|Shia LaBeouf Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9¼ in|
|Date of Birth||June 11, 1986|
Shia LaBeouf is an American actor, performance artist, director, producer, and voiceover artist who gained popularity with his role as Louis Anthony Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens. Some of his other on-screen roles include Jake in American Honey, James Lort in Honey Boy, Francis Ouimet in The Greatest Game Ever Played, Jake Moore in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Cooper in Bobby, Sam Witwicky in Transformers, John McEnroe in Borg vs McEnroe, Jerry Shaw/Ethan Shaw in Eagle Eye, and Kale Brecht in Disturbia.
Shia Saide LaBeouf
Los Angeles, California, United States
Shia had most of his education from tutors. He had his primary education at 32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School, Los Angeles. Then he moved to Alexander Hamilton High School for higher education. Shia gave an application at Yale University for further studies, but later on, withdrew it to concentrate on his career.
Actor, Performance Artist, Director, Producer, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf (Private Job, Vietnam War Veteran)
- Mother – Shayna Saide (Dancer, Ballerina Turned Visual Artist, Clothing Jewellery Designer)
- Siblings – He is an only child.
- Others – Dewey LeBoeuf (Paternal Grandfather), Joy Jacquelyn Allen/Ginger (Paternal Grandmother), Szaja Yeshayhu “Sam”/Shia Saide (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Ann “Malki” Rosen (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been signed with –
- Beverly Hecht Agency, California, United States
- Viewpoint, Inc., Public Relations Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Drums, Camera (Only for his directorial projects)
5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm
72 kg or 158 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shia LaBeouf has dated –
- Hilary Duff (2002) – An American actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian. Shia’s love life started with the rumor of his affair with Hilary in 2002. There was news in media that both are in an affair with each other after both were spotted together several times. But it was all just a rumor.
- Kiely Williams (2003) – An American singer, actress, songwriter, and dancer. Both were together for a couple of months in 2003 before parting their ways.
- China Brezner (2004-2007) – The couple was together for almost three years. They made a couple before the turning point of Shia’s career came, i.e., Transformers. The couple broke up in 2007.
- Rihanna (2007) – A Barbadian recording artist and singer. After breaking up with his girlfriend, Shia got his name attached to several ladies for almost two years. Rihanna was one of them.
- Megan Fox (2008) – An American actress and model. She was the love interest of Shia’s character in Transformers. The actors got attracted to each other on the film sets and encountered a small relation.
- Lauren Hastings (2008) – An American actress. Shia was said to be with Lauren Hastings, the actress whose name is famous for stealing clothes from film sets, but the friendship was just a rumor.
- Isabel Lucas (2008) – An Australian actress. Shia got his name with an Australian after his affair news ended with Megan Fox, but not for long.
- Carey Mulligan (2009-2010) – An English actress. Mulligan and Shia dated each other from August 2009 to October 2010. After that, both moved on.
- Karolyn Pho (2010-2012) – A Stylist. Having together for almost two years, the couple broke up in 2012 after Pho started interfering in Shia’s professional career.
- Mia Goth (2012-2018) – Mia is an actress and model and Shia’s co-star in Nymphomaniac. They had met while filming Nymphomaniac in 2012. In October 2016, there were some marriage rumors which were later confirmed by Shia on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The duo split in 2018 after having started dating in November 2012. They also filed for divorce.
- Sasha Lane (2015-2016) – It was RUMORed that he had an affair with actress Sasha Lane between 2015 and 2016.
- FKA Twigs (2018-2019) – In September 2018, he started going out with FKA Twigs, an English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress. However, the couple parted ways in June 2019.
- Margaret Qualley (2020-2021) – In December 2020, Shia was first seen with actress Margaret Qualley kissing at LAX airport. They were then seen jogging together in the same month. In January 2021, the dup separated amid an abuse lawsuit against Shia.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Cajun French and British Isles (including English and Northern Irish) descent on his father’s side and has Ashkenazi Jewish roots on his mother’s side.
