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Short Info

Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1970
SpouseChelsea Noble
FactMet his wife, Chelsea Noble, on the set of Growing Pains (1985).
PaymentsEarned $200,000 from Like Father Like Son (1987)

Kirk Cameron is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains, as well as his work as a co-host on the CBS daytime talk show The View. He has also starred in films such as Fireproof and Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas.

Cameron was born in Panorama City, California, on October 12, 1970. His parents are Robert and Barbara Cameron. He has four siblings: Bridgette, Melissa, Candace, and actor/director/producer Drew Cameron.

Cameron attended Chatsworth High School, where he played on the football team. He then studied at Los Angeles Valley College.

Cameron’s acting career began in 1978 when he appeared in an episode of the television series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. He went on to guest star in a number of other television series, including The Love Boat, Diff’rent Strokes, and Family Ties.

In 1985, Cameron landed the role of Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. The show ran for seven seasons and was a ratings success. After the show ended, Cameron appeared in a number of made-for-television movies and direct-to-video films.

In 2008, Cameron co-wrote and starred in the film Fireproof. The film was a commercial and critical success.

In 2014, Cameron wrote, produced, and starred in the film Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas. The film was widely panned by critics but was a financial success.

Cameron has been married to actress Chelsea Noble since 1991. The couple has six children: Jack, Isabella, Anna, Luke, Olivia, and Mollie.

Cameron is a devout Christian and is active in a number of Christian organizations. He is a member of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and has spoken out against same-sex marriage and abortion.

Cameron is 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and has blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameKirk Cameron
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1970
Height1.78 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television presenter, Actor, Evangelist, Producer


SpouseChelsea Noble
ChildrenIsabella Cameron, Olivia Rose Cameron, James Thomas Cameron, Luke Cameron, Anna Cameron, Jack Cameron
ParentsRobert Cameron, Barbara Cameron
SiblingsCandace Cameron-Bure, Bridgette Cameron, Melissa Cameron


AwardsSaturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, People's Choice Award for Favorite Young TV Performer, Youth in Film Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama Series, Young Artist Awards Best Young...
MoviesSaving Christmas, Fireproof, Left Behind: The Movie, Unstoppable, Left Behind II: Tribulation Force, Like Father Like Son, Left Behind: World at War, Listen to Me, Mercy Rule, Revive Us, The Best of Times, Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers, The Willies, The Miracle of the Cards, The Growing Pains...
TV ShowsKirk, Growing Pains, The Way of the Master

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Listen to Me (1989)$1,000,000
Like Father Like Son (1987)$200,000


1(On Creationism): To say that the banana happened by accident is even more unintelligent than to say that no one designed the Coca Cola can.
2The Hollywood lifestyle was just overwhelming. A party here, an interview there, magazine and modeling shoots daily, your face everywhere and girls throwing themselves at you. As great as it felt at the time, I still felt something missing, and that I needed to change.
3"I sometimes found myself more comfortable around my TV family than I did with my own parents and sister." - About working on Growing Pains (1985).


1His acting mentor is Alan Thicke.
2Co-created the Crocoduck.
3He has Scottish, German, English, Irish, and smaller amounts of Jersey (Channel Islander) and Dutch, ancestry.
4Hosts "Way of the Master", a Christian television ministry on TBN. [December 2003]
5Release of his book, "Still Growing: An Autobiography" by Kirk with Lissa Halls Johnson. [2008]
6Received no financial compensation whatsoever for acting in Fireproof (2008), and does not accept any royalties from the film.
7Brother-in-law of Valeri Bure and John Ridenour.
8Became a "born again" Christian while working on the show Growing Pains (1985). He admits that his religious beliefs put him at odds with the show's writers and that he flatly refused to do parts of the scripts as presented, but was willing to work around or to edit the offensive content.
9Now a Christian evangelist, with Ray Comfort, in "The Way of the Master" organization.
10Began acting at the age of nine, appearing in television commercials and guest roles. His first starring role was at the age of thirteen in the series Two Marriages (1983).
11Has six children, four of whom were adopted: Jack (born 1996), Isabella (born 1998), Anha (born 1999), and Luke (born 2000); and two biological: Olivia Rose (born July 18, 2001) and James Thomas Cameron (born April 13, 2003).
12Once appeared on sister Candace Cameron Bure's show, Full House (1987), in the episode, Full House: Just One of the Guys (1988), in 1988.
13Ranked #19 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
14Met his wife, Chelsea Noble, on the set of Growing Pains (1985).
15Parents named him after Captain Kirk, the William Shatner character from the original Star Trek (1966) series.
16Ranked #15 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
17Used to be neighbors with Adam Rich, of Eight Is Enough (1977) fame.
18Brother of actress Candace Cameron Bure, Bridgette Cameron and Melissa Cameron.
19His father is Robert Cameron and his mother is Barbara Cameron.
20He and Chelsea are among the founders of Camp Firefly and The Firefly Foundation, which sponsor camping trips for terminally-ill children & their families.




