Date of Birth
13 February 1979, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Mother was a nurse; father was a psychiatrist. Mena was raised in a Rhode Island home that was built in 1870. People Weekly magazine titled an article about her "All-American Girl" (1999). Declared as the most "patriotic" artist of 2000 by Entertainment Weekly magazine, making allusion to her 3 consecutive movies with the word "American" on their titles: American Pie (1999), American Beauty (1999) and American Virgin (1999). In 2001, she added American Pie 2(2001) to that list. And then, more than a decade later, she added yet another "American" film to her resume, with American Reunion (2012). Her mother is of Greek descent. Did her own singing in American Pie (1999) Her mother is half Greek and her father is Estonian-American. Named #69 on the Maxim magazine 'Hot 100 of 2005' list. Ranked #73 on the Maxim magazine 'Hot 100 of 2007' list. Ranked #52 on the Maxim magazine 'Hot 100 of 2008' list. Is quarter Greek. Had early aspirations of becoming an archaeologist. Has a tattoo on her back of a lion's head over the words, "Word Sound Power". In addition to appearing in 5 films with the word "American" in the title, she also appeared in two episodes of the TV series, "American Horror Story" (2011).