Sunny Leone Net worth money and more
Net worth: $ 2.5 Million
Born as Karenjit Kaur Vohra to Sikh Punjabi parents in Sarnia Ontario on 13th May, 1981 and better known as Sunny Leone to the world she is a Canadian with Indian origin thanks to her parents who had their roots in India, her father was born in Tibet and brought up in Delhi while her mother was from Himachal Pradesh. Sunny Leone is a businesswoman, actress, model and a former pornographic actress.
Early Life and Career:
Sunny Leone never wanted or thought of a career in the pornographic industry and she became one just by chance, when Sunny was studying to be a pediatric nurse one of her friends introduced her to Jay Allen a photographer for the Penthouse magazine and that was the turning point in her life, she featured in the next edition of the Penthouse magazine and in the month of March 2001 she was named as the Penthouse pet of the month. Sunny Leone posed for the Penthouse in the editions to come and also bagged the Penthouse pet of the year award in the year 2003. Sunny Leone tasted easy success in the modeling career and in the same year that is in 2003 she featured in a video Penthouse Pets in Paradise starring Tera Patrick and Kyla Cole. In the year 2005 Sunny Leone signed a three year contract with Vivid Entertainment and entered into the world of hardcore pornography but only on one condition that she would only film lesbian scenes and doing with men was a strict no-no. Sunny Leone’s first film was released on December 2005 and was titled Sunny, Sunny won many young fans and hearts with her next movie titled Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone which won her the AVN award. In the year 2007 Sunny re-signed and extended her contract with Vivid Entertainment and agreed to work for another 6 films and also to star and shoot while performing with men. Her first movie Sunny Loves Matt led her to be nominated in 3 out of 6 AVN awards in 2009.
Sunny Leone Earning’s:
Sunny Leone made the most of her wealth from her modeling and acting career in the entertainment industry, while she also owns a production company Sunlust Pictures that she started along with her husband Daniel Weber in 2009. Sunny Leone plans and aims to write, direct, produce and film her own brand of movies and contribute to the adult film industry. With an estimated wealth and earnings of around $ 420,000 per year and a salary of $ 482,690 in the year 2013, Sunny Leone is expected to earn at least $ 40,220 per month or $ 1322 each day. Sunny Leone is a popular figure online and she has deals with firms and websites like ImLive.com, Brickhouse, PPPcard, Flirt4Free, AdultPokerParty.com, and Totemcash who sell and distribute her adult film content which run under her company banner Leone L.L.C. Sunny Leone and her websites get maximum viewership from her homeland India and Indians account for almost 80% of the web-traffic and 60% of total revenue.
Sunny Leone Bollywood Entry:
In 2011, Sunny Leone entered the Big Boss house as a participant in the reality show on day 49, the conservative Indian population was not ready to accept her and it created a big stir and controversy for the Colors channel that aired the programme. During the show itself Sunny Leone was offered the role of leading lady for the movie JISM-2 by Mahesh Bhatt and she readily accepted it for a remuneration of $ 250,000. The movie was released on August 3, 2012 and was not received well by the critics but it was a hit commercially. Sunny also did a cameo in the movie Shootout at Wadala and also essayed the role of a female fatale in the film Jackpot which failed to find any success at box-office. Sunny Leone also starred in a Ekta Kapoor movie Ragini MMS-2 which received rave reviews and she got critical appraisal for the role of Sunny in the movie which is considered a sex-horror.
Even Though Sunny Leone is a Canadian she became an American citizen in June 2006, later she said that she was an overseas citizen of India because her parents lived in India and she was eligible for a citizenship. On 14th April, 2012 she announced publicly that she is returning to and now is a resident of India.
Sunny Leone charity works:
Sunny Leone supports many charity works and has raised a lot of money for the under-privileged, In 2011 Sunny ran in the Rock n Roll LA half-marathon to support and raise money for the American Cancer Society. Sunny Leone also worked in an ad that aims at birth control for the dogs and pets released by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India. Sunny Leone’s costumes including her lingerie were auctioned over the internet to raise money for a charity that would help the children.
Little known facts about Sunny Leone:
- Before working in the entertainment and porn industry Sunny Leone first worked at a German bakery, and at a tax and retirement firm.
- In her free time Sunny Leone likes to paint, read books, watch The Simpsons and the discovery channel.
- Sunny Leone used to play for a women’s soccer league team in California.
- Sunny Leone had her 1st kiss at an early age of 12 and lost her virginity at the age of 16.
- Sunny Leone’s 1st mainstream television appearance was in 2005 as a reporter for the MTV Awards.