We all know plenty of facts about Disney alumni like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, but here are 20 things you didn’t know about the new Disney music stars. The Disney stars in this new generation are making their names in Disney Channel TV shows and Disney Channel Original Movies, before launching successful singing careers. Dove Cameron, Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Laura Marano and Ross Lynch are five Disney stars to watch, and we’ve got the lowdown on little known facts about each of them.
Some of the things you didn’t know about Dove Cameron will surprise you, like the rough time she had through school. But now she has a secret friend who accompanies her to set, and you’ll find it so adorable when you discover who that is. Find out more about the ‘Liv & Maddie’ star’s relationship with former fiancé Ryan McCartan and her surprising language skills. Dove’s ‘Descendants’ cast mate Sofia Carson also has amazing abilities when it comes to languages. You’ll be impressed by her studying too, and prepare to be shocked by her political links. It’ll warm your heart to discover how close she is to her costars.
Sabrina Carpenter is one of Sofia’s costars in ‘Adventures in Babysitting’. The ‘Girl Meets World’ star is riding high in her career but remains grounded, thanks to her parents’ cute nickname for her. She got her big music break thanks to a competition run by one of the world’s biggest pop stars and has released her own music. Sabrina has also combined her acting and singing skills in a kids’ favorite Disney Junior TV animation.
Dove and Sabrina are part of the 2014 Disney Channel Circle of Stars along with Ross Lynch. The ‘Austin & Ally’ star loves rocking out with his family band R5, but that’s not the only part of his career that he keeps in his family. You’ll be cooing over the fact that his mom plays a very sweet part in his prep for photo shoots. Ross’ guilty pleasure also shows just how down to earth he is, as plenty of us non-famous folk love spending time doing the same thing. Ross’ ‘Austin & Ally’ costar Laura Marano has family links in the industry too, as her sister also acts. She’s started releasing music from the same label as Taylor Swift, and her tales of getting starstruck will strike a chord with the rest of us fans. As will her obsession with a certain cult TV show.