Many people do not always associate becoming a pornographic star or actress with career success. However, this is steadfastly changing now that adult movie industry is going mainstream with female Porn stars becoming bona fide celebrities with massive social media followings and some real cash from their parts in the videos. With that said, somebody used their own free time to add up the financial numbers and come up with an impressive list of richest female porn stars of 2015.

These women are not your typical porn stars. They are very talented, beautiful and also smart ladies with very serious business acumen. Here is the full list.

  1. Nikki Benz- Worth $ 1,000,000

Queen of Hearts (photo @raquelrischard) ❤️ #BenzMafia

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She was born in Ukraine, but moved to Canada before hitting it big in the porn industry at the age of 18. Nikki once unsuccessfully ran for the Toronto mayoral seat.

  1. Asa Akira- Worth $ 1,500,000


The American actress of Japanese decent is of course, the best known Asian porn star. She began her career as a stripper and dominatrix before turning to porn where she is popularly known for her fetish roles.

  1. Lisa Ann- Worth $ 2,000,000

Apart from being a porn star, Lisa also rakes big money from her behind-the-camera production and make-up roles. She began stripping at the tender age of 16 to pay tuition before leaving school to pursue porn.

  1. Sunny Leone- Worth $ 2,500,000

On set of Masti Zaade promotions!

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Sunny is an award-winning porn star known worldwide both in Hollywood and Bollywood. The Canadian is the most followed porn star actress on social media.

  1. Sasha Grey- Worth $ 3,000,000

Backstage @electriccolor5 #mexicocity

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Being one of the most popular names in the industry, Sasha is best known for her boundary-pushing hardcore scenes. She retired from the porn industry at the age of 21 and is currently in the mainstream acting career.

  1. Jenna Haze- Worth $ 3,700,000

#BTS pic by @makeupbymarine from my @Fleshlight promotional photo shoot with @hollyrandall yesterday. ‼️

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Apart from being one of the prettiest faces in porn industry, Haze is known for her own line of sex toys

  1. Bree Olson- Worth $ 5,000,000

#ILoveThisHat but #SMO to #TEB would be more accurate than #LAX to #JFK #OnceYouFlyPrivate …

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Bree has starred in numerous films, has her own line of sex toys and became infamous as one of Charlie Sheen’s live-in girlfriends.

  1. Jesse Jane- Worth $ 8,000,000

#tuesdaytease time to shoot with the amazing @raquelrischard again styled by @officialmashalund

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Apart from being a porn star, Jesse hosted a popular show on playboy TV and is also a sex columnist.

  1. Tera Patrick- Worth $ 15,000,000

Grazie @mansell5rosso I can’t wait to shoot again showgirl stage pictures from #bologna xoxo enJOY Buona notte

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She managed to move from drug addiction to modeling before launching her porn career.

  1. Jenna Jameson- Worth $ 30,000,000

Flashback Friday

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Known as the queen of porn, Jenna is the richest porn star ever after a series of high profile porn gigs, sex toys and mainstream acting.