Famous for being in a number of films, Megan Fox is a force to recon with both in the movie and modelling industry. She is a perfect fit in for every controversial role which is an answer to why her overnight rise to stardom isn’t surprising. The major contributor to her rise to fame includes her appearance as Mikaela Banes in Michael Bay’s blockbuster film Transformers as well as her appearance in top internationally recognised men’s magazines like Hope & Faith, Jennifer’s Body, and New Girl. Despite being a mother of three children, Megan still holds herself as one of the top 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 strictly Pentecostal before their separation. Megan’s birth date is May 16, 1986, and Kristi Branim Fox is the only known sibling she has. As for her educational background and achievement, the actress has not revealed much except for the fact that she attended a Catholic high school for twelve years. After her parents divorced, Megan’s mother got married again to Tony Tonachio who became Megan and her sister’s stepfather. The actress has English, and a bit of German, French, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Powhatan Native American, ancestry.
Megan Fox discovered her love for everything that pertains entertainment in her early years – from dance to acting to singing. While at Kingston Elementary School she was part of her school’s chorus group. She also attended classes for drama and dance and as part of Kingston Clippers swim team. Her love for entertainment became clearer when she moved with her parents to St. Petersburg, Florida at just 10 years of age. By age 13, she added modelling to her repertoire. This followed her winning of multiple awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
More convinced to pursue a career in acting and modelling, Megan dropped out of high school and at the Age of 15, she made her acting debut in a comedy film titled Holiday in the Sun where she acted as heiress Brianna Wallace. Her debut film had her sharing the screen with famous actress Ashley Olsen who acted as Alex Stewart. Her next TV role was as a guest in Ocean Ave and in What I Like About You, which also featured the likes of Amanda Bynes. Between 2004 and 2008, Megan received more TV roles in both films and television series. She was “Carla Santini” in the teen musical comedy film 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 television series The Help as “Cassandra Ridgeway”, in Boss Girl as Candace and in Hope & Faith as “Sydney Shanowski”.
2007 was a favourable year for the young actress as she made her biggest breakthrough in Steven Spielberg’s science fiction film, Transformers. Not only did the film earn her mind-blowing popularity in the film industry, but it also earned her her first award for the lead female role. Her role as Mikaela Banes in both the hit film and its sequel, Transformers: Rise of the Fallen, earned her more notable roles in more films and TV series some of which include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Friends with Kids, The Dictator and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to name just 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 onscreen roles, Megan has so far received a total of nine awards with about 39 award nominations. She has received a Golden Raspberry Awards, Golden Schmoes Awards, Scream Awards, Spike Video Game Awards and four Teen Choice Awards.
Her net worth is estimated at $8 Million thanks to her roles in blockbuster films like Transformers, its sequel and in Jennifer’s Body. She is also believed to have earned quite a lot from her modelling career and from private investments.
Megan Fox is one of the many few 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 has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m) with a body weight 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.