Calum Worthy, a Disney star best recognized for his role as ‘Dez’ on the Disney comedy ‘Austin & Ally,’ is now widely regarded as one of television’s top comedians. Calum believes that the inspiration for his successful entrepreneurial enterprise ‘The Coppertop Flop Show,’ which aired on Disney Channel, came to him while viewing YouTube videos. He draws hilarious inspiration from great actors such as Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, and Mike Myers as a Canadian and a child of the 1990s. He has starred in a number of television films and has been as a lead or guest performer on a number of sitcoms. He began voice training, dancing, and acting at the age of five, hoping to become a role model for the younger generation. He has appeared in a number of musicals and theatrical productions, which has shaped his career. He’s come a long way from auditioning for little roles to become a leading man. Calum still believes that his original experience as an actor served to develop him and make him a better performance, despite hours of training. He has received numerous accolades for his work, and ‘TV Guide’ has named him one of the top ten actors to watch.
Early life and childhood
He was born on January 28, 1991, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Martin Worthy, his father, is a professor. He was raised by his parents and grandfather, the latter of whom played a significant part in his development.
Calum was an outstanding student at ‘Claremont Secondary School.’ He and his family viewed the movie “Home Alone” during a vacation when he was four years old.
That was a life-changing moment for him; Macaulay Culkin’s performance left an indelible impression on him and influenced his career choice.
From the age of five to nine, he received training in singing, dancing, and acting. He used to produce videos with his mother’s VHM camera when he was in elementary school. He joined in the ‘Tarlington Training Professional Children’s Program’ in Vancouver when he was nine years old.
He began viewing ‘YouTube’ videos after three years in the program, and he was encouraged to create new and original content as it was trending on ‘YouTube’ during his high school years.
A Young Artist
Calum was cast in modest roles on television at a young age as a result of his talent. He initially appeared in ‘Night Visions’ when he was nine years old.
The following year, he worked on a number of projects, including a role in the well-known British miniseries ‘I Was a Rat.’ He thinks that the job boosted his confidence because it led to a slew of other auditions and projects.
However, he was simply given notoriety and was unable to land other assignments. He continued to practice and began working on refining his acting skills over the next two years.
Finally, in 2003, he returned to acting when he starred in HBO’s ‘Out of Order.’ He was awarded a main role in the television film ‘Thanksgiving Family Reunion’ as a result of his improving performances.
Getting Things Done
From 2004 until 2009, he signed multiple projects and made both guest appearances and attempted starring roles after his critically acclaimed portrayal as a star of the future in ‘Thanksgiving Family Reunion.’
In 2014, he was a guest star on ‘Stargate: Atlantis’ and acted on ABC TV’s ‘The Days.’ The next year, he appeared in the Fox television series “Reunion” as well as the film “Dr. Dolittle 3.”
He appeared in multiple hit shows from 2006 to 2007, including ‘Psych,’ ‘Kyle XY,’ ‘Deck the Halls,’ and ‘Supernatural.’ ‘Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness’ and ‘Second Sight’ were two television films that he was offered. In addition, she starred in the short film ‘Smile.’
He starred in the films ‘Valentines’ and ‘Living Out Loud,’ both of which were broadcast on television in 2009. Later, he starred in the science fiction television series ‘Stormworld,’ which was filmed primarily in Australia.
Acting at Disney and Beyond
With his role as ‘Dez’ in Disney’s most popular adolescent sitcom, ‘Austin & Ally,’ he became a household name. The series lasted four seasons and 87 episodes. The sitcom was only supposed to run for four seasons at first. However, in response to fan requests, a second season was created.
On the show, he grew as an actor and developed an interest in working behind the camera. He even wrote the script for one episode of the Disney television series, which ignited his imagination.
He not only tried his hand at scriptwriting, but he also taped a pilot called “Prepped” for Cartoon Network, the industry’s major fish. In 2011, he took on a position behind the camera for Nickelodeon’s TV film ‘Best Player.’
With his early experiences, he gained entrepreneur skills, and he took his own project to Disney with his best friends Derek Baynham and Kelly May, and ‘The Coppertop Flop Show’ premiered in 2013.
He became a creator, writer, and producer with the show. He was praised and praised by Hollywood stars and producers for his work, and he is now regarded as one of the best comedians.
Major Projects of Calum
Worthy’s biggest break came in 2004 when he made his film debut in ‘Scooby-Doo: Monsters Unleash.’ Following his debut, he was cast in a number of television films, sitcoms, and short films, including ‘The Last Mimzy’ and ‘Daydream Nation.’
With his own show, ‘The Coppertop Flop Show,’ which is inspired by YouTube sketch videos, he became a well-known producer and writer at the age of 22.
Achievements & Awards
In 2004, he was nominated for and won a Young Artist Award for his performance in the film “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” in the category of “Best Performance by a Leading Young Actor.”
For ‘When Jesse Was Born,’ he was nominated for a ‘Young Artist Award’ in the category of ‘Best Performance in a Short Film’ in 2006.
He was nominated for the ‘Young Artist Award’ in 2008 for ‘Best Recurring Role in a Television Series’ after his amazing performance in the TV series ‘Psych.’
He won the prize for ‘Lead Actor’ at the 2010 Leo Awards after receiving critical acclaim for his work in ‘Stormworld,’ where the media went crazy over his true acting skills.
Personal History and Legacy
Calum is currently based in the city of Los Angeles, California. He attended university and received a graduate degree while filming the series Austin & Ally.
He’s an environmental activist who’s used social media to raise awareness about environmental threats and promote social gatherings that promote a healthy environment.
He continues to volunteer and financially support different causes, one of which is the “Make a Wish Foundation.”
Calum is presently dating Celesta Deastis, who is well known for her role as McKenna in the Disney sitcom “A.N.T. Farm.”
Calum is a pianist who won the title of “Best Canadian National Composer” when he was eleven years old.
Estimated Net Worth
Calum Worthy is a Canadian actor with a $1 million net worth.