Who is Cameron Seely? Wiki Bio
Cameron Seely was born in the USA, on 17 February 2007 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, perhaps best known for her portrayal of Helen Barnum, the daughter of PT Barnum in the biographical musical film “The Greatest Showman” in 2017, directed by Michael Gracey and written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon, while the movie starred the famous actor Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron.
It tells the story of the man who created ‘the greatest show on earth’ – the film was a huge success, as it won 14 awards and was nominated for 33 others, including an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song) for Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and their song “This is Me”.
Early life and education
Cameron is being raised in Los Angeles, California, the only child of her father who is a theatre actor and her mother who is teaching English at a local high school. She became interested in acting at a very early age, and was noticed by a scout while she was performing in a school play at the age of eight.
She was instantly cast to portray Mary in 22 episodes of the comedy series “The Jim Gaffigan Show”, created by the famous actor and stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who also stars in the series alongside Ashley Williams and Michael Ian Black. It follows a married couple who are raising their five children in New York City in a house which has just two bedrooms.
Cameron will start attending high school this year (2020), and it appears at this time that the girl will pursue a degree upon matriculation as this is something both she and her parents want.
Career as an actress
After making her appearances in “The Jim Gaffigan Show” and “The Greatest Showman”, Cameron went on to portray the lead character Izzy in the family movie “Christmas Break-In” in 2018, directed by Michael Kampa and written by Spanky Dustin Ward, and which also starred Denise Richards and Danny Glover. The movie is about a nine years old girl who has to make Christmas great by rescuing a kidnapped janitor, and saving two bad guys stuck in an ice cream truck.
Cameron voiced one of the main characters, Cindy-Lou Who in the animated family comedy film “The Grinch” directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney and written by Tommy Swerdlow and Michael LeSieur. The movie also starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Rashida Jones, and follows Grinch who is trying to ruin Christmas for those living in the village Whoville – it won a Movieguide Award for Best Movie for Families, and was nominated for 18 other awards.
Cameron’s latest role has been as Annie Adams in three episodes – “The Tectonic Shift” (2016), “Between the Seats” (2019) and “The Common Defense” (2019) – of the drama series “Madam Secretary”.
Created by Barbara Hall, it stars Tea Leoni, Tim Daly and Erich Bergen, and is about the business and personal life of the Secretary of State. It won a ReFrame Stamp Award for Television (2017-2018) for CBS in 2018, as well as another ReFrame for Top 100 Most Popular Television (2017-2018) for CBS in 2020, and was nominated for seven other awards.
Family, friends and boyfriend
Cameron is very close to her family and her best friend Austyn Johnson, whom she met on the set of the film “The Greatest Showman”.
The two girls became very close to one another, and both of their Instagram accounts are filled with pictures which feature te htwo of them together. Austyn was born in New York on 28 April 2006, thus her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds American nationality. She is today best known for her roles in the biographical history movie “The Post” released in 2017, and the mystery thriller film “Lost Girls” which came out in 2020.
Although still too young to date, Cameron is spending a lot of her free time with a boy known as ‘Wolfe’, with whom she has recently shared a picture on Instagram.
Some of Cameron’s fans have claimed to have seen the two walking hand in hand in a mall in Los Angeles.
Hobbies and other interests
Cameron’s favorite season is summer, as she is keen on sun tanning and playing in the sand with her friends. She is not much of a swimmer, which is why she usually stays in the shallow water catching the waves as they come. Cameron is a big lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her favorite animals are dolphins and parrots. She likes to travel, and although she is still very young, she has already had a chance to visit several American states such as New York, Arizona and Texas among others.
Her favorite treats are cake and ice cream while her favorite food is pizza.
Cameron’s keen on watching animated movies in her spare time, and some of her favorites are “Despicable Me”, “The Minions”, and “How To Train Your Dragon”. She also enjoys watching live-action films, and her favorites include “Titanic”, “Grown Ups”, and “Ace Venture: Pet Detective – When Nature Calls”.
Cameron’s net worth
Cameron’s net worth is estimated at around $100,000 as of June 2020. She has blonde hair and her eyes are blue, while she is 4ft 6ins (1.37m) tall. Cameron’s age is 13.