Articles by Alejandro Freixes
As reigning XBIZ Female Performer of the Year, Vanna Bardot has fully capitalized on her skyward momentum since earning her crown this past January, bringing her highly professional rep and glamcore bona fides to bear on hitting newly triumphant strides in 2023.
In the diabolical Netflix series “You,” bookish stalker Joe Goldberg is so obsessively enamored of the women on whom he fixates that he is perfectly willing to commit murder to ensure the object of his laser-focused romantic ambitions becomes his.
Fiery-maned Emma Magnolia describes herself as a “slut from the South with some big pancake stacks,” but get to know her a little and it quickly becomes apparent that there’s a lot more to her than just that.
After Bailey Eilish graduated from high school in Nashville, Tennessee, her parents convinced her to enroll in college. She ended up at a prestigious arts school in the heart of Philadelphia, to pursue her dream of becoming a dancer.
From purely amateur indie talent who have never set foot on a traditional studio set to veteran performers giving fans an especially intimate experience, content creators of every stripe are laser-focused on what sells the best for their unique fan base.
For Jonathan Corona, 2023 marks two decades in the adult industry. Over the past 20 years, he has ascended to the role of chief operating officer for acclaimed high-risk payment processor MobiusPay and become a regular at trade shows, where he offers hard-won wisdom on panels.
Veteran performer and cam model Lauren Phillips is no stranger to moviemaking. Well before she began sharpening her directorial instincts, as a prolific performer she worked alongside Gamma Entertainment's award-winning teams to bring their various studio brands to life.
International superstars Jia Lissa and Danny D will co-host adult’s biggest night in Europe, the 2023 XBIZ Europa Awards, presented by F2F.com, in the climactic finale to XBIZ Amsterdam.
Evie Rees always felt like a natural exhibitionist, both generally and in a sexual sense. So when she began sharing photos of herself and webcamming, it did not feel like work for her.
Before Laura Desiree ever ventured into camming, she devoted years to being a hustling and bustling burlesque performer and nightclub entertainer. She performed her striptease act on stages across North America and during multiple solo tours throughout Europe, delivering what she describes as “that vintage bump ’n’ grind.”
If there were a top-tier XBOX achievement or impossible-to-get Playstation platinum trophy for reaching the very heights of adult stardom in an Apex Legends-style battle royale, Adriana Chechik would own it by now.
In 2016, three years before he entered the adult industry, Mazee the G.O.A.T. was a male stripper on the East Coast. Living in New York made it easy for him to pick up work at private parties and events around the tri-state area.
Before she transformed into Mariana Martix, a top-30 Pornhub creator and multifaceted entrepreneur, Angie Lorena was by no means certain about what her future might hold. “I was a young woman with many aspirations and projects who was not clear about what I would be,” she recalls.
The three founders of Gaming Adult began their ecommerce journey in 2005, running a successful email business with CEO Porco Rosso as the driving force behind the team.
Kiley Corrupt was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and considers herself blessed to have grown up with a big Italian family that she is still very close to.
When Queenie Sateen reached adulthood, she moved to New York City to attend the Parsons School of Design, while making music and stripping in her free time.
Recounting her storied career thus far, Dani Daniels says the short version can be summarized as a journey from “performer” to “entrepreneur.” In between those two words, however, there is a long story — what the past XBIZ Female Performer of the Year calls “the extended version.” It begins with a shy, timid performer who had just entered the industry.
As an industry veteran and founder of NMG Management, Megan Stokes is no stranger to fast-tracking monetization for brands and creators of all kinds, whether they are big studios or independent talent looking for time-saving strategies and business development insights.
Before Jill and Jak Palmer garnered millions of followers and viewers as the streaming and content creation duo known as JackPlusJill — alternatively JackandJill — they pursued Masters degrees, and found themselves indebted to the tune of $100,000.
Growing up, Emily Jones’ family was not well off. She learned the value of hard work early, and became accustomed to making her own money even as far back as age 14. After moving out on her own at age 18, however, she was struggling to make ends meet as a waitress.