Shia Labeouf Net Worth 2022 | Salary | Biograpy


$25 Million

Shia LaBeouf is an American actor, director, and performance artist with a net worth of $25 million. His role as Louis Stevens on the Disney show “Even Stevens.” made him famous as a child actor. LaBeouf is best known for his role in the “Transformers” film franchise and his work as a performance artist as an adult.


Early Years

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 11, 1986. Shayna, his mother, was a ballerina who later went on to become a visual artist and jewellery designer. Jeffrey, his father, was a Vietnam War veteran who bounced around from job to job. His mother is Jewish, and his father is of French Cajun ancestry. LaBeouf claims to be Jewish. His first name is Szaja, a Polish translation of the Hebrew Yeshayahu (Isaiah), which means “God is salvation” and his middle name is his mother’s maiden name. LaBeouf’s parents have been described as hippies.


LaBeouf’s father was a drug addict who abused him. After his parents divorced, LaBeouf grew up with his mother in Los Angeles’ Echo Park neighbourhood. He formally attended Los Angeles’ 32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet and Alexander Hamilton High School, though he received the majority of his education from on-set tutors. When he was ten years old, LaBeouf began performing stand-up at comedy clubs. In the first phone call, he pretended to be his own manager and found an agent through the Yellow Pages. LaBeouf became an actor because his family was in financial trouble, not because he wanted to be an actor. LaBeouf was cast as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel show “Even Stevens.” shortly after getting an agent.



Between 2000 and 2003, 65 episodes of “Even Stevens” were broadcast on television. His performance in the show earned him a Daytime Emmy Award. LaBeouf, then 21 years old, began to gain attention for his roles in feature films in 2007. For the film “Disturbia.” he received critical acclaim. “Transformers.” was the film that catapulted Shia LaBeouf into the spotlight. “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” and two “Transformers” sequels are among his other notable roles.


Shia LaBeouf made a series of strange public appearances in February 2014. He once walked the red carpet wearing a paper bag over his face with the words “I am not famous anymore.” written on it. No one knew what his true intentions were. Some speculated that it was a piece of performance art. These actions turned out to be a performance art piece created by LaBeouf, British artist and author Luke Turner, and Finnish artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö as a meditation on celebrity and vulnerability. LaBeouf, Rönkkö, and Turner have collaborated on a number of high-profile performance art projects since then, including #IAMSORRY (2014), #ALLMYMOVIES (2015), #TOUCHMYSOUL (2015), #TAKEMEANYWHERE (2016), and HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US (2017–present).


In the 2017 Swedish film “Borg vs McEnroe.” LaBeouf played legendary tennis player John McEnroe. In 2019, he starred in “The Peanut Butter Falcon” a comedy-drama, and also wrote and starred in “Honey Boy.”

Plagiarism Concerns

Shia was accused of plagiarism in late 2013 after releasing the short film “Howard,” on the internet. Several bloggers noticed how similar the film was to a 2007 comic called “Justin M. Damiano,” by Ghost World creator Dan Clowes shortly after it was released online. Shia took the film down and stated that he had no intention of copying Clowes’ work. He claimed that he was “inspired” by him and that he “got lost in the creative process.”


Since the plagiarism of Clowe’s work was discovered, LaBeouf’s other work has been scrutinised. “Let’s Fucking Party” and “Stale N Mate,” two graphic novels by Shia LaBeouf, were plagiarised from Benoît Duteurtre’s “The Little Girl and the Cigarette” and Charles Bukowski’s “Assault,” respectively.


In early 2014, LaBeouf discussed the plagiarism allegations levelled against him. He stated that he believed copyright laws were too restrictive, preventing ideas from flowing freely. He then took to Twitter to announce his next project, Daniel Boring, a clear reference to Clowes’ other comic, David Boring. Furthermore, the story’s description was entirely plagiarised from Clowes. Clowes’ attorneys sent LaBoeuf a cease-and-desist letter. It was shared on Twitter by Shia.


Private Life

On the set of “Nymphomaniac in 2012.” in 2012, LaBeouf met English actress Mia Goth. Later on, the two became romantically involved. An Elvis impersonator pretended to marry the couple in Las Vegas. That was a hoax, as it turned out. He then revealed they were married during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The couple filed for divorce in the fall of 2018.


Shia became one of the most outspoken anti-Trump celebrities after Trump’s election. He created an art installation to protest Trump, but it was repeatedly demolished by opponents. Shia was arrested in Georgia in July 2017 for being drunk in public. He was recorded delivering a belligerent rant while in custody.


In June 2014, LaBeouf was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing at Manhattan’s Studio 54 theatre. He was “acting disorderly, yelling, and being loud.” according to the arrest report. He swore and spit at the officers as well. Following the incident, LaBeouf voluntarily entered outpatient alcoholism treatment.


On July 8, 2017, LaBeouf was arrested in the middle of the night in downtown Savannah, Georgia for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and obstruction. He pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct charges a few months later. He was given a one-year probationary period and a $1,000 fine. He was also told to seek treatment for his anger and substance abuse problems.

Shia was paid $400,000 for his role in the historical drama “Bobby.” in 2006. For “Disturbia” and “Surf’s Up.” he received $400,000 each. “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.” earned him $8 million in 2010.


Earnings for Transformers

Shia was paid $750,000 for her role in the first “Transformers” film. The second installment’s pay was increased to $5 million, and the third installment’s pay was increased to $15 million. He forfeited another $15 million by declining to appear in the fourth instalment. He allegedly demanded $18 million, but was turned down. So, before taxes, he made $20.75 million from Transformers.


Property Management

Shia paid $5.475 million for a beautiful home in Pasadena, California in March 2020.


He bought a home in Sherman Oaks, California, for $1.8 million in 2009. In July 2020, he put this house on the market for $2.25 million. He sold it for $2.4 million in September of that year.

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