PROFILE
Name:
Kayden Kross
Birth Date:
September 15, 1985
Birth Place:
Sacramento, California
Height:
5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress, Writer
BIOGRAPHY
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Body Heat

Background:

Kayden Kross is an American pornographic actress and writer. She has received several awards and nominations for her work in the adult film industry. Her notable film credits include “Bree's Slumber Party” (2008), “Roller Dollz” (2008), “Kayden's Frisky Business” (2009), “Swing Time” (2009), “The 8th Day” (2009), “The Perfect Secretary: Training Day” (2010), “Love & Marriage” (2010), “The Smiths” (2010), “Body Heat” (2010),“Fighters” (2011), “Top Guns” (2011), “Babysitters 2” (2011) and “Nurses 2” (2012).   

Currently, Kross is dating pornographic actor Manuel Ferrara. She announced on her blog on September 6, 2013 that she is pregnant with his child.


Bookworm

Childhood and Family:

Kayden Kross was born Kimberly Nicole Rathkamp on September 15, 1985, in Sacramento, California. She is of Swedish ancestry. Kayden was a  bookworm in high school. She later studied psychology at California State University.  


Babysitters 2

Career:

Kayden Kross began at age 18 as a stripper at the club Rick's Showgirls in Rancho Cordova, California before being contacted by an adult industry agent who helped her land work as a nude model in various men's magazines. In 2006, at age 21, Kross eventually signed an exclusive contract with the big porn company Vivid Entertainment, and she subsequently began her involvement in the industry. Her movies with Vivid included “Kayden's First Time” (2007), “Be Here Now” (2007) and “Hard Time” (2007).

Kross parted ways with Vivid one year later and then became a free agent. She soon signed an exclusive contract with Adam & Eve. In 2008, she was the Pet of the Month for the September issue of Penthouse. She graced the cover of the Penthouse again later in 2010. Kross  launched her official website, ClubKayden.com, that September same year.

In 2009, Kross was nominated for an AVN Award for Female Performer of the Year. The same year, she received the AVN nominations for Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene for “Bree's Slumber Party” (2008), as well as Best Couples Sex Scene and Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene for “Roller Dollz” (2008). She also won the Hot d'Or Award for Best American Starlet and was nominated for the d the XRCO Award for Best On-Screen Chemistry. Kross next collected AVN nominations for Best Actress and Best Threeway Sex Scene in “The 8th Day” (2009), Best All-Girl 3-Way Sex Scene in “Swing Time” (2009), Best Couples Sex Scene in “Kayden's Frisky Business” (2009), Best New Web Starlet and Female Performer of the Year.  

Kross signed a multi year exclusive contract with Digital Playground in January 2010. Her first movie with the company, “The Smiths,” was released on May 4, 2010 and went on to top sales charts. It brought her an AVN nomination for Best Couples Sex Scene in 2011, which she shared with Tommy Gunn. She later starred in the company's big budget feature, “Body Heat,” which was released on  September 10, 2010. The film won three AVN Awards in 2011, for Best Packaging, Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene and Fan Award - Wildest Sex Scene. Kross' performance in the film “The Perfect Secretary: Training Day” (2010) brought the actress the AVN Award nominations for Most Outrageous Sex Scene (sharing with  Claire Adams and Justine Joli) and Best Actress. She also was nominated for the AVN Awards for Best Porn Star Website and Female Performer of the Year in 2011.

In January 2011, Kross was named one of twelve most popular stars in porn by CNBC. In the following year, she hosted  the Xbiz awards for the second time, and appeared in the ceremony alongside Wicked Pictures/Wicked.com contract star, Jessica Drake. She also appeared on  the AVN red carpet with co-hosts Jesse Jane and guitarist Dave Navarro. In 2012, Kross took home the AVN Fan Award for Hottest Sex Scene for her performance in “Babysitters 2” (2011), which she shared with Jesse Jane, Riley Steele, Manuel Ferrara, Stoya and Bibi Jones. She also received the AVN nomination for Best Group Sex Scene for the same film.

In 2012, Kross also was nominated for the AVN Award for Best Actress in “Love & Marriage” (2010),  Best Supporting Actress for “Fighters” (2011), Best Group Sex Scene for “Top Guns” (2011), Best Porn Star Website, Female Performer of the Year and Crossover Star of the Year. The same year, she received the XRCO for Best Actress and Mainstream Adult Media Favorite.

In 2013, Kross was nominated for the AVN Award for Female Performer of the Year, and for Best Group Sex Scene for her performance in “Nurses 2” (2012), the latter of which she shared with     Jesse Jane, Riley Steele, Selena Rose and Manuel Ferrara.

In 2014, Kross will appear in the upcoming comedy film “The Hungover Games,” starring Ross Nathan, Ben Begley and Herbert Russell.  

Kross has shown a passion on writing. She has written regular updates and opinion columns for MikeSouth.com, an adult industry gossip blog, among other sites. She also provides columns for publications such as Complex magazine and XBIZ magazine.  As of August 2012, she was penning an autobiographical book about the porn industry.


Awards:

Adult Video News (AVN): Fan Award - Hottest Sex Scene, “Babysitters 2,” 2012
Adult Video News (AVN): Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene, “Body Heat,” 2011
Adult Video News (AVN): Fan Award - Wildest Sex Scene, “Body Heat,” 2011
Hot d'Or: Best American Starlet, 2009 Show Less
Kayden Kross - "What's to come"
rikimiki12 - 05/21/15
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Kayden Kross - Girl Next Door (x43)
rikimiki12 - 04/17/15
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Kayden Kross - Eclipse (x24 - UHQ)
rikimiki12 - 04/13/15
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Kayden Kross - Lollipop (x33)
rikimiki12 - 04/10/15
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Kayden Kross - Red Hot
rikimiki12 - 01/15/15
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Kayden Kross-Something Blue x33HQ
light_speed - 03/31/13
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Kayden Kross 'Presentation' HQ x 30
SkrtChsr - 08/29/11
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Kayden Kross - Kayden in Gray
rikimiki12 - 07/30/11
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Kayden Kross - Little Black Dress - HQ
rikimiki12 - 02/04/11
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Kayden Kross - Black Chair
rikimiki12 - 12/24/10
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