Who is Demi Lovato?
Demi Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Some of Demi Lovato’s hit songs include “Sorry Not Sorry”, “Substance” and “Skin Off My Teeth.” Lovato’s music is characterized by glam rock and heavy metal sound. As an actress, Lovato is known for her work in movies like “Smurfs: The Lost Village” and “Camp Rock: The Final Jam.”
Demi Lovato’s full name is Demetria Devonne Lovato. She was born on August 20, 1992, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the United States to her parents – Dianna De La Garza (mother) and Patrick Martin Lovato (father). As of December 2022, Demi Lovato is 30 years old.
About Demi Lovato’s parents
a. Patrick Martin Lovato
Demi Lovato’s father, Patrick Martin Lovato was an engineer and a musician. He was of Nuevomexicano descent. Nuevomexicanos are Hispanic residents of the American state of New Mexico. Patrick Lovato also had Spanish and Native American ancestors with distant Portuguese and Jewish ancestry. Patrick Lovato was born in 1960. He got married to Dianna De La Garza (Demi Lovato’s mother) in 1984.
During their marriage, Patrick Lovato and Dianna De La Garza had two children together. They got divorced in 1994, after ten years of marriage. After her parents’ divorce, Demi Lovato had no interest in building a relationship with her father.
Speaking about her father, Demi Lovato said:
“He was mean, but he wanted to be a good person. And he wanted to have his family, and when my mom married my step dad, he still had this huge heart where he said, ‘I’m so glad that he’s taking care of you and doing the job that I wish I could do.'”
Patrick Lovato died on June 22, 2013, after battling cancer. At the time of his death, Patrick Lovato was 52 years old. In his honour, Demi Lovato founded the Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program.
a. Dianna De La Garza
Demi Lovato’s mother, Dianna De La Garza (née Lee Smith) is an American actress and author best known for her book, “Falling With Wings: A Mother’s Story.” Dianna De La Garza was born on August 8, 1962, in Dallas, Texas, the United States. She married Patrick Lovato in 1984 and they got divorced in 1994.
Following her divorce from Patrick Martin Lovato, Dianna De La Garza married James Edward “Eddie” De La Garza (Demi Lovato’s stepfather) in 1995. Dianna De La Garza is of English and Irish descent. She has three children – Demi Lovato, Dallas Lovato and Madison De La Garza. At the time of publishing this article, Dianna De La Garza is 60 years old.
About Demi Lovato’s siblings
Demi Lovato has two sisters. One from her parents’ marriage and another from her mother’s second marriage to Eddie De La Garza.
a. Dallas Lovato
Demi Lovato’s older sister, Dallas Leigh Lovato is an American actress known for her work in movies like “The Vacancy” and “Caged No More.” Dallas Lovato was born on February 4, 1988, in Dallas, Texas, the United States and is currently 34 years old.
b. Madison De La Garza
Demi Lovato’s half-sister, Madison De La Garza is an American actress, popularly known for playing “Juanita Solis” on “Desperate Housewives.” Madison De La Garza was born on December 28, 2001, in Dallas, Texas, the United States and is currently 20 years old.
About Demi Lovato’s sexuality
Demi Lovato currently identifies as pansexual. A pansexual person is someone who is sexually attracted to people regardless of their gender. When she appeared as a guest on Joe Rogan‘s podcast, Demi Lovato described herself as sexually fluid.
“I also don’t know if I’m going to end up with a guy, so I can’t really see myself getting pregnant. I don’t know. I’m so fluid now, and part of the reason why I am so fluid is because I was like super closeted off.”
Lovato went on to speak about how she felt ashamed about her sexual orientation because same-sex relationships were generally frowned upon.
“I felt a lot of shame because growing up in Texas as a Christian, that’s very frowned upon. Any attraction I had for a female at a young age, I shut it down before I even let myself process what I was feeling.”
She added that she now felt too queer to be in a relationship with a cisgender man.
About Demi Lovato’s marriage and wedding
As of December 2022, Demi Lovato is unmarried and has no husband or wife. However, she was previously engaged to American actor Max Ehrich.
List of people Demi Lovato has dated
Demi Lovato has an impressive dating history. The singer has been romantically linked with several popular people. Below is a list of Demi Lovato’s past publicly known lovers and romantic engagements.
- Demi Lovato dated Trace Cyrus in 2009.
- Demi Lovato dated Joe Jonas in 2010.
- Demi Lovato dated Cody Linley in 2008.
- Demi Lovato dated Wilmer Valderrama in 2010.
- Demi Lovato dated Luke Rockhold in 2016.
- Demi Lovato dated Guilherme Vasconcelos in 2017.
- Demi Lovato dated Max Ehrich in 2020.
- Demi Lovato was rumoured to have been in a relationship with Ruby Rose. This was later found to be untrue.
- Demi Lovato and Kehlani shared a kiss while on stage. However, they were never in a relationship with each other.
- Demi Lovato was rumoured to have dated JoJo Gomez. This was later found to be untrue.
- Demi Lovato is currently in a relationship with Canadian musician, Jutes.
