Megan Fox Biography

(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Transformers' and 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles')

Birthday: May 16, 1986 (Taurus)

Born In: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

Megan Fox is an American actor and model. At the tender age of five, she enrolled for dance and drama classes. She continued training even after her family moved to Florida from Tennessee. She began modeling at the age of 13, and won several awards. She made her acting debut at the age of 15 when she played ‘Brianna’ in the film ‘Holiday in the Sun.’ She received her breakthrough role as ‘Mikaela Banes’ opposite Shia LaBeouf in ‘Transformers’ for which she was nominated for a ‘MTV Movie Award’ and three ‘Teen Choice Awards.’ However, it was her role in the sequel ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ that brought her much acclaim. The role also earned her ‘Teen Choice Awards’ in two categories, namely ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Summer Movie Star Female.’ Her role in ‘Jennifer’s Body’ was also received well by her fans, and she won ‘Teen Choice Awards’ under the ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller’ categories.

Quick Facts

Also Known As: Megan Denise Fox

Age: 38 Years, 38 Year Old Females


Spouse/Ex-: Brian Austin Green (2010–2020)

father: Franklin Thomas Fox

mother: Gloria Darlene

siblings: Kristi Branim Fox

children: Bodhi Ransom Green, Journey River Green, Noah Shannon Green

Born Country: United States

Actresses American Women

Height: 5'4" (163 cm), 5'4" Females

U.S. State: Tennessee

Ancestry: British American

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    What are some of Megan Fox's popular movies?

    Some popular movies starring Megan Fox include "Transformers," "Jennifer's Body," and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
  • 2

    Has Megan Fox had any plastic surgery?

    Megan Fox has been open about getting plastic surgery on her nose and has also been rumored to have had other cosmetic procedures.
  • 3

    Does Megan Fox have any tattoos?

    Yes, Megan Fox has several tattoos, including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe on her arm and a quote on her ribs.
  • 4

    What is Megan Fox's diet and fitness routine?

    Megan Fox follows a strict diet that includes cutting out dairy and gluten. She also incorporates high-intensity workouts and circuit training to stay in shape.
  • 5

    Does Megan Fox have any upcoming projects?

