Demi Lovato Real Name: Demetria Devonne Lovato
Demi Lovato Age / Born August 20, 1992
Demi Lovato Height: 5′ 3″
Demi Lovato Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Demi Lovato Net Worth: $40 million
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Demi Lovato Biography
Demi Lovato is a successful actress and musician with hits like ‘Skyscraper,’ ‘Cool for the Summer,’ ‘Heart Attack’ and ‘Sorry Not Sorry.’
Who Is Demi Lovato?
Demi Lovato began her career as a child actor on Barney & Friends, before moving on to roles in shows like Sonny with a Chance and the film Camp Rock. In the meantime, she launched a successful recording career with the release of their debut album, Don’t Forget, in 2008. The singer has followed with the albums Unbroken, Confident and Tell Me You Love Me, scoring hits with singles like “Skyscraper” and “Sorry Not Sorry.” She also continued to appear on television, serving as a judge on the singing competition show The X Factor from 2012 to 2013.
Early Life and Career
Singer Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on August 20, 1992 (Demi Lovato age), in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Demi Lovato’s mother, Dianna, is a former country music recording artist and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. The pop star is the middle child of three sisters. Their elder sister, Dallas, is also a singer and actress, and younger sister, Madison, was born in 2002.
In the singers youth, Lovato won several talent contests and performed in famous venues, including the Eismann Center and the Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day halftime show with LeAnn Rimes. She started her show business career in earnest at the age of 10 when she became a series regular on the children’s television show Barney & Friends. After a stint on Barney & Friends, Lovato guest-starred on the television dramas Just Jordan and Prison Break.
Disney Star: ‘Camp Rock’ to ‘Sonny with a Chance’
In 2007, the actress began working with the Disney Channel. First, she got a part on a short television series called As The Bell Rings. Her role on that ended, however, when Lovato was cast as Mitchie Torres in the starring role of the Disney Channel movies Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.
In 2008, Demi Lovato covered the Academy Award-nominated song, “That’s How You Know” from Enchanted on the DisneyMania 6 album. Later in 2008, they began filming the Disney Channel Original Movie, Princess Protection Program. The film was created in Puerto Rico and Lovato co-starred with their then-good friend Selena Gomez.
Lovato was the star of her own Disney Channel television series called Sonny with a Chance. The show debuted in 2009, becoming one of the channel’s most popular programs and making Lovato one of its brightest stars. Sonny with a Chance ran until 2011.
Albums and Hit Songs
‘Don’t Forget’ and ‘Here We Go Again’
On September 23, 2008, Lovato released her first album, Don’t Forget, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. In promotion of this album, The pop star went on tour with the Jonas Brothers on their Burnin’ Up Tour as the opening act. On July 21, 2009, the singer released her second album, Here We Go Again. The title track reached No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her first single to reach the Top 20. She went on tour again with the Jonas Brothers the following year and was romantically linked to Joe Jonas around this time.
‘Unbroken,’ ‘Demi,’ ‘Confident,’ ‘Tell Me You Love Me’
Lovato released the 2011 album Unbroken, which featured the platinum top 10 hit “Skyscraper.” She put out their next record, Demi, two years later, which had the best debut week of her music career. In 2015, Lovato released a new single entitled “Cool for the Summer” from her album Confident. The single hit No. 11 on the Hot 100, while the album reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Lovato enjoyed more success with their follow-up album, Tell Me You Love Me (2017), which spawned the hit single “Sorry Not Sorry.”
More TV: ‘The X Factor,’ ‘Glee’
In 2012, Lovato took on a new role. They joined The X Factor in its second season as a judge. Lovato, Simon Cowell, music industry titan L.A. Reid and pop superstar Britney Spears worked together to review the contestants and helped determine who would win the $5 million recording contract. The show was canceled after its third season.
Lovato made a return to acting in 2013 with a recurring role on the hit musical series Glee. They appeared on then-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama’s show From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series in 2015 and continued to contribute to reality TV competitions, serving as a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2015, and Project Runway and The Voice of Germany in 2017.
Shortly after making her debut as a guest star on Will & Grace in January 2020, Lovato was tapped to perform at the Grammy Awards and sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LIV.
History With Substance Abuse
In 2010 while on tour with the Jonas Brothers, Lovato got into an fight with a dancer. The altercation made headlines, and she sought treatment after the incident. According to People magazine, Lovato sought help for “emotional and physical issues.” Some of these issues were later disclosed being an eating disorder, self-harm through cutting and bipolar disorder.
Lovato drew attention for the June 2018 release of the single “Sober,” in which she honestly admits to relapsing after six years of sobriety. On July 24, 2018, the singer was rushed to the hospital for an apparent overdose. TMZ reported that she was found unconscious and was revived with Narcan, a medication to reverse the effects of a narcotic overdose. She was later said to be in stable condition at the hospital, with ex-boyfriend Valderrama frequently dropping by to check on her condition.
Addressing the issue for the first time via an Instagram post on August 5, Lovato acknowledged the ongoing difficulties of dealing with addiction and thanked fans for their support. “The love you have all shown me will never be forgotten and I look forward to the day where I can say I came out on the other side,” they wrote. “I will keep fighting.”
Lovato disclosed in their 2021 documentary Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, that she had a heart attack and three strokes after her overdose.
Mental Health and Personal Life
Lovato has gone public with her diagnosis for bipolar disorder. According to Cosmopolitan for Latinas, she use medication to help manage their condition. The recording artist opened up about her disorder and other difficulties in the 2017 documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, released shortly after their album Tell Me You Love Me.
In May 2019, Lovato announced that she had signed with manager Scooter Braun, who also oversees the careers of pop stars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande.
The following year, she went public with her relationship with actor and singer Max Ehrich. The couple got engaged in July 2020 but ended their relationship in September 2020.
In May 2021, Lovato announced on her podcast, 4D with Demi Lovato, that she will begin using the pronouns they/them.
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