Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model.
After a successful career as a model, Fox launched her acting career in 2001 with a supporting role as Brianna Wallace in Holiday in the Sun, starring opposite Mary Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. Fox then guest-starred in various television series, including What I Like About You, Two and a Half Men, The Help, and Ocean Ave. She also played a recurring role as Sydney Shanowski on Hope and Faith.
In 2004, Fox began her film career starring opposite Lindsay Lohan in Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen. Her other films include Crimes Of Fashion (2004, TV), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) and Whore (2008). Fox's breakout role was as Mikaela Banes, Shia LaBeouf's character's love interest in the 2007 blockbuster film Transformers, a role for which Fox was nominated and won various Teen Choice Awards. She appeared in the sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Her upcoming films include Jennifer's Body, Jonah Hex, and The Crossing.
Fox was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Darlene Tonachio, former Roane County, Tennessee Tourism Director, and Franklin Foxx. Fox's father dropped an "x" from his surname.