A ravishing voice, a stunning personality and some unkempt life struggles, she has got it all for what it takes to be a global rock star-she is the “Sorry, Not Sorry” singer Demi Lovato.
Demetria Devonne Lovato was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on 20 August 1992. She was raised in Dallas, Texas by former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader mother Dianna De La Garza and a musician and engineer father Patrick Martin Lovato. She began her training for music and acting since she was 10. Demi was extensively bullied in high school that is why she received her high school diploma in April 2009 through homeschooling.
As an actor
Demi commenced her career by starring in a popular American children’s series “Barney & Friends” (2002-2004). Then, she was featured in many minor roles in television such as “Prison Break” (2006), a Disney short show “As the Bell Rings” (2007-2008), a sit-com “Just Jonas” (2007), an American reality show “Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream” (2008), another sit-com “Sonny with a Chance” (2009-2011), an American musical comedy-drama “Glee” (2013). Moreover, when she was just 19 she has judged “The X-Factor” (2012-2013).
As far as movies are concerned Demi rose to fame by her debut movie “Camp Rock” (2008) where she played the lead role and became a teenage role model overnight. Demi also acted in a concert movie with Jonas brothers titled “Jonas Brothers: The 3D concert experience” (2009). Demi starred alongside Selena Gomez in “Princess Protection Program” (2009), then, reprised her role in “Camp Rock: The Final Jam” (2010). She has given her voice in two animated films namely “Smurfs: The Lost Village” (2017) and “Charming” (2018). Additionally, there are three documentaries: “Demi Lovato: Stay Strong” (2012), “Louder Together” (2017) and “Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated”, which reveals about her life and her career and were highly praised by her fans.
As a musician
Demi is a prodigious singer and a musician. Demi’s debut album, “Don’t Forget” was released in 2008, which gained the number two position in Billboard 200. She also sang Disney theme song with friends Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Jonas Brothers. Demi’s second album “Here We Go Again” hit the market in 2009 and became her first number one album. Her third album “Unspoken” which released in 2011 got mixed reviews from the critics and earned number 4 position in the Billboard. “Demi”, the fourth album of Lovato also got positive reviews from critics and audiences and became the best-selling album of her career. Her fifth album “Confident” released in 2015 and received praise globally and it debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. Furthermore, in 2017 she released her sixth album “Tell Me You Love Me” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200.
Demi is an absolutely amazing performer. She is doing “Tell Me You Love Me World Tour” this year and it was also reported that Demi is set to return back to acting. But unfortunately, due to her health issues, all her endeavors are postponed for time being.
Demi owns a lavish Mediterranean style house in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced when she was two years old, after which she was not close to her father. She has an older sister Dallas, younger maternal half-sister Madison De La Garza and an older paternal half-sister Amber. Demi was in a six-year-long relationship with actor Wilmer Valderrama. Demi also struggles with various problems such as depression, eating disorder, self-harm and mainly drug addiction. In her interviews and documentary, she openly says that the cocaine addiction started when she was seventeen and was in a rehab in 2011. Even after that, she was not completely sober which affected her career to a great extent which was a huge wake-up call for her then, she was determined to get a hold of her struggle and joined a sober-living facility in Los Angeles. In 2017 demi celebrated her five year anniversary to sobriety but recently in 2018, she was rushed to a Medical Centre in Los Angeles due to reported overdose. Demi is now out of recovery and is now in a treatment facility.
Lovato has won several prestigious awards. She won Favorite TV Actress from America Latino Media Arts Awards for Sonny with a Chance in 2011. Moreover, she won Favorite Pop Artist from People’s Choice Awards in 2012. Demi also scored The Rulebreaker Award and International Female Artist award from Billboard Women in Music and BreakTudo Awards in 2015 and 2017. Also, she was acclaimed with Award Winning Songs for ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ and ‘No Promises’ from American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Pop Music Awards in 2018.
This 25-year-old sensational singer has a lavish lifestyle. She owns a house in Sherman Oaks, California worth $2.25 million. Demi also owns three cars namely a Mercedes, a Sports Range Rover and a Lexus. Thereby, the net-worth of Demi Lovato is reported to be $33 million.
With an attractive and charismatic disposition, Demi Lovato is a diligent and gifted performer, who has an incredible voice that can move any living soul. Though she is struggling with some personal issues we believe that she will soon be back will full force and leave her audiences enthralled once and for all.