Shia LaBeouf was born on the 11 June 1986 in Los Angeles, California since his mother was a Jew and she used to do different jobs for the nurturing of his son so he was brought up in a Jewish environment. The name of the actor has Hebrew translation which says “gift from the god”. His father used to be addicted to drug and they both used to smoke marijuana together when he was only10. As far as his school studies are concerned he was admitted to as African-American school and along with it he also joined the theatre in 32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet school at Los Angeles popularly known as LAUSD. However after his high school he was opted for the Yale University but he refused and gave reason that he is getting education that you don’t get at any school.
In the starting years Shia used to do standup comedy in the local comedy clubs where he used to do comedy as well as dirty talking which made him recognized later on he found one manager through the yellow pages an agreed him to work for her. Later on he started his career from a Disney Channel’s weekly program Even Steven. Later on he again appeared on the Disney’s series named tru confessions in which he played the role of a mentally challenged kid, this show made him popular among the teens and kids as well. For this series he was also awarded the Daytime Emmy Award. Later on he did movie Holes with reputated stars like Sigourney Weaver, Jon Vought and Tim Blake Nelson his work in the movie Holes made Steven Spielberg his fan who resembled Shia with young Tom Hanks. Later on in his life he was given the role which is like the dream job for every new aspiring actor to work under Steven Spielberg. The movie was Transformer which showed that this actor has got the guts to make it big in the movie world. He is also appearing in the movie Indiana Jones that is going to be released in the year 2008.
Shia LaBeouf has won the BAFTA award for the rising star this award proved his entry in the showbiz which also proved that this guy is going to be a great star of tomorrow. Apart from BAFTA he has won many other awards which make him a great actor some of them are Gijo`n International Film Festival for best actor. He also bagged the Hollywood Film Award, Newport International Film Festival for the movie let’s love hate. In Sundance Film Festival he bagged special jury award.