His girlfriend got him to start reading the Twilight series two months before he got the part of James.
Has two tattoos, one on his right arm and the other on his left hip that says "Godspeed".
His last name, which is French, is pronounced "Ji-GAN-Day". Two of Cam's paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Francis Vincent Gigandet and Mary Humbert, were French immigrants. Cam's other ancestry includes English, Finnish, German, Swedish, and Dutch.
Has a black belt in the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga.
Daughter, Everleigh Ray Gigandet, born on April 14, 2009. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. Mother is Dominique Geisendorff.
One older sister, Kelsie Gigandet, is a celebrity hair stylist.
Engaged to actress Dominique Geisendorff, the couple has been together for six years.
On July 4, 2008 cracked his fibula in a water-skiing accident.
Second child, Rekker Radley, born January 23, 2013.
Third child, Armie Heartly Gigandet, born November 30, 2015.