Gorgeously buxom and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout Syren De Mer was born Shannon L. Pollock on June 24, 1969 in Bellingham, Washington. Syren grew up in the small town of Yakima, Washington. Her first job was working as a gymnastics instructor. Following graduation from high school, De Mer moved to Seattle and attended the Art Institute of Seattle, where she earned a degree in photography. Around this time Syren met and married multi-talented artist Andre Darque. After college De Mer worked a little as a model and participated in gang bangs in the local swingers community. In 2005 Syren sent a portfolio to Playboy. Although she was turned down by Playboy, Seymore Butts saw De Mer's photos and asked her to join his agency. Syren subsequently signed up with noted adult industry agent Lisa Ann and first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her mid 30's in 2006. De Mer has several tattoos and a pierced navel. Moreover, Syren is the mother of two children and resides in both Seattle and Los Angeles.