McKenzie Lee was born Paula McQuone on May 16, 1979 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. Lee worked as barmaid prior to starting her career in the adult entertainment industry dancing at a strip club in Birmingham. McKenzie went on to dance at various strip clubs throughout London and first began performing in explicit hardcore movies that were made in Europe. Lee eventually moved to the United States to further pursue a career in adult cinema: She signed on as a contract girl for the top company Club Jenna in March, 2005 and won the AVN Award for Best New Starlet in 2006. Following a three year hiatus from porn, McKenzie returned to the adult industry in 2009. In October, 2009 Lee signed an exclusive contract with the major company Digital Playground only to leave said contract two months later to become a free agent. The mother of two daughters, McKenzie has five sisters.