JULES JORDAN (born May 25, 1972) is an American pornographic movie
director , actor and producer who works in the gonzo genre.
Jordan is originally from Hershey,
Pennsylvania , and began his
career in 1996 when he moved to
Philadelphia and started shooting
amateur sex scenes with girls who he recruited while doing shifts as a
clerk at an adult retail store called Excitement Video.
Jordan signed a DVD distribution deal with
John Stagliano 's Evil
Angel studio in 2001, becoming the top-selling director in the Evil
Angel stable in his first year on the roster. In early 2006 his
Jules Jordan Video began handling its own distribution.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
* 3 Awards
* 4 References
* 5 External links
An only child, Jordan was born in Harrisburg,
Pennsylvania , and
raised by his mother in Hershey, living in various small apartments.
He never met his father. As a teen, Jordan took jobs at an amusement
park, a skateboard shop, an Italian restaurant, a pizza joint and
Subway. He excelled at wrestling, holding down a first-string varsity
position all four years at Hershey High .
Jordan said one of his first experiences with pornography was with
his grandfather's film machine that played 8mm loops. He said running
the machine was too complicated, but that he would try to look at the
Jordan tried one semester of college before deciding he wanted to
work full-time, landing a job at Excitement Video near Hershey, a
store he had already frequented as a customer. He said Evil Angel was
his favorite porn studio at the time.
One of Jordan's first big breaks was when he met Frank Kay, the owner
of the Hightstown, New Jersey-based International Video Distributors
(IVD), the largest wholesale distributor of adult product in the world
and also the parent company of Pleasure Productions, among other
leading studios. Kay first hired Jordan for sales, and then he gave
him a chance to shoot movies under his established Pleasure and
In 1998, Jordan directed the first full-length movie of his career
for Pleasure Productions, releasing Live Bait. One of the women he
shot, Chastity, helped propel the tape to national notoriety because
she was a pro wrestling valet for
World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
His second movie was New Breed, which featured Devon , who went on to
become a contract star for Vivid and
Digital Playground . Jordan sold
several individual scenes prior to releasing Live Bait, selling early
scenes to Odyssey Group and Elegant Angel. He produced more than 50
videos for Pleasure and Rosebud during a two-year span.
In 1999, with only three full-length video credits so far, Jordan
Los Angeles , where at first he lived in the Econo Lodge
motel for two months at
Melrose Avenue and
Vine Street . Since
potential jobs with Vivid and Elegant Angel did not materialize, he
started working for IVD again out of his apartment in Woodland Hills
with just a fax machine. He had no furniture.
Jordan helped re-invigorate IVD's Rosebud line in 1999-2000,
producing, directing and selling titles such as Bottom Feeders (1-4),
Deep Cheeks (6-7), Anal Sluts & Sweethearts (4-5) and Heavy Metal
(1-2). Jordan won the first
AVN Award of his career in 2002 for Heavy
Metal, which was honored as the Best Anal-Themed Release. The movie
starred Adriana Sage,
Taylor St. Claire
Taylor St. Claire and
Lexington Steele , who
performed in all six scenes.
He established himself early on with Evil Angel, releasing the
initial volumes of signature titles such as Ass Worship, Flesh Hunter
and Feeding Frenzy, all three of which would go on to become AVN
award-winning series. When Jordan left Evil Angel in 2006 he was
their top-selling director. Jordan said, "I wanted to control my own
destiny, with where my product was headed."
Now he employs more than 20 full-time people and his roster of
producers consists of Mike John Productions, Erik Everhard
Entertainment, Chris Streams Productions, Vince Vouyer Unleashed, and
Jordan launched a spinoff, all-anal sex label called Ass Factory in
In 2013, Jordan closed a DVD distribution deal with
bringing the San Francisco-based producer's content to DVD for the
Earlier in 2015, Jordan signed
Jesse Jane , now known as Jesse, to an
exclusive performance contract. Under the two-year deal, Jesse will
perform in eight movies per year for
Jules Jordan Video.
XRCO Award – Best Director
XRCO Award – Best Threeway Sex Scene (Trained Teens) with
Aurora Snow ">
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Jules Jordan from East
Coast fan to the top of the adult industry". AVN . Retrieved May 16,
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Kink.com Signs DVD Distribution
Jules Jordan Video".
XBIZ . Retrieved May 17, 2015.
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Jesse Jane Signs Exclusive
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