Shanna Moakler Biography
Shanna Moakler is an American model, actress, reality television star and a former beauty queen as for her major profession stated according to many sources. She has been the winner of the Miss New York USA pageant in 1995. She was originally the first runner-up at Miss USA 1995. She was later crowned Miss USA after Chelsi Smith won Miss Universe. Recently there has been an announcement that Moakler had joined the cast of the VH1 reality series, Hollywood Exes in January 2014. Till the date her entire life events has been summarized in many sites even including Wikipedia and other. At present Moakler serves as the executive producer of the Miss Nevada USA state pageant.
Shanna Moakler was born on March 28, 1975 in Providence, Rhode Island to John W. Moakler III, a dentist, and Gail Moakler. She belongs to German, Portuguese and Irish descent. As for her family members, she has two older brothers, Kirk and John W. IV, and an older sister. At her childhood age, she used to enjoy weekend visits to her grandfather’s farm. She had been known to play outdoors and be a tomboy. Moakler was a competitive roller skater for twelve years. She attended Barrington High School. At the age of 17, she was represented in Rhode Island in the Miss Teen USA Pageant in 1992. Moakler won the Miss Teen All American title in 1993.In 1995, she was named Miss New York USA. Beside that Moakler enjoyed some aspects of her reign as Miss USA, such as celebrity pool tournaments.
She began her modeling career at the age of 15. Since then she has been appeared in various publications including such magazines as Cosmopolitan and Brentwood. Later she began her television career in 1996 with appearances on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Due South. Beginning in 1998, Moakler was a regular on the television drama Pacific Blue. In 1997, Moakler played Jaime in Poison Ivy: The New Seduction. The following year she appeared in the role of Cheryl Tangeray in “Telling You”. Moakler was then cast as an air-flight hostess during the final scene of the 1998 movie The Wedding Singer.
Talking about her relationship, she had a relationship with rock star Billy in 1997. They had appeared in scene of The Wedding Singer. Later she started dating boxer Oscar De La Hoya in October 1997. They also got engaged prior to the 1999 birth of their daughter Atiana Cecilia De La Hoya. In September 2000, the relationship abruptly ended when Moakler, who was at home watching the Latin Grammy Awards on television, saw de la Hoya escorting another woman to the show. Moakler began dating actor Dennis Quaid in 2001. They were together when she was approached by Playboy and they discussed it before she posed nude in the magazine. The relation lasted just for 8 months. Finally she married Travis Barker, drummer for the bands Blink-182. He had proposed her in the elevator entrance to the Haunted Mansion wide at Disneyland. Barker filed for divorce from Moakler on August 8, 2006. Moakler commented on her Myspace page, that she was devastated by the demise of her marriage. On February 5, 2009, MTV.com posted an article stating that Moakler and Barker were getting back together. Two months later, the couple confirmed that they had split again amid reports that police had been called to their home after a fight; no charges were filed against either party.
She has been very open minded lady till the date, as her entire life has been public since the day she won beauty pageant. She has lived her life at fullest. Beside that she has been known as extraordinary woman in her work field. Beside that there is a huge mass of people who has been following her till the date,