Who is Vanessa Arevalo?
Vanessa Arevalo is a Puerto-Rican model and TV personality, but perhaps best known to the world as the wife of famous Canadian-American actor Cameron Mathison. She’s appeared in the reality TV series “Cameron’s House Rules” (2015), and “Home & Family” (2018-2020).
Vanessa Arevalo Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Vanessa Arevalo was born on 19 April, but hasn’t revealed the year of her birth, though it is believed that she was born around 1980, in Puerto Rico. Raised by her loving parents as a single child, she completed local high school in her hometown, after which she began pursuing a career in the modeling world.
Vanessa moved to mainland US in pursuit of a modeling career and in no time secured a contract with LA Modeling agency. For the next 18 years, Vanessa worked as a model, gracing front pages of numerous magazines, and catwalking for a number of brands. As her popularity increased, she started made friends in the modeling world, and started collaborating with several designers and other models. As a result, she launched the clothing line ‘KEA+JOBY”, with Nicole Kroll, intended for babies, now retailed at over 150 locations across the US and around the world as well.
However, since giving birth to her first child, Vanessa has become a stay-at-home mom, working on her business career rather than modeling.
As of late 2021, Vanessa Arevalo’s net worth has been estimated to be around over $2 million, earned through her career as a model and businesswoman.
Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children
Vanessa and Cameron met in 2000 during a winter vacation in Colorado, USA, skiing on Vail Mountain.
The two hit it off immediately and after two years of a relationship, the two married in a private ceremony on 27 July 2002; he proposed to her at the same place that they’d met. The couple has since welcomed two children together, son Lucas born on 20 April 2003 and daughter Leila on 7 July 2006.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent model has brown eyes and black hair. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), while she weighs 132lbs (60kgs); her vital statistics are unknown, though she has an athletic figure. She is a certified fitness trainer, and is seen in the gym a few times a week.
Vanessa Arevalo’s Husband, Cameron Mathison Short Bio
Born Cameron Arthur Mathison on 25 August 1969 under the Virgo zodiac sign, in Sarnia, Ontario Canada. The younger of two sons born to Bill Mathison and his wife Loretta, Cameron went to Thornlea Secondary School in Thornhill, Ontario. After matriculation, he enrolled at McGill University, Montreal, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1993.
However, after the university, Cameron started working as a model, mainly in Canada, but soon started receiving engagements in the USA and Europe.
His modeling career turned into appearances in commercials, but wanting to push his options further, he enrolled in acting classes. He made his acting debut in the television movie “Any Mother’s Son” in 1997, and the following year immediately secured the role that celebrated him as an actor when cast as Ryan Lavery in the soap opera “All My Children” and until 2011 appeared in more than 1,100 episodes. He won the Soap Opera Digest Award in the category for Outstanding Male Newcomer and received several Daytime Emmy Award nominations.
The same year, he made his film debut in the drama film “54”, while his other prominent roles include the portrayal of Mike Kingston in the TV series “Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery” (2015-2017), then co-starring with Danica McKellar in the television movie “Very, Very, Valentine” (2018), and the same year featured in Hallmark TV channel movies “A Summer to Remember”, “Love, Of Course”, and he started co-hosting the show “Home and Family”.
He has continued to work with Hallmark Channel, starring in several other projects including “The Christmas Club” (2019), and “Hannah Swenson Mysteries” (2021), while most recently, he joined the main cast of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated romantic crime-drama series “General Hospital” as Drew Cain. Moreover, he is now working on the upcoming TV comedy series “Manopause”, which is yet to receive its premiere date.
In addition to his work as an actor, Cameron has been a host of several variety shows. Since 2007 he’s worked on “Good Morning America” as a special contributor, having his own segment, then he became known as the co-host of the show “Entertainment Tonight” (2007-2021), among many other hosting and co-hosting duties.
As of late 2021, Cameron Mathison’s net has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned largely through his successful career as an actor, appearing in 40 film and TV titles, and as a TV host and contributor.
When he was just two and a half years old, Cameron was diagnosed with Legg-Perheas disease, which affects hip bones in children. He spent six months in hospital, and for the following three and a half years had to use crutches, and wear a steel A-frame brace on his legs.
Back in September 2019, Cameron announced that he was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma that affects kidneys. Luckily, he has since recovered, thanks to a successful treatment.