Stormy Daniels, real name Stephanie Gregory Clifford, was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She grew up in a low income house while excelling at school becoming the newspapers editor and member of the 4-H club.
At 17, Stormy began stripping at local clubs and traveling as a feature dancer until 2000. She followed a fellow dancer to a Wicked movie shoot and got offered a job.
Her first scenes were girl-girl until Heat
which has her first boy-girl scene.
Stormy continues to make films as a star but also as a director and screenwriter. Each year she racks up more awards for her work. She also runs her own site StormyDaniels.com
In May 2009, Stormy announced on DraftStormy.com that she had formed an exploratory committee to test out the waters for her running for the Senate in 2010 for Louisiana. She followed this with a listening tour throughout the state and would retire from porn if she does run in 2010.
Stormy Daniels has also modeled under the name Stormy Waters.