Demi Lovato, an American singer, songwriter, and actor best known for her role on the Disney Channel television series Sonny with a Chance, played Mitchie Torres in the series’ first installment Camp Rock, as well as its 2010 sequel, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. Both films were based on the musical comedy series of the same name that aired on Disney Channel from 2008 to 2010 and featured Lovato’s character as well as that of other cast members who appeared throughout both seasons. Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More Early life Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on August 20, 1992, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Patrick Lovato and Dianna De La Garza. Lovato has an older sister Dallas as well as two younger sisters, Phoenix and Madison. Growing up, Lovato was a member of the Disney Channel Circle of Stars. In 2006, she began her acting career playing the lead role in Camp Rock as Mitchie Torres alongside Joe Jonas and Selena Gomez. That same year, Lovato sang with Kermit the Frog at Muppet*Vision 3D after being asked by The Muppets' former record producer David Saltzman. She released her debut album Don't Forget in 2008 which produced two singles: Get Back and Here We Go Again. Both songs charted within the top twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 with Get Back reaching number thirteen. The album went platinum for sales of over one million copies only five months after its release. Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More Acting career Lovato began their acting career on Barney & Friends as Angela. They later had small roles in various television shows before being cast as the lead in Camp Rock. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Lovato's performance earned them a nomination for the Teen Choice Award for Breakout Star. They followed this with starring roles in Sonny with a Chance and Princess Protection Program. In 2009, Lovato left Sonny with a Chance after disagreements with producers of the show regarding their personal issues at the time. Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More 2008–10: Career beginnings Demi Lovato started her career by appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends. From there, she rose to prominence for playing Mitchie Torres in the musical television film Camp Rock. After the release of Camp Rock, Lovato signed with Hollywood Records and released her debut album Don't Forget in 2008. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. In 2009, Lovato was commissioned her own Disney Channel television series Sonny with a Chance. The show ran for two seasons before being cancelled in 2011. During this time, Lovato also released her second studio album Here We Go Again, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. 2010–12: Sonny with a Chance and Sonny World Tour Demi Lovato rose to prominence for playing Mitchie Torres in the musical television film Camp Rock. She then played the lead role of Sonny Munroe in the Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance from 2009 to 2011. After the release of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Lovato embarked on her first worldwide concert tour, the Summer Tour 2009. The following year, she released her second album Here We Go Again, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Its title track became her second top ten single as a solo artist. 2012–present: The X Factor USA and Demi In 2012, Lovato was a judge and mentor on the US version of The X Factor. She also released her third album that year, Demi, which featured the hit single Heart Attack. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. In 2013, Lovato appeared in Glee as Dani, a dancer and love interest for Santana Lopez (Naya Rivera). She also played a small role in the film From Dusk till Dawn: The Series. In 2015, she released her fourth album, Confident. The lead single from the album, Cool for the Summer, peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More Q.&A. 1. How did Demi Lovato get her start in the entertainment industry? 2. What are some of Demi Lovato's most popular songs? 3. What acting roles has Demi Lovato had over the years? 4. What is Demi Lovato's background? 5. What has Demi Lovato been up to lately? 1. How did Demi Lovato get her start in the entertainment industry? Demi Lovato started her entertainment career early, appearing on Barney & Friends when she was just ten years old. From there, she went on to star in the Disney Channel musical television film Camp Rock alongside the Jonas Brothers. Lovato's breakout role came in 2009 when she starred as Sonny Munroe in the Disney Channel sitcom Sonny with a Chance. Since then, she has released six studio albums and has starred in several films and television shows. 2. What are some of Demi Lovato's most popular songs? Demi Lovato is known for her roles on Barney & Friends and Camp Rock, as well as her successful music career. Some of her most popular songs include Skyscraper, Heart Attack, and Sorry Not Sorry. Lovato has also been open about her struggles with mental health and addiction, using her platform to help others. Demi Lovato s Childhood Roles Music and More 3. What acting roles has Demi Lovato had over the years? Demi Lovato got her start in show business on the beloved children's television series Barney & Friends. After that, she landed a starring role in the Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock. She has also appeared on several other TV shows, including Sonny With a Chance and Grey's Anatomy. In addition to acting, Demi Lovato is also a successful singer and songwriter. She has released six studio albums and has had several hits, including Sorry Not Sorry and Skyscraper. 4. What is Demi Lovato's background? Demi Lovato was born on August 20, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Patrick Lovato and Dianna De La Garza. She has an older sister named Dallas as well as two half-siblings: an older paternal half-sister named Amber and a younger maternal half-sister named Madison. Demi's parents divorced when she was two years old and she grew up with her mother. 5. What has Demi Lovato been up to lately? Lovato has been keeping busy lately with several projects. In addition to working on new music, she is also set to star in an upcoming movie calledEurovision. The film is a comedy about the famous singing competition and will also feature Will Ferrell. Lovato has also been focusing on her mental health and recently opened up about her struggles with addiction and an eating disorder. She wants to help others by sharing her story and has been working with several organizations to raise awareness about mental health issues.