Gina Lynn (born Tanya Mercado on February 15, 1974) is a Puerto Rican born American pornographic actress of Italian descent. Lynn was born to Puerto Rican and Italian parents in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and grew up in Jackson Township, New Jersey; she currently resides and operates Gina Lynn Productions in Reading, Pennsylvania. Subsequently she expanded into modeling in men's magazines, posing for Chéri in 1997. She made her adult film debut in 2001 as a contract girl with Pleasure Productions. As of 2009 she continues to make movies for the company, as well as for her own studio, Gina Lynn Productions. Lynn is bisexual. Lynn made an appearance in Eminem's "Superman" music video, as well as Vinnie Paz's "Keep Movin' On" music video and was an extra in the movies Analyze That and Minghags. She had a brief speaking role as a stripper in a 2004 episode of The Sopranos. In March 2012, Gina was announced by Penthouse to be their Penthouse Pet for April 2012.