Bella Thorne is an American actress, singer, and model. She is known for her roles as CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up and as Madison Russell in the 2014 film Blended. Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara Thorne and Reinaldo Thorne. She has three older siblings. Kaili Thorne is her sister. She also has two brothers named Remy and Dani Thorne. All of her siblings are also actors or models.
Bella’s first acting role was an uncredited appearance in the television film Stuck on You. In 2007, she had a small role in the film Far from Heaven. Bella appeared in a short film entitled Tasty as well. After appearing in these films, she landed the role of Margaux Darling in the television series Dirty Sexy Money. Thorne also played Celia in the film The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure.
In 2010, Bella was cast as CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up. The show follows the lives of two friends who dance on a local TV show. The series premiered in 2010 and ended in 2013. Bella’s song “Watch Me” was featured on the show. After Shake It Up ended, Bella starred in the Disney Channel original movie Frenemies as Halley Brandenburg.
In 2014, Bella starred in the film Blended as Madison Russell. The film also stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. In 2015, Bella had a role in the film Perfect High. That same year, she also played Kate Geller in the television series Scream. In 2016, Bella appeared in the films The Duff and Shovel Buddies.