Tall (5'8"), slender, and fetching blonde Ela Darling was born on July 23, 1986 in Texas. Her first job was working as a waitress for the Waffle House restaurant chain. Ela began modeling at age 19 while a sophomore in college. (She also was a part of the sideshow for the Circus della Morte in Dallas, Texas around this same time. Read more... )degree when she was only 21 years old). Ela worked as an assistant director of a library as well as the head of reference services prior to starting out in the adult entertainment industry with non-nude soft-core bondage fetish videos at age 22. Among the notable companies Darling has appeared in explicit X-rated features for are Filly Films, Homemade Media, and Girlfriends Films. Ela reads a lot in her spare time.