Eva Angelina was born Nicole Clyne on March 14, 1985 in Huntington Beach, California. She’s of Irish, English, Cuban, and Chinese descent. Angelina spent the first two years of her life in Madrid, Spain. After her father was hired by the Swiss military to build airplanes for the country when she was eight years old, Eva lived in Switzerland for two years. Angelina grew up as a teenager in Orange County, California, where she attended Foothill High School. Eva did her first hardcore sex scene three months after her 18th birthday.
Angelina is well known for wearing glasses in many of her adult movies. From May to November in 2004 Eva took a temporary hiatus from adult cinema; during this time she returned to school and worked at the Macaroni Grill. Angelina was the Pet of the Month in the June, 2010 issue of Penthouse magazine. She was named one of the top 12 stars in porn by Maxim magazine that same year. Among the awards Eva has won for her work in adult films are a XRCO Award for Single Performance – Actress and an AVN Award for Best Actress – Video in 2008, a XRCO Award for Orgasmic Analist and an AVN Award for Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene in 2010, and an AVN Award for Best Tease Performance in 2011.