Isabela Merced

Isabela Merced

TV Actress

Isabela Yolanda Moner (born July 10, 2001), known professionally as Isabela Merced since 2019, is an American actress and singer.

Full Name
Jul 10, 2001
5′ 1″
Net Worth


Isabela Moner, born Isabela Yolanda Merced, is an American actress and singer. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 10th 2001 to Katherine and Patrick Merced. She has a younger brother named Gyovanni. Her mother is Peruvian while her father is of Puerto Rican descent.

In 2007, Moner got her start in acting as the lead role in a production of "Evita" at the Beck Center for the Arts. This performance led to her being cast in a commercial for Hasbro's board game Guess Who? In 2011, she made her television debut on Nickelodeon's series 100 Things To Do Before High School alongside actor Jaheem Toombs. 

Moner starred in the 2017 film 'Transformers: The Last Knight' as Izabella and voiced the character of Kate in the 2018 animated movie 'Sherlock Gnomes'. In 2019, she starred alongside Eugenio Derbez in the Netflix comedy-drama 'Instant Family'. She also starred as Dora the Explorer in Paramount Pictures' live-action adaptation of the same name and had roles in films such as 'Sicario 2: Soldado', 'Playing with Fire', and 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run'. 

In 2020, Moner was cast as one of two leads in Paramount Network's series 'Dare Me', an adaptation of Megan Abbott's novel of the same name. In 2021, she was cast as Cyd Ripley in Paramount+'s revival series 'Rugrats'. 

As a singer, Moner released her debut single "I'll Stay" on August 3rd 2018 followed by a five song EP entitled "Staring at the Sun" on October 19th 2018.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Isabela Merced is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 23rd, 2003, Isabela Moner was born in Cleveland, Ohio.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Merced made her film debut in the Paramount Pictures film “100 Things to Do Before High School”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Disney Channel Movie Premiere</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Merced stars in the Disney Channel movie “Invisible Sister”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Transformers Spinoff Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Merced is cast as the lead role of Izabella in the spinoff series “Transformers: Robots in Disguise”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Instant Family</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Merced is cast as the lead role of Lizzy in the Paramount Pictures film “Instant Family”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role on Nickelodeon Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Isabela Merced stars in the Nickelodeon series “Danger Force”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Upcoming Film Musical</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Merced is cast as the lead role in the upcoming musical film “Dora and the Lost City of Gold 2”.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Isabela Merced is a talented young actress with a bright future ahead of her. She has starred in various hit movies and television shows, proving that she is a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Inspirational</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Isabela Merced uses her platform to inspire other young people and to promote positive messages. Her activism for social justice and environmental awareness are very inspiring for young people and adults alike.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Genuine</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Isabela Merced is genuine and authentic when it comes to her interactions with fans and fellow actors. She takes the time to make sure each person feels important and valued, which makes her incredibly likable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting at a Young Age</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Isabela Moner started acting when she was just 10 years old and had her first major role in the Nickelodeon show, 100 Things to Do Before High School.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Latina Star of Transformers Franchise</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Isabela Moner became the first Latina to star in the Transformers franchise in the film, Transformers: The Last Knight.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has a YouTube Channel</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Isabela Moner has her own YouTube channel, which she uses to post funny challenges and vlogs about her life and career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Performs Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Isabela Moner not only acts but also performs music. She released her debut album in 2018, which featured songs in both Spanish and English.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Was a Professional Dancer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actress, Isabela Moner was a professional dancer. She trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop styles.</p></div>


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