In 2003, she sued Trent Tesoro on an episode of Judge Mathis. She was featured in Inside the Porn Actors Studio: Ashley Blue (2006), an episode of Howard Stern's TV series Howard Stern on Demand. She also did voice acting for the cartoon Three Thug Mice.
Blue was born in Thousand Oaks, California. She has won multiple Adult Video News awards, including 2004 Female Performer of the Year and 2005 Best Supporting Actress. In March 2004, she signed a three-year contract with JM Productions, appearing in the Girlvert series. She ended the contract on February 14, 2007.
In 2008, Oriana finished writing her memoir of nearly ten years working in the adult entertainment industry (using her JM Productions moniker "Girlvert"). It was published as Girlvert: A Memoir by Oriana Small by Los Angeles-based independent publisher A Barnacle Book & Record in 2011.
Blue married Photographer Dave Naz on July 30, 2009.
In 2013, she was inducted into AVN's Hall of Fame. Blue has been hosting her own Vivid Radio show, Blue Movies, since November 2013.