Maria Ozawa is a Japanese actress, model and former pornstar. She was one of the most popular asian pornstar during her time. She has quit the adult industry and moved to mainstream films. Early in her career as a model, she also used the stage name Miyabi.
Maria Ozawa was born in Hokkaido, Japan on January 8, 1986. Her mother is Japanese and her father is French-Canadian. She graduated from Christian Academy in Japan. She has a higher ability to read and write English than Japanese.
In 2002, when she was 16 years old, she debuted in a 30-second Japanese TV commercial for DARS Chocolate. Maria Ozawa was introduced to the AV industry through a friend appearing in AVs. She began by modeling as Miyabi for the pornographic site Shirouto-Teien.com. In 2007, she played the character Anita on the popular Japanese TV drama Tokumei Kakarichō Tadano Hitoshi. Ozawa did her first “interracial sex” scenes in 2008. The same year she acted in her first mainstream movie Invitation Only. By this time she was Japan’s top adult performer. She quit the adult industry in 2010 to pursue her goals in life.
Maria Ozawa is open about her private life. She granted several interviews and keeps a very detailed text and picture blog of her life. Ozawa revealed that she had only recently reconciled with her parents who had been upset with her choice to do adult work.