Riley Steele (born August 26, 1987) is an American pornographic actress .

Early life

Steele grew up in Escondido, California . [6] Before starting her adult film career, she worked at Starbucks and at a golf course snack bar . [4]

Adult film career

In 2005, Steele traveled to Hollywood for the signing for Pirates . There she met Jesse Jane who advised her to get into the adult industry. [5] [6]

Steele didn't contact Digital Playground until a couple of years later. Joone , the founder of Digital Playground, signed her to an exclusive contract [4] that same day. [5] [7]

Steele's first scene was in the 2008 film Naked Aces 5 . [8]

In 2009, Steele starred in an adult film with former UFC fighter War Machine . [9] In January 2011, Steele co-hosted the AVN Awards . [4] On September 20, 2013, Steele signed a two-year contract with director Axel Braun. [12] [13]

Mainstream filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Piranha 3D Crystal Supporting role
2011 Life on Top Tippi 10 Episodes
2011 NTSF:SD:SUV Erica Season 1, Episode 7
2012 The Girl's Guide to Depravity Kaylie 8 Episodes

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Category Work
2011 AVN Award [24] [5] Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene Body Heat (with Kayden Kross , Jesse Jane , Katsuni & Raven Alexis )
Wildest Sex Scene (Fan Award)
Crossover Star of the Year N/A
XBIZ Award [28] [120] Crossover Star of the Year N/A
XRCO Award [7] Mainstream Adult Media Favorite N/A
2012 AVN Award [86] [121] Best Body (Fan Award) N/A
Favorite Porn Star (Fan Award) N/A
Hottest Sex Scene (Fan Award) Babysitters 2 (with Jesse Jane, Kayden Kross, Stoya , BiBi Jones & Manuel Ferrara )
Twitter Queen (Fan Award) N/A
NightMoves Award [51] Best Overall Body (Fan's Choice) N/A
2013 AVN Award [18] [3] Favorite Body (Fan Award) N/A
Favorite Porn Star (Fan Award) N/A
XBIZ Award [3] [3] Best Scene - Vignette Release In Riley's Panties (with Erik Everhard )
Best Scene - All-Girl Mothers & Daughters (with Jesse Jane, Kayden Kross, Selena Rose & Vicki Chase)
NightMoves Award [36] Best Overall Body (Fan's Choice) N/A
2014 AVN Award [3] Favorite Female Porn Star (Fan Award) N/A
XBIZ Award [3] Best Scene - Feature Movie Code of Honor (with Jesse Jane, Stoya, Kayden Kross, Selena Rose & Manuel Ferrara)
NightMoves Award [39] [40] Best Overall Body (Fan's Choice) N/A
Best All Sex Release (Fan's Choice) Riley Goes Gonzo
Best Parody Drama (Fan's Choice) Snow White XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
2015 AVN Award [49] Favorite Female Pornstar (Fan Award) N/A
2016 XBIZ Award [49] Best Actress—Parody Release Barbarella XXX: An Axel Braun Parody [23]

See also