American Pie’s Shannon Elizabeth Has Earned Hundreds Of Thousands From Unexpected Side-Hustle

The American Pie motion pictures have been one of the crucial maximum iconic motion pictures of the past due nineties and early noughties.

The star-studded solid integrated the likes of Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Tara Reid, Natasha Lyonne, Alyson Hannigan and Eugene Levy – with many happening to famous person in different motion pictures and television tube displays.

Shannon Elizabeth performed Nadia in American Pie. Credit: LANDMARK MEDIA/Alamy Stock Photo

One actor who seemed in two of the flicks was once breakout famous person Shannon Elizabeth, now 48. Elizabeth performed foreign currencies pupil Nadia, who had an ongoing romance with protagonist Jim (performed by means of Biggs).

The actor went directly to famous person in quite a lot of other roles after American Pie, together with in Love Actually. But, she additionally has an attractive surprising facet hustle taking part in poker, competing in Las Vegas regularly. In truth, in step with poker database The Hendon Mob, Elizabeth has earned over a good $240,000 (£198,225) taking part in poker.

Alongside performing and taking part in poker, Elizabeth is an animal activist and in 2001, based a non-profit canine and cat rescue centre referred to as Animal Avengers.

She now lives in South Africa and runs an animal rescue basis, The Shannon Elizabeth Foundation, which helps conservation within the area.

Shannon Elizabeth is a successful poker player. Credit: WENN Rights Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo
Shannon Elizabeth is a a success poker participant. Credit: WENN Rights Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo

Elizabeth has all the time credited American Pie with kickstarting her occupation. Back in 2020, she shared a tribute to the film on its twenty first birthday.

On Instagram, she wrote: “Happy twenty first Birthday American Pie!

“21 years in the past these days my whole lifestyles modified with the discharge of my first studio movie, American Pie. Nadia was once by no means supposed to be a first-rate persona within the collection, however due to all of you, she led me right into a occupation I may just by no means have dreamed of. Thank you to each and every & each and every considered one of you. I’m forever thankful & so venerated I used to be selected to be part of this unbelievable franchise.”

Elizabeth has always credited American Pie with kickstarting her career. Credit: LANDMARK MEDIA/Alamy Stock Photo
Elizabeth has all the time credited American Pie with kickstarting her occupation. Credit: LANDMARK MEDIA/Alamy Stock Photo

Speaking of American Pie, final yr Tara Reid – aka Vicky – hinted that American Pie 5 may well be going down.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight Tara teased {that a} 5th film ‘may occur’ sooner than giving enthusiasts the scoop they have been ready years for – a 5th instalment within the franchise is undoubtedly within the works.

“OK, I will’t inform you when, as a result of I do not truly know when, as a result of we need to get the entire actors and on the identical time to get our schedules in combination,” she mentioned.

“There is a script available in the market… I’ll put it that approach.”

Tara went on to provide an explanation for that she’s additionally learn the script and believes it to be ‘probably the most perfect ones’.

“It’s superb. This will occur, I simply do not know when. But it’s going to occur.”

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