MAFS’ Hayley reveals shock reason she quit lucrative escort career

The OnlyFans creator is embarking on a major life change.

Former MAFS star and OnlyFans creator Hayley Vernon shocked fans last year when she revealed she earns up to $950 per hour working as a high-class escort. On Sunday, the brunette announced her surprising decision to quit the escort aspect of her sex work.

In an exclusive chat with Yahoo Lifestyle, the 35-year-old divulged the reason behind her major life change: she wants to become a mum. The star is planning to ‘reinvent herself’ and is hoping to fall pregnant with the help of IVF and a sperm donor this year.

L: Former MAFS star Hayley Vernon in a car. R: Hayley Vernon in a peach bra
Former MAFS star Hayley Vernon has made a shock decision. Photo: Instagram/hayleyvernon__

“For now my primary focus is still making high-quality content, but I’m also very aware that what I do for work specifically talking about myself for me has an expiry date,” she tells us.

Hayley acknowledges that “plenty of women” balance sex work with raising a family, but it’s something that may not work for her.


“I’m looking forward to reinventing myself in preparation to becoming a mother so that first step is to physically stop seeing [escort] clients,” she explains.

Hayley Vernon at the 2022 Adult Industry Choice Awards
Hayley won the ‘Best Newcomer Female Porn Star’ award at the Adult Industry Choice Awards last year. Photo: Matrix/Supplied

She admits that her age has had an impact on the decision to have a baby by herself and adds that if she ‘doesn’t have children in the next few years, that ship will sail’.

The star tells us that her Melbourne tour will be her last one, and jokes that she will be “going out with a bang”. She also thanked fans on Instagram for ‘supporting her’ and sharing their advice during her short career as an escort.

“I have loved being able to use my profile to help destigmatise this space. As well as providing a safe space to have honest conversation for a profession that can still be taboo,” she wrote.

Two screenshots of Hayley Vernon's Instagram story
Hayley will still be creating content on OnlyFans at this stage. Photo: Instagram/hayleyvernon__

MAFS star Hayley Vernon blows thousands of OnlyFans earnings

This comes after the OnlyFans creator shared her huge budgeting mistake for 2022. She admitted on Instagram that she had spent a huge portion of her income on “miscellaneous spending”.

"What does it take to blow $10,000 a year? Just $27.40 a day in miscellaneous spending. This hits home," Hayley wrote in the post.

"Last week I saved about $280 in a week by not eating breakfast out and that wasn't including all the lunches I would normally eat out.

“This year: one meal out a week. Even though I make great money, it's time to be smart. The money I earn now is not going to last forever. This year I'm living like I would have five years ago, and seriously I'm happier for it.”

Hayley Vernon in a black lacy bikini taking a mirror selfie with her phone
Hayley has been open about her sex work after appearing on MAFS. Photo: Instagram/hayleyvernon_


The star revealed in May last year that she had raked in over $1.3 million from two years on OnlyFans.

She told fans that she wasn’t managing her money well and has turned over a new leaf for 2023.

"I wasn't respecting the money I was earning and how much I would've, just a few years earlier,” she wrote on Instagram.

“Don't get me wrong, I was appreciative and grateful and still am, but I was being reckless to a degree."

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