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Dove Cameron


Dove Cameron is an American TV Actress and singer. Dove Cameron is known for a starring role as Liv/Maddie Rooney on the Disney Channel series “Liv and Maddie”. Also, she has starred in Descendants, and Cloud 9.

Birth Facts and Childhood

Dove Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington, United States, on January 15, 1996. She is 26 years old and is under the astrological sign, Capricorn. She holds American nationality. Her real name is Chloe Celeste Hosterman and she is of French, Russian, and Hungarian descent.

Her father’s name is Philip Alan Hosterman and her mother’s name is Bonnie Wallace. Dove also has a sister and her name is Claire Hosterman. Their parents divorced after she was born. Likewise, her father passed away in the year 2011. And in his fond memory, she changed her name to Dove, since her father fondly called her that. Dove Cameron’s mother authored the book “The Hollywood Parents Guide”. She even speaks, consults, and teaches workshops for parents of young actors. Moreover, her sister is popular on Instagram with thousands of followers on it.

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Caption: Dove’s childhood picture (Source: The Skincare Edit)

Dove Cameron – Education

Regarding Dove’s educational background and qualifications, she attended Sakai Intermediate School. And, when she was 8 years old, she started acting in community theater at Bainbridge Performing Arts. Likewise, at the age of fourteen, her family moved to Los Angeles, California and Cameron sang in Burbank High School’s National Championship Show Choir. Moreover, Dove said she was bullied throughout her entire school experience, from fifth grade through the end of high school. Despite the pressure at school and fitting in, she stayed focused on her dreams of achieving success in entertainment.

Dove Cameron – Career and Professional Life

Dove appeared in the Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) stage which is the production of Les Misérables in the role of Young Cosette in the year 2007. And, in the year 2008, she had the lead role of Mary in “The Secret Garden” again with BPA. In the year 2012, Dove starred in a Disney Channel comedy series titled “Bits and Pieces”. She played the role of ‘Alanna’. Likewise, shortly after filming the pilot, “Bits and Pieces” was retooled into “Liv and Maddie”. This saw Dove starring in the dual lead role of Liv and Maddie Rooney. And, the pilot episode gained 5.8 million viewers, which was the most-watched in total viewers in 2.5 years since the series “Shake It Up!”. Moreover, “Liv and Maddie” was renewed by the Disney Channel for the second season which consisted of 13 episodes.

Dove Cameron released a cover of “On Top of the World” by Imagine Dragons in the year 2013 as a promotional single. Her cover peaked on the Billboard Kid Digital Songs chart at 17 and was there for three weeks on the chart. Then, “Better In Stereo” was released as a single under Walt Disney Records on October 15, 2013. This single made its debut on the Billboard Kid Digital Songs chart at No. 21 before peaking at No. 1, becoming her first No. 1 hit. Then, her next single, “Count Me In”, was released in the year 2014. Likewise, Dove played Liz Larson in her first non-Disney film, Barely Lethal, which was theatrically released by A24 Films in the year 2015.

More About Career

Dove also starred in the television film “Descendants”. 6.6 million people viewed the film which spawned her two first Billboard Hot 100 songs, “Rotten to the Core” at number 38. Another was a solo song, “If Only”, at number 94. And, other songs from the film featuring Dove like “Set It Off” and “Evil Like Me” also charted at number 6 and 12 respectively on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. Likewise, the soundtrack for the movie also peaked atop the Billboard 200 chart becoming the first soundtrack from a Disney Channel Original Movie since High School Musical 2 to do so. She even released a cover of Christina Aguilera’s song “Genie in a Bottle” as part of the Descendants franchise.

Moreover, Dove Cameron along with Ryan McCartan formed a band called “The Girl and the Dreamcatcher”. Their band released their first single, “Written in the Stars” in the same year that their band was formed. Then, in the coming year, they released another single, “Glowing in the Dark”, “Someone You Like”, and “Make You Stay”. The band released their first EP in the year 2016, “Negatives”. However, in October 2016, as Cameron and McCartan broke up, the musical duo also disbanded.

Furthermore, on December 22, 2015, “Liv and Maddie” was renewed for a fourth season. The show became the ninth live-action Disney Channel series in history to achieve this. Dove also started filming the season, renamed Liv and Maddie: Cali Style in the year 2016. But, it was later announced that this would be the final season of the series.

After Disney Channel

Dove appeared in the NBC live television presentation of “Hairspray Live!” in the role of Amber Von Tussle. Generally, the reviews and reception were positive, as well as her performance was also praised. Likewise, she reprised her role as Mal in Descendants 2, the sequel to Descendants, in the year 2017. Dove Cameron then played the role of Sophie in the Hollywood Bowl live production of “Mamma Mia!” as well.

Moreover, in August 2017, Dove was cast in the Netflix film “Dumplin”, alongside Jennifer Aniston. Then, in November 2017, she signed on to appear in a recurring role in the fifth season of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” by Marvel. Later, she was also cast in an animated Marvel project, Marvel Rising, as the voice of Gwen Stacy / Ghost-Spider. Dove announced that she signed with Columbia’s Disruptor Records label and that she would begin to release music following the release of “Descendants 3” in March 2018.

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Caption: Dove in a music video (Source: Youtube)

More About Songs and Roles

Furthermore, Dove released two covers on her YouTube channel titled “Slow Burn” and “Hymn for the Weekend” in September 2019. It was announced that she will play the role of Cher Horowitz in the stage adaptation of the 1995 film “Clueless” in September 2018. She also starred alongside Renée Fleming in “The Light in the Piazza in London” in the year 2019.

Moreover, in September of the year 2019, Dove released her debut extended play, Bloodshot / Waste. Then in November of the same year, she released her follow-up single, “So Good”. And, later that month, she even collaborated with Privé Revaux on a range of sunglasses. Likewise, Dove continued her focus on music by releasing singles “Out of Touch”, “Remember Me”, “We Belong”, and “LazyBaby”. Furthermore, Dove joined the Apple TV+ musical series known as “Schmigadoon!” as the main cast. She will reprise her role as Mal for an animated special, “Descendants: The Royal Wedding” in 2021. Cameron has also been cast in the upcoming CW series “The Powerpuff Girls” as Bubbles.

Relationship Status

Dove Cameron is bisexual and identifies herself as a feminist. She was in a relationship with Ryan McCartan. Ryan is her co-star in “Liv and Maddie”. They began dating in August 2013. The couple announced their engagement on April 14, 2016, through an Instagram post. But they called the wedding off in October of that year. Then in late 2016, Dove started dating a Scottish actor, Thomas Doherty. Then, the couple broke up in October 2020. As of 2022, she is enjoying her single life.

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Caption: Dove Cameron and her ex-boyfriend, Thomas Doherty (Source: E! Online)

Dove Cameron – Body Measurements

Dove Cameron has a height of 5 feet 2 inches and her weight is 52 Kg. Dove’s other body measurements like her chest size, waist size, as well as hip size, are 34-24-33 inches respectively. Moreover, Cameron has brown hair and green eyes. She has a slim body and she is very beautiful as well as attractive. She has also dyed her hair into other colors such as blonde, pink, and others.

Social Media

Dove Cameron is pretty active on all of her social accounts. She has 41.3 million followers on Instagram and 1.8 million followers on Twitter. She is also active on other social platforms such as Facebook and has 4.7 million followers on it. Likewise, Dove also has a YouTube channel and has 1.32 million subscribers on it until now.

Net Worth

According to Filmysiyappa, Dove Cameron has a $4 million net worth and her main income source is her career of acting and singing.