Bella Thorne
Name Bella Thorne
Date of Birth October 8, 1997
Age 20
Origin Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States
Nationality American
Years Active 2003-present
Occupation(s) Actress

Singer Model

Character(s) Nina Patterson
Annabella Avery "BellaThorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American actress, singer, and model. She is best known for her roles as Ruthy Spivey in the TV series My Own Worst Enemy, Tancy Henrickson in the fourth season of Big Love, and CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. She also appeared as Hilary/"Larry" in Blended and as Celia in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (both 2014). In 2015, she played Madison in The Duff and Amanda in Perfect High and Nina Patterson in the TV adaptation of Scream.

Early Life

Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three elder siblings, Kaili, Danielle, and Remy, who are all also actors. Her father was of Cuban descent, and Thorne has stated that she also has Italian and Irish ancestry. She had a career as a child model.

Personal Life

Thorne's interests include dancing, playing soccer, spending time with her family, and playing with her two dogs, a Cocker Spaniel and a wolf hybrid, six cats, and a turtle. She also admits to being a collector of hardcover books, listening to 1980s music, and using YouTube as a research tool for getting into character.

Thorne lost her father to a vehicle accident in 2007. She disclosed her father's death in a live interview on the local television talk show View from the Bay in December 2008.

Thorne was diagnosed with dyslexia in the first grade. She is currently being home-schooled after previously attending a public school, where she had suffered peer abuse. Thorne improved in her learning after attending a Sylvan Learning center and is currently reading and writing a grade ahead. Thorne also talked about her dyslexia in an April 2010 interview with American Cheerleader Magazine, and explained that she overcame her dyslexia by rigorously reading everything she could find, including the labels of cereal boxes.

Thorne currently lives in Los Angeles, California. She is ambassador for Neutrogena and regularly promotes its Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser.

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