About Cameron Monaghan

American based model/actor Cameron Monaghan is widely recognized for his role as Ian Gallagher in the 2011 comedy-drama “Showtime”. Her acting career started when he was just seven years old. The twenty-seven years old actor has already made appearances in about twenty-five films, twenty-four television series, and has given voice for a video game. He was also seen in a web series in 2011.

Quick Info
Full NameCameron Riley Monaghan
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1993
Birth placeSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Diane Monaghan (Mother)
OccupationActor, Model
Net WorthUS $5 million

Early Life

Cameron Riley Monaghan was born to single mother Diane Monaghan on the 16th of August 1993 in Santa Monica. His mother, Diane, was an insurance claims specialist and moved to Boca Raton with him shortly after he was born. When he was just three, Diane sent his pictures to modeling agencies. Cameron first appeared on the cover of his catalog when he was only five. He was then making appearances on television commercials at age seven.

His educational background is unknown and is reported that he was home-schooled, but it is known that he had gone to Addison Mizner Elementary School. While at school, he was already acting in theatre acts like “Stuart Little”, “The Pumpkin King” and “Winnie-the-Pooh”. He was also seen in the small budget local independent film “The Wishing Stone” as Alex. It was filmed in Florida at the Lake Worth area.

Cameron Monaghan


In Film

After making an appearance in independent films like “The Wishing Stone”, “Brothers in Arms”, “Desperate Hippies”, his next big-screen appearance was in the 2006 comedy-drama “Click” as Kevin O’Doyle. The film received average responses from critics but grossed over $240 million against a budget of $82 million. He was then seen in “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” as traffic police the same year.

In 2007, Cameron Monaghan was seen as Bob Andrews in “The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island”. He was then seen in three different movies in the year 2008; “Dream Machine” as Stanley, “Dog Gone” as Dexter, and “Disarmed” as Justin. Cameroon appeared in “Safe Harbor” as Larry Parker in 2009after which he reprised his role as Bob Andrews in “The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle” the same year.

He was then featured in “Another Harvest Moon” as Jack, “Two Boys” as Son, and “Bad Bunny” as Jack in the year 2010. He was also a part of the 2014 horror drama “Jamie Marks Is Dead” as Adam McCormick. The film premiered at the Sundance Festival and gained positive reviews during its premiere.

The same year he was featured in “Vampire Academy” as Mason Ashford which was a disaster grossing only half of its budget of $30 million. He was also seen in “The Giver” and “Mall” in 2014. He voiced Kon-El in the 2019 animated film “Reign of the Supermen”. “The Year of Spectacular Men” and “Anthem of a Teenage Prophet” are his few other films.

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In Television

Cameron Monaghan started his television journey from the 2003 musical film “The Music Man” as Winthrop Paroo. He was then seen in “Malcolm in the Middle” as Chad for six episodes. In the year 2005, he made small appearances in three different television series; “Threshold” as Josh Foster, voice actor in “Avatar: The Last Airbender” as Poi & Ping, and “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide” as Palmer Noid.

Cameroon was then seen in the 6th episode of season 2 of “Criminal Minds” as Jeffrey Charles in 2006. He then made several guest appearances in different television series from 2006 to 2011 including “The Mentalist” as Elliot, “Monk” as Danny Cooper, and “Numbers” as Todd.

In 2011, he joined comedy-drama “Shameless” as Ian Gallagher, the main cast of the show. The show is a hit and has received positive responses. It has a rating of 8.6 in IMDb from over 192,000 votes. The show recently completed its 10th season and the 11th season will be aired soon. Cameroon had left this show after the sixth episode of the ninth season but soon returned in the 10th season of the show.

He was also seen in “NCIS”, “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. He then went on playing the character “Jerome/Jeremiah Valeska in “Gotham”.He was also cast as Tom Fairfax in the 2016 series “Mercy Street”.

Apart from television and film, he was also featured in the 2011 web series “Corey & Lucas for the Win!” as Corey Doyle for six episodes. He also voiced Cal Kestis in the 2019 videogame “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order”.


In his career span from 2002 till present, Cameron Monaghan has been nominated in seven award functions and has won two of them; “Teen Choice Awards” in 2019 for “Gotham”, “Young Artist Award” in 2005 for “Malcolm in the Middle”.

Personal Life

Cameron Monaghan’s personal life is not entirely known, but it was reported he was in relation to Sadie Newman, Ruby Modine, and Peyton List.

He has a mixed ancestry of Polish and Irish from his mother. He can also play the guitar and drums and sings sometimes.

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Height and Weight

Cameron Monaghan is five feet and eleven inches in height and weighs seventy kilograms.

Social Media

Cameron Monaghan has over 2 million followers in his official Instagram handle @cameronmonaghan and over 500k followers in his official twitter handle @cameronmonaghan.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Cameron Monaghan has an estimated net worth of $5 million.