Demi Lovato Biography
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Birthplace: Dallas, TX
Demi Lovato has been called the next big Disney superstar! Kidzworld checks up on this talented up and comer.
Demetria Devonne Lovato is an actress and singer who grew up in Texas with two sisters. Her older sister's name is Dallas and she is also an actress and singer, and Demi's youngest sister's name is Madison. Their mom, Dianna, was once a Dallas Cowboys NFL cheerleader and country music recording artist. While she was growing up, Demi won many talent competitions in Texas, and even performed during the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Halftime show.
Demi started her young acting career at six years old playing series regular Angela on Barney & Friends. After that Demi guest starred on Fox hit Prison Break, filmed Split Ends, and appeared on Just Jordan. In January 2007, Demi landed the role of Charlotte Adams on the Disney Channel series As the Bell Rings, where she continued to impress.
The New Disney Kid
Demi's breakout role will be the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock, also starring the Jonas Brothers. After that, Demi will star in her own show, Welcome to Mollywood, expected to start production in the fall of 2008. Demi's music career is also exploding. After playing guitar and piano since she was 11, Demi covered That's How You Know, from Enchanted, on the DisneyMania 6 CD. This summer she'll open for the Jonas Brother's Burning Up Tour and is recording her debut CD in Miami, Florida.
Did U Know?
- Demi is best friends with Wizards of Waverly Place star Selena Gomez.
- She will also star in another Disney Channel Original Movie, Princess Protection Program.
- You can also catch Demi on the Disney Channel Games this summer.
- Demi's background is Hispanic, Irish, and Italian.
- Demi's favorite band is Paramore.
"The theme of the movie is to be yourself and not worry about being popular. That's what I had to worry about in middle school. I was always worried about being popular. Wow, if I had a chance to do it over again, I'd so rather be a nerd than be popular -- it's so much less stressful and you can be yourself. "