Maria Ozawa is a Japanese adult video actress. In Japan, she is referred to as an AV Idol. Her father is French-Canadian and her mother is Japanese but she was raised in Japan and speaks both English and Japanese. She began her career in adult videos in 2005 at the age of 19 and her exotic beauty has made her one of the most popular AV actresses in Japan and abroad. She has also acted on Japanese TV. She has said that she enjoys being a porn star and would like to travel to other countries (especially the United States) to pursue her career.