Showbiz happened to her at an early age with her bagging her first commercial at the age of eight following which she went on to participate in various beauty pageants. Following her role as a chirpy cheerleader in a popular television series, she became an instant teen icon.
During her acting career she went on do many movies and series, keeping her in the spotlight always. She is known for starring as Kelly Kapowski on NBC’s Saved by the Bell (1989–93) and as Valerie Malone on Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210 (1994–98).
Her versatility blossomed when she ventured into production and direction and later emerged as a celebrity cook having her own channel. She also does a lot of charity work and has won accolades for the same.
Her brother, mother and grandmother are a continuous source of inspiration, providing her support and believing in her dreams. She has a huge fan following on social media and she uses the same to build awareness about various societal issues and help those in need. Thiessen has evolved from a chirpy teen idol to a ‘do-it-all’ woman providing inspiration to many.
These photographs show the actress was your typical ’90s girl who embraced the decade whole heartedly in mom jeans, crop tops, loud prints and scrunched-up socks.