Jenna Ortega is an American actress who is famous for appearing as “Young Jane” in the drama TV show named “Jane the Virgin”. Besides, she started her career as a child actress. Jenna’s first role was in an episode of the TV series called Rob. After that, she has acted as characters in various TV series and films such as “Stuck in the Middle”, “Elena of Avalor”, “Iron Man 3”, and “The Babysitter: Killer Queen”, “CSI: NY”, “Richie Rich”.
Moreover, she was placed on the number 1 spot on a list of Popsugar’s “20 under 20: Young Women Who Are Already kicking Ass and Taking Name” in 2020. Later that year, she was additionally named a brand ambassador for the established American brand, Neutrogena.
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Where is Jenna Ortega from?
Jenna Ortega was born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, the United States. She of born to her parents, Edward Ortega (father), and Natalie Ortega (mother). Her other family members include her five siblings, two brothers named Markus Ortega and Isaac Ortega, and three sisters named Mia Ortega, Aaliyah Ortega, and Mariah Ortega, respectively.
She is American by nationality and her ethnic background is mixed. Moreover, she is of Mexican American ancestry from her father’s side and is of Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry from her mother’s side. Her birth sign is Libra. Likewise, she follows Christianity.
Jenna Ortega is a gorgeous lady with a fair skin tone. Her body type is Pear. She stands at 1.51m (5 feet and 1 inch) tall and her body weighs around 48kg (105 lbs.). Her body measurements are 30-24-32 inches. She wears a bra size of 30A. Her shoe size is 5(US). She has a pair of beautiful Black eyes and her hair color is Dark Brown. Her sexual orientation is Straight.
Jenna Ortega Career Highlights
Jenna Ortega had a huge passion for acting from her childhood years and started giving auditions when she was just 8 years old. Her parents encouraged and supported her. She finally made her career debut as an actress with a cameo role for the television series named”Rob” in 2012. Afterward, she acted as the character “Aimee Moore” in the ninth season of the famous TV series, “CSI: NY” in the episodes named ‘Unspoken’ which broadcasted on October 19, 2012.
In 2013, she landed the role of the vice president’s daughter in the box office hit superhero movie, “Iron Man 3”. Later that year, she acted as the character Annie in the horror film, “Insidious: Chapter 2”. The following year she portrayed the role of Zoe Leon in the comedy-drama TV series “Rake”. After that, she became one of the cast members of the drama series “Jane the Virgin”.
In addition to that, she acted as Mary Ann in the direct-to-video comedy movie called, “The Little Rascals Save the Day”, later that year. In 2015, she portrayed a role in the Netflix original series “Richie Rich”.
Afterward, she played the role of Anna Chapa in the movie, “After Words”. Between 2016 to 2018, she starred as Harley Diaz on the Disney Channel’s comedy show, “Stuck in the Middle”.
Similarly, in 2016, she became one of the cast members on Disney’s “Elena of Avalor” ass she did the voiceover acting of Princess Isabel. The show finished in 2020. The following year she featured in the music video for the song “Chapstick”, which was performed by the American singer Jacob Sartorius.
Likewise, she landed the lead role of Dawn in the drama movie, “Saving Flora”. For her outstanding acting performance of Dawn earned her a nomination for the Best lead Actress at the Southampton International Film Festival.
In addition, she acted the lead role of Ellie Alves, the sister of Delilah Alves, on the second season of the Netflix thriller series, “You” which premiered on December 26, 2019. Later that year, she acted as the character Phoebe Atwell in the Netflix horror movie “The Babysitter: Killer Queen”. The movie was premiered in September 2020.
Furthermore, she did the voiceover acting of the character Brooklynn in the Netflix animated series called “Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous” in 2020. Besides, in February 2020, it was declared that she will appear in the upcoming high-school drama movie, “The Fallout”.
In 2021, she appeared as Katie Torres in the Netflix comedy movie named, “Yes Day”. Additionally, she will appear in the upcoming horror movie, “Scream” which is set to release in 2022.
Moreover, she is also an author and published her first book titled “It’s All Love” in January 2021.
Award and Nominations
Jenna Ortega won an Imagen Award under the category of Best Young Actor-Television for her role Harley Diaz in the film Stuck in the Middle in 2018.
She was nominated as Best Lead Actress in a Feature at Southampton International Film Festival for Saving Flora in 2018. She was also nominated as Best Young Actor at Imagen Awards for Elena of Avalor in 2019.
Who is Jenna Ortega dating?
Right now, she is single. Moreover, she has not provided any information about her past relationships. She might be focusing on her career at the moment thus distancing herself from any form of distractions.
Besides, there were rumors of her being in a relationship with the American singer and actor, Issak Presley, previously.
Similarly, she was also rumored to be dating singer and lyricist, Jacob Sartorious in 2017. She didn’t react to the rumors, so we don’t know anything about the relationship.
What is the Net Worth of Jenna Ortega?
She has made a good income from her career. Starting in 2021, she has a net worth of $3 million. The skilled actress will certainly earn more from her future projects and investments.
Besides, she receives a good payment from her endorsement deals with different established brands such as OMX Group, Burger King, Fruity pebbles, and several more.