Gina Lynn Biography

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Gina Lynn Biography

For many women that decide to enter the world of pornography they do this as soon as they are old enough, many of them just turning 18. For some however they may decide this career path a little later in life, after having done some years of modelling. One lady that this relates to is Gina Lynn, at 39, and only appearing in her first porn film 12 year ago, she is showing others that age really does not matter.


Born in February of 1974 in Puerto Rico, Gina began her life as Tanya Mercado to Italian and Puerto Rican parents, to which she can thank for her unique look. When Gina was five she and her family moved to America, to New Jersey where she stayed till her late teens; Gina now lives in Reading, Pennsylvania.

At first Gina was dancing in strip clubs in Asbury Park, New jersey, this she started at the age of 19; after a little while Gina decided to go into nude modelling for many magazines. This change form dancing to modelling helped to get Gina noticed and was regularly asked to attend and appear in magazines from the photographers who found her Hispanic, Italian look alluring. Her most infamous shoot was for Chen in 1997.

After several years of getting recognised for her unique beauty and the way that the camera and her fans loved to see her naked, she was asked by Pleasure Productions to appear in one of their all girl films. So in 2001 she signed up with them and appeared in her first pornographic film, making her mark in this industry, to which she is still thriving.

Gina has appeared in over 140 films for Pleasure Productions and in her own her production studio, named Gina Lynn Productions; for her own company she has directed nearly 30 films. During her time appearing in these films, Gina has won three awards these being:

·         AVN 2005 Award for best Gonzo release, in Darkside

·         In 2008 for the F.A.M.E awards for best ass

·         Awarded the hall of fame inductee for AVN awards in 2010

Her most recent success has got to be the announcement that she was to be the Penthouse Pet in April 2012

Gina Lynn has also made appearances in mainstream roles for TV and in music videos, showing her adaptability to be a good actress too. These roles were:

·         Superman music video for Eminem

·         Keep Movin On music video for Vinnie Paz

·         An extra in the film Analyze that

·         An extra in the film Minghags

·         In an episode of The Sopranos from 2004 playing a stripper, to which she had a small speaking role

Gina has proved to her fans that not only is she very good looking and great at her roles in the films, but that she is a business women too, and not afraid to go after bigger and better things in her career, and with her production company thriving she will not be leaving the porn film industry any time soon.