Slim, sexy, and shapely Eurasian stunner Kitana Jade was born Cherie Roberts on December 8, 1978 in Oakland, California. Her father is of British, German, and Native American descent while her mother is of mixed French, Chinese, and Vietnamese ancestry. Cherie, her older brother John, and her younger sister Chrissy were mostly raised by their mother in San Jose, California after their father died when Roberts was nine. Roberts was one of the top kids in her class in grade school. Her first job was working at a Miss Fields Cookies store in a local shopping mall. Cherie moved out on her own at age seventeen. Roberts was working as an exotic dancer in San Francisco, California when she was discovered by a local company who asked her to model for a bikini calendar. In 2001 Cherie moved to Hollywood, California after being crowned Miss Hot Import Nights; she toured all over the country with the Hot Import Nights car company from 2000 to 2006. Moreover, Roberts has not only been featured in several "Playboy" newsstand special editions, but also has posed for pictorials in and/or graced the covers of such publications as "Showgirls," "Hustler," "Leg Sex," "Lowrider Euro," "Import Tuner," "Super Street," "Leg Show," and "Looker." In addition, she has appeared in a bunch of soft-core adult movies under the pseudonym Kitana Jade. Outside of modeling, Cherie has pursued a successful career as a nude and glamor photographer: Besides her work being frequently published in "BPM" magazine, her photos have been seen on various websites like UGO.com and IGN.com. After doing the 2007 and 2008 calendars for the company Nerdcore, Cherie went on to do a sci-fi Nerdcore calendar for 2009 and a horror-themed Nerdcore calendar in 2010. Roberts has also photographed such music artists as The All-American Rejects, Puscifer, Cisco Adler, and Serj Tankian. Cherie lives in Orange County in Los Angeles, California and runs her own website.