Know About Jenna Ortega; Age, Height, You, Dad, Siblings, Dating

Published Date: 27 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 27 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

A hunger to achieve something in the acting industry at the young age of six pushed Jenna Ortega to shine in the entertainment world. Amidst the passion, she was and is receiving unceasing support from her mom and dad.

Jenna Ortega, an American actress, is best known for her portrayal of Harley Diaz on Disney Channel show Stuck in the Middle. Likewise, she bags recent attention for her part in the second season of the Netflix thriller, You.

Jenna Ortega Short Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Height

The 17-years-of-age young actress was born to the mixed Mexican and Puerto Rican parents as Jenna Marie Ortega on 27 September 2002. She hails from Coachella Valley, California, U.S., and is among the six children of her father and her mother, Natalie Ortega. Her siblings include three sisters: Aaliyah Ortega, Mariah Ortega, and Mia Ortega, and two brothers: Markus Ortega and Isaac Ortega.

About 5 feet and 1 inch (1.55 meters) tall in height, Jenna began receiving acting auditions at the age of eight with the help from her mother and agents.

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Acting Career

Jenna commenced her acting career with a short role in the American sitcom, Rob, in 2012. Subsequently, she made her debut big-screen appearance in the MCU’s Iron Man 3 as the vice president’s daughter in 2013. The same year, she was part of the supernatural horror flick, Insidious: Chapter 2, as Annie.

A year later, the young actress landed the role of Young Jane in the romantic dramedy and satirical telenovela, Jane the Virgin. She was part of the show till 2019 during which she appeared in 27 episodes. Similarly, her other commendable part came in as a lead role of Harley Diaz in the comedy series, Stuck in the Middle, from 2016 to 2018. She is also part of the animated adventure series, Elena of Avalor, since 2016, where she provides a voice to Princess Isabel.


Jenna Ortega as Ellie Alves on You (Picture: Jenna’s Instagram)

Jenna was cast with the main role of Ellie Alves in the second season of the psychological thriller series, You, in 2019. Moreover, she is set to appear in the upcoming horror-comedy film titled The Babysitter 2.

Is Jenna Dating Anyone?

The gorgeous actress is yet to share a relationship bliss. She seems solely focused on heightening her entertainment career while keeping dating affairs out of sight for the moment. Jenna is single and is landing great opportunities with numerous small and big-screen projects.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jenna Ortega

  • She received the 2018 Imagen Awards under the Best Young Actor-Television category for Stuck in the Middle.
  • She shows interest in directing various films and TV series later on throughout her career.
  • Jenna is a supporter of Pride Over Prejudice, a campaign that promotes acceptance towards the LGBT community   
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