May 8, 1974 |
Burlington, Vermont, USA
|Other names||Maxx Diesel, Christian, Christian XXX|
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||245 lb (111 kg; 17.5 st)|
|No. of adult films||1054 as actor
2 as director
Christian XXX or Christian (born on May 8, 1974) is the stage name of an American pornographic actor and producer. He was formerly known as Maxx Diesel during the beginning of his career when he performed in gay porn. He has since he has appeared in over 1000 scenes in transgender and straight erotica and won three AVN Awards. From 2009-2011, he was the main producer/director for the company Naughty America.
Christian was born in Burlington, Vermont and soon after moved to the San Antonio, Texas area with his family. Both his parents were in the U.S. Air Force and he has two younger brothers. Christian attended Tarleton State University and played basketball there for one year before returning home and transferring to University of Texas at San Antonio and walking-on their basketball team. He graduated in 1997 with bachelor's degree in history. He went to graduate school and was an assistant basketball coach at University of the Incarnate Word for a year and then at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. He returned home to finish his coursework in education and had a series of teaching jobs. He lived in Lake Jackson, Texas, coached basketball, and taught history at Brazoswood High School for 2 years before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada to become a nightclub bouncer in 2002.
Christian was dating the pornographic actress, Lovette, and performed an amateur production with her in 2000. In 2003, he contacted director Chi Chi LaRue, in an attempt to enter the heterosexual adult film industry. LaRue, who also directed gay pornography for Falcon Entertainment, asked Christian if he would be interested in performing in homosexual movies instead. Christian agreed since male performers tend to be paid more in gay pornography, as much as $2000 for one scene, compared to heterosexual scenes. Christian signed an exclusive contract with Falcon Studios working under the name Maxx Diesel.
In 2004, he started performing in transgender and heterosexual scenes under the name of "Christian XXX". His resume included performing with transsexuals and females with strap-ons. He has said in interviews that he enjoyed his time working in gay porn but employers in the straight porn industry made this very difficult to continue working in both genres. Some female performers have refused to work with Christian after hearing of his gay performing past and ongoing transsexual work.
He has a blog up about his life in the business titled, Christian Sings the Blues. He explained the title as a joke, "I complain about my life where I get laid every day and make good money and only work about four hours." He has a second blog called Porn Star Luggage where he discusses the various things porn stars bring with them to set.