    Megan Fox has several upcoming projects, including the film "Big Gold Brick" and the TV series "Johnny and Clyde."
Childhood & Early Life
Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, to Gloria Darlene Cisson and Franklin Thomas Fox. She is of English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish, and Powhatan Native American ancestry.
She was raised as a Pentecost, but attended a Catholic school. Her parents divorced when she was young. Her mother then married Tony Tonachio. Her mother and her stepfather raised her and her sister.
At the age of five, she enrolled for drama and dance classes in Kingston, Tennessee. She was also a part of the chorus of ‘Kingston Elementary School’ and the swim team of ‘Kingston Clippers.’
Her family moved to Florida when she was 10. She continued training, and began modeling at 13, after winning several awards at the 1999 ‘American Modelling and Talent Convention’ in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
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Career & Later Life
Fox began her acting career at the age of 15 when she played the spoiled heiress ‘Brianna Wallace’ in the 2001 film ‘Holiday in the Sun.’ Also starring Ashley Olsen as ‘Alex Stewart,’ the film had a direct-to-DVD release.
She guest-starred on ‘What I Like About You’ and ‘Two and a Half Men.’ In 2004, she played ‘Carla Santini’ in ‘Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,’ which starred Lindsay Lohan in the lead.
In 2009, Fox reprised her role as ‘Mikaela Banes’ in ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,’ the sequel to the 2007 film ‘Transformers.’ Directed by Michael Bay, the film starred Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, and John Turturro in important roles.
She was to star in the subsequent sequel ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon,’ but was not included in the cast because of her statements likening director Michael Bay to Adolf Hitler.
In 2009, she starred as the eponymous lead in the film ‘Jennifer’s Body,’ which was written by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. She also starred in ‘Jonah Hex’ as ‘Lilah.’ Unfortunately, the movie was a commercial failure.
She featured with Dominic Monaghan in the 2010 music video of Eminem and Rihanna’s single ‘Love the Way You Lie.’ She also appeared in magazines, such as ‘Maxim,’ ‘Rolling Stone,’ and ‘FHM.’
Fox starred alongside Mickey Rourke in ‘Passion Play,’ which received poor reviews. She then voiced the ‘Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins’ in ‘Na Nai’a: Legend of the Dolphins,’ a 3D documentary film.
In 2012, she appeared briefly in Sacha Baron Cohen’s comedy ‘The Dictator.’ She then went on to appear in Judd Apatow’s ‘This Is 40.’ She voiced the character of ‘Lois Lane’ in the film ‘Robot Chicken DC Comics Special.’
In January 2013, Fox appeared in a Brazilian television commercial for ‘Brahma Beer.’ She set aside her differences with director Michael Bay to work in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ in which she played ‘April O’Neil.’ In 2016, she reprised her role as ‘April O’Neil’ in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.’
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She appeared in the 2019 movie ‘Above the Shadows,’ which is a supernatural romance film, written and directed by Claudia Myers. In the same year, she also played ‘Soledad Paladin’ in James Franco-directed comedy-drama film ‘Zeroville.’ In 2019, she was also cast to play ‘Jacqueline’ in a drama film titled ‘Big Gold Brick.’
Major Works
Fox landed a regular role on the ‘ABC’ sitcom ‘Hope & Faith,’ where she portrayed the character of ‘Sydney Shanowski.’ She appeared in the second and third season of the show, before it was canceled in 2006.
In 2007, she received her breakthrough role as ‘Mikaela Banes,’ opposite Shia LaBeouf, in ‘Transformers.’ She was nominated for ‘MTV Movie Award’ under the ‘Breakthrough Performance’ category, and for three ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for her performance in the film.
Awards & Achievements
Fox won the 2009 ‘Teen Choice Award’ in two categories: ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Summer Movie Star Female’ for her performance in the film ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.’ Her role in the film also won her ‘Best Sci-Fi Actress’ award at ‘Scream Awards.’
In 2009, she won the ‘Best Performance by a Human Female’ at ‘Spike Video Game Awards’ for her work in a video game titled ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.’
In 2010, she won the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ under the ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller’ categories for her performance in the movie ‘Jennifer’s Body.’
Personal Life & Legacy
Megan Fox met actor Brian Austin Green in 2004 on the sets of ‘Hope & Faith.’ She was 18 years old then, and he was 30. They got engaged two years later.
She married Brian Green on June 24, 2010 at the ‘Four Seasons Resort’ in Maui. They have a son named Noah Shannon Green. She is also a stepmother to Green’s son Kassius, who was born from Green’s previous relationship with Vanessa Giovinazzo. Megan Fox and Brian Green called it quits in 2020.
She suffers from fear of flying, and listens to Britney Spears’ songs while flying to overcome her fear. She also suffers from a form of brachydactyly called ‘clubbed thumb.’
Facts About Megan Fox
Megan Fox has a passion for marine life and has spoken out about the importance of ocean conservation.
She has a unique talent for speaking in a variety of accents, showcasing her versatility as an actress.
Megan Fox has a collection of unusual tattoos, each with a special meaning to her.
She is known for her love of comic books and graphic novels, often attending conventions and events related to the genre.
Megan Fox is a skilled guitar player and has been seen performing in videos posted on social media.

Megan Fox Movies

1. Transformers (2007)

  (Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi)

2. The Dictator (2012)


3. Bad Boys II (2003)

  (Comedy, Action, Thriller, Crime)

4. This Is 40 (2012)

  (Comedy, Romance)

5. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

  (Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography)

6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

  (Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Comedy)

7. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

  (Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action)

8. Friends with Kids (2011)

  (Romance, Comedy, Drama)

9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

  (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi)

10. Jennifer's Body (2009)

  (Horror, Comedy)

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