oui Management in Paris.
Deyn was married to American actor Giovanni Ribisi from 2012 to 2015.
In August 2016, Deyn married hedge fund manager Joel McAndrew in New York.
She was a member of the now defunct band “Lucky Knitwear”. The band did not release any album.
Agyness provided vocals for the single “Who” by Five O’Clock Heroes, which did not receive warm welcome by the critics and reviewers. She was also featured in that video.
She also gave vocals for the starting seconds of the song “We Found Love” by Rihanna.
Agyness played the role as Aphrodite, who is the Greek goddess of beauty, love, and sex in the 2010 film Clash of the Titans.
First Fashion Show
Deyn appeared in Ready to wear – Autumn/ Winter 2006 fashion show in which she cat-walked for Alice McCall, Evisu, John Richmond, Kei Kagami, Laura Biagiotti, Osman Yousefzada, Roberto Menichetti, and Trussardi.
The English model, Agyness Deyn is not like those models, who do starve themselves in order to remain in the modeling business. Instead, she eats healthy and eats 5 times a day, but in small proportions. This helps her to keep her metabolism high and hence stay thin. In this way, she is able to taste everything she craves for like pizza, her favorite. She also has chips and fish once in a week.
Regarding workout, Deyn loves cycling. Whenever she feels like and have time, she goes for it in the city. Apart from it, she is an avid supporter and follower of yoga. Yoga helps her to stay refreshed for the whole day.
Agyness Deyn Favorite Things
Dr. Martens Coat
Dries Van Noten bag, shirt, skirt, sunglasses, and vest
Stella McCartney Underwear
Dr. Martens Shoes
House of Holland shirt, overalls, and shoes
Happy Socks Socks.
Agyness Deyn Facts
She was a member of the band “Lucky Knitwear”.
Deyn was spotted first time with a fashion designer, Henry Holland, when she was shopping with her in Kentish Town, London.
She has a sister named Emily.
Agyness changed her name for establishing a good modeling career to Agnes. But, her mother’s numerology expert friend told them to modify the spelling of the word “Agnes” to have a good fortune in the career. Hence, “y” was added in the name to make it as “Agyness”. Her mother also added a “y” in her first name, replacing “I”.
At 13, she worked at Fish and Chip shop in Rossendale as a part-time server.
Agyness has kept her short hair since 13 and completely shaved her head at 17.
At 16, Deyn won Rossendale Free Press “Face of 99” competition.
While she was studying music in London, Agyness also worked part-time at a restaurant in day’s time and at the bar at night.
Deyn has appeared in 2008 Pirelli Calendar.
Sunny Leone known by her stage name Sunny Leone, is a Canadian-born Indian-American actress and model, currently active in Indian film industry. She is a former pornstar. She has an American citizenship. She has also used the stage name Karen Malhotra. She was named Penthouse Pet of the Year in 2003, was a contract performer for Vivid Entertainment, and was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top porn stars in 2010.
Sunny Leone - Hot in a backstage at Miss India America 20
Born Name Karenjit Kaur Vohra
Occupation Former p*rnographic actress, Bollywood actress, businesswoman
Born: May 13, 1981 (36 years and 11 months), Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Light Brown
Height 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
Measurements 38-24-36 in or 96.5-61-91.5 cm
Bra Size 34DD
Father – Was born in Tibet, China and raised in Delhi, India
Mother – Was born in Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, India (Died in 2008)
Siblings – Sundeep Vohra (Brother)
Leone completed her schooling in 1999 from a Catholic school and enrolled herself in a college afterward. She studied pediatrics there.
As a p*rn star, she was endorsed by Manforce c*ndom company. Later in 2012, she was endorsed by an Indian mobile company called Chaze Mobiles.
She has also endorsed Imbesharam.com’s Besharam brand.
She has played roles in independent mainstream events, films and television shows. Her first mainstream appearance was in 2005, when she worked as a red carpet reporter for the MTV Video Music Awards on MTV India. In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality television series Bigg Boss. She also has hosted the Indian reality show Splitsvilla.
