Cute and petite brunette Ashli Orion was born on June 19, 1987 in San Diego, California. Ashli moved to Los Angeles at age fourteen and lost her virginity at age fifteen. Orion worked for two years as an editor and post-production person for a music video and television production company while attending California State University in Long Beach, California as a full-time student majoring in Film and Electronic Arts. Ashli first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her early 20's in 2008; she has appeared in X-rated features for such top companies as Vivid, Hustler, Elegant Angel, and New Sensations. Orion won the Urban X Award for Hottest Interracial Star in 2010. Moreover, Ashli was nominated for both a XRCO Award for Unsung Siren and an AVN Award for Unsung Starlet of the Year in 2011.