Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Shue
Real Name/Full Name Elisabeth Judson Shue
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Elisabeth Shue
Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 October 1963
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –158 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 53 Kg
In Pounds – 117 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – James William Shue
Mother –Annie Brewster
Siblings: William Brewster Shue, Andrew Eppley Shue and John Shue
School: Columbia High School
College: Wellesley College and Harvard University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Philip Davis Guggenheim (m. 1994)
Kids/Children Name: Miles William Guggenheim, Stella Street Guggenheim and Agnes Charles Guggenheim
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Elisabeth Shue is a well-cherished and famous American personality who is an actress by profession. She is popularly known worldwide due to her contribution to several super hit movies like Adventures in Babysitting, The Karate Kid, Soapdish, The Saint, Hollow Man, and many others.

Well, how well do you know about Elisabeth Shue? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Elisabeth Shue’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Elisabeth Shue to date.

Biography and Early Life

Elisabeth Shue was conceived on the 6th of October in 1963 in Wilmington, Delaware, the United States, to father christened as James William Shue and mother christened as Anne Brewster. Her dad was a lawyer, one-time congressional candidate, and real estate developer who has served as a president of the International Food and Beverage Franchise. Her mom was a vice-president in the Chemical Banking Company, which is a private banking division. Her parents got separated when she was just nine years old.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Elisabeth Shue in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Elisabeth Shue’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 6 October 1963. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 158 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 117 lbs in Pound and 53kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.


She did her earlier education at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey. She completed her graduation from high school in 1981. Later, she attended Wellesley College to pursue political science and afterward got transferred to Harvard University in 1985. Later, she dropped out to pursue her acting career and returned to the University in 2000 to complete his pending course.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Elisabeth Shue With Husband Philip Davis Guggenheim
Elisabeth Shue With Husband Philip Davis Guggenheim

Elisabeth Shue is a Delaware-native. She has a straightforward personal life where she has spent most of her time working hard for uplifting both her private and public existence. She wedded to Davis Guggenheim, who is a film director. The couple has three children together, namely Stella Street Guggenheim, Miles William Guggenheim, and Agnes Charles Guggenheim.

Her children were born as- Miles on 11th November 1997 being the eldest, followed by Stella on 19th March in 2001 and Agnes being the youngest on 18th June in 2006. The couple has been together since 1994.

Is Elisabeth Shue Lesbian?

Elisabeth is happily married to her beloved man named Davis Guggenheim, a great film director and currently enjoying his life with his husband and three kids. Hence, it is pretty evident that she isn’t a lesbian.

Professional Career

Elisabeth Shue initiated her career in acting by appearing in television commercials. She has done several advertisements, including ads for Hellmann’s, DeBeers Diamonds, Mayonnaise, and Burger King. In 1984, she debuted in the movie christened The Karate Kid, in which she was cast against Ralph Macchio. Later, she made her Broadway debut in the Lincoln Centre in 1990 with some American Abroad.

Usually, she was featured in the Girl Next Door movie, and in the year 1995, she was featured in the film Leaving Las Vegas along with Nicolas Cage as a prostitute. She was featured in the form of fictionalized women in the year 2008 for the movie named Hamlet 2. She has achieved significant milestones in her journey and has always been supported by her massive fan base.


Elisabeth Shue’s a hard-working lady who knows nothing aside from her profession. She got featured in 1995 as a prostitute in the movie entitled Leaving Las Vegas and Nicolas Cage. She has portrayed the character so beautifully that she received an Academy Award nomination in Best Actress.

She won Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. National Society of Film Critics’ Awards also recognized her abilities. Her talent got influenced by BAFTA, SAG, and Golden Globe in the category of Best Actress.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Elisabeth Shue in 2024

Elisabeth Shue Net Worth
Elisabeth Shue Net Worth

Elisabeth Shue has earned around $15 Million as of 2024. She makes her wealth by acting. She has been allowed to perform several supreme parts in several blockbuster films for e.g., Back to the Future Parts I and II, The Karate Kid, and Leaving Las Vegas. She also got grabbed Adventures in Babysitting and Back to Future 2. Here she portrayed the next-door girl role.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She was just 9-year-old when her parents took the decision to separate.
  • She stepped into the world of acting while she was just a high school kid. She would be pictured in television commercials.
  • She named her son’s middle name in respect of her second brother. She lost him when he was 26-year-old in a swimming accident.

Elisabeth Shue is indeed a marvelous actress who has modified her teen stardom and develop herself into a fully revised and well-appreciated star. She gained attention after she pictured herself in several good films. Her choice of role and justice to it is commendable. Her involvement with goodie-rich cinema has led her to establish a position for herself. Apart from this, she was awarded several respectable awards. She is both a beautiful lady from out and in.


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