Dove Olivia Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman; January 15, 1996) is an American actress and singer, who played a dual role as the eponymous characters in the Disney Channel teen sitcom Liv and Maddie, for which she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming. She has also portrayed Mal in the Descendants film series.
As a singer, Cameron made her debut with the soundtrack album Liv and Maddie (2015). In the same year, she released her debut single, "If Only", for Descendants. Her debut EP, Bloodshot / Waste, was released in 2019.
Dove Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington, as Chloe Celeste Hosterman. She is the daughter of Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace, who later divorced, and has an older sister, Claire Hosterman. She grew up in Bainbridge Island, Washington. When she was a child, she attended Sakai Intermediate School. At the age of eight, she began acting in community theater at Bainbridge Performing Arts.