Cameron Monaghan Net Worth: What Was His Salary for Shameless?
Starting his career with a bang in the comedy series Shameless, Cameron Monaghan has cemented his reputation as a promising young actor in Hollywood with his high-profile roles in Gotham and the game series Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
Cameron Monaghan is also known as a former child model since he was three before venturing into the acting industry several years later.
How Much is Cameron Monaghan’s Net Worth?
The young actor has amassed a $5 million net worth from his acting projects. This amount is quite an astounding wealth for someone as young as Cameron! Cameron earns his net worth from his success in Shameless and Gotham. He also owes it to other appearances and minor roles in various TV series throughout the years. With his tender age and acting skills, it’s fair to say that Cameron still has much to develop in the future!
When Did Cameron Monaghan Begin His Career?
Known as an outgoing child since he was a toddler, Cameron Monaghan made his first buck as a child model when he was three years old! He later developed an interest in acting during his primary school years, participating in Little Palm Children’s Theatre productions to hone his skills.
Cameron Monaghan became known after appearing in The Music Man when he was barely ten. A year later, he landed a supporting role in Malcolm in the Middle sitcom. Cameron later made several appearances in various independent movies to make his name known in the industry.
He got his breakthrough role as the leading man in the comedy series Shameless. Cameron portrayed the role of Ian Gallagher for eight and a half seasons before leaving the series after the sixth episode of the ninth season. He returned in a recurring role for the series’ tenth season in 2019.
After his departure from Shameless, Cameron decided it was time for him to venture into big-screen movies. He starred in the 2011 Disney rom-com Prom, co-starring Aimee Teegarden and Thomas McDonell.
Cameron was also cast in The Giver alongside other A-list actors, namely Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard, and Jeff Bridges. He returned to TV series with a recurring role in Gotham, portraying the Cape Crusader’s main archenemy, The Joker.
His latest project was to voice the animated character of Cal Kestis in the 2019 video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
Where Does Cameron Monaghan Live?
Since moving to Los Angeles when he was ten, Cameron Monaghan has had no desire to move out of town. He owns a house in Los Angeles, which he sold following a vandal case by a stranger who set Cameron’s rosebush on fire.
Cameron later moved to a 2,641-square feet property in Toluca Lake, California. The young actor reportedly spent $1.3 million on the estate equipped with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
How Much Does Cameron Monaghan Earn?
For the first season of Shameless, Cameron Monaghan reportedly earned $100,000 for every episode. This amount increased following the success of the series. Until he departed from the series, Cameron made $150,000 for every episode of Shameless that he was in.
Besides his acting career, Cameron Monaghan also makes money from endorsement deals and modeling projects. He reportedly makes an additional $500,000 annually with his side projects.