Best known for her role as Aria Montgomery on Pretty Little Liars, it’s no mystery how spotlight dweller Lucy Hale became the household name she is today. In just a matter of years, the singer and actress has risen from child star status to A-list celeb destined for country music superstardom.

Much like we did to celebrate the birthday of her PLL co-star, Shay Mitchell, we’re honoring Lucy’s June 14 birthday by spilling all the beans and fun facts that some of you may not have known about the Memphis-born beauty.

Scroll through our gallery above to learn about Lucy’s beginnings in a tween pop group, her unicorn alter ego and many more surprising things about the star.

Happy Birthday, Lucy!