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Dove Cameron Olivia Biography: A Star’s Ascent

Dove Cameron Olivia Biography


Real Name: Dove Olivia Cameron
Profession: Singer, Actress
Nationality: U.S.
Age: 28

Dove Olivia Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman; January 15, 1996) is an American singer and actress. She gained recognition for her dual role of the eponymous characters in the Disney Channel comedy series Liv and Maddie (2013–17).  Which she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Programming. She also starred in the Disney Channel Descendants franchise (2015–2021).

Cameron has starred in several feature films including Barely Lethal (2015), Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (2015), Dumplin’ (2018), Good Mourning (2022) and Vengeance (2022). She also starred in the NBC live television musical Hairspray Live! (2016). She has appeared in several television shows, including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Marvel Rising franchise.

In 2015, Cameron lent her vocals the soundtrack albums for Liv and Maddie and Descendants, the latter which topped the US Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 2023, she released her debut album Alchemical: Volume 1 which was preceded by the single “Boyfriend“. Which received critical success, reached the top 20 in the Billboard Hot 100, and was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Dove Cameron Olivia Biography
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography


Dove Olivia Cameron Biography

January 15, 1996 (age 28)

Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.
Occupations Singer, Actress
Nationality U.S.
Years active 2007–present
Works Full discography, Musical career
  • Pop
  • goth-pop
Instrument(s) Vocals
Labels Walt Disney, Disruptor, Columbia
Website https://dovecameron.com/
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography

Early life (Dove Olivia Cameron Biography)

Cameron was born Chloe Celeste Hosterman on January 15, 1996, in Bainbridge Island, Washington, to Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace, who later divorced. She has an older sister, Claire Hosterman, who is a vocal coach. During her childhood, Cameron attended Sakai Intermediate School. At age eight, she began acting in community theater at Bainbridge Performing Arts. Six years later, her family moved to Los Angeles, California, where she sang in Burbank High School’s National Championship Show Choir.

Cameron has stated that she is of French descent and speaks some French. She also has Russian, Slovak and Hungarian ancestry. She has said she was bullied throughout her entire school experience, from fifth grade through the end of high school. Regardless of the pressure at school and fitting in, Cameron stayed focused on her dreams of achieving success in entertainment: “I became very passionate about [becoming an actress and singer]. I fully immersed myself.” Her father died in 2011 when she was 15. Following his death, Cameron changed her legal name to Dove in honor of her father, who called her by that nickname.

Dove Cameron Olivia Biography
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography

Career (Dove Olivia Cameron Biography)

2007–2015: Breakthrough with Disney Channel

In 2007, Cameron portrayed the role of Young Cosette in the Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) stage production of Les Misérables, and in 2008, she had the lead role of Mary in The Secret Garden, again with BPA. In 2012, Cameron was cast in a Disney Channel comedy series that was to be titled Bits and Pieces in which she would play the role of Alanna. Shortly after filming the pilot, Bits and Pieces was retooled into Liv and Maddie, which saw Cameron starring in the dual lead role of Liv and Maddie Rooney.

The preview of the series debuted on July 19, 2013, and the series premiered on September 15, 2013. 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 Disney Channel renewed Liv and Maddie for a 13-episode second season slated to premiere in Fall 2014, which was later expanded to 24 episodes.

On August 27, 2013, Cameron released a cover of “On Top of the World” by Imagine Dragons as a promotional single. Her cover peaked on the Billboard Kid Digital Songs chart at 17 and spent three weeks on the chart. On October 15, 2013, “Better in Stereo” was released as a single under Walt Disney Records. “Better in Stereo” made its debut on the Billboard Kid Digital Songs chart at No. 21 before peaking at No. 1, becoming Cameron’s first No. 1 hit. In February 2014, Cameron confirmed reports that recording had begun for her debut studio album. Her next single, “Count Me In”, was released on June 3, 2014. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Kids Digital Songs chart. In 2015, Cameron played Liz Larson in her first non-Disney film, Barely Lethal, which was theatrically released by A24 Films.

Cameron starred in the television film Cloud 9, which premiered on January 17, 2014. She later went on to also star in Descendants, which premiered on July 31, 2015. The film was viewed by 6.6 million people and spawned Cameron’s two first Billboard Hot 100 songs, “Rotten to the Core” at number 38 and a solo song, “If Only”, at number 94. Other songs from the film featuring Cameron, such as “Set It Off” and “Evil Like Me”, charted at number 6 and 12 respectively on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

The soundtrack for the movie peaked atop the Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first soundtrack from a Disney Channel Original Movie since High School Musical 2 to do so. As part of the Descendants franchise, Cameron released a cover of the Christina Aguilera’s song “Genie in a Bottle”. The music video premiered on Disney Channel on March 18, 2016. The single received 22 million views on YouTube in less than a month.