In 2012 she made her Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt’s erotic thriller Jism 2 (2012) and shifted her focus to mainstream acting which was followed up with Jackpot (2013), Ragini MMS 2 (2014) and Ek Paheli Leela (2015).
Apart from her acting career she has been part of activism campaigns including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society and has also posed for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) ad campaign with a rescued dog, encouraging pet owners to have their cats and dogs spayed and neutered.
Since 2011, Leone has been married to musician Daniel Weber.
Sunny Leone was born in Sarnia, Ontario to Sikh Punjabi parents. Her father was born in Tibet and raised in Delhi, while her mother (who died in 2008) was from Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. As a young girl, she was a self-described tomboy, very athletic and played street hockey with the boys.
Although the family was Sikh, her parents enrolled her in Catholic school as it was felt to be unsafe for her to go to public school. When she was 13, her family moved to Fort Gratiot, Michigan, then to Lake Forest, California a year later, fulfilling her grandparents’ dream that the family be together in one place. She had her first kiss at 11, lost her virginity at 16 with a basketball player and discovered her bisexuality at 18.
Before working in the porn industry, she worked at a German bakery, a Jiffy Lube, and later a tax and retirement firm. She also was studying to become a nurse.
When picking a name for her adult career, she has said that Sunny is her real name and Leone was picked by Bob Guccione, former owner of Penthouse magazine. She posed for Penthouse magazine, and was named Penthouse Pet of the Month for the March 2001 issue, followed by a feature in the Holiday 2001 edition of Hustler magazine as a Hustler Honey. She has also appeared in other magazines including Cheri, Mystique Magazine, High Society, Swank, AVN Online, Leg World, Club International and Lowrider, while her online credits include ModFX Models, Suze Randall, Ken Marcus and Mac & Bumble.
In 2003, she was named “Penthouse Pet of the Year” and starred in the video Penthouse Pets in Paradise alongside Tera Patrick and Kyla Cole. In 2005 Adam & Eve appointed her as their West Coast Internet Sales Representative.
That same year, Leone signed a three-year contract with Vivid Entertainment with which she transitioned into the world of hardcore pornography, stating that she would only do lesbian scenes. Her first movie released was titled Sunny and was released in December 2005. Her next movie, Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone, was the first interactive title for Leone, who was the first Vivid Girl to make such a movie. Taking only four days to film, the movie won her her first AVN Award (Best Interactive DVD). She followed this with Sunny Loves Cher, which featured her first on-screen squirting, and The Female Gardner co-starring Mikayla Mendez and Daisy Marie.
Leone’s last two movies under her contract with Vivid were It’s Sunny in Brazil, which was filmed in Brazil, and The Sunny Experiment also starring Monique Alexander and Brea Lynn. The movies were released in October and December 2007 respectively.
In May 2007, upon re-signing her contract with Vivid for another six films, Leone agreed to perform for the first time with men on camera, but exclusively with her fiancé, Matt Erikson. That summer she also received breast augmentation, and shot her first movie under the new contract titled Sunny Loves Matt. The movie led to her being nominated for three (out of six) AVN awards in 2009 in addition to being a choice for Female Performer of the Year. She followed up her first boy-girl title with The Other Side of Sunny in October 2008, which would be the last time she would perform with Erikson.
In January 2008, Leone revealed that she was no longer exclusive to Erikson, and had done scenes with other actors, most notably Tommy Gunn, Charles Dera, James Deen and Voodoo. In 2009, Vivid released her only movie performing with other male actors titled “Sunny B/G Adventure”. Her final release under contract with Vivid – “Undress Me”, once again made her exclusive to performing with just one male actor, Daniel Webber.
In August 2009, she announced the launch of her own studio, Sunlust Pictures, with Daniel Weber as her partner. With her new venture Leone announced her plans to write, direct and create her own brand of adult movies with Vivid Entertainment as her distributor. Her first independent production, The Dark Side of the Sun, was released in March 2009, and was debuted at the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas. In June 2009, she held a casting call in Las Vegas for her second independent production titled Sunny Slumber Party (released September 2009).She followed up with three other self-produced features Gia Portrait of a Porn Star (2010) which was nominated for multiple AVN awards, Roleplay (2011) and Goddess (2012) which featured her first anal sex scene.
