Nathan Owens (born March 9, 1984) is an American model and actor. Owens is best known for his portrayal of Cameron Davis on Days of Our Lives and his series regular role as Jesse Morgan on the Lifetime comedic-drama series, Devious Maids.

Personal life

Nathan John Owens was born in 1984 in San Francisco. His family later moved out to Sacramento, California where he finished up his schooling. He has a tattoo of his older sister Anissa's name on his arm—whom he credits with getting him into acting. His parents are divorced. He is named after his maternal grandfather, John Maxwell. His grandmother died in 2011. Once he started modeling in 2007 a campaign with renowned photographer Bruce Weber in NYC inspired him to move out to New York. After living there for 6 months he booked a hosting job for a NBC subsidiary out in LA and relocated once again. He's currently living in Santa Monica, Ca but spends most of his time in San Francisco and Sacramento with his close friends and family.

Owens speaks a little bit of Spanish.[6]


Owens made his foray into world of fashion working as a model. He has appeared in several issues of GQ, as well as many commercial and print campaigns for the Gap, Polo, Izod and Sperry.[7] He also has the distinction of being the second African-American ever to be featured in a fragrance campaign for Polo Ralph Lauren Big Pony.[7][8]

Owens' on-camera career started when he appeared opposite Rihanna in the music video to her song, California King Bed and later, opposite Nicki Minaj in Va Va Voom.[8]

In October 2012, it was announced that Owens had joined the cast of Days of Our Lives as a recast of Cameron Davis.[9] Owens was released from his contract with Days of Our Lives in July 2013 and made his final appearance in November 2013. Owens was later accepted to ABC's Diversity Showcase. Owens joined the cast of Devious Maids for its third season in the role of Jesse Morgan, a character described as "a handsome military vet who returns stateside to settle back into civilian life."[10][11][12] In January 2016, it was announced that Owens would reprise the role of Jesse as a series regular in season 4.[13]


2011Silence Isn't All That I AmProducerShort
Boys from the BarOwenShort
2013The AuditionChris
2014Live-In FearN/ASpecial Thanks
2012Days of Our LivesCameron Davis155 episodes; Starring Role
2015Devious MaidsJesse MorganSeries regular (season 3–4); 19 episodes
2017The Carmichael ShowToddEpisode: "Lesbian Wedding"