Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese-born American social media personality and webcam model, best known for her career as a pornographic actress from 2014 to 2015. Born in Beirut, Mia moved to the United States in 2000. She began acting in pornography in October 2014, and by December she was ranked the #1 performer on Pornhub. After three months, Mia left the pornographic industry to pursue other interests. She transitioned into a career as a social media personality, webcam model, and sports commentator. She runs a YouTube channel; live streams on Twitch. tv; performs as a webcam model; sells photoshoots, merchandise, and access to exclusive content on membership websites Patreon and Onlyfans. She is also a big sports fan and actively supports professional sports teams from the Washington, D.C. area including the Washington Redskins. Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese-American internet personality, mainstream model, and sports commentator. Khalifa once worked as a porn star and adult model until her early retirement. She is well known for holding records as the most searched porn star of all time, as well as becoming the most viewed performer on Pornhub two months after her debuts. When she initially appeared at Scoreland in late 2014 she appeared under the name Mia Callista. Score billed her as the "Busty Girl Who Works Behind The Counter At The Hamburger Joint" and after her first solo photoshoot, she appeared doing hardcore sex scenes. Shortly afterward she appeared at Bangbros as Mia Khalifa and would continue to work in the adult entertainment for a while. She received significant global attention after her career choice was met with controversy in the Middle East, especially for a video in which she performed sexual acts while wearing a hijab. This was noted in the online community since and has become an internet meme, and would continue on in comparisons to her negative lifestyle which drawn numerous criticism toward her. Khalifa was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and moved with her family to the United States in January 2001, leaving their home in the wake of the South Lebanon conflict. Her family is Catholic and she was raised in that religion, in what she describes as a "very conservative" home, although she is no longer practicing. She moved to Montgomery County, Maryland as a teenager while attending Northwest High School and then attending Massanutten Military Academy. A few years later, she graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. While at college, Khalifa worked as a bartender and did some modeling work.