The last time I talked to him was two years ago, You try to have faith in somebody, even when you're the last person that believes in him. But when somebody lets you down after you've been the only one there for them, and so many times, you don't know what to do.

Demi Lovato in her 2009 New York's Daily News Interview.

Patrick Martin Lovato (August 10, 1960 - June 22, 2013) was a American engineer & musician.


Patrick Lovato is Demi's father. He was of Mexican (Spanish and Native American) ancestry; his family was from New Mexico.[1]

He and Demi's mother Dianna De La Garza divorced in 1994. As said by Patrick to Star magazine, they divorced because their long-distance relationship was not working. After the divorce, Patrick traveled to New Mexico to live with his father, Frank.

Demi's song "World of Chances" from her album Here We Go Again talks about how she constantly gives her Father chances but he continuously lets her down.

Demi's song "For the Love of a Daughter" from her 2011 album Unbroken reflects her strained relationship with her dad.

Demi also wrote the song "Shouldn't Come Back" from her 2013 album DEMI about her father as well.


Demi Lovato had a message for her fans and loved ones after the death of Patrick at 52. Patrick dies in a reason of cancer.

I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much ❤"

—Demi's tweet on June 24, 2013

She also tweeted a photo of her and her father the next day on June 25. Her sister, Dallas Lovato, Tweeted, "Rest in peace daddy I love you,"[2] On June 23 2013. Demi missed a photocall for The X Factor over the weekend. Show creator and fellow judge Simon Cowell expressed his own support on Twitter: "My thoughts are with you Demi" he wrote. Miley Cyrus and other friends of Demi also tweeted their support.

After the death of her father, Lovato dedicated the song "Father" from her 2015 album Confident to him.


Patrick Lovato ( Demi's Father) talking about Demi Lovato

Patrick Lovato ( Demi's Father) talking about Demi Lovato.


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