Alia Janine was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but currently lives between Los Angeles and New York City. For 10 years Alia was an adult entertainment performer; from feature dancer to adult model and actress, Alia did it all. During her time in the adult industry, Alia also dabbled in the mainstream side of entertainment where she can be found in featured films, cable movies, comedy sketches, news reports, books, and radio.
Alia retired from adult entertainment in 2012, and in 2013 she moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. To help her career, Alia had taken courses at UCB (Upright Citizen’s Brigade), Manhattan Comedy School, and Rick Crom’s Comedy School. Since her switch in careers, Alia has performed at some of the city’s best comedy clubs including; The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, Stand Up NY, and Gotham Comedy Club. She has had the privilege of performing with some of today’s hottest comedians like; Dave Attell, Jay Oakerson, Christian Finnegan, Monroe Martin, Brody Stevens, Yannis Pappas, Jay Pharoah, Brian Redban, Duncan Trussell, and Sam Tripoli.
Alia has delighted her fans by appearing on many popular national radio shows including Sirius XM’s Sway in the Morning, The Jason Ellis Show, The Judith Regan Show, Derek and Romaine, The Jay Thomas Show, and “My Wife Hates Me” with comedians Rich Vos and Bonnie MacFarlane. Likewise, she has appeared on many popular podcasts including, The Legion of Skanks, Two White Guys, The Mad Scientist Party Hour and the Ploof is in the Pudding. She has been featured on hip-hop star 50 Cent’s website Thisis50.com, Vice.com, and The Daily Dot. She has also written blogs and appeared on the comedy website LaughSpin.com.
Alia also hosts her own podcast, The Scatterbrains Podcast; where she covers everything from sex education, informative and funny interviews, to her take on today’s hot topics. Her podcast is a part of her new podcast network, The Misfits Network. The Misfits Network is a company Alia started to help talented podcasters get noticed in a tough market. Furthermore, Alia produces her own monthly comedy show, “Cut-Throat Comedy” at the world famous Cutting Room in New York City. Where you can find many of today’s top comedians performing.
Alia is also an Undergrad pursuing a degree in Psychology online. She has been inducted into numerous national and international honor societies, pushing herself to succeed in many different areas.