August 6, 2020
SUNNY LEONE Biography (Age, Childhood, Family, Career, Husband & More)

SUNNY LEONE Biography (Age, Childhood, Family, Career, Husband & More)

Popular by her stage name Sunny Leone, this Canadian born girl is an actress and model in Indian cinema. She has worked for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. This former adult actress has also worked in the number of American films. Besides this, she is also a Television Artist, Television Presenter & Media Personality.

Early Life:

On 13th May of 1981, the lady was born in Sarnia, Ontario (Canada). Well, she was brought up in an idyllic environment and loved the Canadian cold snowy winters. The situations were all changed when her family decided to move to Southern California in 1996. The reason for shifting was her grandfather’s wish to live together.


Despite the fact that she belongs to a Sikh family, her parents choose a Catholic school for her education. They thought that it’s not safe to send her to public school. When it comes to her college education then she has studied Pediatric Nursing.


In her early days, she used to work at a German bakery, a Jiffy Lube and tax & retirement firm. Later in the year 2001, she worked for Penthouse magazine. For this, she was given the name of ‘Penthouse Pet of the Month‘. After some time, she was approached for the role of the dancer in Livin’ It Up by Rule.
In 2001, thinking of her name for film line, she chooses ‘Sunny’ and picked ‘Leone’ as suggested by Bob Guccione. This man was the former owner of ‘Penthouse’ magazine. Additionally, she posed for several other magazines like ‘Hustler’, ‘High Society’, ‘AVN Online’, ‘Swank’, ‘Cheri’, ‘Club International’ ‘Leg World’.


At the age of just 19, Leone signed 3 years agreement with ‘Vivid Entertainment’ and get involved in the Porn industry. There she did movies like ‘Sunny’, ‘Busty Cops 2’, ‘Sunny Loves Matt’ and ‘Its Sunny in Brazil’. ‘Penthouse Video: Virtual Harem’ was her first adult movie whereas ‘Charlie’s Girl: Georgia Jones’ was the last adult movie.
SUNNY LEONE Biography (Age, Childhood, Family, Career, Husband & More)
Sunny debut Hollywood movie was ‘The Girl Next Door’. Playing a cameo role, it was a romantic comedy film released in the year 2004. This movie of Sunny got an average response from television watcher. She also acted in movies like ‘Pirate’s Blood’ (2008) and ‘The Virginity Hit’ (2010) before moving for Bollywood.


She has her own studio named ‘Sunlust Pictures’ with husband Daniel Weber. ‘Dark Side of Sun’, we can say, is her first independent production. ‘Roleplay’ and ‘Goddess’ are another name on this list. Also, the actress was seen in the UK reality show titled ‘My Bare Lady 2: Open for Business’.
 In 2011, Sunny was a contestant in India’s most popular and controversial series ‘Bigg Boss’. She was introduced in the show as Wildcard entry and was eliminated her 91st day. Appearing in this show was just like a U-turn in her life. From here, she started getting offers for Bollywood movies.


 Pooja Bhatt’s ‘Jism 2’ (2012) was her debut movie. The movie starring Randeep Hooda and Arunoday Singh earned a high collection of approx 35 crores (5 times of its budget). Next year (2013), she performed a cameo role in the movie ‘Shootout at Wadala’. In movie ‘Jackpot’ she was featured opposite veteran artist Naseeruddin Shah. However, the movie was not liked by the audience and got negative reviews.
SUNNY LEONE Biography (Age, Childhood, Family, Career, Husband & More)
Graph of Sunny’s popularity in B-town reached at its top after playing a lead role in the movie ‘Ragini MMS 2’. Shown to the public in 2014, it was a sequel to 2011 movie ‘Ragini MMS’. The superb performance of the actress resulted in the huge collection over the box office. Saahil Prem, Anita HassanandaniParvin Dabas, and Sandhya Mridul also acted in the movie. However, the movie was restricted in our neighboring country Pakistan because of its content.


 Kuch Kuch Locha Hai (2015), Ek Paheli Leela (2015), Singh is Bliing (2015), Mastizaade (2016) are some other movies of Sunny. She was also noticed in the movie ‘Beimaan Love’ (2016). It is considered a debut movie of her husband Daniel. ‘Raees’, ‘Baadshaho’ and ‘Bhoomi’ are the movies in which she played cameo roles in 2017.


Karenjit Kaur Vohra (real name of Sunny) is a part of Sikh family and was born to Punjabi couple. Birthplace of her dad is Tibet but he was raised in Delhi whereas her mom belonged from Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh). Unfortunately, both her folk left the planet when she was in her young age. Her dad was suffering from cancer. In the year 2008, her mom passed away. She has one younger brother named Sandeep Vohra.


Sunny realized that she is bisexual after attaining the age of 20. But she prefers a man. Earlier, she had affair with Russell Peters. He is an Indian-Canadian stand-up comedian. Because of some issues, their relationship ended in 2007. Before marrying Daniel, she was engaged to Matt Erikson. He was vice-president of marketing at Playboy Enterprises. In the year 2008, the couple ended their relationship.
SUNNY LEONE Biography (Age, Childhood, Family, Career, Husband & More)
Sunny Leone also had love affairs with US porn stars like Lexi Marie, Avena Lee, Brea Lynn, Courtney Simpson, Daisy Marie, Lux Kassidy, and Jezebelle Bond. Also, her name was linked with guitarist Dave Navarro.


