Katsuni (Celine Joelle Tran in real life) was born on 9 April 1979 in Lyon France. She is of mixed heritage, a Vietnamese father and a French mother, a classic meeting of East and West that makes for her unique and exotic Asian look that many men find so sexy and appealing.
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She began her career in adult entertainment at the age of eighteen, working then as a go-go dancer while studying Political Science and Literature. A chance encounter with a photographer for some modelling jobs led her to become signed up as the first contract star of Penthouse France.
She made her debut in the adult film industry on 2002, and signed a contract with famous adult film outfit Digital Underground in 2006. Since then, her hot Asian looks made her a fantasy favorite, and she has been hailed as the “most popular French Porn Star in the World.” Katsuni has also made more than 300 appearances in adult films, as well as gracing the covers of magazines all over the world. She has also won 35 international awards from Las Vegas, Brussels, Mexico, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona, and Paris, making her a porn star of international repute.
- 2002 FICEB Ninfa Award – Best Starlette – L’affaire Katsumi
- 2004 AVN Award – Best Anal Sex Scene, Video – Multiple P.O.V.
- 2004 AVN Award – Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production – L’affaire Katsumi
- 2004 FICEB Ninfa Award – Best Actress – Pokerwom
- 2004 European X Award – Best Actress (France)
- 2005 AVN Award – Female Foreign Performer of the Year
- 2005 AVN Award – Best Anal Sex Scene, Video – Lex Steele XXX 3
- 2005 AVN Award – Best Group Sex Scene, Film – Dual Identity
- 2005 AVN Award – Best Foreign All-Sex Release – Lost Angels: Katsumi
- 2005 XRCO Award – Sex Scene, Couple – Lex Steele XXX 3
- 2005 FICEB Ninfa Award – Best Actress – Who Fucked Rocco
- 2006 AVN Award – Female Foreign Performer of the Year
- 2006 AVN Award – Best Anal Sex Scene, Video – Cumshitters
- 2006 AVN Award – Best Tease Performance – Ass Worship 7
- 2006 AVN Award – Best Interactive DVD – Virtual Katsumi
- 2006 Venus Paris Fair / EuroEline Awards – Best Actress (France)
- 2007 AVN Award – Female Foreign Performer of the Year
- 2007 AVN Award – Best Supporting Actress, Video – Fashionistas Safado: The Challenge
- 2007 AVN Award – Best Group Sex Scene, Film – Fuck
- 2007 FICEB Ninfa Award – Best Actress – French Connection
- 2008 FICEB Ninfa Award – Most Original Sex Scene – The Fashionistas Safado Berlin 1 with Nacho Vidal & Melissa Lauren
- 2008 AVN Award – Best Three-way Sex Scene – Fashionistas Safado: Berlin
- 2009 Hot d’Or – Best French Actress – Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge
- 2009 Hot d’Or – Best Actress Blog
- 2011 AVN Award – Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene – Body Heat
- 2011 AVN Award – Wildest Sex Scene (Fan Award) – Body Heat
- 2011 XBIZ Award – Foreign Female Performer of the Year
- 2012 XBIZ Award – Crossover Star of the Year
- 2014 AVN Hall of Fame Inductee
v2007 AVN Award – Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Film – Fuck
After her retirement in 2013 and her induction to the AVN Hall of Fame the following year, Katsuni is now performing as an actress and aerial performer.
Aside from working in the adult industry, Katsuni has been active in the mainstream, with various art work collaborations and appearance in publication, like for the short movie “Destricted” by Gaspar Noe that was viewed in the Museum of Modern Art in London, as well as in the Sundance Film Festival, and in the documentary entitled “Aroused” by Deborah Anderson. She has made appearances in mainstream TV series and movies, as well as lending her voice to various projects.
In 2010, she launched “PETIT COEUR by Katsuni”, which features Katsuni’s take on what a sexy lingerie should look like. She also collaborates with French clothing brand OTAKU and is the brands ambassador, featuring her own line of t-shirts. She also appears as the character Lucha Fury in the PSP and Xbox game released in 2011.
In 2013, she signed up as the face for the brand Alloresto.
Katsuni is considered to be one of the top 100 influential women in France.