Marina Orlova was born in 1980 in Arzamas (Nizhny Novgorod). Now she lives in California, USA.
She is a Russian philologist, etymologist, and author who has become an Internet celebrity, hosting one of the most popular channels on YouTube, HotForWords, and a corresponding website. Also she hosts a bi-weekly radio show on Maxim Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio. Called the “Sexiest philologist in the world” by New Yorker Magazine, Marina was voted the World’s #1 Sexiest Geek by Wired.com.
The girl’s a regular on Fox Network’s O’Reilly Factor Show and was voted the 5th hottest woman on the net by G4 TV. By the way, she’s been recommended by the New York Times Magazine. In addition, she was mentioned in Cosmopolitan as one of the top 3 channels on YouTube. And she was a part of the Best On-line Campaign of 2009. As well, Marina just completed her book, published by HarperCollins, entitled Hot for Words.