OnlyFans star now makes 'more money' than her sugar daddy

After falling in love with her sugar daddy, full-time camgirl Nova Hawthorne has shared she's earning more than him.

Full-time camgirl and Australia’s best porn newcomer, Nova Hawthorne, has shared that she fell in love with her sugar daddy and now earns more than he does.

Just before COVID, James*, 62, kindly offered her a spare room when she found herself without a home due to landlord issues. The arrangement was set to be temporary while she was looking for somewhere else to live but ended in her leaving all other sugar relationships and starting a relationship with only him.

“This was back in 2019, and we were getting along so well as housemates that James kindly said I could stay on until I finished my uni degree. Then at the end of my degree, it was COVID so I never left,” Nova said.

“Pretty quickly, it just started to feel like two people who like each other, living together, who have genuine affection toward one another. And one day I said to him, ‘I think I really do love you’ and he said, ‘I was never going to say it first. It always had to come from you.’ He didn't want to put me in a position where I would have to reciprocate his feelings, so he let me make my feelings known first.”

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Nova Hawthorne fell in love with her sugar daddy. Photo:

Nova said she initially chose to connect with James on the website because of their similar values.


“When I read his profile [on a sugar daddy website], it was written in a way that connected with me. He was social justice-minded and an environmentalist. I'm a vegan, so I really connected with him on those points. It wasn’t at all based on his income.”

How an Onlyfans star out-earned her sugar daddy

According to Nova, James had helped to grow her business to a point where she was earning more than him, and they became financially independent of one another.

Nova said James was interested in “investing in her business” and she was interested in broadening her mind academically.

“In the past, I hadn't dated anyone more than four or five years older than me, but with my background in the sex industry and being a stripper, I encountered many guys similar in age to me that weren’t really ‘gentlemen’," she said.

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Nova Hawthorne has found great success in the adult entertainment industry. Photo:

"I saw the worst of their behaviour. So it wasn’t surprising that I connected with someone significantly older - older men were typically men who understood me better, but I didn’t anticipate it to happen the way it did!”


While Nova had other sugar daddies, she found she started to let them drop off because she was so happy being with James. She also had to consider how her feelings toward women would fit into the new relationship.

“I had always felt more comfortable being with women, but when I met James, I realised, ‘oh, actually, I do still like men.’ When we started ‘dating’ there was a conversation we had where he said, ‘I want to be your only one.’ And I said, ‘yeah, but I also like girls,’“ Nova said.

“And he said ‘well okay, I can't be your girlfriend as well.’ In my professional life, I film with women, and in my personal life, I do sometimes see women. But I'm not interested in seeing other men," she continued. "James knows that’s a part of me, and he accepts that it’s just part of dating me.”

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