Shannon Élisabeth is in the list of the top 15 most beautiful Arab women in the world. Her father was Syrian/Lebanese while her mother was English, German and Irish. Born in 1973 in Houston, she is a former top model and currently an actress. She too represents the success and beauty of the Arab woman, not surprisingly she is in seventh position. She is popularly known for her role of a gorgeous sexy exchange student from former Czechoslovakia in the teen comedy American Pie.
She learned to dance from an early age, and later developed a passion for sports, tennis in particular. She was so good at tennis that she once considered making it her career. Also during high school, she was actively involved in dance, cheerleading and leadership through the Student Council. It was only after her studies that she became a top model for the prestigious Elite agency. During her modelling years, she discovered a talent for comedy. It was the start of a career in the world of cinema, with roles in series like Pacific blue, USA high, etc. During her free time, Shannon runs an animal rescue charity.