Legendary pornstar Jesse Jane has been found dead at the age of 43. Police have confirmed that she was discovered at her home in Oklahoma and is thought to have died from a suspected overdose. She was found alongside her boyfriend, Brett Hasenmueller, who was also dead. Police had gone round to their home to perform a welfare check but discovered the sad scene instead.
According to reports, the welfare check was requested by Brett’s employer, who hadn’t heard from him in a few days. It is currently unclear how long Jesse and Bret were in the house, and an exact cause of death is yet to be released.
Unclear how long exactly Jesse and Brett might’ve been dead at the house, and an exact cause of death isn’t known at this point either. An investigation is underway, and the Medical Examiner will make a final determination.
Pornstar Jesse Jane made history in 2006 by starring in the first-ever R-rated mainstream film called Pirates, but she has now been found dead at the age of just 43. You know a movie has to be good, with 17 years after its release, it remains in the top 10 best-selling movies list. t! How many movies can claim that 17 years after being released, it’s still topping the best-sellers chart?
Pirates had a reported budget of well over $1 million.
The production was shot using high-definition digital video cameras and featured over 300 special effects shots. It also included an original music score. The film set a record by winning 11 AVN Awards.
The New York Times described Pirates as “a relatively high-budget story of a group of ragtag sailors who search for a crew of evil pirates who have a plan for world domination. Also, many of the characters in the movie have sex with one another.”
During the span of her career, she won 18 awards, including:
- 2003 Nightmoves Best New Starlet
- 2006 AVN Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Video
- 2006 Nightmoves Best Actress
- 2007 AVN Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Video
- 2008 Nightmoves Nightmoves Hall Of Fame
- 2009 AVN Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene
- 2009 AVN Best Girl-Girl Sex Scene
- 2010 Nightmoves Best Feature Dancer
- 2011 AVN Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene
- 2011 AVN Wildest Sex Scene
- 2012 AVN Best Supporting Actress
- 2012 AVN Hottest Sex Scene
- 2012 Nightmoves Female Performer Of The Year
- 2012 XRCO XRCO Hall Of Fame
- 2013 XBIZ Best Scene – All-Girl
- 2013 AVN Hall of Fame
- 2014 XBIZ Best Scene – Feature Movie
- 2016 XBIZ Best Sex Scene – Gonzo Release
Jesse Jane started her career in 2003 as a Digital Playground contract star, where she spent most of her career.
Eventually, Jesse made her way over to Playboy … serving as a host for a popular live show called ‘Night Calls,’ and even hosting Playboy TV’s ‘Naughty Amateur Home Videos.’
Jesse became a huge fixture in the porn world — she hosted several award shows, including the AVN Awards multiple times, and she launched successful sex toy lines as well.
Besides adult entertainment, Jesse made some appearances in mainstream films, including ‘Starsky & Hutch,’ a guest role on ‘Entourage,’ and even an appearance on ‘The Bad Girls Club.’ In 2009, she was part of a CNBC doc called ‘Porn: Business of Pleasure’ — which showed what her life was like behind the scenes and away from cameras.