About Shia LaBeouf


Shia LaBeouf is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Sam Witwicky in the “Transformers” film series. He is also a performance artist and filmmaker. 

For his portrayal of Louis Stevens in “Even Stevens,” he won a Daytime Emmy Award. 

Shia is a great actor and has showcased his talents in many films like “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” “American Honey,” “Honey Boy,” and “The Peanut Butter Falcon” to name a few.

He made his directorial debut in 2004 with “Let’s Love-Hate.”

Shia is a part of the LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner artist trio, which is involved in public performances and various other performance art practices. 

Quick Info
Full NameShia Saide LaBeouf
Date of BirthJune 11, 1986
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Shayna and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf
OccupationActor, Filmmaker, performance artist
Net WorthUS $35 Million

Early Life


Shia LaBeouf’s full name is Shia Saide LaBeouf. He was born to parents Shayna and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf on June 11, 1986, in LA. He is their only child. Shayna is a virtual artist and his father, Jeffrey, is a Vietnam war veteran. LaBeouf was baptized and also had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. 

Life was difficult for Shia as a child as his father was a drug addict and often physically and verbally abused him. After his parents divorced, he lived with his mother in Echo Park. He graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School and also went to a performing arts school in LAUSD. 

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Shia LaBeouf only wanted to become an actor because his family was poor. As a kid, he used to perform as a stand-up comedian at clubs. He made his TV debut in 1998 with the role of Ethan in one episode titled Caroline in the City. In 1999, he played the role of Moe in an episode of “Jesse.” From 1999 to 2000, he appeared in many other shows like “Suddenly Susan,” “The X-Files,” and “ER,” to name a few. 

After playing the role of Louis Anthony Stevens in the American comedy “Even Stevens.” He played the position from 2000 to 2003 and appeared in a total of 65 episodes. 

In 2001, he played the role of Ronny in the TV film “Hounded.”

The same year he also appeared in an episode of “The Nightmare Room.”

He voiced Johnny McBride in an episode of “The Proud Family” in 2002.

In 2003, he played the role of Louis Stevens again for the film “The Even Stevens Movie.”

From 2007 to 2008, he hosted two episodes of SNL.

He made his film debut in 1998. That year he appeared in two films, “The Christmas Path” and “Monkey Business.”

In 2003, he played the role of Kelly in “The Battle of Shaker Heights” and Max Petroni in “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.” Shia also played the role of a caveman in “Holes.”

He played the role of Farber in the 2004 film “I, Robot.”

In 2005, he appeared in the role of Francis Ouimet in the film “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” 

2006 saw him appear in films like “Bobby” and “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.” 

The breakthrough in his career came in 2007 with the role of Sam Witwicky in the film “Transformers.” The film was a massive hit and was the highest-grossing film of 2007. The same year he also voiced the character of Cody Maverick in the animated comedy “Surf’s Up.”

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Shia LaBeouf played the role of Jake Moore in the film “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” in 2008.

He reprised the role of Sam in the 2009 film “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.” The same year he played the role of Jacob in “New York, I Love You.”

He portrayed the character named Jake Moore in the 2010 film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”

In 2011, he once again reprised the role of Sam Witwicki for the film “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.” 

He directed two short films in 2011, namely “Maniac” and “Born Villain.”

In 2012, he appeared in the role of Jack Bondurant in “Lawless” and Ben Shepard in “The Company You Keep.”

He played the title role in the romantic drama film “Charlie Countryman” in 2013. The same year, he appeared as Jerome Morris in “Nymphomaniac.”

In the 2014 film “Fury,” he played the role of Boyd Swan.

After appearing in “Man Down” in 2015, he played the role of Jake in the film “Honey Boy.”

He played Tyler in “Peanut Butter Falcon” in 2019.

In 2020, he appeared in 2 films, namely “The Tax Collector” and “Pieces of a Woman.” 


Personal Life


Shia LaBeouf formerly dated actresses like Megan Fox, Isabel Lucas, and Carey Mulligan. 

He has been in several alcohol-related cases. One of the most recent ones was on July 8, 2017, in Savannah, which led to him being on probation for a year. He paid a fine of US$ 1000.

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Height, Weight, and Age


Shia LaBeouf stands 1.76 meters tall and weighs approximately 72 kg.

As of September of 2020, he is 34 years old. 


Social Media


Shia LaBeouf is active on Twitter and has 514.6k followers as of September 2020. He is not active on any other social media platform.


Net Worth


Shia LaBeouf has an estimated net worth of US$ 35 million as of September 2020. He makes most of his money from acting in films and TV shows.