Karenjit Kaur Vohra, better known by her stage name Sunny Leone, was born on May 13, 1981, and works as a model and actress in both the American and Indian film industries. She was a pornographic actress in the past. She was born into an Indian Sikh household in Canada. She is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States.
She’s appeared in a number of indie mainstream events, films, and TV shows. Her first big break came in 2005 when she worked as a red carpet correspondent for MTV India’s MTV Video Music Awards. She was a contestant on the Indian reality show Bigg Boss in 2011. Splitsvilla, an Indian reality show, was also hosted by her.
She made her Bollywood debut with Pooja Bhatt’s erotic movie Jism 2 (2012), then transitioned to mainstream acting with Jackpot (2013), Ragini MMS 2 (2014), Ek Paheli Leela (2015), Tera Intezaar (2017), and Madhura Raja in Malayalam in 2019.
She has participated in activism campaigns such as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society and has also posed with a rescued dog for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) ad campaign encouraging pet owners to have their cats and dogs spayed and neutered.