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How To Choose A Porn Star Name

Just how do people come up with their porn names. Here are some things to consider when choosing a stage name

Published Sat 25th Aug 2018
By itsAdult / Tales from the Porn Side

How To Choose A Porn Star Name


Many of the performers you know of in the business do not go by their real names. There are several reaons for this but the main one is, whatever name you choose for yourself will be the brand name you have created for yourself

You need to have a professional name so that you can seperate your work life from your real life and for very good reasons.

You need to open up a bank account and associating your brand name with your real name on your documents is not a good idea. Moral discrimination is prevalent in society and the last thing an established corporate business like banks need is to be seen in consort with the adult industry even though its not illegal

Its easier to seperate the two and open your account under a less innocuous name. Whatever the initials of your name is then add Media at the end of it is a simple if not dull approach to it but you need not be glamorous where this is concerned. Its the name you plan on being seen in the adult industry eye that is the most important and its important to choose a name that will stand out  from the crowd while fitting quite nicely within it

You can have all kinds of fun coming up with sexually suggestive names but whatever you come up with make sure you cross reference it using Google search first to make sure you dont clash with an existing porn star. Having similar names or variations of the same name can cause a lot of confusion among fans trying to discern the differences between them or thinking that sharing the same second name makes them related when they are not

The name you choose should reflect the personality you are trying to portray. If you are glamorous with a frisson of mischief yo can choose a sexually suggestive name or if you are a rebel out to make a statement with your lifestyle you can go for a more radical name but don't go too overboard as the adult industry has to exercise restraint even at its own events and could limit the work you get if they cant publish or have to amend your name because it is too rude to publish.

Further reading How Porn Stars Really Pick Their Stage Names?

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