The Top 10 Female Porn Stars of 2016

In the vast online and offline channels that comprise the adult entertainment industry there are several starlets whose breathtaking looks, impressive talents and distinctive personalities stand out from all the rest. Here are ten of these top porn stars of 2016 whose unique style, skills and seductiveness look set to dominate the adult industry for many years to come;

1 – Riley Steele

Riley Steele the adult star

Riley Steele – Image source

Inspired by adult film actress Jesse Jane, porn star Riley Steele first came into contact with the pornographic productions in 2005 when she travelled from California to Hollywood for the signing of Pirates. It was here that Riley Steele met her personal heroine Jesse Jane who gave her the necessary connections to forge her own path in the adult entertainment industry.

Riley Steele appeared in her first pornographic production, Naked Aces 5, in 2008 which was swiftly followed by an appearance in Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge. Since these initial cinematic appearances, Riley Steele has starred in over 80 adult films, as well as mainstream films such as Piranha 3D, which have earned her 20 adult film awards out of 30 nominations. Fans of Riley Steele will be happy to hear that she has no plans of retiring just yet and is still signed with adult film director Axel Braun.

2 – Jessie Andrews

Jessie Andrews at the 2012 AVN Expo

Jessie Andrews at the 2012 AVN Expo – Image Source

At merely 24 years old, fresh faced Jessie Andrews has already had a massive impact on the adult entertainment industry. Jessie Andrews has appeared in over 230 adult films and has won the AVN Award for “Best Actress” as well as the XBIZ Award for “Acting Performance Of The Year” due to her role in Portrait of a Call Girl.

In 2012, Jessie Andrews announced that she would only shoot pornographic films with women, and has also broadened her influence within the adult entertainment industry by writing a sex advice column for Galore Magazine. Jessie Andrews continues to collaborate on a range of jewellery, masturbation aids and exclusive condom packaging, in addition to taking her DJ set on tour in clubs across Canada, Asia, Australia and the United States. Currently signed with the Spiegler Agency, Jessie Andrews looks set to remain a prominent figure within the adult film industry throughout 2016 and beyond.

3 – Dani Daniels

Dani Daniels at AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2016

Dani Daniels at the AVN Expo 2016 – Image source

What started out as a way to pay her student loan bills has turned into a thriving career for porn superstar Dani Daniels! Born Kira Orsag on September 23rd 1989, she initially adopted the stage name Dani Daniels as an act of revenge against a former boyfriend. However, since her modest beginnings, Dani Daniels has emerged as a hugely popular porn star with an loyal fan following due to her innocent and friendly demeanour on set and off screen at adult film conventions.

Dani Daniels has appeared in over 410 films and has directed 6 productions of her own. Her most recent accolades came at the 2016 XBIZ Awards when she won “Female Performer of the Year” and  “Best Sex Scene-Vignette Release” for her appearance in Let’s Play Doctor. Fans of this brunette beauty can read more about her in our Dani Daniels biography.

4 – Riley Reid

Riley Reid at Exxxotica NJ 2013

Riley Reid at Exxxotica NJ 2013 – image source

Instantly recognisable by her vibrant green eyes and innocent appearance, Riley Reid has worked alongside fellow porn stars Krystal Banks, Megan Foxx and Jack Lawrence in numerous Devil’s Films productions. Riley Reid started working in the adult entertainment in 2011 and since then has appeared in over 380 films. Riley Reid continues to broaden her wide network of avid fans, and has been named on CNBC’s The Dirty Dozen: Porn’s Most Popular Stars  list for the past two years; making her one of the most successful rising stars in the adult film industry at the moment. Watch this space and check out our biography of Riley Reid

5 – Mia Khalifa

Mia Khalifa twitter profile picture

Mia Khalifa on Twitter – Image source

Controversial and popular in equal measure, Lebanese American porn star Mia Khalifa has taken the adult entertainment industry by storm since her first pornographic production in 2014. Within her first year in the industry, Pornhub announced that she was the “#1 Ranked Porn Star” on their website, and as matters stand she remains as one of the most searched for porn stars online. Mia Khalifa initially sparked controversy for filming a sex scene wearing a hijab, and her tattoos depicting the Lebanese Forces Cross and opening lines of the Lebanese National Anthem have also come under scrutiny from her critics.

Despite numerous critics, Mia Khalifa has built up a network of fiercely loyal followers; including famous figures such as Drake. American music duo Timeflies even wrote a song named after her! You can view Mia’s support for this song via a twerking video response posted on YouTube.

6 – Madison Ivy

Madison Ivy at the AVN Expo 2011

Madison Ivy at the AVN Expo 2011 – Image source

When it comes to members of Pornhub‘s “Most Searched for Porn Stars Worldwide” list, it is impossible to overlook Madison Ivy who has featured amongst their top five for several years. This miniature madam has appeared in over 180 films, received countless AVN Awards nominations throughout her nine year career and has worked with some of the biggest names and production companies in the adult entertainment industry. Instantly recognisable due to her petite 4’11 frame, this blue eyed beauty has adopted a more demure look in recent years; swapping her blonde bombshell hair for alluring brunette locks.

