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Shia LaBeouf (born June 11th 1986)
Shia LaBeouf is an American movie star best known for his appearance in the 'Transformers' films and 'Nymphomaniac'.

Net worth: Shia LaBeouf has a net worth of $25 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Film career: Shia LaBeouf began his performing career as a comedian at the age of 10. After procuring an agent, he landed a part in the Disney Channel's 'Even Stevens', for which he later one an Emmy. In 2003 he appeared in 'Holes' and landed his next major role in 2005's 'Constantine' opposite Keanu Reeves. In 2007, he appeared in the thriller 'Disturbia' before landing the role of Sam Witwicky in 2008's 'Transformers'. The movie was soon followed up by sequels 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' and 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'. That year he also appeared in Steven Spielberg's 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' alongside Harrison Ford He directed his first music video with Cage's track 'I Never Knew You'. The pair alongside Kid Cudi also worked on a short together entitled 'Maniac'. In 2010, he starred in Oliver Stone's 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' and received critical acclaim for his performance. He was the subject of a Rob Cantor parody song which described LaBeouf as a cannibal. It was taken in good humour by the actor who even appeared in the video. LaBeouf is the author of graphic novels 'Stale N Mate', 'Cyclical', and 'Let's F***ing Party', though some content was accused of being plagiarized. 2012 saw him in crime thriller 'Lawless', and that year he went nude for Sigur Rós' 'Fjögur Píanó' video. He appeared in erotic drama 'Nymphomaniac' in 2013 and Brad Pitt's war time movie 'Fury' in 2014. He also starred in the video for Sia's song 'Elastic Heart' alongside Maddie Ziegler in 2015.

Personal life: Shia LaBeouf was brough up in LA to parents Shayna, a dancer and fashion designer, and Jeffrey, a former soldier who struggled with drug and alcohol addictions. They later divorced and Shia was exposed to increasing financial difficulties. He was raised both Jewish and Christian, having had a Bar Mitzvah and a baptism. He went to 32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet as well as Alexander Hamilton High School. He had a relationship with China Brezner between 2004 and 2007, and later Carey Mulligan from 2009 to 2010. He also admitted having dated Isabel Lucas and Megan Fox while they were both in relationships already. LaBeouf has had various brushes with the law. He was arrested in 2005 sfter an altercation with his neighbour whereby he rammed into his car and threatened him with a knife when he wouldn't let Shia access his garage, He was arrested again for trespassing in 2007 when he refused to leave a Chicago Walgreens. The following year he was fined $500 after failing to attend court for smoking illegally in Burbank, California. That year he was also arrested for drink driving when he crashed into a truck and crushed his hand. His license was suspended, though the incident itself was confirmed as not his fault. His hand required extensive surgery following the accident. In 2014, he was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after perpetually shouting and swearing during a performance at Studio 54 theater in New York. In 2013 he was accused of plagiarism when he released the short 'Howard Cantour.com'. Bloggers pointed out the similarities to Dan Clowes 2007 comic 'Justin M. Damiano'. He later apologised with apparently plagiarized apologies. Following these reports, he arrived at the premiere of 'Nymphomaniac' wearing a brown paper bag on his head with the words 'I am not famous anymore'. The stunt was later repeated as part of an exhibition at an LA gallery entitled #IAMSORRY where he greeted visitors one by one in a room, though he said nothing and sat still the entire time. Visitors were invited to select an object on offer outside and take it in with them. That year he claimed he was raped by a woman during the exhibition, though no-one has been able to track down the perpetrator.



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Shia Labeouf Evicting Aunt To Collect On Loan


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The Transformers star and his mother sued his uncle Barry Saide in 2013, accusing him of reneging on a deal to pay back the loan in instalments beginning in January, 2011.

Saide hit back at the legal action with a countersuit, revealing he allegedly loaned the pair money before the actor made it big and now Shia was trying to bankrupt him.

The two sides were unable to reach a private settlement and a New York judge ruled in LaBeouf's favour and ordered Saide to pay $1 million, interest and fees in 2014.

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Shia Labeouf Rekindles Romance With Ex Mia Goth


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The Transformers star split from Mia last summer (15) after he was caught on camera verbally chastising the actress on a street in Tubingen, prompting a group of male strangers to step in and break up the fight.

Shia was subsequently linked to another actress, Sasha Lane, after walking hand-in-hand with her in California in August (15), but it appears he has since rekindled his romance with his ex.

The former couple was photographed openly kissing in the middle of a crosswalk after a lunch date in Los Angeles on Wednesday (06Jan16), when the usually-private Shia made no effort to hide his affection for his Nymphomaniac: Vol. II co-star.

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Shia LaBeouf Sets Up Call Centre In Liverpool Art Gallery


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For Shia LaBeouf’s latest piece of performance art the actor is turning Liverpool’s Fact gallery into a call centre, along with artists Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner. The trio are inviting members of the public to call them up and ‘touch their souls’ between 11:00 and 18:00 GMT from Thursday to Sunday and the event will also be live streamed on Touchmysoul.net.

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The event is part of the group exhibition Follow, which will run at the Fact gallery from December till February 2015. The description on the Follow website asks: ‘In a world where we use Instagram ‘likes’ and YouTube views to assess who and what is important, and fame is just a click away, what impact is the internet really having on how we think about ourselves and those around us?’

