Megan Fox is an actress and model from the United States who began her career in 2001. Megan Fox has starred in over ten television shows, including “Boss Girl,” “New Girl,” and “Hope & Faith.” She has also starred in a number of films, including the “Transformers” franchise, “Friends with Kids,” and “Think Like a Dog.”
Megan Fox was born on 16 May 1986 and is 33 years old at the time of this writing. Megan Denise Fox is her full name. She is from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer, is her father, and Gloria Darlene Fox is her mother (Cisson). When she was three years old, her parents divorced. Later in life, her mother remarried and raised her children alongside her new husband. Additionally, she is Kristi Branim Fox’s sister, and their stepfather is Tony Tonachio.
She describes her upbringing as “very strictly Pentecostal.” However, she later attended a 12-year Catholic school. Additionally, she stated that her parents were “extremely strict,” prohibiting her from having a boyfriend or inviting friends to her house. She then lived with her mother until she was able to support herself financially.
In Kingston, Tennessee, she began her dance and drama training at the age of five. Additionally, she took a dance class at the community center. She was a member of the chorus at Kingston Elementary School and the Kingston Clippers swim team. She continued her training at the age of ten after relocating to St. Petersburg, Florida.
Early Professional Experience in the Entertainment Industry
Similarly, she began modeling at the age of 13 after winning several awards at the American Modeling and Talent Convention in 1999. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, hosted the Convention. Mega tested out of school via correspondence at the age of seventeen. She did it so that she could relocate to Los Angeles, California.
Additionally, she has spoken extensively about her time spent in education. She stated that she was bullied in middle school and as a result ate lunch in the bathroom to avoid being “pelted with ketchup packets.” Additionally, she stated that the issue was not with her appearance, but rather with the fact that she had “always gotten along better with boys,” which “rubbed some people the wrong way.”
Additionally, she disclosed in an interview that she was never popular in high school and that:
“Everyone despised me, and I was a complete outcast; my friends were always men; I have an extremely aggressive personality, and girls despised me for it.” My entire life, I’ve had only one wonderful girlfriend”.
She stated in the same interview that she despised school and has never been a “strong believer in formal education,” adding that “the education I was receiving seemed irrelevant.” As a result, I was somewhat checked out on that aspect of it”.
The Start of her Career
Megan Fox made her acting debut at the tender age of 15 in the 2001 film Holiday in the Sun. She portrayed Brianna Wallace, a spoiled heiress and rival of Ashley Olsen’s Alex Stewart. On 20 November 2001, the film was released direct-to-DVD. She then appeared as a guest star on What I Like About You and Two and a Half Men over the next several years. She also appeared as an uncredited extra in 2003’s Bad Boys II.
Additionally, she made her film debut in 2004 alongside Lindsay Lohan in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. She played Carla Santini, a rival of Lindsay Lohan’s Lola. Additionally, she made an appearance on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith. In this role, she took the place of Nicole Paggi’s Sydney Shanowski. She also appeared in seasons 2 and 3 before the show was canceled by ABC in May 2006.
Similarly, in 2007, she won the lead female role of Mikaela Banes in the live-action film Transformers, which is based on the same-named toy and cartoon saga. She portrayed Sam Witwicky, Shia LaBeouf’s love interest. She was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for “Breakthrough Performance” and three Teen Choice Awards. Additionally, she has been cast in two additional Transformers sequels.
In the Transformers sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, she reprised her role as Mikaela Banes. However, there was some controversy surrounding her appearance during the Transformers sequel filming. This controversy arose when the film’s director, Michael Bay, directed the actress to gain ten pounds.
Later on, in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the team decided not to include her. It was in response to her comparisons of working for director Bay to working for Hitler. In June 2009, the director stated that she was fired on the orders of executive producer Steven Spielberg. Spielberg, however, refuted that assertion.
In 2009, she starred as Jennifer in Jennifer’s Body. She then began filming Jonah Hex in April 2009. She portrayed Leila, a gun-wielding beauty who falls for Jonah Hex. Additionally, she attended the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival alongside her Friends with Kids co-stars Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, and Jon Hamm.
Megan Fox co-starred in Passion Play with Mickey Rourke. According to Mickey Rourke, Passion Play was a terrible film. Additionally, Fox provided the voice for the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in the 3D documentary film Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphins. Additionally, she co-starred in Rihanna and Eminem’s music video for “Love the Way You Lie” alongside Dominic Monaghan.
She then made a brief appearance in Sacha Baron Cohen’s comedy The Dictator in 2012. Additionally, she appeared in Judd Apatow’s comedy This Is 40. She provided the voice of Lois Lane in Robot Chicken DC Comics Special, an episode of the Robot Chicken television comedy series. She then appeared in a Brazilian television commercial for Brahma beer in January 2013. Later that year, in February 2013, she put her differences with former director Michael Bay aside and collaborated with him on his 2014 reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Similarly, she was cast as the female lead in James Franco’s Zeroville in October 2014. Additionally, she portrayed Amelia Delthanis in the Plarium video game Stormfall: Rise of Balur in 2015. Then, in October 2015, she took over as a temporary replacement for Zooey Deschanel on the television show New Girl while Deschanel was on maternity leave. In the 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, she reprised her role as April O’Neil.
