Although not all celebrities comes from a stable background with supportive parents who are able to identify the gifts and talents in their children at an early age, there are few who are lucky. Nothing contributes to the success of any career than moral support from friends and family. Today we are studying Cameron Monaghan’s biography and net worth in 2018 because his mother identified his talent and helped him develop it.
Early Life & Biography
Cameron’s official names are Cameron Riley Monaghan and he was born on 16th August 1993 in Santa Monica, California. He is the son of Diane Monaghan who is an insurance specialist. Monaghan’s mum is a single mother and he brought him up single handedly. After Monaghan was born, they relocated to Boca, Raton, Florida.
Diane recognized that her son was an extraordinary child when he was 3 years old and sent his photo to modeling agencies. At the age of five, Cameron appeared on a cover photo of his first catalogue and at the age of seven, he appeared in his first commercial (regional).
Cameron attended Addison Mizner Elementary School where he began developing his acting skills. He appeared in a theatre production known as “Little Palm Children’s Theatre’s Productions of Winnie-the-Pooh, Stuart Little and The Pumpkin among many others.
Cameron has openly stated that he is a heterosexual during an interview where he was asked to comment about his sexual orientation. He also cleared the misunderstanding that he is a gay simply because he has severally acted like one. Cameron is currently not married but he is in a relationship with Ruby Modine (shameless co-star). The two have however, not made their relationship openly so this can be treated as mere rumors.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Cameron’s first major appearance to the public was in 2003 when he appeared in Winthrop Paroo in an ABC television adaptation known as The Music Man. He was nine years old and the director has never regretted hiring him as he contributed a lot to their success. This laid a platform for Monaghan and in 2004, he began playing recurring roles as Chad in a comedy series known Malcolm in the Middle.
Starting from 2005, Cameron has appeared in many other television series and movies some of which include; Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, The Mentalist, Three Rivers, The Glades, Terriers, Monk, Criminal Minds, The Escape Clause, Safe Harbor, Another Harvest Moon, Three Investigators and Dog Gone among others.
Cameron has received a number of nominations during his career some of these include; Young Artist Award, Critics Choice Television Awards, and Teen Choice Awards among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Cameron Monaghan has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. The major source of Cameron’s earnings is the payments he receives from the many movies and television series he has appeared in. He has also received a number of nominations and won a few awards increasing his worth.
Cameron is a popular face in the social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Most of his fans are however, in Twitter compared to the following he has in the rest of the social media sites. His fans also regularly post his ongoing activities every now and then.