Dove Olivia Cameron (born January 15, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role in the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie. She also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Cloud 9 as Kayla Morgan.
Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington to Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace. At the age of eight, she began acting in community theater. When Cameron was fourteen she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. There she attended Burbank High School and sang in their National Championship Show Choir.
Since 2013, Dove has starred in the dual lead role of Liv and Maddie in the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie. The preview of the series began showing on July 19, 2013 (2013-07-19). The show premiered on September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15). The pilot episode gained 5.8, which was the most-watched in Total Viewers in two and a half years – since November 7, 2010 (Shake It Up!). In the episode Twin-A-Rooney, Liv shows Maddie a clip from the Sing It Loud! finale in which Liv's character sings a cover of "On Top of the World" by Imagine Dragons. A full version of the song was recorded by Cameron and was released by Disney as a single on August 27, 2013. She also starred in Cloud 9 with Luke Benward, which premiered on January 17, 2014.
^"Twitter: Dove Cameron (verified account)". December 27, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-28. "Just wanted to set this straight: I see literally everywhere that my birthday is January 14. It's January Fifteenth, my loves! Happy Friday!"
^"Twitter: Dove Cameron (verified account)". July 16, 2012. Retrieved 2013-07-09. "@sharebear72 Thank you, lovely! My middle name is Olivia. I'm not sure where my necklace came from, my sister had it custom made! Much love~"