Mari Possa was a former secretary at a law firm when she entered the adult industry as assistant of director Seymour Butts.  In 2003 she became a contract girl for Seymour Butts Home Movies and Adam & Eve Pictures, and appeared in about 35 scenes until 2009. In 2009, Possa retired from show business to pursue a degree in broadcasting, then she made her comeback in 2012 as a freelance performer for solo and lesbian scenes. Possa also appeared in the Showtime TV series Family Business and was the cover girl of the book Dirty Talk: Conversations With Porn Stars by Andrew J. Rausch and Chris Watson. Her porn name is a pun on the word mariposa , which means " butterfly " in Spanish.
- 2005 AVN Award nominee – Best Group Sex Scene, Video – Anal Surprise Party
- 2006 AVN Award nominee – Best Threeway Sex Scene – House of Ass
- 2006 AVN Award nominee – Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Video – War of the Girls 
- 2007 AVN Award nominee – Best Group Sex Scene, Video – Butt Pirates of the Caribbean 
- 2009 AVN Award nominee – Best Threeway Sex Scene – Jenna 9.5 
- 2013 XBIZ Award nomination – Performer Comeback of the Year