Shy Love

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Shy Love
Shy Love at AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2012 1.jpg
Shy Love attending the AVN Expo Awards, Las Vegas, on January 21, 2012.
Born (1978-11-27) November 27, 1978 (age 38)[1]
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.[2]
Other names Shy Luv
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[3]
No. of adult films 450 as performer,
18 as director
(per IAFD)[4]

Shy Love, also known as Shy Luv, (born November 27, 1978[1]) is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, of Sicilian and Puerto Rican descent.[1] She was active in the porn industry since 2003.

Early life[edit]

Love was raised in New Haven, Connecticut.[2] She has stated that she is a certified public accountant [5] and "holds a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees".[6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

In a 2007 interview with Gamelink, she said her relationship with her husband was only the third real relationship with a man she had ever had, and that she likes to play with other women.[9] She has two children [6]


She is a part-owner of a nightclub in Colorado Springs called 13 Pure; it opened in January 2008.[10]

Talent Agencies[edit]

Adult Talent Managers[edit]

In 2006 Love established her own talent agency, Adult Talent Managers,[11] and signed Memphis Monroe and Lisa Daniels as contract girls. She has said that her agency's representation of gay men in addition to women is unique in the industry.[9] In 2010, Love merged her company with another talent agency, A List Talent, to create a single agency with both adult and mainstream branches.[12] Then in 2013, she sold her interest in the company to her business partner, Mark Schechter.[12]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Work Result
2006 XRCO Award Best On-Screen Couple (with Monique Alexander)[13] Janine's Got Male Nominated
2007 AVN Award Female Performer of the Year[14] N/A Nominated
2013 AVN Hall of Fame[15] N/A Won
Best Director – Parody[16] El Gordo Y La Flaca XXX Nominated
XBIZ Award Director of the Year - Parody[17] Nominated


  1. ^ a b c Dianne Perry (February 2008). "Shy Love: A Good Girl Gone Bad". Stiletto magazine: 4. 
  2. ^ a b "Shy Love VIP". Xtreme. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Shy Love". 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  4. ^ Shy Love at the Internet Adult Film Database
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  7. ^ Scott Ross (2004-04-30). "Three Direct Modeling Performers Wonder How ET Interview will Turn Out". AVN. 
  8. ^ "Xtrememagazine". Retrieved December 24, 2009. 
  9. ^ a b Bounce, M (2007-09-11). "Shy Love Interview". Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  10. ^ "Shy Love Opens Her New Club In Colorado". 2008-01-24. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  11. ^ copy of Adult Talent Managers website
  12. ^ a b Staff. "Shy Love Sells Remaining Interest in ATMLA to Mark "Blazing" Schechter". Adult Video News. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "XRCO 2005 AWARD CATEGORIES, NOMINATIONS, AND WINNERS". X-Rated Critics Organization. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 
  14. ^ "AVN AWARDS 2007 NOMINEES". Archived from the original on April 20, 2007. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 
  15. ^ AVN Staff (2012-12-21). "AVN Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees". AVN. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 
  16. ^ "2013 AVN Awards Nominees" (PDF). AVN Awards. Archived from the original (pdf) on March 28, 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "XBIZ Awards 2013 Nominees". XBIZ. 16 November 2012. Archived from the original on December 25, 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 

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