It’s been a busy few months for Bella Thorne. After it was announced in July that Shake It Up was ending it’s run after three seasons, Bella wasted no time finding other work. She’s already booked and filmed three movies since then! Wow! We’re exhausted just thinking about that!
We all know Bella from the Disney Channel and the three seasons she spent on Shake It Up made her feel like family. We follow her on Twitter and Instagram and because of that we feel like we know everything about her. The truth is, we know a little bit about Bella, but not a lot! So, we wanted to find some interesting facts about Bella to share with all of you. That way we can all feel like we know her better. Take a look at the gallery below to uncover 10 surprising facts about this triple threat talent. Check out the 10 items below and then tell us, which Bella fact shocked you the most?
1. Bella wasn't a trained dancer before Shake It Up.
Before Shake it Up Bella had NEVER taken a dance lesson. After she booked the role she did six months of dance training. Now that's dedication!
2. Bella was named after a Disney Princess!
Bella was Belle from Beauty and the Beast.
3. She looks up to two leading ladies.
Bella has said that she would like to emulate the careers of Emma Watson and Natalie Portman.
4. Bella's first language was Spanish
Bella told Cosmopolitan that her late father was Cuban, and Spanish used to be her first language. "Spanish was my first language, but I don't speak it that much anymore because I had dyslexia and in school they work with you only in English. But I'm proud to be Latina, and most people don't know I am."
5. She loves BCBG!
Bella told Teen Vogue that if she could only shop at one store for the rest of her life it would be BCBG. She said, "I would have to say BCBG because they have a really wide selection. They have the simple tops I can wear all the time, and then they have a nice pencil skirt that I can wear out with my friends. They have really bright colors and wrap dresses, which I really like. That stuff works for whatever look you're going for."
6. Bella wants to go to college.
Bella told Glamoholic.com that while she's looking to do more film and music projects, she wants to go to college after she graduates. Good for you Bella!
7. Bella's dream co-star is...
Jennifer Lawrence! Seriously, JLaw would be an epic co-star! We love the idea of her and Bella in the same movie. Would you like to see Bella and Jennifer team up?
8. Bella's an author!
Bella co-wrote a book called Autumn Falls that will be released this year! The best part? It's going to be a series! According to the Hollywood Reporter, "The series tells the story of a 14-year-old girl whose life is transformed after an encounter with magic." Sounds awesome to us!
9. Bella knows a secret about Taylor Lautner!
Bella talked to missoandfriends.com about working with Taylor on the show My Own Worst Enemy. She revealed, "Taylor is so funny. He's such a great actor, and he's so nice, and he's really ticklish too!"
10. She's besties with Drew Barrymore!
Drew and Bella filmed the movie Blended together and became very close. Drew even sent Bella flowers for her birthday!
Bella Thorne will star in the film adaptation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day!