Teagan Presley was born in The Woodlands, Texas on July 24th 1985, but she grew up in California where she moved with her parents when she was 15. Teagan was already a popular girl in high school; she was a member of the cheerleading squad. One time when she and the others cheerleaders attended a cheerleading competition in Sand Diego (the town where she lived) a porn star convention was taking place in a section of the premises nearby; that was the first time when she thought of doing porn. But she didn’t start until she was 18.
Her real name is Ashley Ann Erikson, so when she started working in the porn industry she made a combination of the name her parents wanted to name her (Teagan) and the last name of Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Mary, as homage to her.
She entered the world of porn when she was eighteen years old. It was a conscious decision as revenge to her ex boyfriend with whom she was living with at the time. He wasn’t making any money nor did he have a steady job that would help them support each other. First she started working as a stripper because she needed extra money which was a cause of many arguments with her boyfriend. It only made up her mind to seek an agent on-line so she can pursue her career in the adult industry. When she was eighteen years old she filmed her first scene with Joel Lawrence in Just Over Eighteen #10 from Red Light District Video. Afterwards she stared in over seventy pornographic film scenes and many of them included anal sex.
She was only nineteen years old when she signed a three-year contract with with porn production studio Digital Playground (late 2004).
She still was under that contract when she decided to leave Digital Playground and start a web site and production company with her then husband, the adult performer Tyler Durden, also known as Tyler Wood. She hired lawyers to help her pursue this web site production, complaining that Digital Playground was not letting her perform for her new company, but they refuted the complaint claiming that there was no such thing and that Teagan was free to work wherever she wanted. Her lawyers resolved her contract status. There were also alleged problems with the last name Presley; there were reports that Digital Playground owned the last name, but a studio representative has denied those reports as false.
The alleged “war” between Teagan and Digital Playground was done in October 2008 when she was invited by the production to host the red carpet at the premiere of their film Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge.
In early 2009, she and her then boyfriend Josh Lehman started their own studio called SkinWorxxx, and as an independent production they first made the film called The Search for Sun Goddess XXX. Later in November, the same year, Presley signed with Adam and Eve Pictures as an exclusive performer. Her first film made for this production was Bree & Teagan, where she performed together with Bree Olson.
As of today her profile on PornHub has over 95 millions views.
She was married to porn star Tyler Wood from November 2007 to July 2008 with whom she was running a web site and production company. She filed for divorce ten months after she married him. In September 2008 she started dating Josh Lehman whom she married in 2010.
In July 2008, Teagan decided to replace her breast implants. She auctioned the implants on eBay with 20% of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
In 2010 Maxim put her on the list of top 12 female porn stars. Teagan has one daughter, Jordan who was born on 11 November 2005. In 2013 she decided to quit porn for good.