Megan Fox began dating Brian Austin Green, who is also an actor, in 2004. They began dating following their encounter on the set of Hope & Faith. When they met, she was 18 years old and he was 30. Later that month, in November 2006, the couple announced their engagement. The lovers then called off their engagement in February 2009. However, in late 2009, a group of fashion-conscious criminals dubbed “The Bling Ring” targeted her and robbed her home while she was still living with him.
Additionally, on June 1, 2010, the former fiancees reportedly renewed their engagement. She did, however, clarify that they have been engaged continuously since 2006. The lovers then married in a private ceremony at Maui’s Four Seasons Resort on 24 June 2010.
Regrettably, on August 21, 2015, she filed for divorce. It was just a few days after she and Green separated. By early 2016, the two lovers had reconciled and were expecting their third child. Noah Shannon Green was born on 27 September 2012, Bodhi Ransom Green was born on 12 February 2014, and Journey River Green was born in 2016. Additionally, she is the stepmother to her husband’s previous relationship’s son.
Green announced the couple’s separation in May 2020, after nearly ten years of marriage. She and Machine Gun Kelly made their relationship public in June 2020, several weeks after the release of Machine Gun Kelly’s song “Bloody Valentine,” which featured Fox in the music video.
Personal Concerns and Issues
Megan Fox has expressed a general suspicion and dislike for men. Additionally, she asserts that the perception of her as a “crazy and wild sexpot” is false, claiming that she is antisocial and has had sexual relations with only her “childhood sweetheart” and Brian Austin Green. Additionally, she stated that she would rather stay in and play games than go out. She then stated emphatically that she is incapable of having sex with someone she does not love.
Additionally, she is bisexual and believes that “all humans are born capable of being attracted to both sexes.” Additionally, she stated:
“There is no doubt in my mind that I am bisexual. However, I am a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who is bisexual, as this implies that she has slept with men, and men are so filthy that I would never want to sleep with a girl who had slept with a man.”
Additionally, she has a form of brachydactyly known as clubbed thumb and has spoken about her obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), insecurities, self-harming, and low self-esteem.
Exposure to the media
Megan struggles with media attention, and there have been times when people avoided her because they did not want to end up in the media spotlight. Additionally, she stated that she is not a role model for preaching to children about the evils of sex before marriage, cursing, or what women should be. Additionally, she believes that being typecast as attractive is not a bad thing, as it allows her to surprise people with a strong performance in a film, but that she is interested in portraying less sexualized characters.
Additionally, The Sun newspaper in the United Kingdom designated August 4 as “Megan Fox Day.” Additionally, the newspaper stated that she is deserving of a day dedicated to her. By 2010, she had sunk to a much lower profile in the media following her roles in the commercially unsuccessful films Jonah Hex and Passion Play. In 2012, however, her first pregnancy and subsequent projects, such as her role in Friends with Kids, garnered her some attention.
Megan Fox has been dubbed a “sex symbol of the highest order” by Chris Lee of the Los Angeles Times, who added that she is “a woman whose seductiveness has become emblematic of a particular era.” Consider her the twenty-first century’s first genuine sex symbol.”
In 2007, she appeared on the cover of Maxim; in 2008, she appeared on the covers of Cosmo Girl, Paw Print, Jack (ITALY), FHM (UK), and GQ; and in 2009, she appeared on the covers of USA Weekend, Esquire, Empire, Maxim, GQ (UK), Entertainment Weekly, and ELLE. She has also appeared on lists of the “hottest” and “most beautiful women” over the years. Additionally, People magazine named her one of the 2012’s Most Beautiful People at Every Age.
Additionally, her public image was questioned when an unsigned letter from three Transformers crew members defended Michael Bay against her accusations. On 11 September 2009, she accused him of his on-set behavior and made a comparison to Hitler.
Michael Bay stated that he does not condone the letter alleging that her on-set behavior is unpleasant and contradicts her public persona. She later stated that she had spoken privately with the parties involved and that she considered herself “extremely fortunate” to be a part of the franchise and looked forward to continuing her work.
She is frequently compared to actress Angelina Jolie by the media. They dubbed her the “next Angelina Jolie,” which impacted her image as well. They frequently compare the actresses due to their shared “tattoo collection,” status as a “built-in sex symbol,” and “exotic, sultry looks.” Additionally, there were reports that she was set to replace Angelina Jolie in a new Lara Croft film, a development that enraged Jolie. However, she stated that these were rumours and that she was not interested in portraying the character.
Megan Fox is 1.63 meters (5’4′′) tall and weighs approximately 52 kilograms. Likewise, her chest, waist, and hip measurements are 34-22-32 inches. She is a dress size 7 and a shoe size 2. Additionally, Mega has stunning green eyes and dark brown hair.
Additionally, she began tattooing herself at the age of 19 as a form of self-expression. She is known for her eight tattoos, which include her husband’s name “Brian” on her lower hip, a portrait of Marilyn Monroe on her right forearm, and a crescent moon overlapping a five-pointed star above her right ankle. She had a series of laser surgeries to remove Marilyn Monroe’s tattoo, which she described as excruciatingly painful. Additionally, her only colorful tattoo is a crescent moon.
Net Worth and Social Media
When it comes to Megan’s social media presence, she is active on a variety of platforms. She began using Twitter in January 2013 and has amassed 1.2 million followers to date. Similarly, as of April 2020, she has 9.3 million followers and 134 post shares on her Instagram account, @meganfox. She is also on Facebook, where her official page has 46.4 million followers.
Moving on, her net worth is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $10 million dollars. She earned them all during her brief tenure in the television industry, where she appeared in minor roles.