Thorne gained prominence for her role as CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up 2010–2013 for which she received several awards
and nominations including winning an Imagen Award. Thorne has since appeared in numerous feature films including Blended 2014 Alvin and the
Chipmunks The Road Chip 2015 The Babysitter film series 2017 2020.
She received praise for her roles in The DUFF 2015 Amityville The Awakening 2017 and Infamous 2020. Thorne also led the drama series Famous
in Love 2017 2018 for which she received nominations from the Teen Choice Awards.
Outside of acting Thorne has ventured into music she released her debut single Watch Me in 2011 which charted at 86 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
She has since released the EP Made in Japan in 2012 and the EP Jersey in 2014. She made her directorial debut in 2019 directing the adult film
Her & Him which garnered positive reviews and won a Pornhub Visionary Award.