From people like Neil Patrick Harris, Fred Savage, Dakota Fanning to Miley Cyrus, there are many child actors who have grown into great actors. Cayden Boyd may not exactly be in the class of the greats yet, but he may as well be on his way. He is an actor who is popular for his role in movies like The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl and Have Dreams, Will Travel. He is also a voice actor and a social marketer.
Keep reading to learn more about Cayden Boyd down below.
Cayden Boyd Biography
Cayden Boyd was born in Bedford, Texas, to Debbie Boyd and Mike Boyd on May 24, 1994. He was brought up alongside his sister, Jenna Boyd, who is an award-winning actress.
While growing up, he was encouraged by his parents into the creative arts and because of this, he started playing violin and cello when he was in school. Apart from that, he was also into sports when he was in high school, playing for the school’s football team. He received the Wendy’s High School Heisman Memorial Trophy Award for his football skills.
Much later, he would go to Pepperdine University where he obtained a degree in Business Administration. He attended the university in Malibu from 2012 to 2016.
With both himself and his sister having much interest in acting, his family moved to California from Texas in order to afford the kids a greater opportunity to pursue their dreams. Cayden Boyd’s career in the entertainment world began when he was a child with roles in some commercials and then other small acting roles on TV. In 2003, he was in a McDonald’s ad which got him the Best Performance in a Commercial nomination at the Young Artist Awards.
His first television role was in an episode of the medical comedy-drama television series Scrubs in 2001. The next year, he landed an episode in both Taina and The King of Queens, before appearing in Century City and Crossing Jordan. He continued with more guest appearances on different TV shows including Awkward (2014 to 2015), The Mick (2017), and Heathers (2018).
Cayden Boyd made his film debut in 2002 when he appeared in Fault as Young Mark and then in 2003, when he was in Freaky Friday as one of Harry’s friends, Mystic River as Michael Boyle, and then Exposed as Jared.
In 2004, he was Timmy in the sports comedy film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and in 2005, he appeared in the American adventure film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in which he portrayed Max. His other movie roles include X-Men: The Last Stand in which he made a cameo appearance in 2006, Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007), and Fireflies in the Garden (2008).
Persona Life: Family and Girlfriend
Someone who describes himself as a proud Christian, Cayden Boyd has been rather successful in his career, thanks in part to his family which he described as very supportive. His parents, as already stated are Debbie Boyd and Mike Boyd.
Debbie has been a big support for the Cayden and his sister. She was a flight attendant before she later stepped away from the job. With no form of professional acting experience, she served as a coach to Cayden and Jenna when they were little and just starting out. In spite of all her contributions to the kids’ careers, she did not conform to the negative stereotype of stage moms living off the financial earnings of the kids as she felt it could break family dynamics.
The actor’s father, on the other hand, Mike Boyd, was once a Navy “Top Gun” aviator before he decided on becoming a Delta pilot. Although he has also been supportive of Cayden, he has always preferred to remain away from the whole Hollywood situation which, according to Debbie, drives him crazy.
Cayden’s sister, Jenna Boyd, was born in 2003. She also began her career as a child actress and has since appeared in many TV and film productions. Jenna has appeared in many films including The Missing which earned her a Young Artist Award and a Saturn Award nomination.
As regards his dating life, Cayden has not dated many women in the past. In fact, he has only publicly been linked to two people, Taylor Dooley, and Jessica Mosbaugh in the past. However, his relationships with both women only ended as rumors.
Cayden Boyd is a man who, apart from his acting skills, also has good looks and a good body build. He has a height of 6 feet (1.83 m) and a body weight of 143 lb. While his work out plan is not available to the public yet, it is certain to he puts in the required effort to maintain his enviable physique.