Buxom and shapely brunette knockout Ava Devine was born Gina Giaco-Dawson on January 22, 1974 in Long Island, New York City. She's of mixed Chinese and Italian descent. Devine lost her virginity at age thirteen. Ava started out in the adult entertainment industry as a stripper. Devine first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her late twenties in 2003. Among the top companies she has appeared in X-rated features for are VCA, Acid Rain, Elegant Angel, Digital Playground, Red Light District, and Zero Tolerance. Ava was nominated for an AVN Award for Most Outrageous Sex Scene in 2004. Devine went on to win an AVN Award for Best Oral Sex Scene - Video the following year. Ava has also worked as an escort, a nude Internet model, and a feature dancer on the strip club circuit. Moreover, Devine runs her own racy official website. She lives in both Las Vegas, Nevada and Los Angeles, California.