Shannon Elizabeth Biography

Shannon Elizabeth is an American actress and former model. Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Shannon Elizabeth
Quick Facts

Birthday: September 7, 1973

Nationality: American

Famous: Vegans Models

Age: 45 Years, 45 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Shannon Elizabeth Fadal

Born in: Houston, Texas

Famous as: Actress, Former Model

Height: 5'9" (175 cm), 5'9" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Joseph D. Reitman (m. 2002–2007)

father: Gerald Edward Fadal

mother: Patricia Diane Fadal

City: Houston, Texas

U.S. State: Texas

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education: Waco High School

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Shannon Elizabeth is an American actress and former model. famous for appearing in the comedy movies ‘American Pie’ and ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,’ as well as in the horror movies ‘Jack Frost’, ‘Night of the Demons,’ and ‘Cursed’. As a model, she has worked for Ford & Elite models. Besides the entertainment industry, Elizabeth is highly active in the field of charity. She currently runs a non-profit animal rescue organization, Animal Avengers, which is dedicated to rescuing and finding suitable homes for homeless pets, reducing their overpopulation, preventing animal cruelty, and promoting responsible pet guardianship. The vegan actress frequently uses her social media accounts, especially the one on Instagram, to talk about animals. An avid poker player, Elizabeth describes poker as her second career. She is currently one of the leading celeb poker players. On a personal note, she is a divorcee and is supposedly single as of now. The American actress is trained in almost all kinds of dance forms including ballet, tap, and jazz.

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Shannon Elizabeth
Acting Career
  • In 1996 and 1997, Shannon Elizabeth guest-starred in a number of TV programs including ‘Arliss’, ‘Hang Time’, ‘USA High’ and ‘Step by Step’. During this time, she also made her film debut as Jill Metzner in the movie ‘Jack Frost’. Then in 1999, she was cast as Nadia in the sex comedy ‘American Pie’. The following year, she appeared in the horror flick ‘Scary Movie’. The actress then got featured in the films ‘Tomcats’, ‘American Pie 2’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’ and ‘Thirteen Ghosts’.
  • From 2003 to 2005, she played the role of Brooke in ‘That '70s Show’. During this time, she also did the movies ‘Love Actually’, ‘Johnson Family Vacation’ and ‘Cursed’. Soon after this, Elizabeth began playing the role of Tiffany Sherwood in the sitcom ‘Cuts’ in 2005. That year, she also appeared in the comedy film ‘The Kid & I’. She next had roles in the movies ‘The Grand’ and ‘Deal’.
  • In the year 2008, she participated in the reality dance competition show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. A year later, the American beauty hosted six episodes of ‘Live Nude Comedy’ and did the horror flick ‘Night of the Demons’. She next was cast as Adi Schwartz in the comedy film ‘A Novel Romance’. Elizabeth then appeared in the TV films ‘In the Dark’ and ‘Catch a Christmas Star’ in 2013. That year, she also appeared in an episode of ‘What Not to Wear’ and ‘Melissa & Joey’ respectively. In 2018, the actress appeared as a house guest in the reality show ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.
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Poker Career
  • In the mid-2000s, Shannon Elizabeth described poker as her second career. At that time, she visited Las Vegas up to three times every month to participate in the poker games with top players. She participated in the 2005 World Series of Poker and won a special tournament hosted to celebrate the opening of a new poker room at the Caesars Palace hotel in 2006, beating out 83 poker professionals and celebrities to win $55,000.
  • In 2007, she participated in the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship and advanced to the semi-finals before losing to the eventual champion Paul Wasicka.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Shannon Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1973 in Houston, Texas, the United States. She attended Waco High School and graduated from there in 1991. She was married to famous actor Joseph D. Reitman from 2002 to 2005.
  • She is a vegan for ethical reasons and a committed animal lover. She co-founded Animal Avengers, a non-profit animal rescue organization, to rescue and find homes for homeless pets and prevent cruelty to animals.
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Last Updated
- June 28, 2019

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