August Ames was a young actress who mainly worked as a adult film actress. She had worked in almost 290 films throughout her career. She committed suicide in the year 2017.
As of 2022, August Ames' net worth is estimated to be $500,000.
|Given Name||Mercedes Grabowski|
|Famous Name||August Ames|
|Source(s) of Fame||Actress|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Age At Death||23|
|Date of Death||December 5, 2017|
|Cause of Death||Suicide|
|Relationships||Married, Kevin Moore,|
Mercedes Grabowski, also known as August Ames, was born on August 23, 1994, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She belonged to a Polish ethnicity. Ames was a Canadian national.
She completed her education at Oromocto High School. Her parents were in the military, providing their services as army officers.
According to Ames, she was sexually abused by her grandfather on daily basis in her childhood. She told her father about this, but he didn’t believe her. The incident took a toll on her mental health.
She did various jobs in the early years of her life and worked as a babysitter, a horseback trainer, and an animal-assisted aide.
She started her career at the age of 19, as a adult film actress in the year 2013. She worked for various production companies including Elegant Angel, New Sensations, Jules Jordan Video, Sweetheart Video, Brazzers, Evil Angel, Girlfriend Films, and numerous more.
Her work in various movies includes Model for Murder: The Centerfold Killer (2016), and countless more.
She got nominated for four AVN awards, throughout her life.
She has worked with numerous actors including Erika Jordan, Jon Fleming, Billy Snow, Sarah Hunter, Christiana Cinn, Justin Berti, Ava Addams, Dava Foxx, Tommy Gunn, Allie Haze, Jovan Jordan, and many more.
August Ames married Kevin Moore, who is a director and a producer by profession.
Ames told the media in an interview that she had been suffering from bipolar depressive disorder because of her traumatic childhood experiences. Moreover, she claimed that sometimes she gets too depressed because of getting those flashbacks from her childhood that she had to cancel her shoots due to her situation.
Ames rejected a scene that she was going to perform in December of 2017. She taught the reason for her withdrawal that the man she was going to act with had previously appeared in gay adult film. She made a tweet on Twitter after this situation, which drew huge criticism and abuse from social media users.
After two days of her tweet, she was found dead in a park in Camarillo, California. According to the reports, she committed suicide on December 5, 2017. Reports also revealed that she had taken some drugs before the time of her death. Her close friends mentioned that the reason behind her suicide was cyberbullying.
After this incident and the suicide cases of some other adult performers in the same year, many initiatives had been taken to tackle cyberbullying. A non-profit organization was launched in 2018 by Leya Tanit, a British performer. This organization was named Pineapple Support.
August Ames was not active on any social media platform. She doesn’t have an official website or social media account. It might be possible that she didn’t want to share her daily routine or personal life. Moreover, she was not mentally strong enough to take criticism and harsh comments from the public.
August Ames was a beautiful actress from Canada. She has worked in a huge number of movies. She died at the age of 23, by committing suicide. Her net worth was calculated to be around 500 thousand dollars before the time of her death.