Even though the porn industry chews up and spits out many girls each year, there’s still good money to be made. How much exactly? Figures range anywhere from $600 to $1000 per scene and much more for well-known names. But pornstars have also found many other ways to bring in extra income. Like producing and directing movies, putting their name on sex toys or migrating to Snapchat porn.
When you add everything up, a popular performer can easily break one million in net worth. That’s why we’re able to bring you this list of the richest male and female pornstars. You’ll be surprised just how wealthy some of them are.
Net worth: $2.9 Million
Rocking an impressive net worth, Danny might not be in the top of the richest pornstars, but it’s still in millions.
He’s just a good-looking dude with nice facial aesthetics and beautiful cock. Whores would have no trouble picking him at the bar. Thankfully, he is smarter than all of them.
Net worth: $2.9 Million
Known for his wild and epic sex scenes, Tommy is worthy of the Gun nickname. Goes in and out, never stopping and without any breaks. His performance earned this male performer millions of dollars. The result is seen here.
Tommy Gun is honored and mentioned among the other wealthy pornstars. We love this guy and his Brazzers.com videos.
Net worth: $3.2 million
Sasha Grey is first and foremost, a retired pornstar, but also an actress, model, and musician. We know her as a skinny, innocent-looking brunette. The one that wasn’t afraid to indulge her kinky side on camera with BDSM, lesbian, anal, and lots of fetish sex.
Best to watch this slim whore is on Kink.com.
Net worth: $3.3 Million
Nikki Benz is a Canadian MILF with Ukrainian roots that got her first work role in porn at the age of 21. Sixteen years and over 180 roles later and this hoe is one of porn’s most recognizable MILFs.
Nikki has been “Penthouse Pet of the Month” and posed for magazines like “Hustler” as well as “High Society”. See more of her on Brazzers.com.
Net worth: $3.5 Million
53-year-old Evan Stone has starred in more than 1,200 porn movies and won over two dozen industry awards. One of his more famous roles is in “Backdoor to Chyna”, featuring WWE wrestler Chyna.
Most of his work can be found on Vivid.com.
Net worth: $3.5 Million
James Deen is a bad boy that loves rough sex and can’t stay away from controversy. He’s been in porn since the tender age of 18 (now 31) or since 2004. has performed in over 1,400 scenes, but also directed 11 himself.
Net worth: $3.6 Million
I think many of us know and love this bald stud. He is one of the most famous male pornstars around. At 39 years old, Sins has been performing since 2006 and got appearances in more than 300 films.
Most of which were made for Brazzers.com.
Net worth: $3.6 million
Asa Akira made her debut in the adult industry as a dominatrix at the tender age of 19, well before becoming a stripper and later a pornstar. Akira has appeared in more than 300 scenes and movies in the last 12 years, including many rough sex ones.
As one of the richer female pornstars, Asa has been nominated more than 80 times for her work and brought home 32 industry awards to date. She’s a regular on Brazzers.com.
Net worth: $3.7 million
A gorgeous and busty babe, Jenna Haze was a pornstar up until 2015. During a 14-year stint, she won almost a dozen different awards and appeared in more than 500 scenes and films.
Now wealthy, Jenna has started as a stripper at 18, then turned to porn one year later. Lastly, has 14 movies to her name as a director and operates her very own production company named “Jennaration X Studios”.
Net worth: $3.9 million
Born back in 1972, Lisa Ann is among the most recognizable MILFs in the world. Even though she’s not the richest female pornstar, still has a cool $4 million in the bank. All thanks to more than 340 adult roles for studios like Brazzers.com.
Nowadays she’s busy running her sport and fantasy podcast. Once in a while, it still makes the occasional appearance at various adult industry conventions.
Net worth: $4 Million
At the age of 42, Manuel Ferrara is one of the most successful and wealthiest male pornstars around. He has a dozen aliases including Manu and Gaussian. The acting credits alone include over 1,500 movies filmed with well-known babes for top porn studios.
You can see him in action on EvilAngel.com.
Net worth: $4.1 Million
A 47-year-old businessman, adult performer, and director Lexington Steele is among the richest. Even better, one of the better-endowed pornstars too, with a 12-inch cock. Being a stockbroker in the early days, Lexington knew how to hustle.
That was well before debuting in 1996 and dedicating his time to banging whores on camera. Since then, Steel has starred in more than 5,000 scenes. See this black stud on EvilAngel.com.
Net worth: $4.4 Million
Porn superstar Keiran Lee is a 34-year-old English adult actor working exclusively for the adult industry giant Brazzers.com.
