Shannon Elizabeth is a former American model turned actress with a net worth of $ 9 million dollars. She is widely recognized for her role in the film “American Pie” and has also worked on several television series and reality TV shows. Her fame has made her appear in several magazines and she is a championship poker player mainly in Las Vegas, the city of sin.
Born on September 7, 1973 in Houston, Texas, U.S.A, she made a reputable name for herself with her role in cult comedies like the American Pie, Strike Back and Scary Movie. Even though she started acting in 1996, her breakthrough came in 1999 when play the role of an exchange student for Czech Republic in the comedy American Pie.
The movie not only propelled her in the acting industry but also portrayed her as a sex symbol earning appearances in two magazines. Her subsequent role and turns include Scary Movie in the year 2000, Tom Cats and American Pie II both in 2001. She also featured in the famed comedy Strike back featuring Eliza Dushuku.
Apart from comedy she also features in several horror movies including: Thirteen Ghosts in 2001, Night of the Demon and Cursed in the year 2005. During 2008 she put her poker playing skills on display in a deal, as an outstanding and accomplished poker player starring alongside Burt Reynolds.
It turned out that when Shannon Elizabeth’s was not working she was playing poker and even goes ahead to call it her second career. Her love for poker makes her a common visitor to Las Vegas with her visits averaging thrice per month to the city of sin. During the visits she played with some of the top poker players in the United States. Her personal life is quite simple; she was married to Joseph D. Reitmann in 2002 and divorced in 2005.