Demetria Devonne Lovato, popularly known as Demi Lovato, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1992. She is technically of Mexican, Italian and Irish descent. Revealed in an interview was the fact that she was severely bullied in school and hence she earned a high school diploma through home-schooling in 2009. To cope up with her emotions and depression, she had also suffered from eating disorders and self-mutilation of her wrists. Here, find out more about her life and career.
Demi Lovato: Net Worth, Career, Salary
Demi Lovato started out as a child actor in Barney and friends at the age of 7. Subsequently, she played a few small roles in various shows before finally making it to the big roles such as in the show As the Bell Rings on Disney Channel. The first big breakthrough in her career came when she starred the role in the Disney movie Camp Rock, which turned out to be a huge success and made Demi famous, both for acting as well as singing.
Following these, she has now starred in several films of Disney and otherwise. Referring to her music career, she featured on both the Camp Rock soundtracks while coming out with one of her own CD. Don’t Forget was her first album which was ranked Number 2 on the Billboard charts.
Demi had her own Disney Channel television show called Sonny with a Chance which ended up becoming one of the most popular shows of the channel.
She also successfully did a 45-city tour with The Jonas Brothers. She has also said, “The only thing I could see myself doing is music – song writing or producing or something. I’ve never seen myself being in any other business, I’ve been working in this one since I was 5 years old! I could do other things, but I wouldn’t want to.
Demi Lovato’s Net Worth is estimated at around $30 million while her annual salary make up to $5.72 million approximately.
Demi Lovato Bio: Early Life, Rehabilitation
Lovato was born in New Mexico and she was inclined towards art since a very young age. Owing to her blooming interest in arts, she started to learn piano when she was hardly seven years old, after which she started experimenting with Guitar, while also learning dance and singing side by side.
Since she had herself experienced sever bullying while she was in school, she associated herself with an organisation called PACER, which aims at helping victims of bullying. While she was soaring high in her career, she fell prey to depression and an eating disorder and had to seek medical help for the same by admitting herself in a rehabilitation centre. She also made headlines for dating celebrities like Joe Jonas and Trace Cyrus during the same period.
After returning from the Rehabilitation Centre to lead a sober life, she admitted drug and alcohol abuse and revealed going through a nervous breakdown and her diagnosing with bipolar disorder during treatment. She has also been associated with ‘Free the Children’ which has its main operations in African countries like Ghana, Kenya, etc. She has also actively advocated the rights of gay people.
Quick Facts About Demi Lovato
Name: Demetria Devonne Lovato
Date of Birth: August 20, 1992
Birthplace: Albuquerque City, New Mexico
Height: 1.61 m
Weight: 121.3 pounds
Parents: Dainna Hart and Patrick Lovato