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 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, United States. 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 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 starred in the comedy film, The Little Rascals Save the Day as Mary Ann. In 2015, she starred 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 reprise 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 in and executive produce the romantic drama Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall.
In the film, Wednesday, Ortega serves as the title character, Wednesday Addams. Additionally, Wednesday is a teenager who has psychic powers and is sent to Nevermore Academy for creating mischief at various other schools. The film follows Wednesday Addams as she tries attempts to solve a monster mystery at her new school. The film premiered on November 16, 2022, releasing on Netflix on November 23. In January 2023, the film was renewed for a 2nd season.
In the film, You Ortega serves as Ellie Alves in 2019. Additionally, Alves is Delilah’s fifteen-year-old sister and Joe’s new neighbor in LA. Moreover, she joined the series in its second season. Further, she commented that she would have liked to serve alongside co-stars Victoria Pedretti, more as she is very talented, an eloquent speaker, well-thought, respectful, and kind, and a pleasure to work with.
Jenna Ortega-Iron Man 3
In 2013, Ortega starred in the American superhero film, Iron Man 3 in the role of the Vice President’s daughter in the film. Further, she starred alongside other actors and actresses including Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark / Iron Man), Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts), and Don Cheadle ( James “Rhodey” Rhodes / Iron Patriot:) among others.
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 about her having a romantic relationship with Davidson. However, neither she nor Davidson has commented 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.