No longer exclusive to Vivid, Leone began working with other studios and performers since 2009. She leveraged her online popularity by striking deals with firms like PPPcard, AdultPokerParty.com, Brickhouse, Flirt4Free, Totemcash and Imlive to sell and distribute her content over the internet and other media. She won the “Web Babe of the Year” at the 2008 Xbiz Awards. Her websites and business interests are run under her banner company Leone L.L.C. She indicated in an April 2012 interview that 80 per cent of the traffic on her website, and 60 per cent of her revenue comes from India.
In addition to her film career, Leone has been part of the Vivid Comedy Tour, and has modelled for the Vivid Footwear collection. Leone has also participated in events like the Vivid/ClubJenna Lingerie Bowl and Vivid’s Hot Rod Night. Doc Johnson launched a pocket pal in 2006 moulded to her vagina, and in 2008 released the Sunny Leone Exciter vibrator. Control MFG currently uses Leone’s image along with other Vivid girls to market their line of skateboards. She is paired with Gab Ekoe, one of the Team Control riders. She also indicated that she plans to launch her own line of lingerie and other Sunny-branded products including a diamond jewellery line.
In September 2009, an iPhone application consisting of a collection of non-nude photos, some videos and a porn star-penned blog was approved by Apple for sale in the iTunes store, making it the first officially sanctioned application featuring a porn star. By February 2010, the app had been removed by Apple from the store.
Leone was voted number 13 (up from number 41 in 2007) on Genesis magazine’s “Top 100 Porn stars” list, number 34 on Desiclubs.com’s Top 50 Coolest Desis of 2004, and one of the “40 under 40” ranking on AVN Online magazine. In 2010, she was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top female stars in porn. She was voted number 82 in the Top 99 Women for 2012 in AskMen.com’s list.
In 2013, she announced her retirement from the adult industry stating “I am lucky that the audience is accepting me. I have come my way from there (porn industry). I don’t have any plans as of now to go back there.”
In 2016 she was chosen as one of BBC’s 100 Women. The Tech magazine, Exhibit has chosen Sunny Leone for their cover girl of October 2016 issue.
Leone’s first mainstream appearance was in 2005, when she was a red carpet reporter for the MTV Awards on MTV India. She has also had a cameo in the film The Girl Next Door, performed in Ja Rule’s video Livin’ It Up and a video for Kidd Skilly. Other credits include E!’s “Wild On!” and the Sundance Film Festival’s ‘After Dark’. Leone was a contestant in the second season of the Fox reality show My Bare Lady 2: Open for Business, in which a group of adult actresses were given classes and training on how to pitch investment ideas and competed for success in the business world. In addition to filming her scene for Debbie Does Dallas in 2007, Leone was also part of a Showtime documentary of the same name detailing the production of the movie and the personal lives of its stars.
She indicated that for the right price she would seriously consider a career in Bollywood. She was courted by Indian directors in the past but felt uncomfortable with the roles that she would have played. Director Mohit Suri reportedly asked Leone to play the lead role in his film Kalyug, but instead cast Deepal Shaw as he could not afford Leone’s $1 million acting fee. She has mentioned that Aamir Khan is her favorite Bollywood actor, and that over 60% of her fans are from South Asia.
In 2008, Leone announced that she would be starring in a mainstream action adventure movie titled Pirates Blood, which was shot in Oman. The shooting was completed in two weeks and was to be released in winter 2008. Leone also landed a role in Middle Men, producer Chris Mallick’s indie feature about the birth of the online porn industry set for wide theatrical release in 2009. She appeared in the 2010 film The Virginity Hit playing a version of herself, where she is hired to take the virginity of the lead character.
Leone has made appearances at events such as the 2002 SEMA International Auto Salon, the 2002 Extreme Autofest Pomona and the 2006 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Sunny has also been the hostess at events in clubs like the Mansion in Miami and the Highlands in Hollywood.