Probably the only guy in the world to have a million-dollar insurance policy on his cock. Lee has starred in over 2,000 scenes and movies, more than half of which are for Brazzers.
Net worth: $5 million
Born in 1986, Bree Olson is a Texan blonde who has starred in more than 280 movies, many of them available on Twistys.com.
This “Penthouse Pet of the Month” is perhaps most famous for her relationship with Charlie Sheen which was a goldmine for tabloid journalists around the world. Since retiring from porn in late 2011, Bree starred in a few horror movies such as “Director’s Cut” and “The Human Centipede 3”.
Net worth: $7 Million
The scruffy-looking old dude might not be familiar to the younger generation, but he is none other than the legend Ron Jeremy. The owner of a massive hog and millions in cash. Among the richer pornstars too.
Now 61, Jeremy has acting or directing credits in more than 2,000 porn films. Not bad for “an old fart”.
Net worth: $8.1 million
Thanks to a contract with Digital Playground, Jesse Jane is among the richest female pornstars that we know of. Her other work includes mainstream and adult modeling, as well as roles for a few different TV shows and movies. For example: “Middle Men”, “Entourage” and “Bucky Larson”.
Jesse has over 75 roles in porn to her name with the most popular being ”Pirates of the Caribbean” parody dubbed “Pirates”.
You can find it on DigitalPlayground.com along with other Jesse Jane scenes.
Net worth: $9 Million
Pushing 66, John Stagliano worked during his career as a porn actor, producer, director, and entrepreneur. This is the man who founded EvilAngel.com studios.
John is also one of the pioneers of gonzo porn, which doesn’t sound like much now. Was a buffed Chippendales dancer and softcore model too. Currently holds credits for more than 150 films.
Net worth: $10.2 million
Anyone who likes to see a hot Indian babe in action knows about Sunny Leone. Even though this rich bitch has retired in 2013. The Canadian Indian adult actress, model, and businesswoman have amassed an amazing ten-million-dollar fortune.
Sunny has started off with photoshoots before becoming a “Penthouse Pet of the Year”. Shortly after, signed with Vivid.com and kicked off her porn career with hardcore roles.
Net worth: $11.5 Million
At 61, Peter North is nearing his golden years and has over 2,500 porn roles behind him. But back in the heyday, during the 1980s, the second richest male performer was just as spiffy looking. Rocking a mullet, banging hot chicks or guys left and right.
You know that all eyes are on the girls most of the time. Being a male performer requires talent, brains, dedication, and luck. Sometimes, swinging both ways so that you can make ends meet. But we’re here to talk about the outliers. So, if you want to make it big in this industry and switch from private cam shows, look up to any of these performers.
Over time, he transitioned from pure porn actor to director, producer, and owner of Northstar Associates. To watch this golden-dick owner fuck, go to Vivid.com.
Net worth: $17 million
41-year-old Tera Patrick is an Asian American model, pornstar, and talent agent. Despite having an incredible body with some juicy big breasts, she also has a degree in nursing and microbiology.
Terra is an “AVN Hall of Fame” with multiple industry awards that runs her talent agency for adult performers. You can find Tera Patrick under the aliases Linda Shapiro, Brooke Thomas as well as Sadie Jordan.
Check her out on EvilAngel.com.
Net worth: $28 million
Dubbed the “Queen of Porn,” Jenna Jameson had a career spanning 15 years. Recently returned to the adult industry to do live cam shows. As the richest female pornstar, much of her fortune stems from a line of sex toys and ClubJenna. That was a site and porn company she started in 2000.
Jameson sold it to Playboy in 2006, right after it was transformed into a major adult website. They offered movies starring Jameson herself, as well as other male and female performers. She also had a role opposite Howard Stern in “Private Parts” and was married to former UFC champion Tito Ortiz.
Find her porn videos on Vivid.com.
As you can see, there’s a lot of money to be made in the porn industry. Yet only a small percent of adult actresses make it to the top, rocking the title of the greatest pornstars of all time.
Net worth: $275 Million
At 54 years of age, Rocco Siffredi is a living legend. Well known to the world for his rough and wild sex scenes on EvilAngel.com.
So much so that some even consider filming with him a rite of passage in the porn industry. With 1,500+ videos in the catalog, Rocco is not just an adult star, but also a director and mainstream actor. However, the most impressive thing about this male pornstar is his massive net worth. All stemming from wise investments that dwarf his colleagues and make him the richest male pornstar in the world.
That wraps up our new top and gives you a good idea of how much money the top male pornstars can earn through a successful career.