Sunny Leone was born as Karenjit Kaur Vohra on May 13, 1981, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and a former pornstar by profession. She was born to a Sikh family where she had a younger brother growing up. She was married to a musician Daniel weber back in the year 2011 and the couple is extremely happy together. Sunny Leone was recently seen with Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the movie “Fuddu”.

Sunny Leone was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top porn stars for the year 2010. Apart from her involvement in porn videos, she has also established herself in Bollywood. The 35-year-old actress has also been part of activism campaign for Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon to raise funds for American Cancer Society.

Sunny Leone poses for PETA

Caption: Sunny Leone poses for PETA.


Early life

Sunny Leone was born and raised in a Sikh family where her father was a Tibetan by birth and her mother was from Himachal Pradesh. However, her mother passed away back in the year 2008.

Growing up, she was extremely athletic and she played street hockey along with boys of her age, she was even described as a tomboy as her behavior suggested that back in the days.

Sunny leone studied at the Catholic school and she discovered her bisexuality at the age of 18. However, she was sent to her family home in Fort Gratiot Michigan when she was 13 years old and later was moved to Lake Forest, California.

Sunny Leone Poses for the camera in her bathtub

Caption: Sunny Leone Poses for the camera in her bathtub.


Sunny Leone’s Career.

Sunny leone is a name that is very well established in the porn industry but however, she started her career, not from the movie industry but rather from a German bakery. She later worked for an American brand of automotive oil change specialty shop “Jiffy Lube” and also a tax and retirement firm. She was also once enrolled to a nursing college in Orange County, as she wanted to pursue her career as a nurse.

During her stay at the Orange County, she was introduced to John Stevens through her classmate who used to be an exotic dancer. John Stevens later introduced her to Jay Allen who used to work as the photographer for the Penthouse magazine.

Sunny later posed for the Penthouse magazine which also hot her the title of Penthouse Pet of the Month for the March of the year 2001. Later in the year 2003, she was also named as the “Penthouse Pet of the Year” and she was also seen in a video for “Penthouse Pets in Paradise”.

Sunny Leone

Caption: Sunny Leone’s Portrait photo.


She started her pornography career with a three-year contract with the Vivid Entertainment. Her first movie as a pornstar is “Sunny” and she did other movies like “Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone”, “Sunny Loves Cher”, “The female Gardner”, “It’s Sunny in Brazil”, “The Sunny Experiment” and so on.

She also won her first AVN Award with “Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone”. She has also worked along with Mikayla Mendez and Daisy Marie.

Sunny resigned her contract with Vivid Entertainment in May of the year 2007 for other six films where she also agreed to perform with her fiance Matt Erikson on camera. “Sunny Loves Matt” was the first movie that was released under the new contract.

Thailand shooting! So much fun. This one shot by @tomasmoucka hair by Tomas & make up by Tomas!!

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She did other movies like “The Other Side of Sunny”, “Sunny B/G Adventure” and her last movie under the contract was “Undress Me”. She won the title of Female Performer of the Year and three of her six movies were also nominated for the AVN awards for the year 2009.

After working for Vivid Entertainment for more than half decade she decided to launch her own studio “Sunlust Pictures” with Daniel Weber as her co-partner. She wrote directed and created her own brand of adult movies and used Vivid Entertainment as the distributor.

“The Dark Side of the Sun”, “Sunny Slumber Party”, “Gia Portrait of Porn Star”,”Role Play ” and “Goddess” are some of her movies under her own banner; Sunlust Pictures.

Sunny Leone has worked in a number of adult movies and had also established herself extremely well in the industry.

Bollywood and Indian Tv Shows

Sunny has Appeared in a number of movies from Bollywood and has also appeared in an Indian reality tv show Big Boss.

Big Boss

Sunny Leone participated in the Indian hit reality series Big Boss back in the year 2011 on the 49th day. Through her appearance on the show, she gained a huge popularity. She was heavily searched in the Google websites as well.

Even though she got a whole new exposure to new audiences, this was not easy for her as there were many complaints against her appearance in the show.


Sunny entered in the Indian movie scenario with her Bollywood movie debut Jism 2. She was actually approached by the famous Bollywood film-maker Mahesh Bhatt for her role in the movie. Even though the movie received weak critical reception it was immensely successful.

After her performance in “Jism 2”, she did some other movies like “Ragini MMS 2” and even managed to appear in Ekta Kapoor and Sanjay Gupta’s movie “Shootout at Wadala”.

She also appeared in an item song “Pink Lips” for the movie “Hate Story 2” the song was immensely successful and it helped her establish in the Indian movie industry.

Shooting away!!

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Apart from Indian movies, she was even seen in a Tamil movie “Vadacurry” which was released in the may of the year 2014. She has also appeared in the movies like “Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya”, “Current Theega”, “Kuch Kuch Locha Hai” and so on.

She has basically established herself as an item song dancer in the industry, However, her roles in movies as an actor are on the rise. Her recent song “Laila main Laila” from the movie “Raees” with king khan (Shah Rukh Khan) was also a huge hit.

Career as a Writer

Very few of her fans know that she has also published an e-book of love stories entitled “Sweet Dreams”. The Story was very well appreciated by many people which also helped her to accumulate more fans.

Sunny Leone with her maserati quattroporte

Caption: Sunny Leone with her Maserati Quattroporte.


Net Worth

Sunny Leone has established herself very well in the movie industry be it as a porn star or as an actress, item song dancer. With her involvement in the industry, she has accumulated a cool net worth of $13 million and she is given approximately 4 crores per movie.

She is certainly living a fabulous life that can be compared with A-Level celebrities in Bollywood. She is also passionate about her cars and has cars like BMW 7 Series, Maserati Quattroporte, and an Audi A5. The Maserati Quattroporte was actually gifted to her by her husband Daniel Weber.