Elisabeth Shue is a renowned American actress who has been seen working actively in her acting career since 1982.

Quick Infos
Full NameElisabeth Judson Shue
Date of Birth6 October 1963
Birth PlaceWilmington, Delaware, the U.S
Parent(s)James Shue and Anne Harms
Height5' 2"
Weight54 kg
Spouse(s)Philip Davis Guggenheim
EthnicityGerman, English, and French
Net Worth$12.5 million


Personal Life and Relationship

Elisabeth Shue, whose real name is Elisabeth Judson Shue, was born on 6 October 1963 in Wilmington, Delaware, the U.S. as a daughter of father James Shue and mother, Anne Harms. Her father was known as a one-time congressional candidate, lawyer, and real estate developer. Her mother was known as vice president in the private banking division of the Chemical Banking Corporation. She has three brothers, who were William, Andrew, and John. She also has two half-siblings who were Jenna and Harvey Shue, from her father’s remarriage.

In 1994, Elisabet Shue married an American director and producer, Philip Davis Guggenheim, where they gave birth to their three children. Where first child, William, was born in 1997, the second child, Stella Street, was born in 2001, and the third child, Agnes Charles, was born in 2006.

elisabeth shueNationality and Physical Stats

Elisabeth Shue holds an American nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of German, English, and French. She is currently 57 years old with a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 m) and 54 kg. She has got body measurements of 35-25-33 inches and has blonde hair color with light brown eyes. As she was born on 6 October, her zodiac sign is Libra.



Earlier, Elisabeth Shue’s parents divorced when she was nine years old girl, where she had spent her childhood with her three brothers. For education, she became graduated from Columbia High School in the year 1982. After that, in 1984, she and her brother, Andrew, went to the school’s Hall of Fame.

She had joined Wellesley College, but later, in 1985, she was transferred to Harvard University, and, later, she decided to stop her study from focusing on her acting career. After that, in 2000, she returned to Harvard University to compete for her B.A. in political science.



She started her acting career by appearing on several television commercials, including Burger King, DeBeer diamonds, Chewels bubble gum, and Best Foods/ Hellmann’s Mayonnaise.

Television Shows

Elisabeth Shue started her professional career in acting after being cast as Lynn Osborne in an American made-for-television biographic drama movie “The Royal of Charles and Diana” in 1982. After that, he played the main role of Jackie Sarnac in an American drama, “Call to Glory,” from the year of 1984 to 1985. Later, she appeared as Kathy Shelton on the series “Wonderful World of Color” in 1987.

In 1992, she was seen playing the role of Alice Adams in an episode “Hale the Hero” of the series “The General Motors Playwright Theater. Further, she was cast on an American adult-themed situation comedy “Dream On” in an episode “Oral Sex, Lies, and Videotape” in 1993. In 1994, she was also seen playing the role of Caroline in the television movie “Blind Justice.”

Then, Elisabeth Shue was also seen as Isabelle Goodrow in the movie “Amy & Isabelle.” She was seen appearing as Detective Lacey Sole in an American animated sitcom “American Dad!” in 2012. From the year 2012 to 2015, she was cast into the main role of Julie Finlay in an American procedural forensics crime drama, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

Later, in 2015, she appeared as Suzanne Mayview in an American sitcom “Blunt Talk.” From the year 2019 to 2020, she was cast into the main role as Madelyn Stillwell is an American superhero streaming television series, “The Boys.” Also, she was seen in a television movie “Constance” as Constance Young in 2019. She will also be seen in an upcoming movie, “On the Verge,” in 2020.elisabeth shue


Elisabeth Shue started her film career after she being cast as Margie in the movie “Somewhere, Tomorrow” in th83. After that, she was cast as Ali Mills in an American martial arts drama movie “The Karate Kid” in 1984. In 1986, she appeared as Jane Chase in a British horror movie “Link” and was seen as Chris Parker in an American teen comedy movie “Adventure in Babysitting” in 1987.

In 1988, she was cast as Jordan Mooney in an American romantic comedy-drama movie “Cocktail,” and then she was seen as Dr. Cynthia Lair in the movie “Body Wars” in 1989. In the same year, she was seen playing the role of Jennifer Parker in an American science fiction movie, “Back to the Future Part II” wherein 1990, she was again seen reprising her role in an American science fiction Western movie, “Back to the Future Part III.”

Likewise, Elisabeth Shue was seen appearing in several movies including “The Marry Man,” “Soapdish,” “Twenty Bucks,” “Heart and Souls,” “Radio Inside,” “The Underneath,” Th Trigger Effect,” “The Saint,” “Deconstructing Harry,” “Palmetto,” “City of Angels,” “Cousin Bette,” “Molly,” “Hollow Man,” “Leo” Tuck Everlasting,” “Mysterious Skin,” “Hide and Seek,” “Dreamer,” “Gracie,” “First Born,” “Hamlet 2”.

“Don Mckay,” “Piranha 3D”, “Janie Jones,” “Waking Madison,” “Hope Springs,” “House at the End of the Street,” “Chasing Mavericks” and “Behaving Badly.” In 1995, she was seen playing the role of Sera in an American romantic drama movie, “Leaving Las Vegas,” for which she was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress.

Further, she was seen appearing as Lucy Kersey on an American vigilante action thriller movie “Death Wish” in 2018 and was seen as Eva Krause on an American war movie “Greyhound” in 2020.



In the year 1995, Elisabeth Shue had won several awards for the movie “Leaving Las Vegas,” including Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Actress, the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Lead, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for Best Actress, and the National Society of Film Critics for Best Actress. In 1984, she had won the Young Artist Awards for Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama for the movie “The Karate Kid.”


Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Elisabeth Shue is $12.5 million.