On May 16 2003, at age of 16, Shia became the younger actor to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series for playing Louis Stevens in Even Stevens.
Shia's favorite song in the Hothead Goes to Jen Gu Island series is "Can't Touch Me" because it was a parody of Family Guy's song of the same name and MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This".
Shia is ranked #46 in AIM's "100 Celebs Under 25".
Shia has appeared in the public service announcement along with several other stars to encourage young people to vote for the 2008 elections.
Following Shia's hand injury in a car accident during the filming of Transformers, director Michael Bay decided to write the injury into the scrip in order to allow filming to continue.
During the filming of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Shia was given a flying lesson in a helicopter by Harrison Ford. Unfortunately Shia didn't enjoy it and no more lessons were given.
Shia was chosen as "Choice Movie Breakout Male" in the 2007's Teen Choice Awards.
In the Teen Choice Awards 2007, Shia won as Choice Movie Actor in a Horror/Thriller for his performance in Disturbia.
Shia LaBeouf was arrested in Chicago, Illinois for trespassing in a discount store. Shia will appear in court on November 28.
Shia told People that he's still not over his first love China Brezner (daughter of a movie producer), but says he has a small crush on actress Eliska Amor.
Shia has described himself as the son of hippie parents, and he started acting in the first place just to earn some extra cash.
He has a scar on his ribs from doing a fight scene for the movie Disturbia.
Shia's parents are Shayna and Jeffrey LaBeouf. They are divorced.
Shia is named after his grandfather who is also a comedian.
He listens to System of a Down, 50 Cent, Eminem, D12, Led Zeppelin, Jack Johnson, Ben Folds, and others.
Shia started a hip-hop group/record label, Element, and a film production company, Grassyslope, with fellow actor and best friend Lorenzo Eduardo.
Shia has a tattoo on his right wrist that says "1986-2004." On his left shoulder, has a tattoo of a pawprint.
As of 2007 Shia has two dogs named Brando and Rex.
Shia is in the Fall 2003 issue of Alternative Press.
Shia is in the March 2005 issue of CosmoGIRL.
Shia made a short film about a boy who had a lobster as a pet.
Shia has brown hair and blue eyes.
Shia is on a track called "Where You Reppin" with his friend G-Money.
Shia got an agent from the Yellow Pages.
Shia started his career at age 11, by telling dirty jokes in LA's comedy clubs.
As of 2007, Shia lives in Stockton, California.
Shia is in the October 2005 issue of Teen Vogue.
Shia was featured in the July 2005 issue of Sports Illustrated for Kids. He predicted the NFL Playoffs.
When Shia was young he went to an all black school. In an attempt to be more like them, he shaved his head. After that, they all called him Skinhead Whitey.
After seeing Keanu Reeves, his co-star from Constantine, smoke so much on set, Shia decided to quit smoking because it made Keanu look inhuman.
Shia used to have a crush on Mary-Kate Olsen.
Shia celebrates both Christmas and Hannukah.
Shia is 5'10½" (1.79 m) tall.
Shia wears a size 11 shoe.
Shia won a Daytime Emmy in 2003 for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series for Even Stevens at the age of 16.
Shia's types of girls are skateboarders & pretty girls.
Shia's favorite movies are Saving Silverman and Dumb and Dumber.
Shia's favorite food is Mexican food.
Shia likes to surf.
Shia's religion is Judaism.
Shia is known to have attended the Hamilton Academy of Music in Los Angeles, California, from where he graduated in 2003.
Shia: (on his 2008 car accident) The crash was eye opening and terrifying. The car hit me at 70mph. It was one of the biggest things that's happened to me, for sure, in my life. I'm just grateful to be here.
Shia: I grew up around a lot of aggressive guys. My parents used to take me to AA meetings when I was very young. So I know aggression, I know insanity.
Shia: Clubs are so lame. Nobody even dances at these clubs. They stand around and get drunk and they schmooze. There is no enjoyment factor. You get so many invites . . . partying has never interested me. My dad was a drug addict. There's something about watching your dad go through heroin withdrawal when you're 11. It's not interesting anymore. I'm not individualizing this. There are lots of kids that deal with this. I'm an '80s baby; that's what was going on.
Shia: (When asked about what girls he likes) I like the dark, mysterious, maybe even gothic type girls. They have to have a good personality too! I'm very picky!
Shia: It would be fun to be the Giants' Jeremy Shockey or the Colts' Peyton Manning for a game or two. But I wouldn't permanently want to be anybody but myself.
Shia LaBeouf: (about being accepted to Yale around the same time he landed a role in a Steven Spielberg film) I'd love to go to school and have a normal life, but I don't see any professor at Yale being able to teach me more than Steven Spielberg.
Shia LaBeouf: I used to dirt bike a lot. I can't do that anymore. Can't eat a whole lot of chocolate anymore, either. I can't be in Indiana Jones and be a fatso!
Shia LaBeouf: To be an actor, a true actor, you have to be brokenhearted.
Shia LaBeouf: Acting is more of an art form than an occupation.
Shia LaBeouf: Would I want to win an Oscar before I'm 40? Maybe. Would I want to win one before I'm 25? No.
Shia LaBeouf: (On being a celebrity) I'll tell you when I become one.
Shia LaBeouf: I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
Shia LaBeouf: (why he became an actor) Greed. I was poor and it was a way to get out of the hood.
Shia LaBeouf: People think that their vote counts. They go to college, and everything gets mixed up. People stop caring, ... They raise the gas prices, but what the Everyman makes and welfare never seem to keep up. The HMO system is so ridiculous. I'm slightly educated. No one wants to hear what Hilary Duff thinks of the economy.
Shia LaBeouf: You can't buy back your respect; you can't buy back your career. You only get one, so I don't want to mess that up.
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