How old is Demi Lovato, what are her biggest songs, what has she said about addiction and has she had a heroin overdose?

DEMI Lovato is one of America’s hottest singers and is a former Disney star so you know she’s got that raw talent.

She’s one of the world’s most popular stars, but has also battled some well-publicised personal problems – here’s the lowdown on her…

Demi Lovato is an American actress and singer
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Who is Demi Lovato? What is her background?

Demetria Devonne Lovato was born August 20, 1992 and is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

After making her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends in 2002, Demi rose to prominence in 2008 when she starred in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and released her debut single This Is Me which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100.

After gaining international fame, she went on to be judge on the X Factor US in 2012.

Demi then made the switch from TV and film, to be a popstar.

Her biggest songs to date include Confident and Let It Go, plus more recent hit Sorry Not Sorry.

She shot to fame as a child star for Disney
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What has Demi Lovato said about addiction?

Demi has bravely spoken out about her struggles with addiction, having battled substance abuse for a number of years.

In a poignant 2017 documentary,  she told how she used to smuggle cocaine onto planes and nearly died from an overdose of prescription pills.

After seeking help back in 2010 for alcohol and drugs dependency, the star relapsed two years later.

She said: “I wasn’t working my programme, I wasn’t ready to get sober.

“I was sneaking [cocaine] on planes. I was sneaking it in bathrooms, sneaking it throughout the night.

“I went on a bender of like, two months where I was using daily.”

She recalled: “There was one night when I used a bunch of coke and I popped a few [prescription] Xanax bars, and I began to choke a little bit.

“My heart started racing, and I thought to myself, ‘Oh my God, I might be overdosing right now.’”

In 2018 she released a song called Sober, which documented a relapse.

Did Demi Lovato have a heroin overdose?

On July 24, the US website TMZ reported that Demi was hospitalised following a heroin overdose.

They reported sources saying she was taking to hospital from her Hollywood Hills home for treatment.

She will sing the national anthem at the Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather
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What is Demi Lovato’s net worth?

Demi has been working since she was 10 years old.

She has an estimated worth of £26million.

This is down to her Disney and pop career.

When did Demi Lovato sing at the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight?

Demi sang the national anthem for Conor McGregor’s historic showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26, 2017.

She is a massive fan of UFC and boxing.

Irish mixed martial arts star McGregor took on 40-year-old unbeaten boxer Mayweather in Las Vegas in a money-spinning match-up worth more than any other fight in history.

Demi might also have extra respect for McGregor, 29, as she herself does MMA training at Jay Glazer’s gym in Los Angeles.

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