About Jenna Jameson
Jenna Jameson, whose real full name is Jenna Marie Massoli, is an American businesswoman, former pornographic film actress, model, and television personality. She began her pornographic career in the 1990s and instantly became the world’s most famous pornographic performer. Dubbed “The Queen of Porn”, Jameson previously worked as a glamour model and stripper. In the early 2000s, she founded her own adult-entertainment company titled “Club Jenna” whilst crossing over into the mainstream pop culture.
How did Jenna Jameson earn her net worth?
From running her own adult-entertainment company to starring in mainstream pop culture projects such as “Private Parts”, “What Love Is”, and “How To Make Love to a Woman”. In the early 1990s, inspired by her mother, Jenna wanted to be a Las Vegas showgirl, however, she was rejected by most shows because her height didn’t match. She did, however, land a job at the Disneyland Resort, where she remained for two months.
After failing to find a good dancing job, encouraged by her then-boyfriend Jack, Jameson started working for Las Vegas strip clubs by using identification. Six months into 1991, she was already earning more than $2.000 per night. That year, besides dancing, with the intention of getting into “Penthouse”, she also started posing for nude photographs. During that time, she began taking drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine, and LSD. Two years later, in 1993, she started acting in sex videos. Her debut in an erotic film came in a movie by Andrew Blake with his girlfriend Nikki Tyler. She quickly achieved notice and began receiving offers to star in multiple pornographic films. In 1995, she was approached by the “Wicked Pictures” pornographic film production that earned her $6.000 for each of the eight films in her first year.
Why is she so famous?
Jenna Jameson became famous after she began acting in erotic videos, while she was still working as a glamour model and stripper. She was born on April 9, 1974, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’s the youngest child of Laurence and Judith Massoli. Her father was a program director for KSN-DT and police officer at the Las Vegas Sheriff Department. Her mother was a showgirl based in Las Vegas that danced for many Folie Bergere shows. Her mother died of melanoma when Jenna was two years old.
Because of the numerous cancer treatments, her family bankrupted so they were constantly living on different places. She spent most of her upbringing in Nevada, Montana, and Arizona where she lived in a trailer park alongside her older brother, Tony. As a child, she was an occasional entrant in the beauty pageants. During her childhood, she had several ballet classes. She attended the Bonanza High School, based in Las Vegas, from which she earned her diploma in 1992. Long before that, she spent several years working as a glamour model and stripper in various states.
What makes her so successful?
The success of the actress comes from her many ventures in the entertainment businesses, especially in the pornography field. By the beginning of the new millennium, Jenna was already making millions from her many ventures. She also won many awards such as Night Moves, AVN, XRCO, And Adam Film World Guide Awards in categories such as “Favourite Porn Star”, “Female Fan Favorite”, and “Best Actress”. Among some of her most notable pornographic roles are in the films “Wicked One”, “Blue Movie”, “Jenna loves Rocco”, and “Satyr”.
At the peak of her career, the world-renowned porn actress founded her own adult-entertainment company named “Club Jenna”. Also starting in the 2000s, she crossed over into the mainstream pop culture. Her first role in a mainstream film was Howard Stern’s comedy “Private Parts”. In 2004, she released her autobiography “How To Make Love Like A Porn Superstar”, which spent more than six weeks at the “New York Times” best-sellers list. By the following year, her company had revenues of $30 million. Towards the end of the decade, at the 2008 AVN Awards, she announced her retirement from pornography. Since then, she has been working mostly as a webcam model and has appeared in hundreds of films, web and television series, reality shows, music videos, and video games.
When it comes to pornographic superstars that have taken over the world, Jenna Jameson is one of the leading names in that category. Over the course of her career, besides starring in adult films that brought her many awards, Jameson also became a businesswoman, model, television personality and best-selling writer. From all of her professions, over the past three decades, the nicknamed “Queen of Porn” has won more than $20 million.
This Jenna Jameson Net Worth profile originated at WealthyGenius.com