Adina Porter Biography


Adina Porter is an American TV and movie actress who has appeared in various films, tv series, and big stages. She is previously married to David Raymond Hecht after she married Larry Earl Madison. She is a mother of two adopted kids.

More about the relationship

Adina Porter was previously married to her ex-husband, David Raymond Hecht. David Raymond Hecht is an American writer and sculptor.

On August 2, 1992, they had tied their lifelong knot at their home in Brooklyn in the presence of their close friends and family. However, their marital life crashed eventually.

After that, she married her second husband, Larry Earl Madison. Unfortunately, he passed away due to a heart attack at the age of 55 in 2013. Currently, she is single and a mother of 2 adopted children namely Jack Porter Madison and Jourdan Madison.

Relationship Facts of Adina Porter

  • Adina Porter is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Adina Porter?

Adina Porter is an American TV and movie actress who has appeared in various films, tv series, and big stages.

Likewise, she is famous for (Sally Freeman, Lee Harris, Beverly Hope, and Dinah Stevens) in the FX anthology series American Horror Story.

Additionally, she is also known for portraying the role of Lettie Mae Thornton on the HBO fantasy horror series True Blood.

Birth Facts, Early Life, and Parents

Adina Porter was born on March 13, 1971, in New York, New York City, the U.S. As of 2022, she celebrated her 52th birthday. Her full name is Adina Elizabeth Porter.

She was born to her Bermudian mother, Dorothy Porter, and her Sierra Leonian father, Guy Porter. Likewise, she doesn’t have any siblings.

However, there have been some rumors that say Adina and Billy Porter are related but they are not. Adina was interested in acting and movies since her childhood. Moreover, she used to perform plays in the family living room in front of her parents.

She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is not known. Similarly, her birth sign is Pisces.

Education, Academic

Talking about her education, she completed her graduation from the State University of New York at Purchase.

Career, Professional Life

Prior to her acting career, Adina used to perform in theatres and broadway plays at various festivals and big stages.

Adina made her professional acting debut aged 19 years when she acted in a role of a Woman Neighbor in the Short Film ‘Law & Order’ in 2011.

Altogether, she has over 68 television appearance credits. Moreover, she has portrayed the role of (Sally Freeman, Lee Harris, Beverly Hope, and Dinah Stevens) in the FX anthology series American Horror Story.

She appeared on the first, sixth, seventh, and eighth seasons of the series. Her role in the series got high recognition and was much appreciated by the audiences and critics.

Some of her Tv series appearances are:

  • New York Undercover
  • Strong Medicines
  • American Dreams
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Prison Break
  • True Blood
  • Cold Case
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • The Whole Truth
  • Outer Banks

and many others. Besides, TV series she has acted in the 1992 independent film ‘Swoon’ in the role of the character Stenographer.

Similarly, she also appeared in the film, ‘The Social Network.’ Moreover, some of her other movie appearances include Pipe Dream, About Sunny, Body Shots, and Miss Virginia.

Salary, Net Worth, Income

Of all her acting, movies, and dedication, Adina has a net worth of around $2M as of 2022. Likewise, Adina is a dedicated and hardworking woman who focuses on her professional career.

Awards, Nominations

Adina has not won any awards till now but she has been nominated 2 times for Saturn Awards, 1 time for Black Reel Awards, and 1 time for Primetime Emmy Awards.

Rumors and Controversies

There are no rumors and controversies about her personal life or professional life. Likewise, Porter is a dedicated and respected personality who tries to mark her place in the showbiz industry.

Body Stats, Hair, Eyes

Porter stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 52 kg. Similarly, she has a slim-shaped body. She has black hair and dark brown color eyes.

Social Media Profile

Adina is highly active on any social media platform such as Twitter and Instagram. She has over 506K followers on Instagram and over 156.2K followers on Twitter.


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