Maria Ozawa is a Japanese actress, model and former AV idol. As a model, she was known as Miyabi. She rose to prominence when she made her appearance in her first mainstream movie Invitation Only (2008) and an Indonesian comedy film titled Menculik Miyabi (2009). In 2011, she was ranked number seven in Complex magazine's list The Top 50 Hottest Asian Porn Stars of All Time.
She graduated from Hokkaido International School and had a higher ability to read and wife English than Japanese. According to her saying, she became sexually active at the age of 13 and learned the "48 sexual positions" from a book she purchased. In 2002, she made her first debut in a 30-second Japanese TV commercial for DARS Chocolate alongside the Japanese pop duo KinKi Kids.
Her father is French-Canadian and her mother is Japanese but she was raised in Japan and can speak both English and Japanese.