Tiffany Thornton
Tiffany Dawn Thornton (born February 14, 1986[1]) is an American actress, radio personality and singer best known for her co-starring role as Tawni Hart on the Disney Channel Original Series, Sonny with a Chance[2] and the spinoff, So Random!.
Tiffany Thornton

Thornton in 2010
BornTiffany Dawn Thornton
February 14, 1986 (age 35)
College Station, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActress, radio personality, singer
Years active2004–2015
Spouse(s)Chris Carney(m. 2011; died 2015)Josiah Capaci (m. 2017)
Children4
Website
tiffanythornton.com
Career
Thornton made her television acting debut in the pilot episode of the Fox sitcom, Quintuplets. She then went on to appear in 8 Simple Rules, American Dreams, The O.C., Desperate Housewives, That's So Raven, Jericho, Wizards of Waverly Place and Hannah Montana.
In 2009, Thornton co-starred as Tawni Hart on the Disney Channel Original Series Sonny with a Chance and then went on to play a part in the Disney Channel Original Movie Hatching Pete. After Sonny with a Chance ended in early 2011, it was replaced by So Random! in the summer of 2011 and ended in 2012, where Thornton reprised her role as Tawni Hart.
From 2015 to 2016, Thornton was a radio personality for KLAZ 105.9 based in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She co-hosted the morning show "Kramer and Tiffany", as well as hosted her own mid-day show.[3] She is also a blogger for DisneyBaby.com.[4]
As of mid-2016, Thornton works as a recruitment advisor for Champion Christian College.[5]
Personal life
Thornton was born in College Station, Texas. She is an alumna of Texas A&M University, where she sang the national anthem at a number of sporting events.[6] She is a Christian.[7]
In December 2009, Thornton became engaged to her boyfriend, Christopher Carney, a probation officer and former lead singer of the band The Prom Kings.[8] The couple were married on November 12, 2011 at Garvan Woodland Gardens, in Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.[9]
On February 13, 2012, Thornton announced that she was pregnant with their first child.[10] On August 14, 2012, she gave birth to their first son, Kenneth James.[11] The child's godparents are actors Cassandra Scerbo and Wilmer Valderrama.[12] On October 25, 2013, Thornton announced that she was pregnant with her second child. On March 1, 2014, she gave birth to their second son, Bentley Cash.[13] On December 4, 2015, Carney was killed in a car accident.[14]
In January 2017, Thornton began a relationship with family friend and worship pastor Josiah Capaci. The couple announced their engagement on April 8, 2017.[15] They were married on October 7, 2017.[16] On April 11, 2018, the couple announced her pregnancy.[17] On November 9, 2018, they had their first child together a daughter, Juliet Joy.[18] On December 6, 2020, the couple announced her pregnancy.[19] On July 21, 2021, they had their second child together, a daughter, Kimber Jo.[20]
Filmography
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009Boo!UnknownShort film
2013Unlucky CharmsAudrey
2014The Dog Who Saved EasterKaren
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004QuintupletsStacyPilot episode
20048 Simple RulesMarnieEpisode: "Car Trouble?
2005American DreamsTonyaEpisodes: "Truth Be Told" & "Home Again"
2005The O.C.AshleyEpisodes: "The Shape of Things to Come", "The Disconnect" & "The Safe Harbor"
2006Desperate HousewivesBarbieEpisode: "No One Is Alone"
2006That's So RavenTyler SparksEpisode: "Checkin' Out"
2006JerichoStephanie LancasterPilot episode
2007–2008Hannah MontanaBeckyEpisodes: "Get Down, Study-udy-udy" & "Yet Another Side of Me"
2007Wizards of Waverly PlaceSusanEpisode: "Movies"
2009–2011Sonny with a ChanceTawni HartMain cast, Disney Channel Original Series
2009Hatching PeteJamie WynnDisney Channel Original Movie
2009Lights, Camera, Take Action! Backstage with Disney's Friends for ChangeHerself / HostTelevision special
2010Fish HooksDoris Flores Gorgeous (voice)Episode: "Doris Flores Gorgeous"
2010Kick Buttowski: Suburban DaredevilTeena Sometimes (voice)Episode: "Frame Story/And... Action!"