In 2005, she was mentioned in Forbes magazine for a story on Vivid Entertainment. Leone has also been featured in mainstream publications like FHM, Front and Jane magazine. In 2007, along with the other Vivid Girls, she was seen in a 48′ high holiday Billboard in Times Square at W. 48th Street and Seventh Avenue. Leone is also one of the Penthouse Pets who appears in the PlayStation Portable game Pocket Pool. She was also featured in a coffee table book titled Naked Ambition: An R Rated Look at an X Rated Industry by Michael Grecco.
In 2004, she was part of No More Bush Girls, in which she and several other popular adult actresses shaved off their pubic hair in protest of the George W. Bush presidency. In May 2008, she shot a promotional video for Declare Yourself, a nonprofit, nonpartisan voter registration campaign targeting 18- to 29-year-olds. She indicated that Barack Obama would be her choice in the 2008 U.S. presidential election, primarily because she felt he was more business friendly to the adult industry than his opponent John McCain. She also released a public service announcement on behalf of the ASACP, reminding adult webmasters to protect their sites from children by having an RTA label on it.
Leone has a strong interest in health and fitness, and has been featured in several mainstream fitness publications. Leone has modelled fitness clothing for the sports brand Fantasy Fitness and shared that she keeps her body in shape by working out as much as she can despite her busy schedule and as quoted in Men’s Fitness magazine, “I try to eat very healthy – lots of vegetables, drinking my milk every day.”
In 2013, Leone posed for a PETA ad campaign, encouraging dog and cat owners to have their pets spayed and neutered. In an interview for PETA India, Leone said, “I believe that every single dog should be spayed and neutered. You don’t want to continue the cycle of homeless dogs or cats. And spaying and neutering also keeps them healthy.” PETA named her their “Person of the Year” in 2016.
In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality series Bigg Boss, entering the house on day 49. However she refused to divulge her porn star status, and replied to fellow house-mate Pooja Bedi that she was a model and a TV star in America for the last ten years or so. It was reported that she caused a stir in the larger populace with her Twitter feed gaining 8,000 new followers in just 2 days and Google saying searches for her experienced a “breakout”. There were also complaints lodged with the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting alleging that the Colors TV channel was promoting pornography by having Leone appear on the show; among those who filed are the Indian Artistes and Actors Forum and Anurag Thakur, member of Lok Sabha and head of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing.
During her stay in the Bigg Boss house, Sunny was approached by Bollywood film-maker Mahesh Bhatt who entered the house briefly to offer her the lead role in Jism 2 (the sequel to the 2003 film Jism). She accepted it, which resulted in Pooja Bhatt’s production house, Fish Eye Network and Leone’s agent discussing the movie further. Leone’s entered Bollywood in 2012 with the film Jism 2 to weak critical reception but was commercially successful. Sunny Leone signed her second Bollywood film, “Ragini MMS 2”. Ragini MMS, sequel to Ekta Kapoor’s crossover horror movie Ragini MMS. Sunny Leone featured in an item number in the Sanjay Gupta and Ekta Kapoor’s 2013 film Shootout at Wadala. She further started filming for Kaizad Gustad’s Jackpot in which she plays a femme fatale. Jackpot released on 13 December 2013 and was panned by critics.
Her first release of 2014 was the much anticipated horror film Ragini MMS 2, which proved to be a box-office hit. Leone’s performance received all round praise with critic Mohar Basu calling her work a “revelation”. Critic Taran Adarsh also noted that Leone,” carries off her character with supreme confidence” In November 2013, she had confirmed that she would make her Tamil film debut in Vadacurry which released in May 2014 and featured her in a special appearance. She next appeared in the item number Pink Lips for the film Hate Story 2. After giving a hit number Pink Lips, she appeared once again in Shake That Booty opposite Mika Singh from his film Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya. She made her acting debut in the Telugu film industry by appearing in a cameo in Current Theega opposite Manchu Manoj and Rakul Preet Singh where she played a school teacher.