Later, Sunny announced that she got married to guitarist, actor and business manager Daniel Weber on 20 Jan 2011. The couple decided to adopt a girl in June 2017 from Latur village (Maharastra). They gave a name to the baby as Nisha Kaur Weber. When they adopted the baby, she was just 21 months old. Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber are two twin sons of Sunny and Daniel. They were born through surrogacy last year (2018).


Physical stats

Well, the actress and model look stunning having 5’4′ height. She has a weight of 60 kg. Long black hairs and brown eyes add more to her personality. Her body measurements are like this: 38-28-36.


  • Comedian Kapil Sharma once denied inviting the actress on his TV show “Comedy Nights with Kapil“. It was just because of her past image as an adult actress whereas the show has a lot of family viewers. Later, she was seen in the show with Ekta Kapoor. Both came for the promotion of the movie ‘Ragini MMS 2′.
  • Because of Sunny’s kiss scene with another female actress Sandhya Mridul in Ragini MMS 2, the movie had to face opposition from a varied group of people.
  • The case was filed against Sunny in the year 2016 for incorrectly singing National Anthem. All this happened at a sports event.
  • A lady from Mumbai lodged a complaint against the actress on the ground that her website is ruining Indian culture. It took place in May 2015.
  • In 2018, the porn actress was not allowed to perform in new year’s eve in Bangalore. Pro-Kannada group Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene were totally against Sunny’s presence in the function. Even, they announced for mass suicide. Seeing all this, Karnataka Home Minister didn’t give permission for the event.
  • In 2018, one more social activist filed a case against the actress at Nazarethpet police station (Chennai). He mentioned that she is promoting pornography and this will not be tolerated as it’s against our country’s law.
  • Producer Bharat Patel blamed Sunny for not returning the signing amount of Rs. 5 lakh. The money was taken for a special dance performance in the movie ‘Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi’.

Some unknown facts about Sunny:

  • Horse riding, sky diving, reading, traveling, and cooking are her hobbies.
  • She loves watching Marilyn Monro, Madhuri DixitAnushka SharmaAamir Khan, and Johnny Depp on the big screen.
  • Florence and Los Angeles are the places she loves to visit.
  • Red is the color that she always likes.
  • Italian cuisine, parathasLasagne, steamed lime fish with sliced chilies are her favorite dishes.
  • Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift are the musicians she likes.
  • Soccer is her favorite sport.
  • She takes alcohol.
  • Her car collection involves Audi A5, BMW 7 Series, Maserti Quattroporte.
  • Sunny was like Tomboy in her early days and was good at sports. She liked playing street hockey and ice skating with boys.
  • Sunny is also a nickname of her bro Sandeep.
  • If everything was all right, Kalyug (2005) would be her debut movie. On her demand of $ 1 million, the director Mohit Suri decided to backed-off.
  • In the year 2010, she was named as ‘Top Female Porn Actress of the World’.
  • The lady has sympathy for animals and feels good rescuing those who are in danger of death. She has such two dogs named Lilu and Chopper.
  • Lust (a perfume range) is launched by Sunny herself.
  • Along with other 4 Indians, BBC’s named Sunny Leone as ‘100 Most Influential Women of 2016’.
  • At the age of 12, she had her first kiss and lost virginity at the age of 16.
  • Sunny Leone is the first ever adult actress to enter the Indian cinema.
  • She charges 5-6 crores per movie.
  • The lady became the first Bollywood actress to walk the runway for ‘New York Fashion Week’ on 8th of September 2016. There, she presented clothes for designer Archana Kochhar.
  • She became the first Indian/South Asian model to be in the magazine after her pics were seen as ‘Penthouse Pet of the Month’ for March 2001.
  • She has also worked as a red carpet reporter for ‘MTV Video Music Awards’ on MTV India in the year 2005.
  • Stage name ‘Karen Malhotra’ has also used by Leone.
  • On her entry to reality show ‘Bigg Boss’, people filed a case against ‘Colors’ channel saying that the channel is encouraging pornography. As it brought and allowed the porn actress in the show.
  • She was top Googled celebrity in India for the fourth time in a row (2016).
  • She made a start in the Telegu industry with the Romantic movie ‘Current Theega’.
  • Sunny is very dedicated to her work. In spite of her past image, she is receiving better offers.
  • Having millions of followers on Facebook and over 12 lakh followers on Twitter,
  • she is a sensation on the social platform.
  • On 16th July 2018, her auto biopic named “Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone” (an original web-series by ZEE5) was released.
  • In addition to acting, the actress has also hosted Indian reality show ‘Splitsvilla’.
  • She actively participates in working of ‘American Cancer Society’ and an organization ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA).
  • In June 2006, she got citizenship of US but told that she planned to remain dual-citizen of Canada. Later on 14 April 2012, the actress told that she is resident of India because her mom and dad earlier lived in the country. She did all this before her debut movie ‘Jism 2’.
  •  Maxim listed Sunny as one of the ’12 Best Female Adult Film Stars’.



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