Often referred to as the “Official Mary Jane Lover”, Madison Ivy is an advocate for smoking marijuana and remains a medicinal user herself following a car accident. You can keep up to date with Madison Ivy’s latest productions via her official Twitter, and Instagram accounts whereupon she frequently interacts with her vast network of followers. Check out our biography of Madison Ivy

7 – Dani Jensen

Dani Jensen at Exxxotica LA

Dani Jensen at Exxxotica LA – Image source

Dani Jensen’s long red locks and mesmerising blue eyes have made her one of the most successful new faces in the adult entertainment industry in recent years. Due to her youthful appearance, Dani Jensen has featured primarily in teen porn productions for Hustler, Adam and Eve, Naughty America, New Sensations and Jules Jordan Video amongst others. With a flower tattoo on her ankle, multiple navel, tongue and nose piercings as well as a professional dancing background, Dani Jensen has the looks, talent and personality to remain as one of the top porn stars in the adult entertainment industry throughout 2016 and in the years to come!

8 – Kagney Linn Karter

Kagney Linn Karter at the 2010 AVAN

Kagney Linn Karter at the AVN 2011

Kagney Linn Karter at the AVN 2010 – Image source

Blonde bombshell Kagney Linn Karter first ventured into the adult entertainment industry in 2008 when she featured on the cover of New Sensations’ “She’s Got Boobs” issue. Her modelling success was quickly followed by her appearance on the cover of Hustler magazine in April 2009. Following these initial successes, Kagney went on to collaborate with prominent porn director Will Ryder who declared her as “the next big thing”; a declaration which was officially confirmed in 2010 when Kagney won the AVN Award for “Best New Starlet”.

Kagney has gone from strength to strength; appearing in almost 400 productions and receiving multiple awards and nominations at the AVN, XBIZ and XRCO Awards. Kagney Linn Karter has inspired countless buxom blonde productions which can be viewed on sites such as chaturbate.

9 – Asa Akira

Asa Akira AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2010

Asa Akira at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2010 – Image Source

Obsessed with the beauty of porn stars from a young age, Asa Akira first ventured into the adult entertainment industry when she began working as a dominatrix aged 19 years old. These hardcore beginnings led to a job as a stripper at the Hustler Club in New York  and regular appearances on the Bubba the Love Sponge radio show. Asa Akira made a name for herself in adult radio as the “Show Whore” whereupon she attracted the attention of porn star actress Gina Lynn. It was through  appearances in Gina Lynn Productions feature films that Asa Akira honed her skills and signed a contract with Vouyer Media. Since then, Asa Akira has appeared in over 300 pornographic productions.

Drawing upon her radio talk show skills, Asa Akira also made a name for herself co-hosting the 30th Annual AVN Awards alongside fellow porn star actress Jesse Jane and comedian April Macie. It was at these awards that Asa Akira also picked up the AVN Award for “Female Performer of the Year” alongside a string of other AVN Awards. Asa Akira continues to dominate the adult entertainment industry; appearing on Dr. Drew Pinksy’s radio talk show Loveline, collaborating in features for Cosmopolitan magazine, and even making cameo appearances in mainstream movies such as Starlet.

10 – Alexis Texas

Alexis Texas formal dress at the 2010 AVN expo

Alexis Texas at the AVN 2010 – Image Source

If you like big butts (and you cannot lie) then you’ll love Alexis Texas! Named by Maxim as one of the “Top 12 Female Stars In Porn” in 2012,  Alexis Texas has continued to receive a wave of adult film awards throughout her ten year porn star career. Her most recent accolades include her 2015 Night Moves Award for “Best Butt (Fan Choice)”, the 2015 AVN Award for “Hottest Ass (Fan Award)”, and the 2016 AVN Awards for “Most Epic Ass” and “Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene” for her appearance in Angela 2.

Alexis Texas at AEE 2010

Alexis Texas at the AEE 2010

Blonde, blue-eyed and brazen, this all-American beauty has appeared in over 560 pornographic productions, has signed an exclusive directing contract with Elegant Angel since June 2015 and remains part of a Texan touring dance duo called T&A alongside fellow blonde bombshell porn star Tegan Priestley. Alexis Texas has also appeared in mainstream productions such as the comedy horror flick Bloodlust Zombies and the 2012 Juicy J music video Bandz a Make Her Dance. She even has her own Vivid Radio show titled Alexis Texas: Booty Talk. With no plans to retire and her eyes set on adult entertainment super stardom, with Alexis Texas the sky’s the limit!

Amy Stone

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