Asa Akira was born on January 2, 1986, in New York, USA. She spent part of her childhood in Japan. She is a porn star, appearing in over 300 films. She began shooting X-rated films in 2006, and has been nominated for multiple AVN Awards in categories including Best Actress. Asa Akira shoots with both men and women. In December 2012, she married porn actor Toni Ribas. The 2009 film Pure catapulted her to porn star status. In it, she plays a switchboard operator in a dungeon who has a relationship with the boss's husband. She's 1.57m tall, weighs 48kg and has several tattoos. On Pornhub, her videos have been viewed a cumulative total of 390 million times.
Actress Gina Lynn initiated her. At first, she did lesbian scenes, then broadened her palette. In 2010, she made her first filmed sodomy with Manuel Ferrara. She has also had the opportunity to direct films. In 2015, Akira hosted The Sex Factor, a reality show where eight men and eight women compete for a million-dollar prize and a three-year porn contract. Asa Akira had a son with her second husband Sean Maroney in March 2019. In 2022, she has two children.