Dani Daniels (born September 23, 1989) is the stage name of an American pornographic actress and stripper. [3]

Early life

Dani Daniels is from Orange County, California . [24] She is of Czech , English and German descent. She attended an art school for about two years, but dropped out. [5]

Career

Daniels began stripping before her porn career to pay off her art school debt. [5] [6] Her stage name was derived from the first name of an ex-boyfriend as an act of revenge against him. [5] [7] She entered the adult film industry in January 2011 and joined the agency OC Modelling. [8] Her first scene was for Reality Kings . [7] She was initially a lesbian-only performer, but later started performing with men. [9] Her first four sex scenes with men were in the film Dani Daniels: Dare for Elegant Angel . [9] Elegant Angel also produced an all-girl film titled Dani , which features Daniels in every scene. [10] Dani won the 2013 AVN Award for Best All-Girl Release. [14]

Daniels has directed for Filly Films , Penthouse Studios, Brazzers , and Reality Kings . [12] [13]

Daniels was the Twistys Treat of the Month for July 2011, [14] the Penthouse Pet of the Month for January 2012, [24] and Elegant Angel 's Girl of the Month for March 2014. [15] That same month, Brazzers cast her in the lead role of a five-part series titled The Whore of Wall Street , an adult parody of The Wolf of Wall Street . [16]

Daniels started out webcam modeling for Streamate . [17] She is now on Camsoda.com. [3]

Daniels performed for the 2014 film Dani Daniels Deeper , [5] which won the AVN Award for Best Interracial Release [49] and the XBIZ Award for Interracial Release of the Year in 2015. [124] In 2015, she collaborated with Doc Johnson to create a line of sex toys , [21] which won the 2016 AVN Fan Award for Most Amazing Sex Toy. [24]

Daniels was placed on CNBC 's list of "The Dirty Dozen: Porn's Most Popular Stars" in 2014 [23] and 2015. [24]

Personal life

Daniels is also a blogger and painter . [3] She creates her artwork under the name Kira Lee . [21] Her technique is pointillism . [5] As of January 2016, she is attending flight school . [3] She identifies as bisexual who mainly considers herself a " girl/girl model". [9]

Awards and nominations

AVN Awards
Year Result Award Film
2013 [14] Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Chanel Preston & Gracie Glam ) Tomb Raider XXX: An Exquisite Films Parody
Nominated Best New Starlet N/A
Nominated Best Solo Sex Scene All Natural Glamour Solos 2
Nominated Best Tease Performance Dani Daniels Dare
Nominated Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) (with Mick Blue & James Deen )
Nominated Best Three-Way Sex Scene (G/G/B) (with Karlie Montana & Manuel Ferrara )
Nominated Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene (with Erik Everhard )
Won Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene (with Sinn Sage )
2014 [10] Nominated Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene (with James Deen ) Skin Tight
Nominated Best Solo Sex Scene SeXXXploitation of Dani Daniels
Nominated Best Tease Performance Top Bottoms
Nominated Best Three-Way Sex Scene – G/G/B (with April O'Neil & Erik Everhard ) Chance Encounters
Nominated Female Performer of the Year N/A
2015 [49] [48] Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Alexis Texas , Asa Akira & Skin Diamond ) Alexis & Asa
Won Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Anikka Albrite & Karlie Montana) Anikka 2
Won Best Solo/Tease Performance (with Anikka Albrite & Karlie Montana)
Nominated Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene (with Capri Cavanni) The Whore of Wall Street
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with James Deen , Veruca James, Karlie Montana, Maddy O'Reilly & Penny Pax ) King James
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Carter Cruise , Candice Dare, Aidra Fox, Jillian Janson & Manuel Ferrara ) Manuel Ferrara's Reverse Gangbang 2
Nominated Best Three-Way Sex Scene - B/B/G (with Ramon Nomar & Toni Ribas ) Seduction 4
Won Best Three-Way Sex Scene - G/G/B (with Anikka Albrite & Rob Piper ) Dani Daniels Deeper
Nominated Female Performer of the Year N/A
Won Social Media Star (Fan Award) N/A
2016 [50] Nominated Best Actress Sisterhood
Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Chanel Preston & Dahlia Sky) Chanel Movie One
Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Anikka Albrite , Lexi Belle , Mercedes Carerra, Maddy O'Reilly , Ash Hollywood, Ana Foxxx, Keisha Grey & Ryan Ryans) Sisterhood
Nominated Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene (with Ramon Nomar ) True Erotica
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Adriana Chechik , Aidra Fox, Karlee Grey, Peta Jensen, James Deen , Erik Everhard & Mick Blue ) Orgy Masters 7
Nominated Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production (with Tiffany Doll, Mike Angelo, Billy King & Yanick Shaft) The Baron’s Whores
Nominated Female Performer of the Year N/A
XBIZ Awards
Year Result Award Film
2013 Nominated Best New Starlet N/A
2014 [66] [123] Nominated Girl/Girl Performer of the Year N/A
Nominated Best Actress - Parody Release OMG...It's the Dirty Dancing XXX Parody
Won Best Actress - All-Girl Release The Vampire Mistress
Nominated Best Scene - All-Girl (with Lily LaBeau & Faith Lee Sentz)
Nominated Best Scene - Vignette Release (with Toni Ribas ) Secretary's Day 6
Nominated Best Scene - Couples-Themed Release (with April O'Neil & Erik Everhard ) Chance Encounters
2015 [69] Nominated Female Performer of the Year N/A
Nominated Best Actress - Parody Release The Whore of Wall Street
Nominated Best Scene - Parody Release (with Capri Cavanni & Keiran Lee )
Nominated Best Scene - Couples-Themed Release (with Xander Corvus ) Crave
2016 [23] Won Female Performer of the Year N/A
Won Best Sex Scene — Vignette Release (with Luna Star & Johnny Sins) Let’s Play Doctor
2017 [66] Won XBIZ Award for Crossover Star of the Year N/A
XRCO Awards
Year Result Award
2015 [73] Nominated Female Performer of the Year
Nominated Orgasmic Oralist