Buck Angel was born a biological female and conquered a lifetime of adversity to reach his transformation as a man. From early childhood, there was no doubt Buck Angel was born to the wrong body. Buck roughhoused with the toughest bullies and was accepted as a boy by friends and family. As a young adult, Mr. Angel’s lifestyle reflected that of an average American guy. Buck enjoyed sharing a cold one with the guys, working on cars and dating women, but never identified as a lesbian. Buck Angel has never felt female, nor has he ever been perceived as such. Simply put, Buck Angel is a man with a genetic female history.
In the 1980s, Buck Angel, got his first break in the Entertainment world as a high-fashion female model, under contract with two of world's most prestigious modeling agencies, Elite Model Management and Z in London. Not surprisingly, Buck Angel pushed the envelope in the high-fashion world, as well. His look as a professional female model was progressive, beautiful and almost androgynous, which opened the doors for some of today’s most successful tomboy models. Many girls dream of becoming professional models, but modeling as a female was painfully difficult for Buck.
Life for Buck Angel finally took a turn for the better when he came across a documentary about a female-to-male transsexual. The film changed the course of his life forever. Not long after, Buck began taking the necessary hormones and underwent breast-removal surgery. His transformation as a man has lead to a life of peace and self-acceptance. This was a dream come true and now he is the man he has always wanted to be. For the first time in his life, Buck Angel, was able to live in his own skin.
After gender reassignment, Mr. Angel began working in the Adult-Industry as a Fetish filmmaker and website creator for the male-to-female (MTF) on-line market. After a few years, he came to realize that there were no FTM Adult-Entertainment sites on-line. In his typical pioneering fashion, Buck Angel, created the first FTM Adult website and became the first FTM Porn Star. Buck Angel has successfully cornered the FTM Adult-Entertainment market.
In 2003, Buck Angel made history as the Adult Industry’s first female-to-male Porn Star and Adult-film producer. In 2004, Buck Angel signed an unprecedented 12-Picture deal with one of the Adult Industry's largest studios. Since then, his career has skyrocketed from it's humble beginnings to today’s mainstream media.
In 2007 Buck made history again as the first transsexual man to ever win the AVN Transsexual Performer of the Year.This is considered the Oscars of the adult industry.
Buck Angel has made history in the Entertainment world. Whether in Adult Industry or commercial mediums, Mr. Angel’s efforts have opened the door for many like him. Dialogue and education about the Transgender community is more prevalent then ever.
The adventures of Buck Angel have only just begun.