Sunny Leone was born in Sarnia, Ontario to Sikh Punjabi parents. Her father was born in Tibet and raised in Delhi, while her mother (who died in 2008) was from Himachal Pradesh, Sirmaur. As a young girl, she was very athletic and played street hockey with the boys, and ice skating on a nearby frozen lake.
She has mentioned that Aamir Khan is her favorite Bollywood actor, In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality series Bigg Boss, entering the house on day .She enjoys abstract paintings, horse riding, reading, playing World of Warcraft . She currently resides in Hollywood, California with her cat and drives an Audi A5.