Luscious, buxom, and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout August Ames was born Mercedes Grabowski on August 23, 1994 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Of Polish descent, Ames grew up as an army brat all around Canada and was a cheerleader during her last year of high school. August's first job was working as a babysitter. Moreover, Ames not only worked for two summers at a horse ranch in Colorado Springs, but also worked as a bartender and at a tanning salon prior to doing her first hardcore solo/fetish shoot in 2013. Among the notable companies August appeared in X-rated features for are Evil Angel, Smash Pictures, Lethal Hardcore, Wicked Pictures, and Pure Play Media. In addition, Ames also worked for such adult websites as Twistys (she was the Twistys Treat of the Year for 2016), Digital Desire, and Naughty America. August committed suicide at the tragically young age of 23 on December 5, 2017.