Leone then appeared in item song Sesamma Bagilu Tegiyamma in Kannada film DK, which marked her debut in Kannada film industry. In April 2015, Leone appeared in Bobby Khan’s musical thriller Ek Paheli Leela, where she portrayed dual roles as Leela, a village belle and Meera, a supermodel from Milan. The film was released on April 10, 2015. The film met with mixed to negative reviews but was a commercial success with collections of ₹27.47 crore (US$4.2 million). After a little gap, post the release of Ek Paheli Leela , she appeared in Devang Dholakia’s Kuch Kuch Locha Hai was released on May 8, 2015. She essayed the role of a film star opposite Ram Kapoor, Evelyn Sharma and Navdeep Chabbra. The film emerged to be a critical and commercial failure. She did her second Kannada song “Kamakshi” from the film Luv U Alia. Last in 2015, she appeared in a cameo in Akshay Kumar’s Singh is Bling. In January 2016, she appeared in Milap Zaveri’s adult comedy Mastizaade, released on January 29, 2016 where she portrayed twin sisters, Laila Lele and Lily Lele along with Tusshar Kapoor and Vir Das. The film released to mixed reviews and was an average earner. One critic said “Leone may not be better than this film, but she’s the best thing in it.” Her next film was Jasmine D’souza’s One Night Stand with Tanuj Virwani released on May 6, 2016. The film was released to mixed reviews but was a flop commercially. Her last release of 2016 was Rajeev Chaudary’s Beiimaan Love opposite Rajneesh Duggal that released on October 14, 2016. Her performance was widely praised but the film met with negative reviews and flopped. She also appeared in song “Tu Zaroorat Nahi Tu Zaroori Hai” with Sharman Joshi in Fuddu and item song “Choli Blockbuster” for the film Dongri Ka Raja. In December 2016, her song “Laila Main Laila” from Raees with Shah Rukh Khan was released.
In April 2017, she appeared in a cameo for Sonakshi Sinha’s Noor where she is portrayed the role of an actress. She then appeared in song “Piya More” with Emraan Hashmi in Milan Luthria’s Baadshaho. In addition, she appeared in song “Trippy Trippy” in Sanjay Dutt’s comeback film, Bhoomi released on September 22, 2017. She also made her Marathi and Bengali film debuts the same month with songs “Kuth Kuth Jayacha Honeymoon La” in Vishal Devrukhkar’s Boyz and “Chaap Nishna” in Swapan Saha’s Shrestha Bangali. She then appeared in song “Deo Deo” for Rajasekhar’s Telugu film PSV Garuda Vega Her last appearance was her mainstream film Tera Intezaar along Arbaaz Khan directed by Rajeev Walia. The film released on 1 December 2017.
As of January 2018, Leone will start filming for Hindi remake of 2012 Punjabi film Jatt & Juliet opposite Manish Paul. She is all set to star in Veeramadevi a period war Tamil film in full-fledged lead role directed by V.C. Vadivudaiyan. The shooting for the film will commence in February 2018 and will be released in Telugu, Hindi & Malayalam.
In April 2016 Leone published an e-book of love stories entitled Sweet Dreams. The work was well received by the Hindustan Times, which commented, “Sunny’s stories are relentlessly optimistic. The characters are not complicated or unpleasant and exist in a world that veers on the border of Valentine’s Land with its floating pink hearts and soft focus lighting.”
In June 2006, Leone became an American citizen, but stated she planned to remain a dual citizen of Canada. On 14 April 2012, Leone announced that she was now a resident of India explaining in an interview to The New Indian Express that she was an Overseas Citizen of India and that she was eligible for overseas citizenship because her parents lived in India. She applied for it prior to filming Jism 2.
Although bisexual, she has stated that she prefers men. Leone was engaged to Matt Erikson, a vice-president of marketing at Playboy Enterprises but they broke up in 2008. Sunny Leone had dated stand-up comedian Russell Peters for a brief period in 2008. She mentioned in an interview at the start of 2011 that she was married to Daniel Weber. During her stay in the Bigg Boss house later that same year, Leone indicated that she had married; Leone said she ‘purposely arrived late’ to their first date as she was not impressed with him, but he changed her mind by sending 24 roses to her hotel room.
