She eventually segued into film and photography when she became an overnight sensation.
At the time the details involving her death were unclear, but it was later determined that she had taken her own life.
At the time, she was battling a cocaine addiction.
However, adult entertainment mogul later stated that it may have been possible that Jordan was in the process of autoerotic asphyxiation at the time of her death.
In 1995, at the age of 31, Jordan was found hanging in her closet from what was initially perceived as suicide.
While her bosses didn't think she was much, she became one of the most popular strippers making over a grand in tips per week.
Around the late eighties, she began to abuse drugs, however, which is the decisive factor that's believed to have led to Leigh's suicide.
Police confirmed that she landed feet first from a fall that started from the 4 th floor of her apartment complex.