Alex from Target

Born Alex LaBeouf and also known on social media as Alex Lee, he is a teenage sensation who became known as Alex from Target after a photo was taken of him while he was working as a cashier at Target. The photo was taken October 26th and went viral almost instantly. His Twitter account skyrocketed from 100 or so followers to 750,000 in just one month. There was a lot of speculation about whether the #AlexFromTarget trend was a marketing ploy. His parents are named Marci and Eric and he has an older brother and sister. He was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' show after he became an Internet star. [+]