Gorgeous, buxom, and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout Alektra Blue was born Sasha Clifford on June 9, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona. Blue played soccer and volleyball, ran track, and was a cheerleader in grade school while growing up in Dallas, Texas. Her first job was as a receptionist at a fitness center. Alektra worked as a bartender in Texas prior to her involvement in the adult entertainment industry. Blue first began working in the sex industry at age twenty-one in January, 2005; her friend and fellow porn starlet Taryn Thomas helped Blue get into said industry. Blue won the F.A.M.E. Award for Favorite Rookie Starlet of the Year in 2006 and was nominated for an AVN Award for Best New Starlet in 2007. The green-eyed stunner was the Pet of the Month in the April, 2008 issue of Penthouse. (Other men's magazines Alektra has been featured in are Club, Cheri, Hustler, and Genesis.) Blue also signed an exclusive performance contract with the top company Wicked Pictures in April, 2008. Alektra has since gone on to win additional AVN Awards for Best Group Sex Scene in 2010 and The Fan Awards - Best Body in 2011.