1. Patrick Lovato - Demi Lovato's Dad Helped Cause Her Overdose
Demi Lovato admitted that her father, Patrick Lovato, had been abusive and caused her substance abuse addiction. In her 2017 documentary, Simply Complicated, Demi Lovato stated that her dad was an alcoholic and addict. She also admitted that she guessed she used drugs to find out why her dad had chosen drugs and alcohol over his own family.
Demi's mother and Patrick's ex-wife of ten years, Dianna De La Garza, admitted in her memoir, Falling With Wings: A Mother's Story, that Patrick's drug addiction. She stated that his drug addiction sprialed out of control after the birth of their first born daughter, Dallas Lovato. His drug addiction lead to him losing a lot of jobs and not being able to keep a job.
Conflicted with her father's death in 2013 to cancer, Lovato didn't know how to feel. She admitted that although her father had been mean, she knew he wanted to be a good person, but he was fighting with his own demons during his drug addiction. In 2015, Demi wrote the song "Father" in memory of Patrick Lovato.
2010, Demi Lovato's father, Patrick Lovato, does an interview with Inside Edition on the love he has for his daughter, Demi.
2. Dianna De La Garza - Demi Lovato's Mom Has Always Been Her Biggest Cheerleader
Demi Lovato could not have gotten where she was without the support of her mother, Dianna De La Garza. Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader was a member in the crowd of Lovato's breakout role of Mitchie Torres in Camp Rock (2008).
In an interview with TVGuide.com, Demi stated that her mom was the one who "brought the singing" out of her, encouraging her daughter to pursue singing. After being a cheerleader in the National Football League in the 1980s, De La Garza pursued a singing career as a country singer. De La Garza admitted that this career decision led to her divorce with her first husband, Patrick Lovato, due to the long distance putting a strain on their marriage.
Even during Demi Lovato's overdose in 2018, De La Garza rushed to the hospital to be by her daughter's side, still supporting her as her biggest cheerleader.
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Demi Lovato and her mom, Dianna De La Garza, share a smile and an imtimate moment for De La Garza's birthday.
3. Madison De La Garza - Lovato's Younger Sister Has A YouTube Channel
Demi Lovato's younger sister, Madison De La Garza, started her own YouTube channel in 2016. The former Desperate Housewives (2004- 2012) actress shares a lot of behind the scenes stuff and shares her life so that her fans can get to know her better. She talks about life on Desperate Housewives and introduces her audience to people who she loves in her life like her older sister, Dallas Lovato, and mother, Dianna De La Garza.
Demi Lovato's younger sister, Madison De La Garza, shares a little bit about herself in a 4-minute YouTube video.
4. Dallas Lovato - Demi Lovato's Other Sister Isn't The Only Actress In Her Family
Although Dallas Lovato is not as famous as her $33 million net-worth younger sister, Demi Lovato, has done some acting of her own. She is most known for her roles in movies No Vacancy (2012) and Caged No More (2016). Dallas Lovato also provided her voice to the animated film Snowflake (2011) as the voice of Wendy.
Demi Lovato and her older sister, Dallas Lovato, behind the scenes of one of Dallas' movies.
5. Amber Lovato Smith - Demi Lovato Didn't Know About Her Oldest Sister Until Age 20
Now 25, Demi Lovato admitted to not knowing about her oldest sister, Amber Lovato Smith, until she was 20 years old. Amber, who is married and the mother of 3, admitted that she didn't want to reach out to Demi Lovato becasue she did not want Demi to think she wanted money or fame from her. Smith also stated that she wanted to wait to see if Lovato was interested in meeting her before she reached out to Demi.
Demi Lovato and former romantic partner and former That '70 Show actor Wilmer Valderrama, meeting with Amber Lovato Smith.