Megan Fox Net Worth and How She Became Famous

Here’s a look at Megan Fox’s net worth, career, and how she became famous.

Megan Fox’s movies and TV shows

Megan Fox at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere | Paul Zinken/picture alliance via Getty Images
Megan Fox at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere | Paul Zinken/picture alliance via Getty Images

Megan Fox made her acting debut in the 2001 video Holiday in the Sun, starring Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. Fox landed her first role as a TV regular when she joined the cast of Ocean Ave. She played the character Ionne Star from 2002 to 2003. Fox made her major film debut in the 2004 movie Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.

Fox got her big break when she played Mikaela Banes in the 2007 film Transformers alongside actor Shia LaBeouf. Her other acting roles include appearances in Jennifer’s Body, New Girl, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Megan Fox’s highest-grossing films

As of this writing, Fox’s highest-grossing film is Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, with $836.5 million in worldwide box office earnings. This includes more than $402 million in domestic earnings and more than $343 million internationally. Her other high-grossing films include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, with $245.3 million in worldwide box office earnings; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with $485 million in worldwide box office earnings; and Transformers, with $708.2 million in worldwide box office earnings.

Acting is all Megan Fox ever wanted to do

Megan Fox at a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere | Don Arnold/Getty Images
Megan Fox at a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere | Don Arnold/Getty Images

Fox tells The New York Times she knew she wanted to act since she was a toddler. “I wanted to be an actress from the time I was 2,” she says. “My mom said it was the only thing I ever said I wanted to do. When I was 4 or 5, I watched The Wizard of Oz, and for a year, I asked her to call me Dorothy. When my mom explained to me that Dorothy was not real, that an actress plays her, I decided I wanted to be an actress.” 

Megan Fox’s work outside of acting

Fox’s entertainment career expands beyond acting. She also has credits as a producer and writer. Fox made her debut as a producer and writer with a 2018 TV mini-series documentary titled Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox. So far, she also has one soundtrack credit for the video Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz.

Furthermore, Fox earns money from product endorsement deals. Back in 2009, she inked a deal to model Armani underwear and jeans. It was estimated the actress could earn close to $2 million for the ad campaign according to the Seattle Times. Fox also participated in a popular ad campaign with Acer Computers.

Megan Fox’s awards

Fox has been recognized for her acting work. In 2009, she received a Teen Choice Award for the Choice Summer Movie Star—Female category for her role in Transformers. She also received a Teen Choice Award the following year for her performance in Jennifer’s Body.

Megan Fox’s net worth

As of this writing, Megan Fox has a net worth of $10 million according to Celebrity Net Worth estimates.

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