In 2015, Cameron and Ryan McCartan formed a band called The Girl and the Dreamcatcher. On October 2, 2015, they released their first single, “Written in the Stars”. The band released their second single, “Glowing in the Dark”, on January 29, 2016. The Girl and the Dreamcatcher released their third single, “Someone You Like”, on April 8, 2016. They released their fourth single, “Make You Stay”, on June 17, 2016. On July 29, 2016, the band released their first EP, Negatives, featuring their singles “Make You Stay” and “Glowing in the Dark” and four new songs.

In October 2016, as a result of Cameron’s and McCartan’s breakup, the musical duo disbanded. On December 22, 2015, Liv and Maddie was renewed for a fourth season, becoming the ninth live-action Disney Channel series in history to achieve this. Cameron began filming the season, renamed to Liv and Maddie: Cali Style in early 2016. It was later announced that this would be the final season of the series. The series finale of Liv and Maddie later aired on March 24, 2017.

2016–2021: Established actress and music releases

Cameron played the role of Amber Von Tussle in the NBC live television presentation of Hairspray Live!. Which aired on December 7, 2016. Reception was generally positive, and Cameron’s performance was praised. Cameron reprised her role as Mal in Descendants 2, the sequel to Descendants, in 2017. The film premiered on July 21, 2017. The Descendants 2 soundtrack debuted at number six on the Billboard 200, with “It’s Goin’ Down” from the soundtrack debuting at number 81. Cameron then played the role of Sophie in the Hollywood Bowl live production of Mamma Mia! from July 28 to July 30.

On August 21, 2017, Cameron was cast in the Netflix film Dumplin’, alongside Jennifer Aniston. Cameron played Bekah Cotter in the comedy. In November 2017, Cameron signed on to appear in a recurring role in the fifth season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. by Marvel. This role was later revealed to be Ruby Hale, the daughter of General Hale (Catherine Dent).

In December 2017, Cameron was cast in an animated Marvel project, Marvel Rising, as the voice of Gwen Stacy / Ghost-Spider.On August 13, 2018, Marvel Rising: Initiation, a series of six shorts, was released on Disney XD. The series focused on Cameron’s character as she was on the run after being framed for her best friend’s murder. Though her character did not appear in the next Marvel Rising installment, Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors, Cameron did perform the film’s theme song, “Born Ready”. In 2019, Cameron reprised the role in Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts.

On March 21, 2018, she announced that she had signed with Columbia’s Disruptor Records label, and that she would begin to release music following the release of Descendants 3. In September 2019, Cameron released two covers on her YouTube channel: “Slow Burn” and “Hymn for the Weekend”. On October 8, 2018, it was announced that the role of Cher Horowitz in the stage adaptation of the 1995 film Clueless will be played by Cameron. In 2019, Cameron starred alongside Renée Fleming in The Light in the Piazza in London. On September 27, 2019, Cameron released her debut double A-side, Bloodshot / Waste.

Then on November 1, 2019, she released her followup single, “So Good”. Later that month, she collaborated with Privé Revaux on a range of sunglasses. Cameron continued her focus on music by releasing singles “Out of Touch” and “Remember Me”, the latter of which features American rapper Bia. On July 24, 2020, she released her next single, “We Belong”. This was followed by the release of “LazyBaby” on April 2, 2021. Later that year, Cameron joined the main cast of the Apple TV+ musical series Schmigadoon!, which premiered on July 16, 2021. Also in 2021, Cameron reprised her role as Mal for the animated special Descendants: The Royal Wedding. She was cast in the planned CW series Powerpuff as Bubbles, before it was cancelled in 2023. She also was cast for the upcoming film Field Notes on Love alongside Liv and Maddie co-star Jordan Fisher.

2022–present: Alchemical: Volume 1

On February 11, 2022, Cameron released the single “Boyfriend”. This song went viral on TikTok and entered the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 16 while reaching number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. It was also certified platinum by the RIAA. She followed this release with “Breakfast”. Which the music video for went on to win an MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Social Message.

On August 28, 2022, at the MTV Video Music Awards. She won the award for Best New Artist and performed at the pre-show. Cameron also voiced Ellen Wright, Nate’s older teenage sister in the Paramount+ Nicktoon Big Nate, based on the comic strip and book series of the same name. Which premiered on February 17, 2022.

Throughout the end of 2022, Cameron released a string of stand-alone singles including “Bad Idea”, and “Girl Like Me”. On November 20, she performed at the American Music Awards and received the award for New Artist of the Year. In 2023, Cameron released a string of collaborations including: “We Go Down Together” with Khalid, “Use Me (Brutal Hearts)” with Diplo and Sturgill Simpson, and “Other Boys” with Marshmello.

