Posted on May 24, 2011 at 1:14 PM
Here's some fun facts about Bella Thorne that you may not know!
- Bella is part Cuban and part Italian!
- Bella's character CeCe on Shake It Up has dyslexia, but what not many people know is that Bella actually has dyslexia in real life
- Her first language was Spanish, but due to her dyslexia and the fact that none of the kids at her school spoke Spanish, she dropped it and focused solely on English
- Bella has walked the red carpet more than 150 times!
- For her 13th Birthday party, Bella wore a Betsey Johnson dress to greet the guests, then she changed into a custom made Ooh La La Couture dress to dance in!
- Instead of receiving gifts for her 13th Birthday, Bella asked for money to be donated to the Make A Wish Foundation.
- Bella loves animals! She supports the Humane Society foundation and has 6 cats and a dog!
- Bella's bff's include Zendaya Coleman, Ryan Newman, Jimmy Bennett, Olivia Grace, Pia Mia (singer) , Stefanie Scott and Kathryn Newton
- Bella's role model is her mom!
- She loves Steve Madden shoes
- In preparation for Shake It Up, Bella and the cast did 30 hours a week of dancing!
- Bella always wears a different outfit for red carpet events and never repeats the same outfit twice
- Her favorite TV shows are Vampire Diaries, Glee and of course Shake It Up!
- Bella's natural hair color is dirty blonde, but she now has her hair dyed permanently red
- Her publicist likes her hair straight for events, but Bella perfers it curled!
- A few of the actresses Bella looks upto are Dakota Fanning, Emma Watson and Natalie Portman
- Bella values the importance of education and whenever she is on set, she gets school done first, then films.
- Bella has a perfected secret handshake with her bff Zendaya which they made up on set of Shake It Up
- Bella's mom Tamara is a professional photographer and took many of Bella's early headshots
- Bella loves her fans and at events she loves to say hi and chat to them. She always tries her best to sign as many autographs as possible and she is more than happy to take pictures with fans!