Sunny Leone is a well-known actress and model from India. She has American and Canadian citizenship. Leone was a former pornstar who won the Penthouse Pet of the Year Award in 2003 and was included in the list of Top 12 porn stars in the year 2010 by the Maxim Magazine. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Sunny Leone in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Karenjit Kaur Vohra or Sunn Leone was born on May 13, 1981, in Sarnia, Ontario to Sikh Punjabi parents. Her father was from Delhi, and her mother was from Himachal Pradesh, India. As a teenage girl, she played street hockey with the boys and was a self-described tomboy.
Leone’s parents sent her to a Catholic school as they felt unsafe to enroll her in a public school due to their religion. When she was thirteen years old, her family moved to Michigan, then to California a year later.
Leone is married to her long-time boyfriend Daniel Weber. In 2017, they adopted a baby girl from a village in Maharashtra whom they name Nisha Kaur Weber. A year later, the couple announced the birth of twin boys, through surrogacy, Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Sunny Leone before entering the pron industry worked at a tax retirement firm and a German bakery. In 2001, Leone started working with the Penthouse magazine. In the same year, she was named the Penthouse Pet of the Month in their March edition.
She also appeared on the covers of other adult magazines including Mystique Magazine, Leg World, Lowrider, Swank, Cheri and many more. In 2003 Leone signed a three-year contract with Vivid Entertainment and two years later her fir movie titled “Sunny” was released. In 2006, she won the AVN Award in the category of Best Interactive DVD.
Along with her husband Daniel Weber she launched her studio named “Sunlust Pictures” in the year 2009. She became a household name in India when she participated in the reality television series Big Boss in 2011.
While Leone was still the part of the show, she was offered the lead role in the movie Jism 2 by popular Indian director Mahesh Bhatt. In 2016, she was named the “Person of the Year” Award by the animal rights organization PETA.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Sunny Leone has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. She made most of the fortune through her illustrious career as a pornstar and movie actress.
Leone has been a part of many commercially successful Bollywood movies such as Ragini MMS 2, Jackpot, Ek Paheli Leela, Kuch Kuch Locha Hai and many more. Apart from being a mainstream movie actress, Leone is also a successful businesswoman.
She owns a perfume line named “Lust by Sunny Leone.” Along with the game development company, Gamiana, she has an online game called “Teen Patti.”
Sunny Leone is one of the most popular actresses of the Indian film industry. In 2018, she was awarded the “Indian Affairs Actress of the year” award at the historic 9th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2018.