Cameron announced at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards that her debut studio album would be released in two parts. The first part, titled Alchemical: Volume 1, was released on December 1, 2023.

Dove Cameron Olivia Biography
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography

Personal life (Dove Olivia Cameron Biography)

Cameron has stated that she is bisexual. But in May 2021, said that she feels queer is the most accurate way to describe her sexuality. She also identifies as a feminist. She was in a relationship with her Liv and Maddie co-star Ryan McCartan from August 2013 until 2016. They announced their engagement on April 14, 2016, but the relationship ended in October 2016. From 2017 until 2020, Cameron was in a relationship with her Descendants 2 co-star Thomas Doherty. In November 2023, Vanity Fair Italy reported that Cameron was dating Italian singer Damiano David.

In May 2022, Cameron spoke about her struggles with depression and dysphoria in an Instagram post.


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Barely Lethal Liz Larson
R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Beth Direct-to-video
2018 Dumplin’ Bekah
2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2 Ella Voice role
2022 Good Mourning Olive
Vengeance Kansas City Shaw
TBA Issac Cassi Completed in 2021
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Shameless Holly Herkimer Episodes: “A Beautiful Mess”, “Father’s Day”
The Mentalist Charlotte Anne Jane Episode: “Devil’s Cherry”
2013 Malibu Country Sienna Episode: “Push Comes to Shove”
2013–2017 Liv and Maddie Liv Rooney/Maddie Rooney Title (dual) roles
2014 Cloud 9 Kayla Morgan TV movie
2015 Austin & Ally Bobbie Episode: “Duos & Deception”
Descendants Mal TV movie
2015–2017 Descendants: Wicked World Mal Voice role
2016 Hairspray Live! Amber Von Tussle NBC live production
Ultimate Spider-Man vs. the Sinister 6 Gwen Stacy / Spider-Gwen, Police officer Episode: “Return to the Spider-Verse” Pt. 4 (voice role)
2017 Project Runway Herself (judge) 1 episode
Descendants 2 Mal TV movie
The Lodge Jess Recurring role (season 2)
2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ruby Hale Recurring role (season 5)
Soy Luna Herself Episode: “Invitadas especiales, sobre ruedas”
Marvel Rising: Initiation Ghost-Spider Voice role; series of shorts on Disney XD
Angie Tribeca Grace Episode: “Glitch Perfect”
Under the Sea: A Descendants Story Mal TV short form special
2019 Celebrity Family Feud Herself Contestant
Descendants 3 Mal TV movie
Marvel Rising specials Ghost-Spider 3 television specials (voice role)
2020 The Disney Family Singalong Herself Television special
2021 Descendants: The Royal Wedding Mal Television special (voice role)
2021–2023 Schmigadoon! Betsy McDonough / Jenny Banks Main cast (Betsy season 1, Jenny season 2)
2021 RuPaul’s Drag Race Herself Special guest judge (Season 14)
2022–present Big Nate Ellen Wright Voice role
2023 History of the World, Part II Anastasia Romanov Recurring role
The Jennifer Hudson Show Herself
The 46th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Herself

Stage (Dove Olivia Cameron Biography)

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Les Misérables Young Cosette Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) production
2008 The Secret Garden Mary BPA production
2017 Mamma Mia! Sophie Sheridan Hollywood Bowl
2018–2019 Clueless: The Musical Cher Horowitz Off-Broadway
2019 The Light in the Piazza Clara Johnson Southbank Centre
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography
Dove Cameron Olivia Biography


Studio albums

  • Alchemical: Volume 1 (2023)

Awards and nominations (Dove Olivia Cameron Biography)

Award Year Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Category Result
American Music Awards 2022 Herself New Artist of the Year Won
BMI Pop Awards 2023 “Boyfriend” Most Performed Songs of the Year Honored
Daytime Emmy Awards 2018 Liv and Maddie Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series Won
GLAAD Media Awards 2023 Herself Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist Won
Gold Derby Music Awards 2023 Herself Best New Artist Won
iHeartRadio Music Awards 2023 Herself Best New Pop Artist Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards 2022 Herself Best New Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards 2017 “You Can’t Stop the Beat” (with the cast of Hairspray Live!) Best Musical Moment Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards 2022 Herself Best New Artist Won
2023 “Breakfast” Video for Good Won
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2016 Liv and Maddie Favorite Female TV Star – Kids’ Show Nominated
2017 Favorite Female TV Star Nominated
2020 Descendants 3 Favorite Movie Actress Won
2023 Herself Favorite Breakout Artist Won
People Choice Awards 2022 Herself The New Artist of 2022 Nominated
Queerties 2023 “Boyfriend” Queer Anthem Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2014 Liv and Maddie Choice TV: Female Breakout Star Nominated
2015 Choice TV Actress: Comedy Nominated
2016 Nominated

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