A 2008 Eye Weekly article reported that “Leone does her best to maintain a link to Sikh traditions, even if more in theory than in practice. But she’s unlikely to disavow her career path due to religion” and that Leone said “Girls will leave the industry claiming that they found God. Well, the fact is, God has always been with them the entire time.” In a 2010 interview, she said
It’s a community-based religion. You walk into a temple and you’re greeted with the utmost respect… But, just like any religion it doesn’t want you to shoot adult material. I mean, I grew up going to temple every Sunday. When my parents found out they knew my personality which was very independent. Even if they tried to stop me or tried to steer me the right way they would have lost their daughter. I’m too headstrong. And it wasn’t a plan. It just happened and my career and everything just kept getting bigger and bigger.
In July 2017 Leone and her husband Daniel Weber adopted their first child from Latur, a village in Maharashtra. The baby girl, whom they named Nisha Kaur Weber, was 21 months old at the time of adoption. Actress Sherlyn Chopra first confirmed the news by writing a congratulatory message on social media on 20 July 2017. “Never in my life did I think that I want to adopt a child. People doing such amazing work at the orphanage changed my mind,” Daniel Weber told Hindustan Times.”
On March 4, 2018, Sunny Leone and her husband announced the birth of their twin boys, born through surrogacy. They named the boys Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber.
A police first information report was filed against her in May 2015 after a woman at Mumbai, India, complained that Leone’s website, sunnyleone.com, was destroying the Indian culture. Thane police’s cyber cell at Ramnagar booked her for sections 292, 292A, 294 which could land her into jail, fine or both. Senior police inspector JK Sawant stated, “We cannot block the website, but will ask the operator to remove objectionable content.”
In 2017 new year, a pro-Kannada group Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene protested against the event ‘Sunny Night in Bengaluru NYE 2018’ in Bengaluru. Sunny Leone was to perform at this event and the group argued that due to her pornographic past, she shouldn’t be allowed in the event. The protesters even threatened mass suicide and fearing that there can be a law and order situation, Karnataka home minister Ramalinga Reddy denied permission to this event.
In 2018 a social activist has lodged a complaint against Sunny Leone at the Nazarethpet police station in Chennai. He stated that the actress is promoting pornography which is against the indian nation’s law. He also added that this will majorly dent the Indian culture and spoil the moral fabric of the society.
First Bollywood Film
2012 erotic thriller film Jism 2, which is a sequel of 2003 film Jism. She did the role as Izna.
First Indian TV Show
She appeared in the 5th season of Indian reality TV series Bigg Boss in 2011.
Ekta Kapoor has hired 4 trainers for Leone to make her perfect in acting and fitness. She did so for her upcoming movie Ragini MMS 2.
Sunny Leone Favorite Things
Beverage – Sauvignon Blanc
Sunny Leone Facts
She was named Penthouse magazine’s Pet of the year in 2003.
As a p*rnographic actress, Leone had worked for Vivid Entertainment in the past.
According to Internet Adult Film Database (IAFD), she has directed 51 adult films and starred in 52 films, as of mid-2014.
Her father was born in Tibet but was raised in Delhi, India. While her mother is from Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, India.
During her school time, when she was 11, she had her first kiss.
When she was 13, her family relocated to Michigan, USA. A year later, her family then shifted to California.
She loves dogs.
She lost her virginity to a basketball player at the age of 16.
At the age of 18, she discovered her bisexuality.
She has been athletic since her childhood and used to play street hockey with boys and also did ice-skating.
Before choosing her career as a p*rn star, she had initially worked for German bakery, a Jiffy Lube (a chain which offers oil changes and related automotive services), and tax and retirement firm.
During college, Leone’s classmate (who was an exotic dancer) introduced her to an agent who in turn introduced Leone to penthouse photographer.
Sunny is her stage name and Leone was kept by Bob Guccione, a former Penthouse magazine owner.
She has appeared on Indian reality show Bigg Boss 5, by entering the house on the 49th day in 2011.
In her starting days in the adult film industry, she insisted on working only with women.
She is afraid of bugs and insects.
She likes junk food and kiwi fruit as well.
Leone does not like to party. She instead hates it.
Sunny Leone’s mother died in 2008 and her father died in 2010 due to cancer.
Her favorite actor is Salman Khan.