A.J. Applegate is an American pornographic actress, director, and model. She began her career in the adult industry in 2006 and has since appeared in over 400 films. Applegate is known for her performances in various genres such as anal, interracial, and gonzo.
Applegate was born on September 23, 1986 in New York City. She began working as a stripper in her late teens before transitioning to the adult industry at the age of 19. In her early career, she performed primarily in solo and girl-girl scenes, but later transitioned to boy-girl scenes as well.
Applegate quickly established herself as a popular performer, winning several awards throughout her career including the AVN Award for Best New Starlet in 2013, and XBIZ Award for Best New Starlet in 2014. She also won several awards for her performances in specific films, including the AVN Award for Best Anal Sex Scene in 2015 for her work in “Anal Buffet 9.”
In addition to her work as a performer, Applegate has also worked as a director for several adult films. She has also been involved in the production side of the industry, starting her own production company in 2016.
Applegate retired from performing in the adult industry in 2018, but remains active in the industry as a director and producer.