|Cam Gigandet Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1982|
Cam Joslin Gigandet is an American actor who has played the role of Kevin Volchok on The O.C. He has also appeared in various feature films including Twilight, Never Back Down, Burlesque, The Roommate, and Priest. Cam is popularly known for his part in the short-lived CBS legal drama series’ The Reckless apart from The Experiment and Jack & Bobby. He has won 2 Teen Choice Awards and 1 MTV Movie Award for working in Twilight in 2009. He has more than 30k Twitter followers and more than 80k Instagram followers.
Cam Joslin Gigandet
Tacoma, Washington, United States
West Hollywood, California, U.S.
Cam graduated from Auburn Senior High School in Auburn, Washington, in 2011. After that, he went to Santa Monica College in California.
- Father – Jay Gigandet (Co-owner of The Rock pizza franchise)
- Mother – Kim Gigandet (Co-owner of The Rock pizza franchise)
- Siblings – Kelsie Gigandet (Older Sister) (Hair Stylist)
- Others – Herbert James Gigandet (Paternal Grandfather), Eleanore Mae Ranta (Paternal Grandmother)
Cam is signed with –
- United Talent Agency
- Slate PR (Publicist)
6 ft or 183 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Cam Gigandet has dated –
- Dominique Geisendorff (2006-2022) – Actress Dominique Geisendorff, known for her part in Beneath the Surface (2007), started dating Cam Gigandet in 2006. After remaining together for a couple of years, they got engaged and later tied the knot in 2008. The couple has 3 children together. She gave birth to their 1st child, a daughter named Everleigh Rae Gigandet (b. April 14, 2009), at age 24. The couple also parents a son Rekker Radley Gigandet (b. January 23, 2013) and a younger daughter named Armie Heartly Gigandet (b. November 30, 2015). In August 2022, it was revealed that the couple had separated and had filed for divorce after almost 13 years of marriage.
Race / Ethnicity
Cam is of English, Finnish, German, Swedish, and Dutch descent.
Light Brown (Natural)
- Blue Eyes
- Dashing Looks
Best Known For
- Having played the role of Kevin Volchok in the teen drama TV series, The O.C. from 2005-2006
- Being cast in the role of James Witherdale in Twilight (2008)
In 2007, Cam made his theatrical film debut as Mick in the comedy movie Who’s your Caddy?
First TV Show
In 2003, Cam Gigandet made his first TV show appearance by guest starring as Mark Young on the crime television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
He enjoys an active lifestyle and thus maintains his regular fitness rather than working out for hours in the gym. He is a conscious eater and eats a balanced diet to get his supplies of nutrients.
Cam Gigandet Favorite Things
- Vacation Destination – Tokyo
- Food – Chicken nuggets, Fries
- TV Show – Game of Thrones, Homeland, The Blacklist, Justified, Suits
- 5 Cities – Tokyo, Venice (California), Berlin, London, Amsterdam
- Restaurant – The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen
- Dessert – Cookies, Doughnut, Ice-cream
- Dream Destination – Brussels (in Belgium)
- Dress – T-shirts and jeans
- Tattoo – The one on his forearm
- Drinking Buddy – His dad
Cam Gigandet Facts
- Cam’s last name is pronounced as “Ji-GAN-Day”.
- His first childhood road trip, that he could recall, was with his family from Seattle to Maine.
- At the age of 16, he got a tattoo of a dragon on his bicep.
- He is also a Black Belt in Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art.
- Cam loves to travel and revels in exploring new places unaided.
- He isn’t a big fan of social media.
- Gigandet has won 2 MTV Movie Awards in 2008 and 2009 under the Best Fight category, along with his Never Back Down co-star Sean Faris and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson, respectively.
- Cam Gigandet’s adored labrador dog underwent a risky spine surgery on July 12, 2018.
- Twilight author Stephenie Meyer originally wanted Cillian Murphy to play James instead of Cam in the movie.
Featured Image by Cam Gigandet / Instagram