Jessica Drake Biography
The talented Texas beauty with over 225 film credits to her name, Jessica Drake is one of today’s hottest porn starlets. Drake was born in Dallas and attended college at the University of Texas-El Paso, where she majored in psychology. Jessica Drake worked her way through school as an exotic dancer, and through this work she met many feature dancers who also worked in the adult film industry. Crediting her knack for being on stage, Jessica Drake performances grew more and more elaborate while working her way through UTEP, and eventually she felt the urge to get involved in the industry so many of the dancers she met were talking about. Thankfully, Jessica ultimately made the decision to try it out for herself, and moved to Los Angeles.
In LA, Jessica Drake gradually tested out the waters of the adult film industry. She performed for Playboy photo shoots and videos. She toured film sets, eventually getting hired as a “condom and lube girl” on the set of a film one of her idols, Jill Kelly, was shooting. Drake spent two months doing photo shoots and nude videos before deciding fully to enter into the adult film industry. At this point, in 1999, Jessica Drake became Jessica Drake, citing the aesthetic appeal of losing the capitals in her name – sleek and sexy, just like Jessica.
Drake’s first film was Pussyman’s Decadent Divas 4. She soon signed a contract with Sin City, for whom she made several films. In 2001 and 2002, Drake won an AVN Award for Best Tease Perofrmance as well as Night Moves Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award for Best Actress. In 2003, Jessica signed with Wicked Pictures, the studio she has worked for ever since, making 50 films in the process. 2003 saw Jessica win an Adult Stars Magazine’s Consumer’s Choice Award for Best Overall Actress, and in 2005 Jessica won two AVN Awards, one for Best Oral Sex Scnee (Film) for The Collector, and Best Actress (Video) for Fluff and Fold. 2005 was a landmark year in the career of Jessica Drake, as she also won XRCO’s Best Actress award. Jessica also writes and directs her own films, making waves with her 2006 directorial debut, Jenna Depraved, directing the Queen of Adult Film, Jenna Jameson.
Jessica Drake has appeared in several television shows, typically as a representative of the adult film industry. In this way, Jessica Drake is one of few adult film stars with crossover familiarity. Drake’s recognition within the adult film industry is the many AVN awards she’s won, such as Best Actress (Film) for 2007’s Manhunters. For her role in the film, Drake became a certified fugitive recovery agent, proving an intense devotion to her work, as well as a stunning combination of brains and beauty.
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