Jenna Ortega is an American actress who caught the spotlight for playing young Jane on The CW’s romantic-drama and satirical series, Jane the Virgin on The CW, and for her role as Harley Diaz on Disney Channel’s Stuck in the Middle. Since 2016, she’s voicing the character Princess Isabel in the Disney Channel animated television series Elena of Avalor.
Jenna Ortega Biography
Jenna Ortega was born on the 27th of September 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, United States of America. She’s currently 19 years old.
|Birth Name||Jenna Marie Ortega|
|Date of Birth||September 27, 2002|
|Place of Birth||Coachella Valley, California, U.S.|
|Age||19 years old|
|Ethnicity||Mexican, Puerto Rican|
Family and Education
Jenna Ortega is the fourth of six children to Natalie Ortega. Details about her father are unknown. Having been born in California, she’s got Mexican-American roots from her father’s side while her mother is of mixed Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry.
Her siblings are Markus, Mia, Isaac, and Aaliyah.
Jenna Ortega Boyfriend
There is no information on her love life available at this time. It looks like she is not ready for a relationship right now as she wanted to focus on her acting career. However, rumors about her dating stories might surface at times. She was rumored to have dated singer Jacob Sartorius in 2017.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 0.8 inches|
Centimeters – 155 cm
Meters – 1.55 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 43 kg|
Pounds – 95 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Her Smile|
Ortega made her acting debut in 2013 with the film, Iron Man 3, where she played the role of Vice President’s daughter.
Her notable acting credits include Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) and After Words (2015).
Jenna Ortega was cast in a minor role in the CBS sitcom Rob in an episode titled “The Baby Bug”.
She had a recurring role in television series like Rake as well as cast in series like Richie Rich, Bizaardvark, Elena and the Secret of Avalor, and Elena of Avalor (voice role).
Jenna Ortega has done endorsement work for Burger King, Fruity Pebbles, Old Navy, NASDAQ, OMX Group, Kool-Aid, and Target.
Her breakout role came in 2014 when she was cast to play a recurring role of Young Jane in the critically acclaimed and Golden Globe-winning satirical romantic comedy-drama TV series, Jane the Virgin.
She has also made heads turn by portraying a young engineering prodigy, Harley Diaz, the central character in Disney Channel’s single-camera situational comedy TV series ‘Stuck in the Middle’. Her performance in the series has won several hearts as well.
- Food – Chocolate cake, Pizza
- Sneakers – Adidas, Converse, Ugg, Vans
- TV Shows – Cooking shows
- Movies – The Lion King (1994), White Chicks (2004)
- Stores – Forever 21, Tilly’s, H&M, Zara
- Ice Cream – Ben & Jerry’s
- Netflix Series – Stranger Things
- Place – New York
Jenna Ortega Net Worth
As of 2023, Jenna Ortega has a total net worth of $3 million dollars. She lives with her family in Coachella Valley, Southern California, United States.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – Jenna0rtega
- Instagram – jennaortega
- Twitter – jennaortega
Jenna Ortega Facts
She expressed her interest to act at the age of 6 and started doing auditions at the age of 8.
She was eight years old when she landed the role of a girl in the television series Rob.
Jenna has two dogs, named Anna and Brooklyn.
She is terrified of walking into elevators.
Jenna Ortega is obsessed with the Musical.ly app.
When she’s not on a shoot, she likes playing soccer, tumbling, cheerleading, and reading.
She cites Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé, Selena Gomez, and Lupita Nyong’o as her fashion idols.
In March 2018 Ortega joined the cast of the ABC television pilot Man of the House, playing the role of Elena who is described as an “a beautiful and mean spirited only child, who doesn’t adjust well to living with her cousins”
In 2020, Ortega was included PopSugar’s “20 Under 20 list.
She published her first book titled It’s All Love: Reflections For Your Heart and Soul in January 2021.
She co-starred alongside the likes of Maddie Ziegler, Shailene Woodley, Julie Bowen, John Ortiz, Niles Fitch, and Will Ropp in the 2021 high school teen drama film, The Fallout.