About Demi Lovato’s relationship with Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas (born Joseph Adam Jonas) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He is popularly known for being a member of the Jonas Brothers band, along with his brothers, Kevin and Nick Jonas. Joe Jonas was born on August 15, 1989, in Casa Grande, Arizona, the United States and is currently 33 years old.
Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato dated back in 2010 following the release of their movie, “Camp Rock: The Final Jam.” The relationship did not last as the two called it quits after dating for four months. After the split, Lovato and Jonas remained friends.
Speaking about his friendship with Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas said:
“I realize that over the time we’ve shared together that I feel I care more about our friendship right now. It was my choice to break up,but I love her as a friend.”
In 2017, Demi Lovato took to Instagram to congratulate Joe Jonas on his engagement to Game Of Thrones star, Sophie Turner.
About Demi Lovato’s relationship with Wilmer Valderrama
Wilmer Valderrama (born Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama) is an American actor, producer, singer, activist and television personality. He is popularly known for providing the voice of “Agustín Madrigal” in the Disney animated film, “Encanto.” Wilmer Valderrama was born on January 30, 1980, in Miami, Florida, the United States. He is currently 42 years old.
Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama first met in 2010 on the set of a shoot. At the time, Valderrama was 29 years old and Demi Lovato was just 17 years old. When Lovato approached Valderrama, he shot her down because she was still a minor. Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato did not begin a relationship until Demi Lovato reached 18 years old.
However, despite the wait, the couple hit a rough patch in November 2010 when Demi Lovato was hospitalized for an eating disorder and substance abuse. The relationship cooled down while Lovato was receiving treatment but they restarted their romance in 2011.
Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama went Instagram official in 2014 when Demi Lovato posted a picture of them together and captioned it:
“I never post personal pictures like this, but fuck … he’s perfect.”
In 2015, when Demi Lovato marked her third year of sobriety, she credited Wilmer Valderrama for it. In a cute post to her Instagram page, Demi Lovato wrote:
“He’s loved me the way I never thought I deserved to be loved and with this day marking my third year sober … And he still never takes credit and I want the world to know how incredible his soul is. I really wouldn’t be alive today without him. I love you, Wilmer.”
Sadly, in June 2016, the pair called it quits after six years of dating. In July 2018, when Demi Lovato was rushed to the hospital after a drug overdose, Valderrama was seen visiting her at the hospital. In April 2020, Lovato revealed that she was no longer in touch with Wilmer Valderrama.
“I’m really happy for him and I wish him nothing but the best. But we’re not in each other’s lives anymore.”
In 2020, Demi Lovato released a song called “29.” The lyrics of the song were speculated to be directed at Valderrama and the significant age gap between them at the time of their affair.
In the song, Demi Lovato sang:
“What the fuck’s consent? Numbers told you not to but that didn’t stop you.”
As of the time of publishing this article, Wilmer Valderrama is currently in a relationship with Amanda Pacheco and they have a daughter together.
About Demi Lovato’s relationship with Max Ehrich
Max Ehrich (born Max Lewis Ehrich) is an American actor, singer and dancer. He was born in 1990 and is currently 32 years old. Max Ehrich is popularly known for being the ex-fiance of Demi Lovato.
In early March 2020, Demi Lovato told Ellen DeGeneres that she was single. She said:
“So right now, I’m single and spending my Saturday nights by myself.”
However, by late March 2020, speculations started spreading that Lovato was in a relationship with Max Ehrich. The pair became Instagram official when Lovato accidentally walked in on Ehrich’s Instagram Live session. They also made an appearance as a couple in the music video of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande’s “Stuck With U.”
By July 2020, Ehrich and Lovato were engaged to be married. News of their engagement excited their fans very much. However, by September 2020, the couple called it quits and went their separate ways. Lovato released a song about the breakup called, “Still Have Me.”
In response to the song, Ehrich went on an Instagram rant. He wrote:
“I was in love. The whole world should freaking know it. I thought I found the real deal, now I found out that I was used. But I hope ‘Still Have Me’ is number one, because you know what, if that’s what someone wants in a material world, here you go, you have it. I hope this makes you happy. Enjoy. You just lost someone who loved you fully, completely, infinitely for everything.”
Max Ehrich was later spotted on the same beach where he proposed to Demi Lovato, looking sad. As of the time of writing, Ehrich has since moved on and was in a relationship with singer Mariah Angeliq at one time.
About Demi Lovato’s relationship with Jutes
Jutes (born Jordan Lutes) is a Canadian musician. He originally studied film and played basketball before finding his passion in songwriting and delving into the music industry. He co-wrote some songs off of Lovato’s most recent album, “Holy Fvck.” Jutes is also known for his many tattoos.
Lovato and Jutes had been dating for a while before Lovato’s 30th birthday. On Lovato’s 30th birthday, Jutes took to Instagram to send her his love.
He wrote to her:
“Happy birthday baby. Ur a 30 year old minx and I’m the luckiest schmuck in the world cuz I get to call you mine.”
To which Lovato replied:
“YOU’RE THE BEST BOYFRIEND IN THE WORLD.”
As of the time of writing, Demi Lovato and Jutes are still together and going strong in their love.
About Demi Lovato’s kids
As of the time of publishing this article (December 2022), Demi Lovato does not have any children. The singer has not expressed any interest in having them either.