9 Things You Didn’t Know About Demi Lovato

  
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Demi Lovato has gone from Disney star to global pop sensation and she’s only in her mid twenties! There was a point in her career where it looked like she might just become another tragic child star, but she persevered and now she’s at the peak of her career. While many people may feel like they know Demi because she is constantly in the news for her relationships or the various celebrity feuds she gets into, we have 9 things you didn’t know about the actress turned singer:

9. Family

Demetria Devonne Lovato was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on August 20, 1992 to Patrick, an engineer and musician, and Dianna, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and country music singer. She has an older sister, Dallas, and a younger half-sister, Madison, who is from her mother’s marriage to Eddie De La Garza. She also has an older half sister, Amber, who she only met when she was 20. Even though she was born in Albuquerque, she was raised in Dallas, Texas.

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8. Career Beginnings

She got her start on the children’s show Barney & Friends when she was six. She played Angela. She had auditioned when she was five, but since she couldn’t read, she didn’t get the part. She spent two seasons on the show and this is how she met Selena Gomez. They both reportedly quit because producers felt that they were getting too old for their roles.

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