Jenna Ortega is an American actress she had her breakthrough by starring as Harley Diaz on the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle, which won her an Imagen Award. She began her career as a child actress, receiving recognition for her role as a young Jane on The CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin.
Jenna Ortega’s breakthrough role as Harley Diaz on the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle earned her an Imagen Award. From 2016 to 2020, she also portrayed Princess Isabel on Elena of Avalor.
Childhood & Early Life
She was born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, the fourth of six children. Jeena Ortega has not “really lived a normal lifestyle” and has expressed regret she misses the traditional high school experience and teenage milestones such as prom and graduation due to her career. Jeena’s father is of Mexican descent and her mother is of Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry.
Jeena we are grateful the young star decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps She joined the acting world at the young age of nine when she debuted in the T.V. series “Rob.” From here on, the child star found herself playing more acclaimed roles.
One of her biggest was when she played the “young Jane” in the very popular T.V. show “Jane the Virgin.’ As a young actress, we were not surprised to find out that she was also a Disney star, having portrayed Harley Diaz in the very popular T.V. show “Stuck in the Middle.”
She started her acting career at 9 with the bit role of a ‘Girl’ in the 2012 American sitcom TV series ‘Rob’. On February 16, 2012, Jenna Ortega appeared in the sixth episode of ‘The Baby Bug’, which aired and was viewed by around 10.65 million viewers.
Ortega made her debut on the big screen with the critically acclaimed box-office hit ‘Iron Man 3’, an American superhero film sequel to ‘Iron Man and ‘Iron Man 2’. In 2013, she essayed the role of the Vice President’s daughter in the film that was released and emerged as the year’s second-highest grosser.
On November 20, 2016, she went on to reprise the character of Princess Isabel released in the American computer-animated TV movie ‘Elena and the Secret of Avalor’. She has succeeded in garnering more than 3.3 million fans on her Tikto account “jenna0rtega”.
Award and Nomination
Jenna Ortega does not date anyone as of right now, looking at her social media posts. But, the Disney alum has been romantically linked to a few actors and singers throughout her time in the spotlight.
Jenna enjoys tumbling, cheerleading, and playing soccer during her free time apart from reading and spending time with family and friends. Ortega enjoys her spare time with her dogs, Brooklyn and Anna. Jenna lives with her family in Coachella Valley, Southern California, United States.
Jeena-style idols are “Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Selena Gomez, and Lupita Nyong’o. Jenna Ortega’s net worth is $3 million. She is mainly known for portraying the popular role of Annie in the supernatural horror film titled Insidious Chapter 2. Each of these women has a style that is elegant, fun, and, most importantly, fits the occasion.”