The 20 Most Popular Porn Performers of 2016

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Pornhub's 2016 Year In Review revealed the most popular genres and search terms behind the world's sexual desires. And since more than 4.5 billion hours of porn were watched in 2016, that means that over 4.5 billion hours of hard work were put in by the professionals who make it. Porn performers are responsible for bringing many people's deepest desires to life, thanks to the varied, unique spaces they take in the industry.

We took a look at the 20 most popular porn performers as listed in Pornhub's Year in Review. Each performer's claim to fame is widely different. For some, their popularity hinges on a specific video or character, while others have made a name for themselves either by domineering a certain genre or appearing all over. They're good at what they do, and so time and time again users searched for them and their work.

In addition to their popularity, we found out how each performer got their start and who they are when it comes to their career, passions, and relationships. Ahead is everything you need to know about the most popular porn performers of 2016.