Cameron Monaghan is an American-based actor and model. He is famous for his role on the Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless as Ian Gallagher and as twins Jerome and Jeremiah Valeska, as Joker, on the DC Comics-based TV series named Gotham. Further, in the action-adventure game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Cameron portrayed Cal Kestis. At age three, Cameron began his career as a child model and, at seven, as a child actor.
Cameron Monaghan Early Life:
Cameron was born on 16th August 1993 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He has Polish and Irish ancestry from his mother’s side. Shortly after his birth, he and his mother relocated to Boca Raton, Florida. When Cameron was around 10, he moved to the Los Angeles area.
When Cameron was three, his mother sent his picture to modeling agencies. At age five, he appeared on the cover of his first catalog and, at seven, in his first regional commercial. Further, at nine, Cameron co-starred in the TV’s popular musical “The Music Man” opposite Kristen Chenoweth and Matthew Broderick.
Cameron Favorite Things
- Character (Played by him): Asher
- Band: The Kinks
- Favorite Drinks: Whiskey.
- Favorite Destination: Berlin, Cape Town (South Africa).
Cameron Monaghan Family Background:
Cameron is the only child of Diane Monaghan and a single mother. She is an insurance claims specialist. Every year, Cameron dedicates Father’s Day to his mom.
Cameron Monaghan Education:
Cameron attended Addison Mizner Elementary School. He began to develop his acting skills after he appeared in the Little Palm Children’s Theatre’s productions of Winnie-the-Pooh, Stuart Little, and The Pumpkin King; additionally, he also appeared as Alex in the film The Wishing Stone, which was filmed in the Lake Worth beach, Florida.
Cameron Monaghan Physical stats:
Cameron stands 5 Feet 11 Inches tall and weighs around 70kg. His athletic build includes a well-defined body (abs, V-lines, chest, and biceps). Further, he has been gifted with attractive red-colored natural hair and beautiful hazel-green eyes.
Cameron has two known tattoos on his body; on his left bicep, he has a Crescent moon tattoo, and on his hand, he has a joker card tattoo with a knife in and out of it.
Cameron is not gay and admitted that he is a straight guy. However, he played his role as Ian Gallagher, a gay teenage boy on Shameless, which made him popular and drew speculations that he might be gay IRL.
Cameron Monaghan Birth Signs:
According to Cameron’s birthdate, he falls under the zodiac Leo. Currently, he is 29 years old. Further, his birth flower is Gladiolus, and his birth sign element is Fire.
Cameron Monaghan Net worth:
Cameron’s estimated net worth should be around $5 million. He started his career as a child model and actor; and has been nominated for several awards, winning some of them. His main source of income comes from his acting career, endorsements of brands, and appearing in commercials.
Cameron Monaghan Relationship Status:
Cameron is currently dating model Lauren Searle; she is a well-known model. They have been dating each other since September 2020.
Before Lauren, Cameron was dating Peyton List, an American actress, and model. They broke up in January 2019 but are still good friends. Further, from 2016 to 2017, he dated his Shameless co-star, Ruby Modine. In 2012, Cameron dated Liana Liberato, and in the same year, she was also linked to British model Sadie Newman.
Cameron Monaghan Career:
In 2003, Cameron 1st came to national attention for his role in the ABC television adaptation of The Music Man as Winthrop Paroo. The following year, Cameron began a recurring role as Chad; he is 1 of Dewey’s classmates in Malcolm in the Middle comedy series. This role earned Cameron the Young Artist Award under the category of the Best Young Television Actor in a Recurring Role. Further, in 2005, he began a recurring role on the Nickelodeon comedy Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide as Palmer Noid. Subsequently, Cameron guest-starred in several television roles, which include Numbers, Criminal Minds, Three Rivers, Fringe, The Mentalist, Monk, The Glades, and Terriers.
That same year, he transitioned to theatrical film roles by appearing as Timmy in Arms in the independent western Brothers. In 2006, he appeared in the fantasy comedy Click as Kevin O’Doyle, the bothersome next-door neighbor. He subsequently featured in film roles like Dog Gone, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Safe Harbor, and Another Harvest Moon, as well as portraying Bob Andrews in the Three Investigators film series.
In April 2010, Cameron was cast as an ensemble member of the Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless. The series premiered in January 2011, where he was portrayed as Ian Gallagher, a gay bipolar teenage boy from a Chicago family. For his work in the fifth series season, Cameron received a Critic’s Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. In October 2016, the 7th season began airing, and in November 2017, the 8th season, consisting of 12 episodes, was aired. On 9th September 2018, the 9th season premiered, and Cameron announced via Instagram that he would leave the series following the 6th episode of the 9th season. However, he returned for the 10th season, which premiered in 2019.
Cameron appeared in a variety of episodic television roles. In 2011, he guest-starred as Nick Peyton on the CBS crime series NCIS. That same year he also appeared on the TNT mystery series Rizzoli & Isles as Jonathan McKenna. In 2012, Cameron guest-starred as Eddie Sandow on the NBC crime series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Further, he also appeared in a variety of feature film roles. In 2011, Cameron co-starred as Corey Doyle in the Disney teen drama Prom. The following year, he portrayed Jake in the sports-themed comedy 2nd Serve. In 2014, he starred as Adam McCormick in the independent drama Jamie Marks Is Dead. That same year, Cameron appeared as Mason Ashford in the fantasy adventure film Vampire Academy. Additionally, he also starred in the dystopian movie The Giver as Asher.
Between 2015 and 2019, Cameron was featured as a recurring guest star in all 5 seasons of Gotham’s television series. Further, he played Cal Kestis in the 2019 video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Along with his acting career, he has appeared in several commercials, including Altman / Procko Productions, Norman J. Stevens Advertising, Southland Advertising, Tapestry Productions, Westwayne, Leo Burnett (USA Inc.), TBWA\Chiat\Day, etc.
Cameron Monaghan Social Appearance:
Cameron has a profile on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with around 2.7M, 530K, and 760K followers, respectively. He regularly posts on his upcoming projects to keep his fans updated.
Cameron Monaghan is a well-known name in the entertainment world. He has the industry several epic characters played him, which will always be remembered. We wish him all the best for his upcoming projects.