Demi Lovato, born August 20, 1992, has blown the world away with her talent starting when she played the role of Angela in the children’s T.V. show “Barney and Friends.” She found significant success with the Disney movie “Camp Rock” and later ventured into the music industry, releasing her hit single, ‘Here We Go Again.’ She went as far as lending her voice to the soundtrack of the album “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” and launched her range of skincare products called Devonne by Demi. Today we’ll celebrate this beautiful lady’s special day here with you.
Demi Lovato was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Patrick Martin Lovato and Dianna Lee Hart. Her father worked as an engineer and musician, and her mother was a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys, an American football team. She has two biological siblings, her younger sister Madison De La Garza and older sister Dallas Lovato. She also has a paternal half-sister, Amber Lovato.
Her acting career started in the children’s T.V. show “Barney and Friends,” where she met and became close friends with Selena Gomez. In 2006 she appeared in the T.V. series “Prison Break” as a guest and in “Just Jordan.” She auditioned for “Camp Rock” and “Sonny with a Chance” in 2007 and got selected for both of these shows. The release of her new album “Don’t Forget” reached 89,000 album copy sales in the first week of its release. She lent her voice to four tracks from the movie “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” and starred in “So Random,” a comedy series released in 2011. In 2012, Lovato’s song ‘Skyscraper,’ won the Best Video with a Message award at the M.T.V. Video Music Awards ceremony. She later launched her skincare brand Devonne by Demi as she explored other parts of her talent. During her lifetime, she has won 66 awards thus far.
Lovato didn’t have an easy childhood, so she was homeschooled after seventh grade. Things got worse as she slipped into depression and drug addiction and went as far as smuggling cocaine onto airplanes. Lovato went to rehab after realizing her need for help. She has also been in a relationship with Joe Jonas and Wilmer Valderrama.
She plays Charlotte Adams in the first season of “As The Bell Rings,” an American television series.
She decides to venture into music and releases “Don’t Forget.”
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Her album "Glee" is the year's bestseller, and its tracks are deemed infectious by music lovers.
Lovato announces her skincare brand Devonne by Demi as she ventures into the world of business.
With her exceptional skills in performing, she wins Nickelodeon's Kid's Choice Award for Favourite Female Artist.
Why We Love Demi Lovato
She is versatile
Lovato sets a good example for motivation for young ladies in the world. In her journey to success, she has explored different routes and versions of herself, trying to equip herself to be the best possible version of Demetria Devonne Lovato. She started in the film industry as an actress and played many different genres, she then went into music and delivered emotion-evoking songs before venturing into the business world with a skincare solution.
She encourages mental health
Lovato is an honest and open celebrity, especially regarding the things that matter and what could help the next person. In her documentary, she admitted to suffering from mental illness and has extended a helping hand to people who may be suffering the same. She advocates for Be Vocal, an organization that works together with other organizations that promote mental health to provide resources for those suffering from mental health issues.
She’s a fighter
Lovato struggled with self-love due to her eating disorder, suffered from drug addiction, and went through depression, especially after her father's absence in life due to divorce. It is rare for people to pull themselves out of their struggles, but she was able to fight through her hardships and convince herself that her life was worth more than what she was going through. In her music, she writes about learning to love yourself, and she later realized her need for therapy. She is the perfect example of growing through what we go through and never giving up, no matter how dark and lonely the journey can get.
5 Surprising Facts
She struggles with bulimia
She was diagnosed with an eating disorder that could mostly be attributed to her mother having suffered from the same condition, which started when she was 12 years old.
She avoids cats at all costs
Not to say that she dislikes cats, but rather, Lovato is allergic to cats, and any physical interaction with them causes her face to swell.
She is a victim of bullying
During her early days in school, she experienced bullying, which was the actual cause of her being homeschooled after seventh grade.
She can quote a movie
She can quote the entire "Mean Girls" movie word for word, and if this is not a deep love for the movie, then we don't know what it is.
Her tattoos are her motivation
Her tattoos have meaning, and she tattooed the words Stay Strong on her wrists to remind herself to stay strong whenever she goes into a dark place.
Demi Lovato FAQs
Did Demi Lovato date Joe Jonas?
Not for long, but she dated Jonas in 2010 for about four months.
Which musicians does Demi Lovato love?
Lovato is a big fan of the band Paramore.
Does Demi Lovato have a twin sister?
No, she doesn’t. She only has two older sisters and one younger sister. The twin sister rumor was just that, a rumor.
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