Riley Reid aka Ashley Matthews (born on 9th June 1991) is an American Adult film / pornographic actress. Before entering the adult film industry in 2010, she briefly worked as a stripper. At the age of 19, she started working in pornography. She has won a number of awards one of which is the 2016 AVN Award for Female Performer of the Year. In 2013 she was ranked 8th on LA Weekly’s list of “10 Porn Stars Who Could Be the Next Jenna Jameson”. She is also known to many by her stage name Paige Riley.
Riley Reid Biography
|Stage name||Paige Riley|
|Profession||Ex-stripper, model and porn star|
|Date of Birth||9th June 1991 (29 years old as of 2020)|
|Place of birth||Miami Beach, Florida, United States of America|
|Hometown||Miami Beach, Florida, United States of America|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (Irish, Puerto Rican, Welsh, Dominican, Dutch, German, Cherokee)|
|School||Kalaheo High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America|
|College / University||Florida International University, Florida, United States of America|
|Educational Qualification||Major in Sociology|
|Height||163cm or 1.63m or 5’4”|
|Weight||48kg or 105lbs|
|Dress size||4 US|
|Shoe size||7 US|
|Father||Name not known|
|Mother||Name not known|
|Tattoos||2 (Right shoulder and on spinal cord)|
|Net worth||$ 3.5 million as of 2020|
|Hobbies||Playing sports and reading books|
Early Life and Background
Riley Reid was born as Ashley Mathews in Florida, United States of America. She was born in a middle-class Christian family. She did her schooling from Kalaheo High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. She did her Major in Sociology from Florida International University, Florida, United States of America. Initially, during her school years, she wanted to become a teacher and hence did her major in sociology. However, while studying in college she started facing financial problems and tried part-time jobs in many places, none worked in favour and finally in 2011 at the age of 19 she entered into the adult film industry. She doesn’t reveal much about her family to the media and keeps them as far as possible from her career.
Dating life of the actress remains unknown for everyone. She does reveal much about her relationships but it can be assumed that she has been in relationships from time to time. In an interview with the Daily Star, she spoke how her career makes dating hard. She also told how it affected her family bonds and relationships. She even told about facing intimacy issues due to the constant judgements and criticisms. She also revealed how she does not want to have children due to the shamming and bullying she faces every day. She does want her children to go through criticisms due to her career choices.
|Actor||Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Actress||Scarlet Johansson and Angelina Jolie|
|Food||Chicken, burger and chocolates|
|Colour||Pink, black and purple|
|Travel Destination||Paris and London|
Riley entered the Adult Film Industry in 2011 at the age of only 19. She initially used her stage name “Page Riley”. She started being recognised in a very short span of time. In 2013, she was ranked 8th on LA Weekly’s list of “10 Porn Stars Who Could Be the Next Jenna Jameson”. She next appeared on CNBC’s list of “The Dirty Dozen; Porn’s Most Popular Stars” in 2014. Riley did an interracial adult scene in Mandingo Massacre 6, which happened to be her first such scene and won an AVN Award for the same.
- AVN Award in 2014 (3 awards), 2016 (6 awards), 2017 (3 awards) and 2018 (2 awards)
- Night Movies Awards in 2012 – Best New Scarlet (Editor’s Choice)
- XBIZ Award in 2013 (1 award), 2014 (3 awards), 2016 (2 awards) and 2017 (2 awards)
Lesser known facts
- Riley Reid’s real name is Ashley Matthews and is also known by her stage name Paige Riley.
- She entered the Adult Film industry at the age of 19, in 2010. Before that, she worked as a stripper for a brief period.
- The Adult Film actress wanted to become a sociology teacher during her school days and hence did major in sociology.
- Riley in an interview said about being the victim of cyberbullying and also revealed how she doesn’t want any children as she is afraid of them being humiliated due to her career choices.
- In an interview with the Daily Star, she also talked about her career causing family problems and making intimacy hard. She also elaborated how it made dating hard for her.
- Riley is a Fleshlight Girl and has her own line of product with the company.