Who Is Shia LaBeouf?
Making the character look real is what an actor’s job is. Shia LaBeouf is one such name in the American film industry. He is a successful actor, performance artist, and filmmaker. He played the role of Louis Steven in the series Even Stevens. The series was telecasted on Disney Channel after which he gained lots of popularity. He was also nominated for awards for this series.
At a very young age, Shia started his career in acting. He remembers one of his earliest acting was dressing up as a clown and performing on the streets. Little after, in his teenage, he started performing as a standup comedian at local coffee shops or the comedy clubs.
More than passion, Shia LaBeouf joined acting to meet the financial needs of his family. Later he was sure to continue acting as a career.
- Celebrity Name: Shia LaBeouf
- Full Name: Shia Saide LaBeouf
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: 11 June 1986
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
- Age: 34
- Height: 5 ft 9¼ in
- Weight: 72kg
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Wife: No
- Children: No
- Profession: Actor, Performance Artist and Filmmaker
- Net Worth: $25 million
Born on June 11, 1986, Shia is the only child of Shayna and Jeffrey. His mother was a ballerina and certainly became a visual artist and jewelry designer. His father is a Vietnam War veteran, bouncing from job to job. His parents eventually got separated due to financial issues.
LaBeouf’s father was a drug addict and he used to abuse him when he was a child. After his parent’s divorce, he started living with his mother in Echo Park near Los Angeles. He attended Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet and Alexander Hamilton School in Los Angeles.
Due to the financial needs and to support his mother he started performing stand-up comedy at local comedy clubs when he was 10 years old. Later he found an agent through in the Yellow Pages to whom he pretended to be his own manager. Later after founding the agent he was cast as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel show “Even Stevens.”
Since then he never looked back and working in this field with a lot of passion. Today he is a writer, director, performance artist, as well as a mainstream Hollywood actor. Starting from an early age now he has been acting for most of his life. In his long career of two decades, Shia has become an obsession of the paparazzi’s due to his strange performance art including audience participation.
Actress Mia Goth and Shia met on the set of “Nymphomanic in 2012.” After this, both became romantically involved. In the year 2016, they got married in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, things did not work out for them and they filed for a divorce in the fall of 2018.
He remembers the early days of his life when he was abused by his drug addict father. He is aggressive in nature and feels sorry for the people he hurt. However he is trying to change this side of him.
He was recently dating Margaret Qually. They had a good time and were spotted many times together. According to the recent sources, it has been observed that they parted there ways in Jan 2021.
Shia LaBeouf was 21 years old when he starting working for the show, Even Stevens. The series ran from 2000 to 2003 and aired 65 episodes. Now he started to get noticed for his roles in feature films. He also released a film “Disturbia” for which he received critical praise.
Other notable roles of Shia include the 2008’s “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” and two sequels of “Two Transformers”.
In 2014, he made several strange public appearances. One of them includes walking on the red carpet wearing a paper bag or his face. The paper bag was decorated with the words, “I am not famous anymore”. None knew what his intentions were. This act was a part of a performance art piece that he created with British artist and author Luke Turner and Finnish artist Nastja Sade Ronkko.
This art was performed as a meditation on celebrity and vulnerability. Since then all three are involved in high-profile performance art projects including #IAMSORRY in 2014 and #ALLMYMOVIES in 2015.
In the year 2019, Shia was starred in a comedy film, “The Peanut Butter Falcon”. He also wrote Honey Boy in the same year.
Awards and Achievements
Shia LeBeouf has won several awards like BAFTA and Emmy. In the year 2008, he received the award at BAFTA Awards in the category of the orange rising star. Also, he won the award in the category of “outstanding performer in children’s series” in 2003. He was honored as a Breakthrough Screen Writer in 2019.
LaBeouf has been nominated for several awards like best male performance, best-supporting male, favorite movie actor, and many more. He gained fame in Hollywood films and continuously achieving more heights.
Shia LaBeouf’s Total Net Worth
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As per now, the net worth of Shia LaBeouf is $25 million.
Shia LaBeouf is leading actor, performance artist, and filmmaker. After facing a though childhood he never set back and worked hard and became successful. His role of Louis Steven received lots of love in the series Even Steven. Since then he worked in many films and even started writing films.
His work is always commendable, winning the hearts of many. He is also believes in styling good and setting major trends for people. He also exercises to keep himself fit. His fans expect to see him in upcoming films.