Megan Fox Biography

Megan Fox is a popular American actress and model. This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, life, career, works, achievements, timeline, and trivia.

Quick Facts

Birthday: May 16, 1986

Nationality: American

Famous: Bisexual Millionaires

Also Known As: Megan Denise Fox

Sun Sign: Taurus

Age: 32 Years

Born in: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.

Famous as: Actress, Model

Height: 1.63 m

Spouse/Ex-: Brian Austin Green (m. 2010)

father: Franklin Thomas Fox

mother: Gloria Darlene

siblings: Kristi Branim Fox

children: Noah Shannon Green

Personality: ESTP

City, States, Provinces & Districts: Tennessee

Net worth: $8 million

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Megan Fox is an American actress and model. At the tender age of five, she enrolled in dance and drama classes. She continued training even after her family moved to Florida. She began modelling at 13, and won several awards. Her acting debut was at the age of 15 in the film “Holiday in the Sun”, co-starring Ashley Olsen. Her breakthrough role was as Mikaela Banes, opposite Shia LaBeouf in “Transformers” for which she was also nominated for a MTV Movie Award in the “Breakthrough Performance” category, and for three Teen Choice Awards. However, it was her role in the sequel “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” that brought her much acclaim, and she was awarded the Teen Choice Award in two categories namely Choice Female Hottie and Choice Summer Movie Star Female. The movie also won her Scream Award’s Best Sci-Fi Actress. Her role in “Jennifer’s Body” was also well received by her fans, and she won the Teen Choice Awards in the categories Choice Female Hottie and Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller.

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Megan Fox
Childhood & Early Life
  • Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986 to Gloria Darlene Cisson and Franklin Thomas Fox. She is of mixed ancestry including English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish, and Powhatan Native American.
  • She was raised as Pentecost, but attended 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 age 5, she enrolled for drama and dance classes in Kingston, Tennessee, and was involved in Kingston Elementary School's chorus and the Kingston Clippers swim team.
  • Her family moved to Florida, when she was ten. 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 debut at the age of 15 in the 2001 film “Holiday in the Sun” as the spoiled heiress Brianna Wallace, co-starring Ashley Olsen as Alex Stewart. It was released direct-to-DVD.
  • She guest-starred on “What I Like About You” and “Two and a Half Men”. In 2004, she made her film debut in “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” co-starring Lindsay Lohan.
  • Fox reprised her role as Mikaela Banes in the “Transformer” sequel, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” released in 2009. Controversy surrounded her appearance with director Michael Bay ordering her to gain 10 pounds.
  • She was to star in the third sequel “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”, but was not included because of her statements likening director Michael Bay to Hitler.
  • In 2009, she starred as the eponymous lead in the film “Jennifer’s Body” written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. She also starred in “Jonah Hex” as Leila. The movie was a commercial failure.
  • She featured with Dominic Monaghan in the 2010 music video for Eminem and Rihanna’s single “Love the Way You Lie”. She has appeared in magazines such as Maxim, Rolling Stone and FHM.
  • Fox starred alongside Mickey Rourke in “Passion Play”. The film had a poor reception. She was the voice of the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in “Na Nai’a: Legend of the Dolphins”, a 3D documentary film.
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  • In 2012, she appeared briefly in Sacha Baron Cohen’s comedy “The Dictator”, and in Judd Apatow’s “This Is 40”. She was the voice 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” as April O’Neil.
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Major Works
  • Fox received a regular role on the ABC sitcom “Hope & Faith” portraying the character Sydney Shanowski. She appeared in seasons 2 and 3. The show was cancelled in 2006.
  • In 2007, Fox won her breakthrough role as Mikaela Banes, opposite Shia LaBeouf in “Transformers”. She was nominated for a MTV Movie Award in the “Breakthrough Performance” category, and for three Teen Choice Awards.
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Awards & Achievements
  • Fox won the 2009 Teen Choice Award in two categories: Choice Female Hottie and Choice Summer Movie Star Female for “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” which also won her Scream Award’s Best Sci-Fi Actress.
  • In 2009, she won the Best Performance by a Human Female for the video game of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” from Spike Video Game Awards.
  • She won the Teen Choice Awards in the categories Choice Female Hottie and Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller in 2010 for her performance in the movie “Jennifer’s Body”.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • Fox met actor Brian Austin Green in 2004 on the set 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 on Maui. They have a son, Noah Shannon Green. She is also a stepmother to Green’s son Kassius with Vanessa Giovinazzo.
  • She suffers from fear of flying, and listens to Britney Spears songs while flying to overcome the fear. She also has a form of brachydactyly called clubbed thumb.
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Trivia
  • This attractive actress has eight tattoos, including her husband’s name on her hip, a picture of Marilyn Monroe’s face on her right forearm, and a crescent moon overlapping a star above her right ankle.
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1. Transformers (2007)

  (Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi)

2. Bad Boys II (2003)

  (Comedy, Action, Thriller, Crime)

3. This Is 40 (2012)

  (Comedy, Romance)

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

  (Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography)

5. The Dictator (2012)

  (Comedy)

6. Friends with Kids (2011)

  (Romance, Comedy, Drama)

7. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

  (Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action)

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

  (Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Comedy)

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- July 24, 2017

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