Saint began as an erotic modeling, first lingerie, then nude in magazines and finally to pornographic films. She was Penthouse Pet of the Year in 1996 (Czech edition). After her introduction to the American porn industry she became the October 1998 Penthouse Pet of the Month (U.S. edition).
Saint was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at Torino Sex 2005, Turin's second annual Delta of Venus Fair.
In 2006 she won the rights to the Internet domain name Silvia Saint.com from a cybersquatter in a Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy action. Since 2007 she has only starred and performed in lesbian sex movies, while also taking care of the auditions as Director and Producer to her official website.