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Kimber James
Kimber James Erotica Los Angeles 2009 (1).jpg
Born (1988-04-02) April 2, 1988 (age 28)[1]
Miami, Florida, United States[2]
Ethnicity Italian, Cuban and Cherokee[3]
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)[1]
Website http://www.ts-kimberjames.com/
No. of adult films 21 as TS[4]
2 as a female
(per IAFD)[5]

Kimber James (born April 2, 1988 in Miami, Florida, United States)[2] is a trans woman, and former pornographic actor and escort.[1][6] In 2010, she won the AVN Award for Transsexual Performer of the Year.[7] In 2012 she underwent gender reassignment surgery and returned to the adult entertainment industry in 2013 with her own studio, Kimber James Productions.[8]

Career

James began her career in the porn industry as an assistant to transsexual performer Gia Darling, and later made her film debut in Transsexual Babysitters 4.[9] In 2008, she became the first transsexual performer to sign with the agency LA Direct Models.[9] In June 2009, she performed with a cisgender female for the first time, in a scene with Angelina Valentine.[10] In May 2010 she appeared in Maxim.

After taking time off for a medical procedure in 2012, James returned to the industry at the helm of her own studio, Kimber James Productions. The studio is backed exclusively by Pulse Distribution with her first release on July 30, 2013 called Kimber James' Busty Adventures: Amsterdam.[8]

Image

James was born with Klinefelter's syndrome and began transitioning at the age of 12.[11][12] At 5'3 Kimber's small stature and petite build is popular with fans.[13] Until 2012, Kimber was a pre-operative transsexual in that she had undergone hormone treatment and multiple feminising surgeries including facial surgeries and breast implants but had not yet undergone full sex reassignment surgery, retaining her genitalia. This was in contrast with other t-girl porn stars such as Mandy Mitchell, etc. undergoing an orchiectomy[14] and Danielle Foxxx who chose to undergo a full sex change and continue in the industry.[15] In 2012 James underwent the surgery to fully transition.[8]

Appearances

In July 2014 James appeared on the E! channel series Botched which features doctors Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif who are brought in to repair unsuccessful cosmetic procedures and restore patient's lives.[3]

Partial pornographic filmography

Title Year Notes References
Transsexual Babysitters 4 2007 Debut film
Transsexual Babysitters 8 2008
Buddy Wood's Kimber James 2008 First Self-titled Release
Best of Transsexual Babysitters 2009
Club Kimber James: Transsexual Superstars 2009
Not Married With Children XXX 1 2009 Non sexual performance
Private Transsexual 1 2009
Rogue Adventures 33 2009
She Male Strokers 32 2009
USA T-Girls 2009
Transsexual Babysitters 11 2010
Bang My Tranny Ass 7 2010
Interracial T-Girl Sex 1 2010
Transsexual Superstars: Foxxy 2010
USA T-Girls 2 2010
Transsexual Superstars: Vaniity 2011
TS Playground 2012
Post transition work Year Role Notes
Kimber James' Busty Adventures: Amsterdam 2013 First video as female performer

Non pornographic filmography

Title Year Role Notes
Exxxit: Life After Porn 2010 Herself Documentary

Awards and nominations

  • 2010 AVN Award winner – Transsexual Performer of the Year[16]
  • 2011 AVN Award nominee – Transsexual Performer of the Year[17]
  • 2014 AVN Award nominee – Best Website[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Kimber James". IAFD.com. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "About Kimber James". www.ts-kimberjames.com. Retrieved August 13, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c Staff. "Kimber James Makes Mainstream TV Premiere on E! Television". AVN.com. Adult Video News. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ Staff. "Kimber James (male)". IAFD.com. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ Staff. "Kimber James (female)". IAFD.com. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Kimber James Personal page". Shemalemodelindex.com. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  7. ^ "2010 AVN Award Winners Announced". AVN.com. January 10, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c Warren, Peter (July 2, 2013). "Kimber James Returns All Woman, Launches Studio". Adult Video News. 31 (August): 32. Retrieved August 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b David Sullivan (November 3, 2008). "L.A. Direct Signs TS Performer Kimber James". AVN.com. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ JC Adams (June 29, 2009). "Kimber James Expands Sexual Horizons". XBIZ.com. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  11. ^ https://twitter.com/KimberBarbieXXX/status/179998454368575489
  12. ^ "KimberBarbieXXX: 12, I was born". tmi.me. Retrieved March 17, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Kimber James". Shemale Yum. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Mandy Mitchell Interview: Pushing Boundaries! - Interracial tgirl sex Forum". Interracialtgirlsex.com. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Danielle Foxxx Has a "Penisectomy"". AdultFYI. November 3, 2008. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  16. ^ "2010 Nominees". AVN.com. Retrieved November 26, 2009. 
  17. ^ "Nominations for the 2011 AVN Awards" (PDF). AVN.com. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 

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