11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 44 (EU)
Shia has either endorsed or promoted a number of brands including Checker Marathon, Triumph, Ford, Chevy, Ray-Ban, Spiewak, Salvatore
Earlier, he had described himself as Jewish but later switched to Christianity.
Best Known For
Shia got attention due to his part in Even Stevens (2000-03), an American Comedy TV Series of Disney. The show ran for 3 seasons having 65 broadcasted episodes. He appeared as Louis Stevens.
Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind (1984), a Japanese animated post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure film by Hayao Miyazaki. He gave his voice to the character of Asbel.
First TV Show
The X-Files (1993-2002). An American Science fiction / Horror / Drama TV Series that had 9 seasons and almost 202 episodes. He appeared as Richie Lupone on the show.
First Film (Director)
Let’s Love Hate (2004), a short film. The film was based on a neighborhood filled with racial tension.
The actor follows a regular plan to keep himself fit which includes –
- Cardio – 1 hour
- Running – 1 hour
- Day 1 – Back
- Day 2 – Chest
- Day 3 – Legs
- Day 4 – Plyometrics
- Day 5 – Shoulders
- Day 6 – Arms
- Day 7 – Plyometrics
Note – Shia followed the above fitness plan while shooting for the Indiana Jones series film. The changes are possible in the above plan keeping his film roles. See his workout routine and diet plan.
Shia LaBeouf Favorite Things
- Favorite Movies – Dumb and Dumber (1994), American Beauty (1999), and Saving Silverman (2001)
- Favorite Bands – System of a Down, 50 Cent, Jack Johnson, Ben Folds, Eminem, Led Zeppelin
Source – IMDb
Shia LaBeouf Facts
- His parents divorced each other due to financial problems.
- Shia LaBeouf received a Daytime Emmy Award for his role as Louis Anthony Stevens in Disney’s TV Series ‘Even Stevens’.
- Shia’s acting role in his film debut ‘Holes’, based on the novel of the same name by Louis Sachar, received him appraisal from the audience.
- He directed and shot the music video for Cage, a rapper, for his song ‘I Never Knew You’.
- His commercials hits include Disturbia (2007), Transformers (2007), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull (2008), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).
- For his role in Disturbia, he won the 2007 Teen Choice Award for “Choice Movie: Horror/Thriller Actor”.
- LaBeouf’s mother is Jewish while his father is of Cajun (French) descent, a Christian background.
- He was raised in his mother’s Jewish religion. He had a bar mitzvah and was also baptized in Angelus Church.
- Shia has described his parents as “hippies”. He states that his parents were pretty weird people but they loved him and he loved them.
- He used to accompany his father to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings during his childhood days.
- Once Shia’s father pointed a gun at him. He was also subjected to verbal and mental abuse by his father in his childhood.
- LaBeouf’s father was “on drugs” during his childhood. His father was placed on drug rehabilitation for heroin addiction. His mother was “trying to hold down the fort” in the meantime.
- He has done voiceover work for video games such as Transformers: The Game, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and Surf’s Up.
- In December 2020, his ex-girlfriend, FKA Twigs filed a lawsuit against him accusing him of sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress. Later, Sia also revealed that he had conned her into an adulterous relationship by claiming to be single.
- After the abuse allegations by FKA Twigs and Sia, Netflix stopped campaigning him for Best Actor for his work in the film Pieces of a Woman. Shia was also removed from Netflix’s ‘For Your Consideration’ page.
- Shia LaBeouf was replaced by Harry Styles in the film Don’t Worry Darling. It was first reported that he was replaced due to a scheduling conflict but later, it was said that his poor behavior on the set and clash of style with other cast and crew members made Olivia Wilde (director, co-producer, and actress of the film) to drop him from the film.
- In February 2021, it was announced that he was seeking treatment at a rehab facility after the accusations of s*xual battery by FKA Twigs. It was also revealed that he had taken a break from acting and had paused his work with his talent agency, CAA.