Adriana Molinari (born 26 November 1967) is a former beauty pageant winner, stripper , [17] and pornographic actress who mainly worked for Vivid Entertainment from around 1998 to 2000. [12] [3]

Early life

She moved to Hampton, New Hampshire from South America with her parents when she was in seventh grade. She was a bathing suit model for a time as a teenager. She is a graduate of Winnacunnet High School . [13] [14]

Career

Molinari was named Miss Hampton Beach, New Hampshire in 1984 and Miss New Hampshire USA in 1991. [12] [3] [3] [15] [16] She started stripping in 1990 in Massachusetts [14] [17] and failed to place in the 1991 Miss USA pageant. In the Spring of 1991, Miss USA pageant officials stripped her of her crown when a national supermarket tabloid publicly revealed that she had been moonlighting as an exotic dancer. [13] [14]

She was a Penthouse Pet in August 1994 under the stage name Alex Taylor [3] [7] and appeared in that adult magazine over thirty times. [3] She has also appeared on the TV shows A Current Affair , [15] [16] [13] [17] Hard Copy , Inside Edition , and Entertainment Tonight .

As of 2008, Molinari had retired from the adult industry and was residing in Orlando, Florida . [3]