Kirk Cameron is a well-known American actor who is best recognized for appearing as Mike Seaver in the television series ‘Growing Pains’ on ABC. He began his career as a child actor and has appeared in many films and television. Cameron is also involved in evangelistic ministry and trains Christians and is the co-founder of ‘The Way of the Master’ ministry. Keep reading to know more about Kirk Cameron’s net worth in 2018.
Kirk Cameron Early Life
Kirk Thomas Cameron was born in Panorama City, California on October 12, 1970, to parents Robert Cameron and Barbara Cameron. Actress Candace Cameron Bure is his sister.
He completed his schooling at the age of 17 years with high honors. He was an actor right from his school days and used to go to school, during the set of ‘Growing Pains’.
In 1991, Kirk Cameron got married to actress Chelsea Noble. They have two biological children named Olivia and James. The couple also has four adopted children; Jack, Isabella, Anna, and Luke. During his early teens, Cameron was an atheist. At 17, he turned into a born-again Christian.
Cameron is the co-founder of ‘The Firefly Foundation’ along with his wife Chelsea. He has teamed up with Ray Comfort in training Christians.
Kirk Cameron Career, Awards & Achievement
Kirk Cameron started acting when he was nine years old. He first appeared in a breakfast cereal’s advertisement. At the age of 13, he went on to appear in the television series called ‘Two Marriages’. In 1985, Cameron appeared in the television series ‘Growing Pains’. He successfully went on to appear in the show till 1992 and has appeared in a total of 167 episodes.
He has appeared in many TV films like ‘The Miracle of the Cards’, ‘The Growing Pains Movie’, ‘You Lucky Dog’, ‘A Little Piece of Heaven’, ‘Star Struck’, and ‘Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers’.
He was seen in ‘Kirk’ in 1995 and has been hosting the show ‘The Way of the Master’ since 2003.
In 1994, Cameron appeared in the video game ‘The Horde’.
He made his film debut by appearing the movie ‘The Best of Times’ in 1986. In 1987, Kirk Cameron was seen in ‘Like Father Like Son’. He then went on to appear in the films ‘Listen to Me’, ‘The Willies’, ‘Left Behind’ film series, ‘Fireproof’, and ‘Saving Christmas’.
Cameron has narrated the documentary ‘Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure’ and ‘Unstoppable’.
Awards & Achievements
Kirk Cameron has been nominated twice for the Golden Globe Awards for ‘Growing Pains’. He has won three Young Artist Awards from five nominations. He has also won the 1987 Saturn Awards and has also won two People’s Choice Awards. In 1990, he won the Kids’ Choice Awards. In 2012, Cameron was conferred with the Society of World Changers Award from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Net Worth of Kirk Cameron
Kirk Cameron has an estimated net worth of more than $22 million. He made his fortune by appearing in several shows and films in his career. He has been hosting ‘The Way of the Master’ on television and radio since 2002. His film ‘Fireproof’ was made on a budget of $500,000 and went on to gross over $33 million to the box office.
Kirk Cameron is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has appeared for seven years in the series ‘Growing Pains’. He is a dedicated evangelist and has also debated with Kelly O’Connor and Brian Sapient along with another fellow evangelist Comfort. He continues to train Christians in evangelism. Cameron has been known to express his opinions and has also been interviewed by Piers Morgan.