Karenjit Kaur Vohra (born May 13, 1981),better known by her stage name ‘Sunny Leone’, is a Canadian Bollywood actress and model, and former
pornstar.She has also used the stage name Karen Malhotra. She was named Penthouse Pet of the Year in 2003, was a contract performer for Vivid
Entertainment, and was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top porn stars in 2010.
She has played roles in independent mainstream events, films and television shows. Her first mainstream appearance was in 2005, when she worked as a
red carpet reporter for the MTV Video Music Awards on MTV India. In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality television series Big Boss. She hosts the
Indian reality show Splitsvilla.
In 2012 she made her Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt’s erotic thriller Jism 2 (2012) and shifted her focus to mainstream acting which was followed up with
Jackpot (2013), Ragini MMS 2 (2014) and Ek Paheli Leela (2015).
Apart from her acting career she has been part of activism campaigns including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon to raise money for the
American Cancer Society and has also posed for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) ad campaign with a rescued dog, encouraging pet
owners to have their cats and dogs spayed and neutered.
Since 2011, Sunny has been married to fellow porn star Daniel Weber.
In June 2006, Leone became an American citizen,but stated she planned to remain a dual citizen of Canada.On 14 April 2012, Leone announced that she
was now a resident of India explaining in an interview to The New Indian Express that she was an Overseas Citizen of India and that she was eligible for
overseas citizenship because her parents lived in India. She applied for it prior to filming Jism 2.