Demi Lovato‘s birthday is on today (August 20), and she’s celebrating the big 2-0. This past year has been a big one for the pop star: she’s in a positive state of mind, released a new album Unbroken — and, let’s not forget, she’s joined Britney Spears as the newest judge on The X Factor. So in honor of Demi’s 20th birthday, we present 20 facts that you probably didn’t know about the SELF covergirl.
1.) Demi starred on Barney as a kid; met Selena Gomez at age 7!
2.) Demi’s half-sister, Madison De La Garza, is famous too; she’s best known for being on Desperate Housewives.
3.) She swears a lot, and doesn’t care what people think about it! [Twitter]
4.) She’s actually not bilingual and can’t speak Spanish. [Us magazine]
5.) She sings The National Anthem in the shower. [Mix 101.5]
7.) Her favorite rides at Disneyland are California Screamin’ and Space Mountain. [Mix 101.5]
8.) She used to be a pageant girl. [demilovato.com]
9.) She wants to be married with kids in 10 years. [demilovato.com]
10.) She likes to throw things for the heck of it, even trashing dressing rooms for fun. [Huffington Post]
11.) She has considered being vegetarian more than once. (Just considered, though.) [Disney Dreaming]
13.) Her favorite style so far was her look at this year’s Teen Choice Awards. [Allure]
14.) She got “Stay Strong” tattooed on her wrist to help her move forward with her life. [RadarOnline]
15.) Her first love was at 13-years-old; his name was Scott Hughes. (Demi’s single, Scott! Now’s a good time to Friend Request her.) [Teen]
16.) She loves reality television — RuPaul’s Drag Race and The Real Housewives, specifically. [Teen]
17.) She doesn’t plan on releasing her own fragrance. (We’ll see about that!) [Teen]
18.) She gets tattoos and regrets them the next day. [Teen]
20.) Even though she doesn’t see Selena a lot, she still misses her and considers her her best friend. Aww! [Hollywood Life]