Tiny (5'2"), but lovely and shapely brunette Ashley Blue was born Oriana Rene Small on July 8, 1981 in California. Ashley worked at various jobs that include a waitress, a receptionist, and a hostess at a restaurant prior to becoming involved in the adult entertainment industry. Blue began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her early 20s in 2002. She signed a three year contract with JM Productions in March, 2004. After ending said contract in February, 2007, Ashley immediately entered a one year commitment with LA Direct Models. Among the awards Blue has won for her work in adult films are a XRCO Award for Cream Dream in 2003, both XRCO and AVN Awards for Female Performer of the Year in 2004, AVN Awards for both Best Supporting Actress - Video and Best All-Girl Sex Scene - Video as well as a XRCO Award for Best Girl/Girl in 2005, and an AVN Award for Most Outrageous Sex Scene in 2007. Ashley has a tattoo on her left shoulder blade. She married adult filmmaker/photographer Dave Naz on July 30, 2009.