Dove Olivia Cameron (born January 14, 1996) is an American actress and singer who is best known for her role in The Mentalist and the Disney Channel Original Series Liv and Maddie. She starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cloud 9.
Dove Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington to Philip Alan Hostermanand 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.
Dove stars as 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. The show premiered on September 15, 2013. 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.