Tori Black (born Michelle Chapman , August 26, 1988) is an American pornographic actress . [72] [2] [5]

Early life

Black was born in Seattle, Washington . [73] She did an undergraduate course in journalism at Western Washington University . [74]


Black started her career at age 18 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida , where she was on a summer vacation while attending college. [75] At her parents' insistence on getting a job, Black saw an advertisement for an adult talent agency and sent in her pictures. [75] The agency accepted and, after considering their offer, Black accepted and returned to the agency a week later. [75] Black's first scene was a solo shaving video for The Score Group , which was filmed in 2007. [76] She was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for December 2008. [10]

Black is the first person in history to win two AVN Female Performer of the Year Awards , winning back-to-back years in 2010 and 2011. [11] [75] She also won the 2010 and 2011 XRCO Awards for Female Performer of the Year. [3] [3] In 2010, she was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top female stars in porn. [13] In 2011, she was also named by CNBC as one of the 12 most popular stars in porn and CNBC noted her role as Catwoman in Vivid Entertainment 's Batman XXX: A Porn Parody , as well as her 2010 wins by AVN and XBIZ and 2011 AVN win and XBIZ nomination as Female Performer of the Year. [77]

Black had a guest starring role in episode 3, "Gem and Loan", of season 2 of the Showtime series Ray Donovan where she played porn star Lexi Steele. [15] She also appeared in the film L.A. Slasher .

In 2010, Black was named by Loaded magazine as the most facially attractive female performer in the industry. [6]


Black made her directorial debut with a video for Elegant Angels website featuring their Girl of the Month for June 2014, Alina Li. [16]

Personal life

On December 16, 2011, Black announced that she had given birth to a baby boy on October 14 by her fiancé, Lyndell Anderson. [79] [18]

In January 2012, Black and her fiancé were arrested for domestic battery after getting into an altercation in a Las Vegas hotel. [72] [19] Black later released a statement to AVN explaining that the altercation was the result of her intoxication after a night of partying.

On February 6, 2013, Black announced on her official website that she was four months pregnant with her second child. [20]

Black has stated in an interview that she found it difficult to find meaningful personal relationships while working in the pornographic industry. [75]


Year Ceremony Category Movie
2009 XRCO Awards [3] Cream Dream N/A
F.A.M.E. Awards [21] Favorite Female Rookie N/A
2010 27th AVN Awards [14] [9] Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene Field of Schemes 5
Best All-Girl Three-Way Sex Scene The 8th Day
Best Tease Performance Tori Black Is Pretty Filthy
Best Threeway Sex Scene
Female Performer of the Year N/A
XBIZ Awards [14] [10] Female Performer of the Year N/A
XRCO Awards [3] Female Performer of the Year N/A
F.A.M.E. Awards [23] Favorite Female Starlet N/A
2011 28th AVN Awards [81] [5] Best Oral Sex Scene Stripper Diaries
Best POV Sex Scene Jack's POV 15
Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production Tori Black: Nymphomaniac
Female Performer of the Year N/A
XBIZ Awards [29] Porn Star Site of the Year N/A
XRCO Awards [3] Female Performer of the Year N/A
2012 NightMoves Awards [51] Social Media Star (Editor's Choice) N/A
2016 XBIZ Award Director of the Year – Non-Feature Release [21] True Lust

Other nominations