Shannon Elizabeth's Height
5ft 8.5in (174 cm)
American actress best known for roles in movies like American Pie, Thirteen Ghosts and Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. She said in a Personal Life interview in 2001 "[ideal man] doesn't have to be tall, but a little taller than me. I'm 5' 9""
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Average Guess (3 Votes)
5ft 8.25in (173.4cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 29/Jan/17
I saw Shannon playing a bit-part earlier today in the film 'Cursed', with the pocket-sized
Christina Ricci, and yes, of course she looked tall! She says she is 5ft9. I think she might well be - she doesn't look undersized in 'Thirteen Ghosts' either.
I will go along with 5ft8.75, halfway between the height stipulated here and the one she says for herself. As she was talking about her ideal man not having to be tall 'but taller than me', I think she's someone who puts up with how she was made, possibly wishing to be a tiny bit smaller because she'd have a greater choice of fellas!
leon K-mart said on 23/Jan/17
I think barefoot 5'7.5
Ed Kline said on 28/Jul/13
SAw her a few at the 2009 WSOP ( World Series of Poker), and I am 5'8 3/4. I had the thicker footwear and she still seemed roughly as tall as I. A solid 5'9 I think if she stands up as tall as she can.
Silent d said on 1/Feb/13
5 foot 8.5.
jasperwazap said on 30/Jan/12
5'7.5'' in American Pie flat footed.
Stephanie said on 2/Dec/11
I was an extra in Night of the Demons with her, i'm 5'8 & 3/4. She had on some boots with heels but I would agree she's at least 5'8.
Silent d said on 28/Oct/11
5 foot 8.5 is right on. I watch dish dogs and she had two inches over 5 foot 6 sean astin.
Legend said on 2/Oct/11
She does look 5'8
TruebloodFan said on 12/Aug/11
5ft7 is a joke, Bon. finally one tall gal that does not downgrade her height. she was really hot back in the day. her acting skills have been below mediocre though.
Bon said on 19/Dec/10
I think she is more around solid 5'7, most likely not anything under.
PJ said on 24/May/07
Shannon is a legit 5'9. I stood next to her at Sundance, we're both bearing regular plain old sneakers (I'm 5'9) and my friend verified we're the same height.
DeanT84 said on 13/Apr/07
Well, if she stated she was 5'9'' why did you put her height at 5'8.5 do you think she's lying?
Glenn said on 17/Oct/06
I heard she was tall.
Franco said on 15/Oct/06
****Nina says on 1/Aug/06
I don't think it's that hard to believe she is 5'9. Why would she lie about being taller. Besides, you can't say you can see she's shorter than 5'9 from pictures og by seeing her on screen.*****
everyone lies about their height except me. :) i dont need to with 1.93cm height, losing an inch i'd be 1.90cm (still very tall) and gain an ich i'd be 1.95-1.96? still tall. :D
Nina said on 1/Aug/06
I don't think it's that hard to believe she is 5'9. Why would she lie about being taller. Besides, you can't say you can see she's shorter than 5'9 from pictures og by seeing her on screen.
clove said on 14/May/06
I work at six flags magic mountain in valencia,CA and the park closes its doors to the public to let many celebrities enjoy the park without the general public.Shannon elizabeth was 1 of the celebrities that I met and I used to think she looked tall in movies,but I can honestly say that she is no more than 5'7".I am 5"9 and I can tell by the pics that i took with her that I am At least 2 inches taller than her.
PJ said on 25/Apr/06
I met Shannon at Sundance a couple years ago, she is definitely 5'9, no shorter.
Anonymous said on 31/Mar/06
normal slippers are about 1 inch high, not at the front, but at the heel (which is where it counts). front of the shoe is thinner.
still, even if we assume that Reid is 5'5.5", and that those slippers are only 1/2 an inch high at the heels (which is unbelievably thin), that makes Shannon 5'9.5". Since Reid looks no more than 1/2 an inch shorter there --> Reid is 5'9" in those shoes --> she is wearing at least 3.5 inch heels? Those shoes just don't look that big.
tybor said on 29/Mar/06
I don't think those slippers add an inch. I also think (from personal encounters) that Tara Reid is at Least 5'5 maybe a little more.
Kats said on 27/Oct/05
I've never thought she was 5'9. And there is no way she is that tall if Dhani is 6'1... and I doubt he is taller than 6'1 . I agree Shannan is 5'6-5'7.
I wouldn't put a "however" when talking about Conan commenting on her legs, though. Although he is tall, he could notice someone 5'6-5'7 with long legs.
Anshelm said on 13/Oct/05
In that picture next to Dhani Jones, she looks maybe 168–170 cm/5'6"–5'7"... However, I remember Conan O'Brien saying to her: "My God, how long legs you have!" Considering Conan's size, you'd think you need to be quite tall to impress him in the height department. Too bad I wasn't paying any attention whatsoever to her height at the time :(
Maybe that photo shouldn't be used for estimates, since you can see only part of them. Yet, if someone's wearing lifts or heels there, I wouldn't bet on Dhani.
Mr. Awesome said on 19/Sep/05
Yes, Rob. After the last picture you posted of her under Anna Nicole Smith's page, I would indeed say it is time to peg Elizabeth down.
tybor said on 1/Jul/05
If you look at her in the 2nd Pie movie, you'll see that they often have her barefoot when next to Jason Biggs, and in full length shots she may have almost an inch over him. Not sure how tall he is, but she's probably a half inch taller.
Mr. Awesome said on 29/Jun/05
I have a very tough time believing that she is 5'9''. Back before she really hit it big, she was listed at 5'8'' in many places and I found even THAT to be hard to beleive! (I've even seen her listed as tall as 5'10.5'' in some places, and I KNOW that is not accurate!!!) She just doesn't look that tall on screen, the way a woman who's 5 inches above average would. In Jay and Silent Bob Strike back, when compared to Ali Larter, Shannon does not seem do be anywhere near 2 inches taller than Ali. She doesn't even seem that tall compared to Kevin Smith (silent bob), who's quite a short guy. My beleif is that she's 5'7''-5'7.5''; no more. However, this is based on just movies alone. She's got me pretty stumped, Rob, since she's hard to pin down. Since no one has commented on her, I'd like to hear what you have to say, since you're the expert here and I generally respect your opinion.
[Editor Rob: Yes, this 5ft 9 claim doesn't hold water...even in that film with the guy who plays Monk she did not look 175cm...]