Charles Dera was born in Philadelphia, USA. He is a pornographic actor, dancer and mixed martial arts fighter. Before becoming an adult performer, Charles was a member of the Chippendales dance troupe. He made his initial mark in 2007 and returned to the porn industry in December 2015 after a 4 year absence. He has been recognized with awards from both XRCo and AVN for his work in the adult film industry.