Jessie Andrews

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Jessie Andrews
Jessie Andrews 2015.jpg
Andrews at the XBIZ Awards, January 2015
Born (1992-03-22) March 22, 1992 (age 26)[1]
Miami, Florida, U.S.[2]
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Adult film actress, producer, model, designer, DJ
Years active 2010–2015 (actress)[1]
2012–present (designer)
Notable work Portrait of a Call Girl
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Weight 140 lb (64 kg)[1]
Website jessieandrewsofficial.com

Jessie Andrews (born March 22, 1992[1]) is a former adult film actress[3], designer, producer, model, DJ, entrepreneur and photographer.[4] Andrews was active in the adult film industry from 2010-2015,[1] where she was honored with several Acting Awards for her performance in Portrait of a Call Girl, as well as Best New Starlet awards.

Personal life[edit]

Andrews is of mixed heritage. On her mother's side, she is of Irish and Latvian descent.[1][5] On her father's side, she is one quarter Chinese. [6][7][8] In 2010, Andrews was withdrawn from high school after her school discovered her porn career and headed west to Los Angeles later that year.[9] Within the year, Jessie became one of the few adult actress to break through to mainstream—proclaimed an "It Girl" by GQ,[10] and Hypebae[11] before getting scouted while shopping at an American Apparel store to be the brand's exclusive model. Jessie transitioned to a successful modeling career,[12] gracing the covers of LA Weekly,[13] Monster Children,[14] and C-Heads[15]. By age 20, Jessie was a model, international DJ, and producer. By age 26, Jessie was interviewed by Forbes,[3] Coveteur,[16] Paper Magazine[17] and International Business Times[18] on how she is revolutionizing business and growth in the fashion industry.

Career[edit]

While in high school,[19] Andrews was working as a sales associate for American Apparel.[20] There, one of her friends who had worked as an extra, told her "how much she made for showing her boobs," which motivated Andrews to look for work in the industry.[21] She moved to Los Angeles, California in late 2010 to further her career after leaving high school. In 2012, Andrews started to shoot pornographic films,[22] and performed in over 140 adult films with men and women[23].

In an interview with Coveteur, she said "Porn and deejaying were careers that I knew weren't going to have longevity. I wanted to be able to build a future for myself, so I had given them a time cap. When I felt that I did as much as I could in that career, I was like, 'OK, what's next?' Designing is fulfilling, but I think owning your own brand and learning every different aspect of a business is what keeps me fulfilled and occupied."[24]

In 2012, Andrews was featured in the music video for Borgore's song "Decisions" which features Miley Cyrus.[25][26] In January 2014, Andrews, Dana DeArmond, Asa Akira, and Chanel Preston were featured in a Cosmopolitan article titled "4 Porn Stars on How They Stay Fit".[27] The article was inspired by actress Gabrielle Union's comment made on Conan O'Brien's talk show about striving to follow the fitness routines of the porn stars she saw at her gym.[28]

In 2012, Andrews launched her own jewelry line Bagatiba.[29] She has modeled for clothing companies, American Apparel,[30] RVCA,[31] and The Hundreds.[22] She writes a sex advice column for Galore Magazine.[32] In 2016, Andrews launched a swimwear line Basic Swim, then in 2017 launched a ready-to-wear line Jeu Illimite and her creative office 1201 B Studios.[33]

Musical Endeavors[edit]

In November 2012, Andrews released a remix for Anna Lunoe & Flume's "I Met You" and made it available for free download.[34] In December, she released her remix of Disclosure and Sam Smith's "Latch".[35]

In October and November 2013, Jessie Andrews embarked on a Canadian tour as a DJ. She performed in Montreal, Thunder Bay, Victoria, Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary.[36] Andrews also toured in Asia playing FLY in Singapore,[37] We the Fest in Jakarta[38] and Sunny Side Up Festival at Potato Head in Bali.[39] In 2015 Jessie Andrews toured across North America playing to larger crowds in bigger venues like Marquee New York City, Exchange L.A, LIV Miami [40] and Ultra Music Festival also in Miami.[41] In November 2015 Andrews toured nationally across Australia with the largest festival in that country Stereosonic playing in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane as well as a sideshow in Sydney with Diplo.[42] In 2016, Jessie released another single "Slowly" through OneLove Recordings.[43]

