Reality show aficionados have been drooling over Million Dollar Listing's golden boy and "shark," Fredrik Eklund, ever since Ryan Serhant, his competitor on the real estate-themed series, revealed some details of Eklund's murky past — namely, that he once made his living as an actor in the slightly less reputable world of gay pornography.

Of course, Eklund wasn't fazed by Serhant's revelation — he knows he's in a cutthroat business, and the proof is in the pudding … or, in this case, the billion-dollar figure of real estate sales he did last year in New York, as he told the prospective client.

Not to be outdone, the ambitious Eklund also excelled in his previous line of work, having won a GayVN award in 2004 for "Best Solo Scene." Ekland, who is originally from Sweden, starred in the adult entertainment industry under the pseudonym Tag Eriksson, before he moved to New York, where he worked as an IT programmer, an entrepreneur, and finally a real estate agent. His recent client list includes A-listers like Cameron Diaz, John Legend and Daniel Craig.

Next up for Eklund on Million Dollar Listing: managing to sell all 12 units in an unfinished Tribeca development in a mere four months. Tune in this Thursday, March 29, on Bravo to see if he hits the mark.

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