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Biography

Mena Suvari Biography

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Mena Suvari's facts

Date of Birth 1979-02-13
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Ethnicity Greek and Estonian American
Education at Providence High School
Name on Birth Mena Alexandra Süvari
Height 5'4"
Place of Birth Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Mena Süvari is an American actress for the film and television. She is also known as a fashion designer, and model. The beautiful actress was born on February 13, 1979, as Mena Alexandra Süvari. She started off her career as a model and is best known for her role as Angela Hayes in the 1999 film American Beauty and as Heather in American Pie (1999) and its sequels American Pie 2 (2001) and American Reunion (2012). Besides that, she is the face of Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve.

Suvari is a native of Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America. She was welcomed to the family as the daughter of a nurse mother, Candice, and a psychiatrist father, Ando Süvari. She has three older brothers. She has Greek descent from her mother’s side and Estonian American from her father. Mena was studying at all-girls school, Ashley Hall, when a modeling agency stopped by her to offer classes. On relocating to the Los Angeles area, Mena went to Providence High School in Burbank, and graduated in 1997.

In her early career, she appeared in TV shows like Boy Meets World, ER, High Incident. She debuted in the low budget movie Nowhere, and had a supporting role in the indie drama movie Snide and Prejudice. In 1999, came her breakthrough role as Angela Hayes in the Academy Award-winning American Beauty. For her performance, she received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was also nominated for the "Favorite Actress - Newcomer" at the 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. Then in 2000, she appeared in the blockbuster teen comedy American Pie as Heather. She reprised her role for the 2001 sequel American Pie 2 and 2012 franchise American Reunion. Her other notable credits include The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999), Loser (2000), Sugar & Spice (2001), Spun (2002), Trauma (2004). Among the television audiences, she is known for her recurring role as a lesbian performance poet and artist, Edie in the HBO drama series Six Feet Under. Suvari’s upcoming projects include the romantic comedy You May Not Kiss The Bride, the horror movie Last Stop, and others. As a model, Suvari is the face of Lancôme cosmetics and has graced fashion magazines like Vogue. She also involves herself in several charities.

Talking about her personal life, she got married two times. First she tied knot with Robert Brinkmann on March 4, 2000. Her then husband, German-born cinematographer, was seventeen years her senior. Suvari filed for legal separation on April 24, 2005, and the divorce was finalized in May 2005. After that Italian-Canadian concert promoter Simone Sestito came in her life. They met at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and started dating right away. They got engaged in July 2008 and tied the knot almost two years later on June 26, 2010 in a private chapel in Rome. This relationship too did not last as long as expected and Suvari filed for divorce on January 13, 2012, which was finalized in October 2012. Now, it is hard to know if she is dating someone or has a boyfriend.

Mena is not only talented, she is also very beautiful. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet and 4 inches and has a matching weight. She is a proud owner of a sensual body and does not hesitate to reveal it often in bikinis and sensual photo shoots. Her good work over the years has not only made her famous but also fortunate.

At the start of 2015, she has accumulated total net worth amount of $7 million dollars. By now, she has garnered a huge number of fans and followers all over the world. More on her can be found on her biography on the Wikipedia and the IMDb website. She is also an active user of popular social media pages like Facebook and Twitter @mena13suvari where she frequently updates her pages in both sites.