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Shia Labeouf Takes Fans' Phone Calls For New Art Project


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The Transformers star is basing himself in a gallery at the city's Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, where he and two artistic collaborators will field calls for seven hours a day from Thursday (10Dec15) to Sunday (13Dec15).

The stunt is titled #TOUCHMYSOUL and is a collaboration with artists Luke Turner and Nastja Sade Ronkko.

A statement posted on Touchmysoul.net reads, "From 11am GMT on 10 December 2015, #TOUCHMYSOUL by LaBeouf, Ronkko & Turner will commence at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)... Over the next four days, LaBeouf, Ronkko & Turner invite you to pick up your telephone and touch their soul..."

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Shia Labeouf: 'My Terrible Films Put Me To Sleep During Movie Marathon'


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On 10 November (15), The Transformers star invited fans to join him at the Angelika Film Center in New York City for a 72-hour event featuring all of his movie projects in reverse chronological order.

Shia's aim was to sit through every one of his big screen outings with just a 10-minute break between each film - an ordeal fans were able to watch either in the cinema or online via a live stream.

However, on the second day of the challenge, the actor was spotted lying down to sleep in the aisle of the cinema, with reports at the time suggesting that he fell asleep during a screening of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

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Shia LaBeouf's New Art Installation - Watching All His Own Movies In One Sitting


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Right now, Shia LaBeouf is very easy to track down. Since yesterday, he’s been engaged in a three-day movie marathon watching every single film he’s ever starred in, sitting in the Angelika Film Center in New York alongside anybody who wishes to join him.

The project, entitled #ALLMYMOVIES, is another of the living art installations he’s made alongside conceptual artists Luke Turner and Nastja Sade Ronkko. It’s the second such stunt he’s been involved in over the last couple of years, the first being last year’s much-buzzed about (and mocked) #IAMSORRY.

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Shia Labeouf Passes Out During Movie Marathon


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The Transformers star invited his fans to join him at the Angelika Film Center in New York City for a 72-hour movie extravaganza showing all of his big screen projects in reverse chronological order.

He vowed to sit through all his movies, with just 10-minute breaks in between, and fans are able to join him in the cinema for free or watch online via a live stream.

Shia kicked off the event on Tuesday afternoon (11Nov15) and stayed up all night viewing films, but appeared to be battling severe fatigue by Wednesday morning (11Nov15).

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Shia Labeouf Staging Movie Marathon At New York Theatre


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The eccentric Transformers star announced his latest unusual project on Twitter.com on Tuesday (10Nov15), revealing he plans to spend the next 72 hours planted at the Angelika Film Center, screening every single one of his films in reverse chronological order.

He alerted fans to the event by posting the hashtag, "#ALLMYMOVIES", along with a link to a live stream of him sitting in the movie theatre.

There is no entrance fee to the screenings, which he kicked off with his new war drama Man Down. He is also expected to sit through Lars von Trier's erotic two-part sex film Nymphomaniac, all three of his Transformers blockbusters, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

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Shia Labeouf Finds It Freeing To 'Recover From Mistakes'


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The actor has been arrested six times and speaks about his experiences in an essay titled Error Breeds Sense for the book Prison Ramen.

He discusses how getting in trouble with the law helps him gain perspective.

"When I'm nervous in my creativity, I think of my failures in life and in art," he writes in an excerpt published by America's People magazine. "Thinking about my screw-ups loosens the grip of fear. It's freeing to f**k up and to recover."

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Shia LaBeouf Told Cops He Was In The National Guard To Avoid Jail


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Shia LaBeouf tried to get out of being arrested by telling a police officer he is in the National Guard.

The 29-year-old Hollywood star, who was originally cuffed for public intoxication on Friday (09.10.15) after jaywalking across a busy street in Austin, Texas, called the police officer a ''silly man'' and said he couldn't arrest him because cops had killed his friend and the Los Angeles Police Department usually let him go for that reason, according to the police report obtained by TMZ.

The bizarre excuse failed to stop the officer doing his job and the 'Fury' star was reportedly ''agitated and confrontational'' with both the law enforcer and with someone who was trying to record the incident.

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"Love True" Tribeca Film Festival Screening

Shia LaBeouf - "Love True" Tribeca Film Festival Screening at the SVA theater at Tribeca Film Festival - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 16th April 2015

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Shia LaBeouf Leaving Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Shia LaBeouf - Shia LaBeouf is seen leaving Jimmy Kimmel Live! at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 13th October 2014

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Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty In A New York Court

Shia LaBeouf - Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct at a New York court hearing on Wednesday (10Sept14). - Manhattan, New York, United States - Wednesday 10th September 2014

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Shia LaBeouf Outside The Gym

Shia LaBeouf - Shia LaBeouf spotted leaving Ultra Body Fitness on La Brea Avenue in Hollywood - Hollywood, California, United States - Monday 28th September 2015

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Shia LaBeouf With A Female Companion Go Out To Have Lunch

Shia LaBeouf - Shia LaBeouf with a female companion go out to have lunch at Sweet Butter restaurant in Studio City - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Shia LaBeouf

Date of birth

11th June, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.76




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