New York Woman Went from Porn Star to Married Woman and Pastor of New Beginnings Christian Life Church

From porn star to pastor — that’s the unbelievable path one New York woman took in turning her life around. 

Crystal Bassette, 33, abruptly left the adult industry after finding God and meeting her husband, a Pentecostal minister named David.

The couple now have a 16-month-old son named Carter, and Bassette is raising a 16-year-old and a 7-year-old.

It wasn’t always this cheery for the active pastor, who now strives to help others at the New Beginnings Christian Life church in Fulton, N.Y.

As a porn star, Bassette appeared in more than 100 films over a decade, under the name Nadia Hilton. She spoke with The Sun about her rather distinct path to the church, suggesting she once earned $300,000 per year and had a mansion in Malibu, a Ferrari, a cook, a maid and a gardener.

She broke into the industry after meeting with an adult film agent in Hollywood. This encounter led to her first X-rated appearance — scenes that found Bassette later crying in the shower over what had happened, The Sun writes.

Quite quickly, though, she could provide for her son, which was her ultimately goal after getting pregnant at the age of 16.

When she first appeared on screen she was 21 years old.

According to the U.K. publication, following the first scene, she said she “ended up going back to it again and that’s when I was numbing myself through taking pain medicine and drinking alcohol to get through…”

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Source: New York Daily News | DAN GUNDERMAN