Akira was born in New York City but between the ages of 6 and 13 she lived in Tokyo, Japan. Asa returned to the United States and graduated high school in 2004. Asa Akira joined the porn world in 2006 at the age 20. She has appeared in all niches of the porn industry. This Asian hottie has won loads of awards but in 2013 she won 6; AVN Awards for Female Performer of the Year, Best DP Sex Scene, Best Group Sex Scene, Best Star Showcase, Best POV Sex Scene and Best Three-Way Sex Scene. She is a hard worker and it has paid off, this babe is on fire!