Shannon Elizabeth is an American actress. She is also a fashion model, a film producer and a professional poker player. She has starred in many comedies and horror films. She is known for her role in the film ‘American Pie’ and ‘Scary Movie’ and horror films ‘Cursed’, ‘Jack Frost’ and ‘Night of Demons’. She currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa where she runs an animal rescue organisation. Here is a quick summary of Shannon Elizabeth’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Shannon Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1973, at Houston, Texas to Patricia Diane Fadal and Gerald Edward Fadal. Her early childhood was spent in Waco Texas. She went t Waco High School from where she graduated in 1991. She was a member of her school Tennis team and once she was considering Tennis as a professional career.
Shannon Elizabeth started her acting career in TV and Films with minor roles. When she was noticed she got a role of Nadia in the film ‘American Pie’ in the year 1999. After this assignment, she appeared in films like ‘Scary Movie’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob strike back’ and ‘Tom cats’.
In the year 2008, she was Maxim magazine’s cover girl. She provided likeness and voice for Serena St. Germaine in the 2004 video game-James Bond 007-everything or nothing’. She was one of the participants in the celebrity show ‘Thank God you are here’ of NBC TV along with Tom Green, George Takei and Chelsea Handler.
She was cast in an episode of Dancing with the star where she partnered with Derek Hough. She hosted the comedy series ‘Live Nude Comedy’ in the year 2009. In the year 2011, she was cast as Brown’s girlfriend in Chris Brown’s ‘Next to you’ music video.
Shannon Elizabeth considered poker as her second career. She played professional poker from 2006 to 2010. In January 2006 she won a poker tournament beating 83 celebrities. She participated in NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship which she lost to Paul Wasicka.
Shannon Elizabeth served as a spokesperson of Farm Sanctuary’s Adopt a Turkey programme in which people were urged to adopt a Turkey instead of killing one for Thanksgiving.
She founded ‘Animal Avengers’ an organisation dedicated to rescuing, finding a home for pets, initiating efforts to reduce the overpopulation of pets and preventing animal cruelty.
Awards and Achievement
In the year 2000, Shannon Elizabeth was nominated by MTV Movie Award-Breakthrough female performance- for the film ‘American pie (1999).
In the year 2000 Shannon Elizabeth won Young Hollywood Award-Best ensemble cast for the film ‘American Pie’ (1999) which was shared with 9 others.
In the year 2001, she won Hollywood Breakthrough Award-Breakthrough Female performance for ‘American Pie 2’ (2001).
In the year 2004 she was nominated by Phoenix Films Critics Society Awards-Best ensemble acting-for the film ‘Love actually’.
In the year 2011, she won New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award-Best actress-for the film ‘A Novel Romance’.
Net Worth of Shannon Elizabeth
Shannon Elizabeth’s Net worth is estimated $10 million. Her income is mainly from her numerous film and TV appearances, her modelling assignments-mainly for Maxim and Playboy magazines and as a professional poker player.
Shannon Elizabeth has been steady in her career since her early days. She dabbled in modelling and finally settled for acting as a full-time career. She is known for her comedy and horror films and as a sex symbol. She was a cover girl for the magazine Maxim. She is a lively personality and played professional poker when she had spare time.
She is an environmentalist and a Vegan. She runs ‘Animal Avengers’ and animal rescue organisation dedicated to rescue homeless pets and prevent animal cruelty. She has participated and organised many charity shows for collecting funds for her organisation.