Saving Christmas2014Kirk
Mercy Rule2014VideoJohn Miller
Are You a Good Person?2010ShortMr. Nice Guy (voice)
Fireproof2008Caleb Holt
Left Behind III: World at War2005Buck Williams
Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers2004TV MovieMike Seaver
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force2002Buck Williams
Family Law2002TV SeriesMitchell Stark
The Miracle of the Cards2001TV MovieJosh
Touched by an Angel2001TV SeriesChuck Parker
The Growing Pains Movie2000TV MovieMike Seaver
Left Behind: The Movie2000VideoBuck Williams
The Birth of Jesus1998VideoUncle Kirk
You Lucky Dog1998TV MovieJack Morgan
Kirk1995-1996TV SeriesKirk Hartman
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes1995TV MovieDexter Riley
Star Struck1994TV MovieRunner
The Horde1993Video GameChauncey (voice)
Growing Pains1985-1992TV SeriesMike Seaver
A Little Piece of Heaven1991TV MovieWill Loomis
The Willies1990Mike Seaver
Listen to Me1989Tucker Muldowney
Full House1988TV SeriesCousin Steve
Like Father Like Son1987Chris Hammond Dr. Jack Hammond
The Best of Times1986Teddy
Children in the Crossfire1984TV MovieMickey Chandler
More Than Murder1984TV MovieBobby
ABC Afterschool Specials1983TV SeriesJefffrey Cranston / Willy
Two Marriages1983TV SeriesEric Armstrong
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land1983TV MovieGary
Lou Grant1982TV SeriesJoey
Herbie, the Love Bug1982TV SeriesYoungster
Beyond Witch Mountain1982TV MovieBoy
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV SeriesBoy
Bret Maverick1981TV Series1st Boy / Boy #1
Goliath Awaits1981TV MovieLiam
Straight at YaVideo short


The Way of the Master2003TV Series writer - 13 episodes


Saving Christmas2014executive producer
Monumental: Restoring America as the Land of Liberty2014TV Series documentary producer - 6 episodes
Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure2012Documentary producer


Growing PainsTV Series 1 episode, 1989 performer - 3 episodes, 1985 - 1989


The Magic 72009TV Movie


Intimate Portrait-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Left Behind II: Tribulation Force'2002Video documentary shortHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Left Behind: The Movie'2000Video documentary shortHimself
Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Real 'Growing Pains'2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Kermit & the Muppets Behind the Ears Disney Channel Preview1998TV MovieHimself
Hope & Gloria1995TV SeriesHimself
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Favourite New Television Comedy Program
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Children's Miracle Network Telethon1990TV MovieHimself - Special Events Chairman
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 1st Annual American Teacher Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter Outstanding Choreography
The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy1990TV Special documentary shortHimself - Host
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1990TV SeriesHimself
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ole! It's Bob Hope's Spring Fling of Comedy and Music from Acapulco1990TV SpecialHimself
The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
New Year's Rockin' Eve 19901989TV SpecialHimself - Host
Bob Hope's Love Affair with Lucy1989TV MovieHimself
The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Favourite Young Television Performer
The Morning Exchange1989TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief III1989TV Special documentaryHimself
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC1988TV SpecialHimself
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHimself - Winner: Favourite Young Television Performer
The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards1988TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1987TV SeriesHimself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza1987TV MovieHimself
The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Young Television Performer
Marie Osmond's Merry Christmas1986TV MovieHimself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars1986TV MovieHimself
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday1986TV MovieHimself
Revive Us2016DocumentaryHimself
Fox and Friends2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
National Bible Bee Game Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Praise the Lord2002-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Today1989-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Monumental: Restoring America as the Land of Liberty2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
The Way of the Master2003-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host
Huckabee2013TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
17 Kids and Counting2009-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Living Waters University2009-2012TV Series shortHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure2012DocumentaryHimself
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Karen: Forgotten But Not Forsaken2010Documentary shortHost (voice)
ES.TV HD2009TV SeriesHimself
Dr. Phil2008TV Series
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
The View2008TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - Former Child Star
Wretched with Todd Friel2008TV SeriesHimself
TV Land Confidential2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
ABC News Nightline2007TV SeriesHimself - Debate Participant
Larry King Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Seaver Family Reunion: S'mores and More2006Video shortHimself
Night of Joy2005TV MovieHimself - Host
50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Greatest2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Kent Hovind: An Atheist's Worst Nightmare2016Video documentaryHimself
Welcome to the Basement2016TV SeriesBuck Williams
Some Jerk with a Camera2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Drunken Peasants2014TV SeriesHimself
The Comfort Zone2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2012TV SeriesHimself / Mike Seaver
Selling God2009DocumentaryHimself - Christian Actor
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
Religulous2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
100 Greatest Teen Stars2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary


Won Awards

2015Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActorSaving Christmas (2014)
2015Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Screen ComboSaving Christmas (2014)
1990Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV ActorGrowing Pains (1985)
1989People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Young TV Performer
1988Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorLike Father Like Son (1987)
1988People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Young TV PerformerTied with Keshia Knight Pulliam
1988Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Male Superstar in TelevisionGrowing Pains (1985)
1987Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsExceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama SeriesGrowing Pains (1985)
1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Starring in a New Television SeriesGrowing Pains (1985)

Nominated Awards

1990Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Starring in a Motion PictureListen to Me (1989)
1989Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionGrowing Pains (1985)
1989Kids' Choice AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV ActorGrowing Pains (1985)
1989Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV Actor
1989Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Guest Starring in a Drama or Comedy Series
1988Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionGrowing Pains (1985)
1988Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV ActorGrowing Pains (1985)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime DramaTwo Marriages (1983)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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