List of singles
Title Year Label
"I Never Knew"[44] 2013 Ultra Records[45]
"In Motion" EP 2014 ZIVS/Metropolis Records[45]
"You Won't Forget Tonight"[46] 2014 Ultra Records[45]
"Usually Deep" EP 2015 ZIVS/Metropolis Records[45]
"GRIND"[47] 2015 OneLove Recordings
"Slowly" 2015 OneLove Recordings[45]

Designer[edit]

In July 2012, Jessie started designing fine jewelry as a passion project.[48] Her Bagatiba line became a celebrity favorite,[49] worn by the Hadids,[50] Jenner's[51] & Kardashians.[52] As the company grew, it appeared across the pages of many of the top fashion publications like Vogue[53] and Refinery 29.[54] Her online store's popularity grew to become one of the top performing stores on Shopify. Simultaneously, Jessie launched two other fashion brands: Basic Swim, a collection of affordable minimalist swimwear styles and Jeu Illimité, a Parisian-inspired ready-to-wear essentials line. Jessie oversees all three lines out of her downtown Los Angeles headquarters — 1201 B Studios.[48]

Jessie has been focusing on making all of her brands more Eco-Friendly and Sustainable, she says "Each brand has its own concept of sustainability. 50% of Bagatiba is made with stainless steel, which is eco-friendly and also recycled. Jeu is made from all dead-stock fabric, multi-wear essentials. Basic Swim is simple: it's the same three styles in different colors, mix-and-matchable.[17]

Creative Agency[edit]

1201 B Studios is a Los Angeles-based multi-use creative centre specializing in art, design and fashion, focusing on fulfillment and service, streamline work methods.[33] With 5 years experience in brand building, Jessie Andrews conceptualized 1201 B Studios in March 2017. The creative and development of brands started in 2012, since then her umbrella brands are in the top 1% of stores online since launching on their platform. With the brand featured in Vogue, Elle, Who What Wear and Refinery 29, she continues to use 1201 as a space to build and advance in competitive market places.

Awards[edit]

