Jenna Ortega or Jenna Marie Ortega is one of the most famous actresses and models in the USA. She is primarily renowned for playing the lovable role of Annie in the horror movie named Insidious Chapter 2. She also played some wonderful roles in very popular movies and television series such as The Little Rascals Save the Day, Jane the Virgin, Stuck in the Middle as well as Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous.
Jenna Ortega biography
Jenna Ortega who was born on 27 September 2002, is currently 20 years old. She was born and reared in an upper-middle-class family in California, United States. She has American ancestry and is one of the followers of the Christian religion. She finished school at a domestic high school in Coachella Valley, United States. Then, she was accepted into a local private college in California, United States. Since she was a child, she has been interested in becoming a famous actress in the American film industry.
Family and relationships
The name of the father of Jenna Ortega is Mr. Ortega who is a businessman. The name of her mother is Natalie Ortega. She is a housewife. She also has five brothers and sisters. The names of her brothers are Issac Ortega and Markus Ortega. Aaliyah Ortega, Mia Ortega, and Mariah Ortega are the names of her three sisters. Jenna Ortega is single currently. She is not in a relationship with anyone and is not dating anyone and there is no information about her past relationships.
Jenna Ortega has a very attractive appearance and is a very beautiful girl with an appealing and pleasant personality. She has a very exciting and attractive figure with charming body measurements and a gorgeously shaped slender body type. Her body measurements are roughly 30-23-32 inches. She has a height of 5 feet and 1 inches and she has a body weight of 52 Kg. Her hair is beautiful, black and long. Her eyes are brown, mesmerizing and gorgeous.
Jenna Ortega career
Jenna Ortega appeared as an actress in the industry. She was given chances for auditions when she was a child with the assistance of her mother and agents and finally in the year 2012, she appeared for the first time in the famous television series Rob. She also attended briefly the American series CSI NY. In the year 2013, she experienced her first role, a short repetitive role in the film named Iron Man 3, and in the same year, she played a very popular and notable role in a horror film called Insidious Chapter 2.
The following year, she became present in the famous Australian television series called Rake and in also the romantic-drama series whose name was Jane the Virgin. In 2014, she also played role in the comedy movie named The Little Rascals Save the Day and the famous Netflix series named Richie Rich. Between the years 2016 to 2018, Ortega played a role in the Disney Channel situation comedy named Stuck in the Middle, the same year she became a voice actor in the animated television series named Elena of Avalor. In the year 2017, she was a part of a music video called Chapstick which Jacob Sartorius also participated.
In the year 2018, she portrayed the main character in Saving Flora and she was acclaimed and admired for her role in this film. In the year 2019, she again played the main role in the Netflix series named You and portrayed the character of Ellie Alves. She also had an amazing performance in the Netflix series named The Babysitter Killer Queen in late 2019.
But her activities are not limited to just these movies and TV shows. She also portrayed roles in many other famous films and series such as Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous, Yes Day, The Fallout, Scream, and so many others. As it was reported, she also appeared in the film named X. Apart from her professional career, she also deals with philanthropic and charitable activities. She tries to support and help immigrants, the LGBT community, young girls with cancer, and other social problems. She also takes part in lots of charitable events and contributes to different non-profitable organizations.
Jenna Ortega’s net worth
In 2022, Jenna Ortega’s net worth is estimated at $3 million. Her main source of income is through films, television projects, and some other business activities.
4 interesting facts about Jenna Ortega
1. She is highly proud of her Mexican and Puerto Rican legacy
Since she belongs both to Mexican and Puerto Rican cultures, Jenna perceived the meaning of behaving based on her beliefs and doing what she considers true. In one of her interviews, she stressed that it is significant to accept willingly your culture. As a person who belongs to the Latino community, Jenna is proud of her culture and background. She defended Pride Over Prejudice to support refugees and immigrants, particularly because her ancestors resided in the U.S. as immigrants.
2. She attracted 10 million followers in just 10 days
Jenna is a popular person. When Wednesday on Netflix was released, she could obtain more than 10 million followers in 10 days on her Instagram account, which is an interesting point.
3.She stayed for more than 6 months in Romania to shoot Wednesday
After obtaining the role of Wednesday Addams, Jenna went to Romania and spent more than 6 months for the film Wednesday. It was such a long process to film for Wednesday which started in September 2021 and ended in March 2022 in different locations such as Cantacuzino Castle and Bucharest.
4.Her talent was discovered via a Facebook video
Jenna disclosed that a casting agent discovered her acting talent after her mother shared a video of her on Facebook. Initially, her mother shared the video jokingly, but it seriously changed the trajectory of her daughter’s life.