Megan Fox, who is known for having starred in a number of films, is a force to be reckoned with in both the film and modeling industries. She fits perfectly into any controversial role, which is one answer to why her overnight fame comes as no surprise. Her rise to fame was largely due to her appearance as Mikaela Banes in Michael Bay’s blockbuster film Transformers, but also to her appearance in internationally renowned top men’s magazines such as Hope & Faith, Jennifer’s Body, and New Girl. Although she is the mother of three children, Megan is still considered one of the most important modern female sex symbols of our time. Let’s get to know more about the pretty actress.
Megan Fox – Bio, Age, Ethnicity
Megan Denise Fox was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the daughter of Gloria Darlene and Franklin Thomas Fox, who raised her as a strictly Pentecostal before their separation. Megan’s date of birth is May 16, 1986, and Kristi Branim Fox is the only known sibling she has. As far as her educational background and achievements are concerned, the actress has not revealed much, except that she attended Catholic high school for twelve years. After the divorce of her parents, Megan’s mother remarried Tony Tonachio, who became Megan and her sister’s stepfather. The actress has English and some German, French, Scottish, Scottish-Irish (Northern Ireland) and Powhatan aboriginal descent.
Megan Fox discovered her love for everything to do with entertainment in her early years – from dancing to acting to singing. During her time at Kingston Elementary School, she was part of the choir group at her school. She also attended acting and dance classes and was part of the Kingston Clippers swimming team. Her love of entertainment became apparent when she moved with her parents to St. Petersburg, Florida at the age of only 10. At the age of 13, she added modeling to her repertoire. This followed winning several awards at the American Modeling and Talent Convention 1999 in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Megan was more convinced of a career as an actress and model when she dropped out of high school and made her acting debut at the age of 15 in a comedy called Holiday in the Sun, in which she starred as heiress Brianna Wallace. In her debut movie, she shared the screen with the famous actress Ashley Olsen who acted as Alex Stewart. Her next television role was a guest in Ocean Ave and in What I Like About You, which also featured Amanda Bynes. Between 2004 and 2008 Megan received further television roles in films and television series. She was “Carla Santini” in the teenage musical comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and “Prudence” in two episodes of the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men. Megan Fox also appeared in the television series The Help as “Cassandra Ridgeway”, in Boss Girl as Candace and in Hope & Faith as “Sydney Shanowski”.
2007 was an auspicious year for the young actress when she made her biggest breakthrough in Steven Spielberg’s science fiction film “Transformers”. The film not only brought her overwhelming popularity in the film industry but also earned her her first award for the female lead role. Her role as Mikaela Banes in both the hit movie and the sequel “Transformers”: Rise of the Fallen”, earned her other notable roles in other movies and television series, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Friends with Kids, The Dictator, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to name a few.
Megan Fox’ Net Worth
With a few decades of experience in Hollywood, it is not so surprising how Megan Fox has achieved so much for herself. For her various roles on the silver screen, Megan has received a total of nine awards with some 39 award nominations. She has received a Golden Raspberry, Golden Schmoes, Scream, Spike Video Game, and four Teen Choice Awards.
Her net worth is estimated at $8 million, thanks to her roles in blockbuster movies such as Transformers, its sequel and Jennifer’s Body. She is believed to have made a lot of money through her modeling career and private investments.
Megan Fox is one of the many celebrities who met the love of their lives in their teenage years. In 2004, the actress met a co-actor Brian Austin Green and at that time she was just 18 years old while he is 30. The two met on the set of Hope & Faith and fell in love with each other. In 2006, they were engaged only for Fox to call off the engagement in February 2009. The two got back together in June 2010 and on June 24, 2010, they were married. The marriage ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Resort on Maui.
In 2015, Megan Fox filed for divorce from Green citing irreconcilable differences and a few days after, the two confirmed their separation. While the media was buzzing over their announced separation, Fox and Green reunited in 2016 with the shocking news of them expecting their child. Fox and green now have three kids together, they are Noah Shannon, Bodhi Ransom, and Journey River. Fox is also a stepmother to Green’s son Kassius, from his previous relationship with Vanessa Giovinazzo. In 2019, the actress filed to dismiss her ongoing divorce case.
Height, Weight, Other Measurements
Megan Fox is undoubtedly a pretty young woman with a slim curvy body. The former model and actress have a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m) with a bodyweight of about 52 kg (114 lbs). While playing a role in Transformer, Megan was asked to add some weight so she could perfectly fit into her character.
The actress wears a shoe size of 7 (US) and a dress size of 2 (US), her bust, waist and hip measurement is 34, 22, 32, respectively. She also has about eight tattoos on her body including a crescent moon on her right ankle, her husband’s name on her pip and Marilyn Monroe’s face on her right forearm.