Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S. Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She is considered a sex symbol, and is recognized for her public image and looks, having appeared in numerous magazines such as Maxim, Rolling Stone, and FHM.
20 things you probably didn't know about Megan Fox
Megan Fox is an actress known for her role in the "Transformers" series. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Megan Fox rose to fame as Mikaela Banes in the 2007 film "Transformers," gracing the covers of many magazines and snagging the title of "sexiest woman in the world" shortly after the movie premiered. The 34-year-old actress has since worked on projects including "Jennifer's Body," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and more. From her ability to speak in tongues to the shoplifting incident that barred her from entering Walmart, there are a lot of things that people likely don't know about Fox. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
After Megan Fox starred in the 2007 film "Transformers," the Tennessee-born actress skyrocketed to fame overnight.
Suddenly, Fox was splashed on the cover of magazines like GQ UK, Elle, and Maxim, to name a few. She was even named the "sexiest woman in the world" by men's magazine FHM Online's reader poll in 2008. After becoming a global sensation in the "Transformers" movies, the actress continued to appear in projects like "Jennifer's Body" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Now 34 years old, Fox continues to act and shares three children with her husband, actor Brian Austin Green. And while many people may feel like they know Fox through her on-screen roles, there's a lot more to the actress than meets the eye — from her love of comic books to her ability to speak in tongues.
Here are 20 things you may not have known about the actress.
Who is Megan Fox? Megan Fox is an American actor and model. At the tender age of five, she enrolled for dance and drama classes. She continued training even after her family moved to Florida from Tennessee. She began modeling at the age of 13, and won several awards. She made her acting debut at the age of 15 when she played ‘Brianna’ in the film ‘Holiday in the Sun.’ She received her breakthrough role as ‘Mikaela Banes’ opposite Shia LaBeouf in ‘Transformers’ for which she was nominated for a ‘MTV Movie Award’ and three ‘Teen Choice Awards.’ However, it was her role in the sequel ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ that brought her much acclaim. The role also earned her ‘Teen Choice Awards’ in two categories, namely ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Summer Movie Star Female.’ Her role in ‘Jennifer’s Body’ was also received well by her fans, and she won ‘Teen Choice Awards’ under the ‘Choice Female Hottie’ and ‘Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller’ categories.