Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, and anti-bullying spokesperson, who rose to international stardom following their starring role in the 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie, Camp Rock. Prior to their major breakthrough, Lovato had a recurring role as Angela in the children's television program, Barney & Friends. They made their debut on the Disney Channel short series As the Bell Rings in 2007. Following their non-binary identity, their pronouns are "they" and "them".
Lovato is good friends with the Jonas Brothers (who also started in Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2), and dated Joe Jonas for a time in 2010. they toured with them in 2008 and 2010, and appeared in their concert movie Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience. They also co-produced their first album Don't Forget, and wrote and co-wrote several of the album's songs. They auditioned for a role on their television series Jonas, but did not get the part. On July 18, 2012, Nick Jonas joined them in Los Angeles on stage at the Greek Theatre during their Summer Tour 2012, and performed the songs "Don't Forget" and "Catch Me" with them.
Lovato starred in their only Disney Channel Original Series as Allison "Sonny" Munroe in Sonny with a Chance. In 2011, Lovato departed from the show. In October 2010, they punched a background dancer on the Jonas Brothers tour, and in November, they checked themself into a treatment center dealing with physical issues and an eating disorder. In 2011, they released an album called Unbroken, about their struggles.
Lovato began working with Disney again in 2013 to perform the Pop version of "Let It Go" for the animated feature film, Frozen. They also portrayed Hayley May in the Grey's Anatomy episode "Shiny Happy People" and appeared as Dani in season 5 of Glee. Additionally, they voiced Smurfette in the 2017 Sony Pictures Animation film, Smurfs: The Lost Village and Lenore Quinonez in the 2018 film, Charming, and appeared as Katiana Lindsdóttir in the 2020 Netflix musical comedy film, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.
Lovato has 3 sisters:
- Amber Smith (paternal half-sister)
- Dallas Lovato (whole-blood sister)
- Madison De La Garza (maternal half-sister).
In 2021, Lovato came out as non-binary and now refers to them/they.
|2008||Camp Rock||Mitchie Torres||Lead role|
|2009||Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||Themself||Cameo|
|2009||Princess Protection Program||Rosie Gonzalez||Lead role|
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam||Mitchie Torres||Lead role|
|2007-2008||As the Bell Rings||Charlotte Adams||Lead role (Season 1)|
|2009||Sonny with a Chance||Sonny Munroe||Lead role|