In 2009, Ryan landed a starring role in the independent feature film, What If..., alongside Kevin Sorbo and Kristy Swanson.The film was shot in Grand Rapids and Manistee, Michigan in July 2009 and was released in theaters on August 20, 2010.In 2006 she made her television debut on the show Barney and Friends.

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The group sang DNCE's "Cake By the Ocean," Jonas' "Close," Lovato's "Heart Attack" and more hits.

The musical gang then decided to pull up to the sidewalk and test out their new band, performing "Confident" with Corden on the drums, Jonas on the guitar and Lovato singing.

She started performing in professional theaters at the age of seven on an American base in Germany.

Ryan began appearing in various television commercials in her early teenage years.

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas are the latest celebs to take a spin in James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" ride -- and this was a good one! "It was all during the time you're wearing your purity ring? "Are we going to keep talking about my dating life?

The late night host couldn't get through the trip without asking Jonas about his love life and his famous purity ring. "You dated Joe (Jonas)," Corden started in on Lovato. " Nick got his wish, and the trio got back to the music.

From 2008 to 2011, she starred as Bailey Pickett in The Suite Life on Deck.

In 2010, she starred in the film 16 Wishes, which was the most watched cable program on the day of its premiere on the Disney Channel.

The film is produced by Pure Flix Entertainment and centers on a Christian family.

"Tween girls are drawn to talented performers who emanate the joy of life, and we are so happy to have teen favorite Debby Ryan as the first host of The Tween Summit Music Festival," said Denise Restauri, founder of The Tween Summit, Ally and AK Tweens.

Ryan played one of the main characters, Bailey Pickett, on the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life on Deck, which is a sequel to the hit Disney Channel series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.