Jenna Ortega

Jenna Ortega

TV Actress

Jenna Marie Ortega is an American actress. She began her career as a child actress, receiving recognition for her role as young Jane in The CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin. Her breakthrough role came in portraying Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle, for which she won an Imagen Award.

Full Name
Jenna Marie Ortega
Sep 27, 2002
5′ 1″
Net Worth


Jenna Ortega was born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California. Her zodiac sign is Libra and her ethnicity is Mexican-American. She has two older siblings and grew up in the small town of Indio, California, where she attended Mt. San Jacinto College before moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting full time.

    Jenna started acting at an early age and made her debut in a television commercial for McDonald's when she was eight years old. She went on to appear in numerous commercials and TV shows such as “Jane the Virgin” and “Richie Rich.” In 2016, Jenna starred as Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel show “Stuck in the Middle” which earned her three Kids' Choice Awards nominations for Favorite Female TV Star. In 2018, she starred as Isabel Diaz in the Netflix series “On My Block,” which won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout TV Show. She also appeared as Ellie Alves in the 2019 film adaptation of “The Babysitter: Killer Queen” and had a role in the 2020 Marvel film “Eternals.”

    Jenna is an active philanthropist who supports charities such as Buildon, Girls Inc., and The Young Women's Leadership Network. She also served as a spokesperson for UNICEF Kid Power and launched a campaign called #JennaSaysNo to raise awareness about cyberbullying. In addition to her work as an actress, she enjoys writing poetry and playing guitar and ukulele.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jenna Ortega is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 27th, 2002, Jenna Ortega was born in Coachella Valley, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Landing her first role as a voice actor in the animated series Robot Chicken.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Acting Success on Disney Channel</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna stars in two Disney Channel shows: Jessie and I Didn't Do It.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Stuck in the Middle</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna stars in the lead role of Harley Diaz in the show Stuck in the Middle.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Actress in the Netflix Series Elite</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna stars as one of the main characters in the Netflix series Elite.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Featured in You</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna plays a supporting role in the Netflix original movie You.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Voices Isabel in The Willoughbys</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna voices the character of Isabel in the Netflix animated film The Willoughbys.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Ortega is an incredibly talented actress with an impressive range of roles in both television and film. She has starred in shows such as Jane the Virgin, Malcolm in the Middle, and Stuck in the Middle. Her work is always captivating and she continues to surprise audiences with her performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Positive Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Ortega is a positive role model for young viewers. She is outspoken about issues such as gender equality and is an advocate for mental health awareness. She encourages her fans to be kind to one another and to practice self love.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Incredibly Stylish</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Ortega always looks amazing on the red carpet! She has an incredible sense of style that stands out from other celebrities. From edgy pantsuits to classic evening gowns, she always looks her best and inspires us to stay stylish and fashionable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Youngest Nominated Actress</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Ortega is the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Imagen Award for her work in the Disney Channel series The Lodge.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Raised by a Single Mom</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna was raised by her single mother and credits her for her success in life, saying that she always believed in her dreams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Started Acting at Age 9</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna started her acting career at age 9, appearing in commercials and TV shows like iCarly and Jane the Virgin.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Latina Princess</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna played the role of Princess Isabelle in Disneys Elena of Avalor, making her the first Latina princess in the Disney universe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Avid Reader</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna is an avid reader and loves books by authors such as J.K Rowling, Melissa de la Cruz, and John Green.</p></div>


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