Sunny Leone is a Canada born Indo-American model cum actress. She used to work as a pornographic actress and then turned to the Indian mainstream actress especially of Bollywood. Apart from her acting career, she is a business person, film director cum producer and also a writer. To know more about her let’s look into Sunny Leone’s early life, career and net worth in 2018.
Sunny Leone was born on 13th May 1981 in Sarnia city of Ontario in Canada. She was born to an Indian Punjabi family with her original Punjabi name Karenjit Kaur Vohra. She was studied in a Catholic School. At the age of 13, she moved to Fort Gratiot of Michigan along with her family and one year later again moved to the Lake Forest of California and started living there.
At the beginning of her career, Sunny Leone took a job in a German bakery. She also worked in a tax and retirement firm. At the time of studying pediatric nursing in Orange country, she came to a contract with the Penthouse magazine’s photographer Jay Allen. Then she took the adult career changing her original name to Sunny Leone where Sunny is her real name, and the surname Leone was chosen by the Penthouse Magazine’s former owner Bob Guccione.
In the year 2003, she was selected as the Penthouse Pet. Later in this year she got the chance to work with Vivid Entertainment in a three-year contract and came to full-fledged pornography. In the year 2006, she became the citizen of America. In 2005 she first appeared in mainstream and from 2012 she fully came into mainstream acting especially in Indian Bollywood. Till the date, she is doing it with the good reputation.
Awards & Achievements
Throughout the career till now, Sunny worked with full dedication, and as a result, she can bag many awards in her career. In 2008 she was the winner of ‘Web Babe of the year.’ In 2010 she got the award for her work ‘Deviance’ and the AVN award of ‘Web Starlet of the Year.’ She got the F.A.M.E award for her unique feminine figure in 2010. In 2012 she got the XBIZ award for her website sunnyleone.com. In 2013 she bagged the AVN ‘Crossover Star of the Year’ award.
Net worth of Sunny Leone
The estimated net worth of Sunny Leone is around $10 million. Her profession of modeling and acting mainly generates her net wealth. Besides her modeling and acting career, she is a businesswoman, film director and also the producer who is also a good source of income. Her own studio Sunlust Pictures and website and the business company of ‘Leone L.L.C.’ is a good revenue earner. Apart from that, she is a writer. Her e-book ‘Sweet Dreams’ published in 2016 became quite popular and praised by the Hindustan Times.
From 2012 onwards Sunny Leone is doing mainstream acting especially the Bollywood Hindi movies along with movies in many regional languages of India. In 2016 she was selected as one of the 100 women of BBC. She has fallen into controversies because of her past porn image several times, in spite of that she is working well with her current projects and there are many more future projects in her hand.