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Bella Thorne is a well-known television actress in the United States. Ruthy Spivey in the television drama ‘My Own Worst Enemy’ is one of her most well-known roles. Bella was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was in the first grade, but she was able to overcome it through consistent writing and reading practice. She made her acting debut in the 2003 film ‘Stuck on You,’ in which she had an uncredited role. In 2007, Bella had a big break when she was cast as Margaux Darling in the second season of the TV show ‘Dirty Sexy Money.’ She had another important part in 2010 when she took over for Jolean Wejbe on HBO’s ‘Big Love.’ However, Bella is most known for her role as Cece Jones in the Disney Channel comedy ‘Shake It Up.’ She played a dyslexic dancer with ambition.

The Ascension To Stardom

Bella’s acting career took off in 2008 when she landed the role of Ruthey Spivey in the popular television drama ‘My Own Worst Enemy,’ opposite Mädchen Amick and Taylor Lautner. She subsequently earned another major break when she landed the role of CeCe Jones in Disney Channel’s ‘Shake it up.’ She excelled at acting and began lending her voice to popular animated series such as ‘Phineas and Ferb.’ Bella Thorne released her first album, ‘Made in Japan,’ in 2012, followed by a single, ‘TTYLXOX,’ and another album, ‘Jersey,’ and a single, ‘Call it anything,’ respectively. In 2015, she published her debut teen novel, which was followed by another the following year. She also provided the voice for the video game ‘Marvel Avengers Academy.’ As a result, she has risen from obscurity to become a well-known multi-talented star in the last few years.

Bella’s Unique Qualities

One of the reasons the Disney Channel is so popular is that it features shows with relatable storylines, and CeCe Jones from ‘Shake It Up’ is no exception. Bella could play the ambitious, dyslexic dance prodigy on reel extremely accurately, having been diagnosed with dyslexia herself in first grade. Bella Thorne was bullied in school, which led to her being home-schooled for a period of time. She now frequently speaks out against bullying and encourages many people to do same, based on her early experiences. Her compassion for dyslexic children off-screen is likewise inspiring.

Bella Thorne is a supporter of welfare initiatives and participates in a variety of philanthropic and charitable activities with groups such as ‘DoSomething.org,’ ‘TjMartell Foundation,’ and ‘Friends of El Faro.’ She has also helped to raise dyslexia awareness and knowledge. “I have to work extra hard since I am dyslexic,” she adds when asked about her dyslexia. People doubted my ability to be an actress, but I’m proving them wrong. Acting has aided me in overcoming the obstacle.”

Beyond The Notoriety

Bella is a supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Humane Society, and the Nomad Organisation, which offers medical care, food, and education to impoverished children in Africa. Lydia Kanini Kiio, a kid from Kibwezi, Kenya, is also her sponsor.

Behind the Scenes

Bella Thorne has three older siblings and was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida. They’re all professional actors. In 2007, Bella’s father perished in a motorcycle accident. Tamara Thorne, her mother, is a best-selling American horror author. As a child, Bella was diagnosed with dyslexia. She was able to overcome it via hard effort and practice. She was bullied at school as well. She is also a Neutrogena product ambassador. In August 2016, she came out as bisexual.

Bella’s first language was Spanish, but she stopped speaking it when she entered school. ‘Vodoo,’ a wolf-husky mix puppy, and ‘Pyro,’ a cocker spaniel, are her pets.

Estimated Net Worth

Bella Thorne has a net worth of $12 million.