Kaylani Lei

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Kaylani Lei
Kaylani Lei, 2011 (cropped).jpg
Kaylani Lei in 2011.
Born
Ashley Spalding[1][2][3]

(1980-08-05) August 5, 1980 (age 38)[4]
Other namesKalani, Keilani Lei, Kaylani[4]
Height4 ft 11 in (1.50 m)[5]
Weight99 lb (45 kg)[4]
Websitekaylanilei.net

Kaylani Lei (born August 5, 1980) is an American pornographic actress.

Early life[edit]

Lei was born in Singapore and spent most of her childhood in Massachusetts, United States.[5] She is of Chinese and Filipino descent but does not speak any Tagalog.[6]

Career[edit]

Lei danced at the Olympic Garden in Las Vegas prior to her porn career.[7] She is a former contract performer for pornographic production studio Wicked Pictures.[6][8][9][10]

Outside her adult film work, she was the host of a radio show on KSEX, Me So Horny with Kaylani Lei.[11] Lei has made an appearance on the Howard Stern radio show while he was on national broadcast radio (pre-Sirius satellite radio change over), and she has made appearances on Playboy TV. In 2007, she was the co star of the Cinemax series The Erotic Traveler, as "Allison Kraft" - an apprentice erotic photographer.[12][13] She appeared in one episode of the 2011 series Chemistry as a Japanese businesswoman named Yokushi Shimato.[citation needed]

According to the Internet Adult Film Database, she has worked in over 200 films, including Beautiful, Kaylani Unleashed and Space Nuts for Wicked.[4]

In 2010, Lei appeared alongside fellow Wicked Pictures contract star Alektra Blue in the Free Speech Coalition's "All-Star Anti-Piracy PSA"[14] on the topic of copyright infringement of adult content.[15]

In 2011, Complex magazine ranked her at #24 in their list of "The Top 50 Hottest Asian Porn Stars of All Time".[16]

Lei has also appeared several times on the TV series Zane's Sex Chronicles[17] and in the 2013 documentary Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry.[18]

Personal life[edit]

Lei dated Byron Kelleher, a New Zealand rugby union halfback,[1][2] from 2005 to 2006. She lived with him in New Zealand until June 2006.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Result Category Work
2004 AVN Award[19] Nominated Best New Starlet N/A
Nominated Best Actress – Video Angel X
XRCO Award[20] Nominated Best Girl/Girl Scene (with Asia Carrera)
Nominated New Starlet N/A
2005 AFWG Award[21] Won Contract Starlet of the Year Wicked Pictures
AVN Award[22] Nominated Best Actress – Video Sweatshop
Nominated Best Tease Performance Smokin' P.O.V.
Nominated Best Oral Sex Scene – Video (with Charmane Star & Brad Armstrong) Eye of the Beholder
2007 AVN Award[23] Nominated Best Supporting Actress – Video Curse Eternal
Nominated Best Three-Way Sex Scene (with Jessica Drake & Eric Masterson)
2008 AFWG Award[24] Won Porn Cumback of the Year N/A
AVN Award[25] Nominated Best Actress, Video Candelabra
NightMoves Award[26] Won Best Female Performer (Editor's Choice) N/A
XRCO Award[27] Won Best Cumback N/A
2009 AVN Award[28] Nominated Best Actress The Wicked
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Mikayla Mendez, Evan Stone, Sophia Santi & Barry Scott)
XRCO Award[29] Nominated Single Performance – Actress
2010 AVN Award[30][31] Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Alektra Blue, Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price & Mikayla Mendez) House of Wicked
Won Best Group Sex Scene (with Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price, Alektra Blue, Mikayla Mendez, Tory Lane, Jayden Jaymes, Kayla Carrera, Randy Spears, Brad Armstrong, Rocco Reed, Marcus London, Mick Blue & T.J. Cummings) 2040
2011 AVN Award[32] Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Misty Stone, Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price, Alektra Blue, Chanel Preston, Kayme Kai, Tory Lane, Briana Blair, Mick Blue, Dale DaBone, Barrett Blade, Eric Masterson, Marcus London, Sascha & Bill Bailey) Speed
2012 AVN Award[33] Nominated Best All-Girl Group Scene (with Jessica Drake, Alektra Blue & Brandy Aniston) Sexy
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Alektra Blue, Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price, Brandy Aniston, Nikki Daniels, Lucky Starr, Puma Swede, Randy Spears, Tommy Gunn, Marcus London, Ron Jeremy, Jack Vegas, Dick Chibbles, Rocco Reed & Mac Turner) The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody
2013 AVN Award[34] Nominated Best Actress Snatched
Nominated Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (with Asa Akira, Katsuni, Mia Lelani & Miko Lee) Asian Anal Aaaassins
XBIZ Award[35] Nominated Best Actress—Couples-Themed Release The Prize
Nominated Best Scene - Couples-Themed Release (with Xander Corvus)
Nominated Best Supporting Actress Countdown
2014 AVN Award[36] Nominated Best Safe Sex Scene (with James Deen) Hotel No Tell
2015 AVN Award[37][38] Won AVN Hall of Fame N/A
Nominated Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene (with Abigail Mac) The Masterpiece
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Asa Akira, Aubrey Addams, Jessica Drake, Sarah Jessie, Vicki Chase, Brad Armstrong, Eric Masterson, Erik Everhard, Mr. Pete, Ryan McLane & Tyler Nixon) Aftermath
Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Asa Akira, Samantha Saint, Summer Brielle, Sophia Fiore, Remy LaCroix, James Deen, Mr. Pete, Eric Masterson, Bill Bailey & Brad Armstrong) Holly…Would

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "In the women's mags: Cats are fighting and All Black sex pix are missing". The New Zealand Herald. May 1, 2006. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
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  8. ^ AVNInsider profile. Retrieved October 2, 2007.
  9. ^ Byron Kelleher (November 5, 2006). "‘We're the best in the world – and now we have to prove it’" Archived October 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.. The Independent. Archived at FindArticles.com. Retrieved October 2, 2007.
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  12. ^ "HBO Schedule: The Erotic Traveler". Retrieved October 27, 2007.
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  14. ^ "FSC All-Star Anti-Piracy PSA (texted version)". YouTube. April 20, 2010. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
  15. ^ "Wicked's Kaylani Lei and Alektra Blue Appear in FSC Anti-Piracy Video" (Press release). Los Angeles: AIPdaily.com. April 24, 2010. Archived from the original on August 30, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
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