List of accolades received by Jessie Andrews
Total number of wins and nominations
Totals 6 26
Year Ceremony Category Work
2012 AVN Awards Best Actress[55] Portrait of a Call Girl[56][57][58]
XBIZ Awards Acting Performance of the Year[59]
New Starlet of the Year N/A
XRCO Awards Best Actress Portrait of a Call Girl
New Starlet N/A
2016 XBIZ Awards Best Sex Scene — All-Girl Jessie Loves Girls[60]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ a b "From Adult Film Star To Founder And CEO: Jessie Andrews' 5 Tips For Always Being On Top". Forbes. Megan Bruneau. 10 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Jessie Andrews published work". Official website. 
  5. ^ "Jessie andrews talks body ownership and objectification". I-D. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Jessie Andrews: The Porn Star as a Brand". LA Weekly. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Jessie Andrews Is Proving That Porn's No Longer A Dirty Word". GQ. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  8. ^ "I'm 1/4 Chinese so HAYYYYYYY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ME". Twitter. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Failure Factor Episode 26: Former Adult Film Star Turned Designer Jessie Andrews On Being Fearless And Not Letting The Past Define You". The Failure Factor. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
  10. ^ "Jessie Andrews Is Proving That Porn's No Longer A Dirty Word". GQ. Richard Clune. April 20, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Jessie Andrews Is Today's Modern Woman". Hypebae. Zarah Cheng. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Transcending porn: The performers who become mainstream models and actors". The Independent. Heather Saul. March 11, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Jessie Andrews: The Porn Star as a Brand". LA Weekly. Jennifer Swann. May 15, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Jessie Andrews Outtakes by Henrik Purienne". Monster Children. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Jessie Andrews". C-Heads Magazine. 
  16. ^ "HOW JESSIE ANDREWS WENT FROM ADULT FILM STAR TO RUNNING 4 SUCCESSFUL BRANDS". Coveteur. Samantha Sutton. 
  17. ^ a b "Jessie Andrews Is a Self-Made Woman". Paper. Claire Valentine. 31 December 2017. 
  18. ^ "Jessie Andrews: 'I'm Not A Porn Star, I'm Just Someone Who Does Porn'". International Business Times. Barbara Herman. 18 January 2015. 
  19. ^ Underwood, Lee (November 29, 2012). "Jessie Andrews: Porn, Music & Everything Else". the BPM network. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  20. ^ Miller, Dan (January 12, 2012). "'Portrait of a Call Girl,' Jessie Andrews Win Big at 2012 XBIZ Awards". XBIZ. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  21. ^ Kesa, Ingrid. "Interview with a Teenage Pornstar". Vice. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
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  23. ^ "Jessie Andrews - purple MAGAZINE". Purple. Retrieved 2018-03-05. 
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  25. ^ "Miley Cyrus Casts Porn Star, Jessie Andrews, In 'Decisions' Music Video". The Huffington Post. AOL. October 31, 2012. Retrieved October 31, 2012. 
  26. ^ ""Decisions" – Borgore feat. Miley Cyrus (Official Music Video)". Borgore. YouTube. November 1, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  27. ^ Cheryl Wischhover (January 30, 2014). "4 Porn Stars on How They StayFit". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  28. ^ Staff (March 2014). "Cosmo turns to porn stars for fitness tips". Adult Video News. 30 (3): 26. 
  29. ^ Miller, Dan (June 29, 2012). "Jessie Andrews Launches Line of Jewelry". XBIZ. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Los Angeles – Shot by Kern". Vice. 2012. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  31. ^ Ethan Smith (February 25, 2014). "RVCA X Jessie Andrews". Empire Ave. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  32. ^ See "Jessie Andrews's Sex Tips: 5 Tips to Making a Girl Squirt". Galore Magazine. March 5, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014. ; "Jessie Andrews' Sex Tips: 10 Ways to Make a Girl Cum". Galore Magazine. February 26, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014. ; "Jessie Andrews's Sex Tips: 10 Tips for Foreplay". Galore Magazine. February 19, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  33. ^ a b "1201 Studios". 
  34. ^ MRTN (November 26, 2012). "Anna Lunoe & Flume – I Met You (Jessie Andrews Remix)". Stockholm Beat Connection. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  35. ^ Underwood, Lee (December 11, 2012). "A Perfect "Latch": Jessie Andrews Remixes Disclosure". The Tug Boat. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  36. ^ Jessie Andrews Tour Dates 2014 — Jessie Andrews Concert Dates and Tickets. Songkick. Retrieved on April 12, 2014.
  37. ^ "Jessie Andrews: FLY". Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  38. ^ "The First Phase Line-Ups of Jakarta's We The Fest 2014". Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Behold the eclectic first line-up for Bali's brand new festival". July 17, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  40. ^ "Jessie Andrews Gigography, Tour History & Past Concerts – Songkick". Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  41. ^ Advisor, Resident. "RA: Jessie Andrews tour dates". Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  42. ^ "Jessie Andrews will be touring Australia with Stereosonic 2015 [NSFW]". Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  43. ^ "Jessie's "Slowly"". Soundcloud. 
  44. ^ "I Never Knew – Single". iTunes Store. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  45. ^ a b c d e "Jessie Andrews's music". Spotify. 
  46. ^ "You Won't Forget Tonight (feat. Comets We Fall) – Single". iTunes Store. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  47. ^ "GRIND – Single". iTunes Store. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
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  49. ^ "Bagatiba official site". 
  50. ^ "Try This Easy Off-Duty Outfit Formula All Summer Long". WhoWhatWear. Kristi Mikeski. June 30, 2017. 
  51. ^ "Kendall Jenner's Best Style Moments". WhoWhatWear. Aemilia Madden. October 24, 2017. 
  52. ^ "Did Kourtney Kardashian Wear Her Bikini Like This On Purpose?". Refinery29. Erin Cunningham. April 25, 2017. 
  53. ^ "Yes, You Can Look Like Emily Ratajkowski on Vacation". Vogue. 
  54. ^ "Instagram's Latest Jewelry Trend Is One Of The Easiest To Pull Off". Refinery29. Alyssa. August 3, 2016. 
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  57. ^ Miller, Dan (January 12, 2012). "2012 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  58. ^ Sanford, John (April 12, 2012). "XRCO Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved April 14, 2012. 
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  60. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, January 2016

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