Cam Gigandet - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022

Cam Gigandet
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Never Back Down (film), Priest (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 16, 1982 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Cam Joslin Gigandet
Birth Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Jay Gigandet
Mother's Name: Kim Gigandet
Siblings: 1

Kelsie Gigandet (older sister)

High School: Auburn Senior High School
University: Santa Monica College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (French, English, Finnish, German, Swedish, Dutch, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Dominique Geisendorff (2008-2022)

Children: 3

Everleigh Ray Gigandet (daughter)
Rekker Radley (son)
Armie Heartly Gigandet (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 73 kg (160.94 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 10 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Cam Gigandet?

Cam Gigandet is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in  Never Back Down, Priest, Easy A, Twilight, Reckless, Ice, Pandorum, and Burlesque.

Cam Gigandet – Age, Parents, Siblings

Cam Gigandet’s birth took place on August 16, 1982, in Tacoma, Washington, USA. Born as Cam Joslin Gigandet his mother is Kim Gigandet and his father is Jay Gigandet. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, sister Kelsie Gigandet, who is a hairstylist. 

young Cam Gigandet (Image: Entertainmentwise)

Education, Ethnicity

For education Cam Gigandet attended Auburn Senior High School, graduating from the same. He went on to study at Santa Monica College after moving to California in 2001.

His ethnicity is French, English, Finnish, German, Swedish, Dutch, and Irish.

Cam Gigandet – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

He has been in a long-term relationship with Dominique Geisendorff. He and his girlfriend had started dating in 2006. After years of a romantic relationship, the couple got engaged in 2008 and married the same year. 

He and his wife have three children together – daughter Everleigh Ray Gigandet (born April 14, 2009), son Rekker Radley (born January 23, 2013), and daughter Armie Heartly Gigandet (born November 30, 2015).

On August 1, 2022, Cam Gigandet and Dominique Geisendorff filed for divorce after 13 years of marriage which was reported to the public the same month. In the court documents, it stated "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for their split and they had infact separated on May 1, 2022.

Cam Gigandet and Dominique Geisendorff with their children (Image: Instagram- posted July 2017)

Cam Gigandet – Career

Early Days

Gigandet made his acting debut in 2003 with a guest appearance in an episode of the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation followed by recurring roles in The Young and the Restless (2004) and Jack and Bobby (2005). He also portrayed Kevin Volchok in a total of 15 episodes of The O.C. (2005-2006) which gained him recognition in Hollywood.

Finally in 2008 Cam Gigandet landed the role of Ryan McCarthy in the 2008 film Never Back Down alongside Sean Faris. This is considered his breakthrough role.

Cam Gigandet as Ryan McCarthy as Never Back Down (Image: YouTube)

Movies, Series

In 2008 Gigandet was cast as James Witherdale in the 2008 film Twilight. Over the years he has portrayed characters in the hit films Pandorum (2009), Easy A (2010), Burlesque (2010), The Experiment (2010), Priest (2011), Plush (2013), The Magnificent Seven (2017), Dangerous Lies (2020), Without Remorse (2020).

Meanwhile, he played the main role in the short-lived TV series Reckless (2014), Ice (2016-2018), and an appearance in the TV movies Nanny Cam (2015).


On the set of Dangerous Lies, Cam Gigandet starred alongside Camila Mendes, Jessie Usher, Elliott Gould, and Sasha Alexander.

Cam Gigandet in Dangerous Lies (Image: Wherever I Look)

Cam Gigandet – Awards, Nominations

For his work as an actor, Cam Gigandet has been awarded the Young Hollywood Awards (2008), MTV Movie Awards (2008, 2009), two Teen Choice Awards (2009), and a Teen Choice Award nomination in 2011.

Cam Gigandet – Net Worth, Salary

Gigandet’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is not known.

Cam Gigandet – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Cam Gigandet is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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