2011–2012So Random!Tawni HartMain cast, Disney Channel Original Series
2011Disney's Friends for Change GamesHerselfCo-host
2011Pixie Hollow GamesGlimmer (voice)TV special
2011PrankStarsHerselfEpisode: "Stick It To Me"
2012Game ChangeMeghan McCainTV film
2012Doc McStuffinsXylaEpisode: "Gulpy Gulpy Gators!/One Note Wonder"
2014–2015MuertoonsLupita (voice)Main role
Music
Songs
YearSongAlbum
2009"Let It Go" (with Mitchel Musso)[21]Disney Channel Playlist
2009"Some Day My Prince Will Come"[22]Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-ray
2009"Magic Mirror"Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
2009"I Believe" (with Kermit the Frog)
2010"If I Never Knew You"[22]DisneyMania 7
2010"Kiss Me"Sonny with a Chance
2010"Sure Feels Like Love"Sonny with a Chance
2011"Gift of Grammar"Gift of Grammar - Single
2012"Bring Love to Me"Grafted
2014"Spotlight" (Ashton Taylor featuring Tifanny Thornton)Fun In The Sun
Music videos
YearSongArtist
2008"La La Land"Demi Lovato
2009"Someday My Prince Will Come"Herself
2009"Let It Go" (with Mitchel Musso)
2009"I Believe"Herself with Kermit the Frog
References
  1. ^ Jennifer Matarese. Tiffany Thornton talks about Disney's 'So Random!'. WABC. Accessed 2011-11-11.
  2. ^ "Sonny With a Chance - TV Series - Cast, Credits, Awards". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  3. ^ "Tiffany Thornton". KLAZ 105.9. Archived from the original on 2015-06-19.
  4. ^ "Tiffany Thornton". Disney Baby.
  5. ^ "Headed Back to Hot Springs". Tiffany Thornton.
  6. ^ Matarese, Jennifer (2011). "Tiffany Thornton talks about Disney's 'So Random!'". abclocal.go.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  7. ^ "Tiffany Thornton Q & A | Disney Channel Fans". 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  8. ^ "Disney Channel Star Tiffany Thornton Is Engaged". People Magazine. Retrieved 2010-02-04.
  9. ^ "Celebrity Real Wedding in Hot Springs: Tiffany Thornton & Chris Carney". Arkansas Bride.
  10. ^ Thornton, Tiffany [@therealtiffany] (February 13, 2012). "@ChrisGCarney and I are SO EXCITED to announce that we are going to be parents!! that's right...I'm pregnant! We couldn't be happier! :)" (Tweet). Retrieved February 13, 2012 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ Carney, Chris [@ChrisGCarney] (August 14, 2012). "@therealTiffany and just had our first Son KJ!!! 8-14-12 So amazing!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2012-08-14 – via Twitter.
  12. ^ Gicas, Peter (August 14, 2012). "Tiffany Thornton, Demi Lovato's Disney Pal, Welcomes a Son". People's Choice. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  13. ^ "Our precious son Bentley Cash Carney was born this morning perfectly healthy and cute as can be :) #Godisgood #blessed #family @chrisgcarney". Instagram. March 1, 2014.
  14. ^ "Ark. rocker, MTV reality show personality Chris Carney dies in crash on Highway 70". KTHV. December 6, 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-12-06.
  15. ^ "Tiffany Thornton on Instagram". Instagram. April 8, 2017.
  16. ^ Fernandez, Alexia (October 10, 2017). "Disney Alum Tiffany Thornton Defends Decision to Remarry 2 Years After Husband's Death". People. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  17. ^ Mizoguchi, Karen (April 11, 2018). "Disney Channel Alum Tiffany Thornton Is Pregnant with Her Third Child". People. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  18. ^ Goldstein, Joelle (November 9, 2018). "Disney Channel Alum Tiffany Thornton Welcomes Daughter Juliet 'Jules' Joy". People. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  19. ^ "Tiffany Thornton Is Pregnant! Disney Channel Alum Expecting Fourth Child: 'We Are Over the Moon'". People. December 6, 2020.
  20. ^ "Disney Channel Alum Tiffany Thornton Welcomes Her Fourth Baby: 'She's Here'". People. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  21. ^ "Debut of "Let it Go" by Mitchel Musso and Tiffany Thornton to debut on Disney Channel and Disney.com". Laughing Place. 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  22. ^ a b "Interview with Shine On Media". Shine on Media. Retrieved 2009-05-11.
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