Priya Anjali Rai

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Priya Anjali Rai
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Rai on December 2009
Born (1977-12-25) December 25, 1977 (age 44)[1]
New Delhi, Delhi, India[citation needed]
🏳️ NationalityIndian American
💼 Occupation
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)[1]
💪 Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)[1] 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)[1]
🌐 WebsiteOfficial website

Priya Anjali Rai (born December 25, 1977), is an Indian-born American pornographic actress,[1] known for her work in films produced by companies like Brazzers and Naughty America.

Early life[edit]

Priya Anjali Rai was born December 25, 1977 in New Delhi, and was adopted by an American couple at age two.[citation needed] She was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended Arizona State University, where she studied marketing.[2]


Rai worked as a fashion and swimwear model prior to working in the adult industry.[3] Rai was a stripper for 12 years prior to appearing in pornographic films.[3] She entered the adult film industry in 2007[1] at the age of 29.[4]

In June 2013, she announced her retirement from adult films to focus on her mainstream career and personal life.[5] Rai played the lead role of "Isis" in the mainstream horror film Isis Rising: Curse Of The Lady Mummy.[6] In 2014, she was still touring as a feature stripper. On March 22, 2018, Priya announced her comeback after a six-year hiatus.

She has expressed her opposition towards Measure B, a law requiring pornographic actors to wear condoms during all sex scenes filmed in Los Angeles, California.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Rai resides in Phoenix, Arizona.[2] She is the mother of two children,[citation needed] and became a grandmother at the age of 35.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Result Award Work
2009 AVN Award Won Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Jesse Jane, Shay Jordan, Stoya, Adrianna Lynn, Brianna Love, Lexxi Tyler, Memphis Monroe & Sophia Santi)[8] Cheerleaders
Nominated Best New Starlet[9] N/A
2010 AVN Award Nominated Best New Web Starlet[10] N/A
Nominated Best Threeway Sex Scene (with Marco Banderas & John West)[10] Tormented
XBIZ Award Nominated Porn Star Website of the Year[11] N/A
2011 NightMoves Award Won Best MILF (Editor's Choice)[12] N/A
XBIZ Award Nominated MILF Site of the Year[13]
2012 NightMoves Award Nominated Best Boobs[14] N/A
XBIZ Award Nominated MILF Performer of the Year[15] N/A
2013 Nominated MILF Performer of the Year[16] N/A
2014 Nominated Crossover Star of the Year[17] N/A


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Priya Anjali Rai at the Internet Adult Film Database
  2. 2.0 2.1 "UrbanAsian Profile: Priya Rai – A different shade of BROWN!". Urban Asian. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Speiser, Lainie. Confessions of the Hundred Hottest Porn Stars. p. 47. Search this book on Logo.png
  4. Indira Kannan (2012-02-18). "'I have many fans in India' My Indian looks differentiate me from the rest of the porn pack: Priya Anjali Rai". India Today. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  5. "Twenty Questions with Retired Porn Star Priya Rai". Fleshbot. 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  6. Christina (2012-10-01). "Priya Rai and James Bartholet Cast and Co-Producing Mainstream Horror Movie". AIPdaily. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  7. "Priya Rai Against Measure B". Performers for Choice. 2012-10-30. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2013-04-12. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. David Sullivan (2009-01-11). "2009 AVN Award-Winners Announced". AVN. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  9. "NOMINATIONS 2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on January 5, 2009. Retrieved 2013-04-12. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 "2010 NOMINEES". Archived from the original on March 4, 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-12. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. "XBIZ Announces Finalist Nominees for 2010 XBIZ Awards". XBIZ. Retrieved April 12, 2013
  12. "NightMoves Awards Announces 2011 Winners". 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  13. XBIZ Announces Finalist Nominees for 2011 XBIZ Awards - Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  14. "NightMoves Announces Award Nominations & New Categories".
  15. "2012 Nominees". Archived from the original on 2012-01-31. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
  16. "XBIZ Awards 2013 Nominees". XBIZ. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  17. "Nominees". XBIZ Awards. Retrieved 2013-12-24.

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