Madison De La Garza

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Madison De La Garza
Madison Lee De La Garza

(2001-12-28) December 28, 2001 (age 17)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Years active2008–present
RelativesDemi Lovato (half-sister)

Madison Lee De La Garza[1] (born December 28, 2001)[2] is an American actress. She is known for playing Juanita Solis on Desperate Housewives. She is the younger half-sister of singer, songwriter and actress Demi Lovato.

Early life, family and education[edit]

Madison De La Garza was born to Ford dealership manager James Edward "Eddie" De La Garza and former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader[3] Dianna De La Garza (born Dianna Hart on August 8, 1962).[4][better source needed] Eddie is of Mexican descent.[5] She has two older half-sisters through Dianna's first marriage to Patrick Martin Lovato (1960–2013), Dallas Lovato (born February 4, 1988)[6] and Demi Lovato (born August 20, 1992).[7]


Madison De La Garza's most prominent role was Juanita Solis on Desperate Housewives. Additionally, she played a younger version of her half-sister Lovato's character Sonny Munroe in "Cookie Monsters", an episode of Sonny with a Chance.[8]

She has also played on Bad Teacher the series as Kelsey, a main role in the series. De La Garza also has a short film out called Subject 16 on YouTube.

She has a YouTube channel.[9]

Personal life[edit]

De La Garza has faced bullying due to her weight and received threats online.[10]



Year Title Role
2016 Caged No More Constanza
2017 Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated Herself Documentary film
2017 Gnome Alone Tiffany / Chelsea Voice
2018 Subject 16 Sophia Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Herself Episode: "Rockstars in Training"
2008–2012 Desperate Housewives Juanita Solis Recurring role (Seasons 57); Main role (Season 8)
2009 Sonny with a Chance Young Sonny Munroe Episode: "Cookie Monsters"[8]
2009 Princess Protection Program Camera Girl Television film
2012 Demi Lovato: Stay Strong Herself Television documentary
2014 Good Luck Charlie Zoe Episode: "Accepted"
2014 Bad Teacher Kelsey Main role
2017 American Koko Heidi Episodes: "There's No Going Back" and "Baptist Church"


Year Title Role Notes
2014–2015 Muertoons Bibi Voice; Main role


  1. ^ De La Garza, Dianna [@DiannaDeLaGarza] (February 24, 2014). "@Maddielovesyou1 MADISON LEE DELAGARZA !!!!!!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-05-06 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Madison De La Garza". TV Guide. Retrieved December 28, 2001.
  3. ^ Hart, Dianna. "Dianna Hart DeLaGarza". Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29.
  4. ^ "Sue Emmons and Donald Smith". Family Tree Maker.
  5. ^ "Heart & Soul". Latina. November 2013.
  6. ^ "Happy 24th Birthday Dallas Lovato". Disney Dreaming. February 4, 2012. Archived from the original on February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2012.
  7. ^ Yao, Laura (June 21, 2008). "Disney Demi-Goddess". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Sunny with a Chance: 'Cookie Monsters'". Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  9. ^ "Mad De La Garza". Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  10. ^ Simpson, Leah. "Madison De La Garza Says Sister Demi Lovato Taught Her Everything She Knows About Acting".

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