Aria Giovanni is an American pornographic actress and model. She was
the Penthouse magazine Pet for the month of September 2000 and was
nominated for a XBIZ Award for Web Babe/Starlet of the Year in 2010.
Her performances in “Naked Diva” (2004) and “Voyeur
Within” (2009) brought the sexy adult star Adult Video News
nominations for Best All-Girl Sex Scene - Film and Best All-Girl 3-Way
Sex Scene, respectively. She also had roles in television shows.
Aria has been divorced from guitarist John 5.
Cindy Renee Volk
Childhood and Family:
Aria Giovanni was born Cindy Renee Volk on November 3, 1977, in Long
Beach, California, but was raised in Orange County. She attended a
junior college in San Diego, with a major in biochemistry. Aria is of
Italian, Yugoslavian, French, German, Irish and American Indian
When she was 16, Aria started a relationship with a guy. She married
him after five years of dating, but their marriage ended in five weeks.
In 2005, she married guitarist John 5, but they later divorce.
Aria Giovanni kicked off her career as an amateur internet model. In
September 2000, she was named Penthouse Pet of the Month. She made her
first appearance in a hardcore film in 2001 when she starred along with
Adriana and Adriana Sage in “Aria,” helmed by Andrew Black.
Later that same year, she was cast as Monica Snatch in the movie
“Survivors Exposed,” parody of the “Survivor”
television series. It was directed by Doug Hoffman, was written by
Jimmy Diblanket and starred Julie K. Smith, Shauna O'Brien and Alexus
Winston. The same year, she appeared in an episode of the television
dating show “Shipmates.”
In 2002, Aria starred opposite Justine Joli and Elle Williams in Andrew
Blake's “Justine,” which was suggested by AskMen.com as one
of nine pornographic movies that women can enjoy. She also could be
seen in the films “Thirteen Erotic Ghosts,” where she
played an erotic ghost, and “Girlfriends.”
From 2003 to 2004, Aria appeared in such films as “Virtual Lap
Dancers,” “Adriana,” “Foot Worship
Adventures!,” “Chloroformed Pin-Up Girls!,”
“Office Girl Abductions!,” “Mystique Presents
H2Ohh,” “Meridians of Passion” and
“Bubblegirls: Aria Giovanni.” For her performance in
“Naked Diva” (2004), Aria was nominated for a 2005 Adult
Video News Award in the category of Best All-Girl Sex Scene –
Film, which she shared with Dahlia Grey.
Aria was named Playboy's Model of the Day for June 6, 2007. She could
also be seen in films such as “Screen Dreams 2,” “
Andrew Blake's X,” “World's Sexiest Nude Women” (all
2007). In October 2008, Aria was featured in the first episode of James
Gunn's short form web video series, “PG Porn,” called
“Nailing Your Wife,” where she played a role opposite
In 2009, Aria appeared in opening scene on beach in the made for
television film “Busty Cops: Protect and Serve!,”
starring Nikki Nova, Hanna Harper and Lexi Marie. In “Voyeur
Within” (2009), she shared an Adult Video News nomination for
Best All-Girl 3-Way Sex Scene, with Tori Black and Bobbi Starr.
In 2010, Aria was nominated for a XBIZ Award for Web Babe/Starlet of
the Year. She also appeared in the Nerdcore Horror Calendar.
In 2011, Aria shot a comedy film about porn, “Calvin's
Dream,” which was directed and written by John O'Leary. The
film is set to be released in Canada in 2013.