Jenna Ortega Biography
Jenna Ortega(Jenna Marie Ortega) is an American actress of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent famed for serving in the role of young Jane in The CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019). Most recently, she attained fame for her role as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix horror comedy series, Wednesday (2022). She began her acting career in 2012.
Jenna Ortega Age
Ortega was born on September 27th, 2002 in Coachella Valley, California. She is 20 years old as of 2022.
Jenna Ortega Height
Ortega stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 1 inch.
Jenna Ortega Family
Ortega was born to a Mexican father and a Mexican-Puerto Rican mother. Further, she serves as the fourth born in a family of six children. Moreover, her siblings are named Isaac, Markus, Mariah, Mia, and Aliyah. Due to her acting career, she missed out on the traditional high school encounters and teenage milestones like prom and graduation.
Jenna Ortega Husband
Ortega is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Ortega being in any past relationship with anyone.
Jenna Ortega Net Worth
Ortega has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an actress.
Jenna Ortega Career
Ortega is famed for serving in the role of young Jane in The CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019). Most recently, she attained fame for her role as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix horror comedy series, Wednesday (2022). Nonetheless, her breakthrough role was when she depicted Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series, Stuck in the Middle (2016–2018). For her performance in the film, she attained an Imagen Award.
Additionally, she played Ellie Alves in the 2nd season of the Netflix thriller series, You in 2019. To boot, she starred in the Netflix family film, Yes Day (2021). For her performance in the teen drama film The Fallout (2021), she attained critical acclaim. Later, she went on to star in the 2022 horror films, Scream, and X. For her performance on Wednesday Adams earned her nominations at the Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Since the age of 6, she has had an interest in acting.
With her mother’s help and agents, she attained auditions and made her acting debut in 2012 with a guest appearance for Rob, in the episode “Baby Bug.”After this, she made an appearance on CSI: NY on the episode “Unspoken” as Aimee Moore. In 2013, she made her film debut with a minor role in the superhero movie, Iron Man 3 as the vice president’s daughter. Succeeding this, she starred in the horror film Insidious: Chapter 2, the second film in the Insidious franchise in a supporting role, Annie.
In 2014, she starred in the role of Zoe Leon on the series Rake. From 2014 to 2019, she played the reprising younger version of Jane on the romantic-drama series, Jane the Virgin. In 2014, she served in the comedy film, The Little Rascals Save the Day as Mary Ann. In 2015, she served as part of the main cast in the Netflix original series, Richie Rich playing Darcy. Also, she made starred in the film, After Words as Anna Chapa. Additionally, she serves Neutrogena as an ambassador. In 2022, she revealed she almost stopped acting to serve as a soccer player.
Else, she stated that she is a Lionel Messi fan. Moreover, she partook in the American Youth Soccer Organization, a youth soccer program. Additionally, she is to repsrise her role of Tara Carpenter in Scream VI. Moreover, she serves as a cast of Lionsgate and Point Grey’s Miller’s Girl. Also, she is set to star and executive produce the romantic drama Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall.
Wednesday serves as an American adulthood supernatural comedy horror streaming TV series based on the character Wednesday Addams by Charles Addams. The film follows Wednesday Addams as she tries attempts to solve a monster mystery at her new school. Additionally, Wednesday is a teenager who has psychic powers and is sent to Nevermore Academy for creating mischief at various other schools. In the film, Ortega serves in the leading role of Wednesday Addams. The film premiered on November 16, 2022, releasing on Netflix on November 23. In January 2023, the film was renewed for a 2nd season.
You serves as an American psychological thriller television based on the books by Caroline Kepnes. The film’s 1st season follows the story of a bookstore manager, Joe Goldberg who becomes infatuated with an aspiring writer, Guinevere Beck, whom he met. On the other hand, the 2nd season follows Joe to Los Angeles from New York as tries to escape his past. Further, he restarts with a new identity to avoid his ex-girlfriend, Candace. Additionally, Candace pursues revenge after surviving being buried by Joe in season 1.
In the third season, the film follows the life of Joe, his wife, Love, and their newborn son in Madre Linda, a Californian suburb. Additionally, Joe repeats his cycle of obsession and develops an interest in the next-door neighbor, Natalie, and a local librarian, Marienne. In the film’s second season, Ortega serves as Ellie Alves. Alves is Delilah’s fifteen-year-old sister and Joe’s new neighbor in LA.
Jenna Ortega-Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 serves as a 2013 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Iron Man. Further, the film follows Tony stark, playboy, a self-acclaimed genius, billionaire, and philanthropist with mechanical suits of armor of his own invention who suffers from PTSD after his near-death experience in The Avengers. Apart from PTSD and panic attacks, he faces a viallin dubbed as the Mandarin who’s responsible for a sequence of bombings in the U.S. Additionally, Ortega serves in the role of Vice President’s daughter in the film.
Jenna Ortega Other TV Shows and Films
During her career, Ortega has starred in a number of TV shows and films such as;
- Saving Flora(2018)
- The Babysitter: Killer Queen(2020)
- Studio 666(2022)
- Days of Our Lives(2013)
- Elena of Avalor(2016-2020)
- Home Movie: The Princess Bride(2020)
- Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous(2020-2022)
- American Carnage(2022)
Jenna Ortega Sexual Orientation(Gay or Straight)
Ortega is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. Further, details regarding her sexual orientation are not available o the public. Even though her orientation is not known, she serves as a supporter of Pride Over Prejudice, a campaign that promotes acceptance of the LGBT community. Since she was 13, she served as its advocate.Additionally, she’s pro-immigration and anti-discrimination.
Jenna Ortega Pete Davidson
There were rumors and speculations of her having a romantic relationship with Davidson. However, neither she nor Davidson hascommented on the issue.
Jenna Ortega Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 38.5M followers on Instagram.