Born May 21, 1979 Sign Taurus
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Hair Blonde
Weight 115 lbs (52 kg) Ethnicity White
Briana Banks (born May 21, 1978 is the stage name of a German American pornographic actress and model. She is the Penthouse Pet of the Month for June 2001.Years Active 1999 to Present (Started around 20 years old)
Briana Banks was born in Munich, Bavaria to a German father and an American mother. They moved to Britain when she was aged four, then to the Los Angeles suburb of Simi Valley when she was seven. Her father still lives in Germany.
Porn legend Briana Banks was born on May 21, 1980 in Munich Germany to a German father and American mother. She moved to the UK when she was 4 and to Los Angeles when she was 7. She first started in the adult industry in 1999 and has since become one of the biggest names in porn. Briana was a Penthouse Pet of the Month and also a Vivid Girl. Briana has won almost every adult award, including being an AVN Hall of Fame inductee. She is 5’8 121 lbs and has 34DD
Banks modeled as a teenager, including a cover of Teen magazine. She entered the industry under the name “Mirage”, but began calling herself “Briana Banks” in 2000, after having the first of two breast enlargement operations. Having had aspirations of being a supermodel, she chose the professional surname “Banks” after model Tyra Banks. Her first appearance using the new name was in the film Decadent Whores 9.
Banks was Penthouse magazine’s Pet of the Month in June 2001. The same year, she signed with Vivid Entertainment and became a Vivid Girl.
On October 13, 2006, Banks reportedly filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than US$75,000 in damages against Doc Johnson Enterprises, charging that they had created unauthorized products from molds of her genitals.
Starting in 2006, Banks went on hiatus from performing in videos and returned in 2008. That same year she was also nominated for five AVN Awards at the 25th annual Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas.
In 2011, Banks starred in the porn parody version of the Fox animated series American Dad!, American Dad XXX: An Exquisite Films Parody. Banks portrayed the character of Francine Smith and was featured on the video’s box cover. The video was released in September 2011.
Banks was featured in the thirteen episode cable television series “Vivid Valley” produced by World of Wonder that was broadcast in Europe in 2005 and later had a successful run on Playboy TV. The series featured stories about the real lives of the Vivid Girls Jenna Jameson, Savanna Samson, Mercedez, Tawny Roberts, Banks, and others.
In 2002 Banks was one of the first porn actresses to have an action figure made in her likeness, by Los Angeles-based Cyber F/X and Sota Toys.
In 2009 Banks launched her own company, Briana Banks Entertainment, LLC. The company is a subsidiary of the Starlet Entertainment Group, which is a group of mainstream angel investors. This coincided with the launch of a new website and social media platform for Banks, www.brianabanksreloaded.com. The official announcement for the website was at a Playboy Mansion Lingerie party in May 2009.
Briana Banks left the adult industry for a few years, but made a great comeback in 2010. When Briana came back to the industry, she had a new look and amazing confidence than can only come with age. Briana has one of the most perfect bodies in porn, with a huge set of DD tits and some of the longest legs in the industry. Briana’s popularity dropped a bit while not shooting any new scenes, but has really increased since her comeback.
Our thoughts here at explicitlist.com Briana Banks is one of the all time greats in the adult entertainment industry. She had a 8 year run as a vivid contact performer, in a time when vivid was the top company in the adult entertainment industry. She had her own action figure. She is a member of the AVN hall of fame . I first became familiar with her through her many appearances in club magazine. I am truly looking forward to seeing what Briana Banks has in store for us next Briana Banks get the explicit list stamp of approval.
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