Angelina Castro

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Angelina Castro
Angelina Castro AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2013.jpg
Angelina Castro in 2013
Born
Francys Delia Valdes[1]

(1982-09-06) 6 September 1982 (age 37)[1]
NationalityCuban
CitizenshipAmerican
OccupationPornographic actress
Film producer
Years active2006 to present[2]
Known forBBW
Home townMiami, Florida, United States[3][4]
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Children2[4]
Websitewww.angelinacastrolive.com

Angelina Castro (born Francys Delia Valdez on 6 September 1982)[1] is a Cuban American pornographic actress, film producer and radio personality. Castro grew up in Havana, Cuba, migrating to the United States when she was a child. After studying to be a chiropractor, Castro started working in adult films, starting in 2006, to pay off her student loans. The first Cuban-American adult film star, Castro gained national mainstream attention when she, and fellow porn actress Sara Jay, posted on Twitter that they would offer oral sex to fans of the Miami Heat, if the Heat won the NBA Finals – and the two women did. Castro makes regular appearances on American Spanish-language radio and television, often providing sex advice, and is the spokesperson for Garner's Garden skincare.

Early life[edit]

Angelina Castro was born in 1982 in Havana, Cuba. She is a middle child, with a younger brother and an older sister.[1] When she was ten, her family moved to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Two years later, when she was twelve, the family relocated to Miami, Florida.[1][5] Castro attended private schools in Miami.[1] As a teen, Castro participated in the 1994 Cuban rafter crisis protests in Miami.[1]

Career[edit]

Prior to working in the adult film industry, Castro worked at Walgreens and as a stylist. She went to college to be a chiropractor and worked as a therapist.[1] Castro started in the pornographic industry in 2006. She began performing in adult films to pay off her student loans.[3]

In July 2012, during the NBA Finals, Castro and fellow porn actress and promoter Sara Jay offered to perform oral sex on fans at a local nightclub in Miami if the Miami Heat won the championships. The Heat won, and Jay and Castro set up a website called "TEAMBJNBA" with the event information. The NBA filed a cease and desist letter and the website was taken down, however, the event still took place.[6][7][8] Castro was interviewed on Radio Marti's 1800 Online in September 2012. Castro's interview, which included how she entered the porn industry and how Cubans could get involved in the porn industry, was removed from the radio show's website after public backlash.[3] In 2015, Castro began co-hosting SOS (Sex or Sexy) on Mira.tv in Florida, a radio show focused on sex and sexuality in the Latinx community.[4][9]

During the 2016 United States presidential election, Castro and Maggie Green, also a porn actress, made national news when they offered to give blow jobs to voters, who voted for Hillary Clinton, if Clinton won the election.[10] In 2018, Castro won her first AVN Award for BBW Performer of the Year.[11] Castro appeared on the Puerto Rican television program Esto no tiene nombre in August 2019, during which she gave tips on how to have sex while pregnant.[4] In 2019, she also became a spokeperson for the natural skin care company, Garner's Garden.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Castro lives in Miami, Florida. She has two children.[4]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "ANGELINA CASTRO, Actress and Model. (Born: Santiago de Cuba.) + ANGELINA CASTRO, Actress y Modelo. (Nacida en Santiago de Cuba). | The History, Culture and Legacy of the People of Cuba". The Cuban History. 11 January 2016. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Angelina Castro Celebrates Her First AVN Award Win AVN". AVN. 2 February 2018. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Roberts Biddle, Ellery (4 September 2012). "United States: Radio Marti Features Cuban Porn Star · Global Voices". Global Voices. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Angelina Castro: "Tener relaciones durante el embarazo es súper importante"". PERIÓDICO CUBANO (in Spanish). 29 August 2019. Archived from the original on 14 January 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  5. ^ González Urdaneta, Luisana María (25 August 2017). "La actriz porno cubana Angelina Castro cuenta su vida". Cubanos por el Mundo - Lo ultimo de Cuba y los cubanos (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  6. ^ Mystal, Elie (10 July 2012). "Porn Stars Offer Free BJs to Miami Heat Fans, Cause NBA Lawyers To Stand At Attention". Above the Law. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  7. ^ Munzenrieder, Kyle (28 June 2012). "Local Porn Stars Will Make Good on Offer to Give Anyone a BJ After Heat Championship". Miami New Times. Archived from the original on 5 July 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  8. ^ Burns, Ashley (13 August 2012). "Holy Crap, That Miami Heat Porn Star Oral Sex Celebration Actually Happened". UPROXX. Archived from the original on 8 October 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  9. ^ Johnson, Bob (26 June 2015). "Angelina Castro Hosts New Mainstream Spanish Sex TV Show". XBIZ. Archived from the original on 3 March 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  10. ^ Powell, Austin (7 November 2016). "Porn Stars Angelina Castro and Maggie Green Offer Blowjobs to Everyone Who Votes Against Trump". The Daily Dot. Archived from the original on 21 November 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  11. ^ a b Roland, John (3 September 2019). "2018 AVN Award Winners Announced AVN". AVN. Archived from the original on 3 September 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Angelina Castro Is The New Brand Ambassador For Garner's Garden AVN". AVN. 15 January 2019. Archived from the original on 16 January 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.

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