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Celeb Funfact of the Day: Demi Lovato

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Demi Lovato is an American singer and actress who rose to international superstardom with her portrayal of Mitchie Torres in the Disney musical “Camp Rock.” If you would like to know more about Demi, browse through 20 fun facts we have prepared for you!

  1. Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on 20 August 1992 to Dianna De La Garza and Patrick Martin Lovato.
  2. Demi has two sisters, Dallas and Madison De La Garza, who are also actresses.
  3. Demi is of the Mexican, English, Scottish, Irish and Spanish ancestry.
  4. As a child, Demi participated in talent contests and won some of them.
  5. Demi has the four-octave vocal range.
  6. Demi plays both piano and guitar.  
  7. Demi made her screen debut in the children television series “Barney & Friends.” Selena Gomez was also part of the series.
  8. Demi portrayed aspiring singer Mitchie Torres in the Disney musical films “Camp Rock” and “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.” The Jonas Brothers also starred in both movies.
  9. Demi has released six studio albums so far – “Don’t Forget” (2008), “Here We Go Again” (2009), “Unbroken” (2011), “Demi” (2013), “Confident” (2015) and “Tell Me You Love Me” (2017). All of them peaked in the top five of the US Billboard 200 chart.
  10. Demi served as a judge for the US television competition show “The X Factor” (from 2012 to 2013).
  11. Demi’s favourite band is Paramore.
  12. Demi had a YouTube show with her friend Selena Gomez. It was called “The Demi and Selena Show.”
  13. Demi suffered from anorexia and bulimia. She entered the treatment for these diseases back in 2010.
  14. Demi also suffers from a bipolar disorder.  
  15. Demi finished the high school one year early. She was home schooled as she was bullied as a child.
  16. Demi cites Christina Aguilera and Kelly Clarkson to be her biggest music influences. In 2018, Demi recorded a song with Christina Aguilera – “Fall in Line.”
  17. Demi created the Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program to help those who seek help for mental illnesses.
  18. Demi contributes to several social causes such as gay rights, mental health, eating disorders and bullying.
  19. Demi won 70 awards out of 264 nominations. She is the recipient of one ALMA Award, four ASCAP Pop Music Awards, four BMI Pop Awards, one GLAAD Media Award, two Latin American Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, five People’s Choice Awards, three Radio Disney Music Awards and 14 Teen Choice Awards.
  20. Demi suffered from an accidental drug overdose back in 2018. She was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. After being hospitalised for two weeks, Demi checked herself into the rehabilitation center to seek treatment for her addiction.