Elizabeth Shue Career and Net Worth
Elizabeth Shue Career and Net Worth, Is Elisabeth Shue still married?
Elizabeth Shue is an American actress. She has about $20 million in net worth as of this writing. Her name is synonymous with movies such as “The Karate Kid”, “Cocktail” as well as “Back to the Future”. Elizabeth starred alongside Nicolas Cage in “Leaving Las Vegas” which fetched her an Academy Award nomination. Elizabeth later played Julie Finlay in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
Elizabeth Shue Early Life
Elizabeth Judson Shue was born on October 6, 1963 in Wilmington, Delaware. Her parents are Anne Brewster (English pilgrim descendant) and James William Shue (German descendant). Elizabeth’s mother was a Vice Prsident in Chemical Banking Corporation’s private division while her father worked as a real estate developer, lawyer and president of the International Food and Beverage Corporation. Elizabeth was brought up in South Orange, new jersey together with he brothers – Andrew, Willam and John. Her brother, Andrew Shue later became an actor, noted for his role on “Melrose Place”. At the age of nine, her parents divorced. Her father’s remarriage produced two half-siblings. She graduated from Columbia High School inn Maplewood, New Jersey in 1981, Elizabeth after her high school attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts. In 1985, she was transferred to Harvard with just one semester left in order to pursue an acting career. In 2000, she returned to Harvard to complete her BA in political science.
Elizabeth Shue Career
During her time in high school, she did a number of television commercials for outfits like Burger King, Chewers bubbles gum and Hellmann’s mayonnaise. Elizabeth made her feature film debut in 1984 in “The Karate Kid” playing the love interest of Ralph Macchio’s protagonist. She followed this with parts in the horror film “Link” as well as in “Double Switch”. She had her first star vehicle with “Adventures in babysitting”- a popular teen comedy. Her career had began a steady rise at this time, she played Tom Cruise’s love interest in “Cocktail” – a romantic drama, Jennifer parker in “back to the Future part II” as well as “Back to the Future part III”. Elizabeth debuted in “Some American Abroad” in 1990 before making an appearance with two comedies “The Marrying Man”, and “Soapdish”. She played a number of supporting roles in “Twenty Bucks” and “Heart and Soul”. Her acting career was at the crescendo with “Leaving las Vegas” in 1995. Is Elisabeth Shue still married? Yes. The film was a huge commercial success, it received four Oscar nominations, with one for Elizabeth’s leading role. Elizabeth was also nominated for BAFTA, SAG, and Golden Globe Awards. She won Best Actress at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Elizabeth Shue Personal Life
Elizabeth married director Davis Guggenheim in 1994. The couple have three children: Agnes Charles, Stella Street and Miles William.