Jenna Marie Ortega is a 19-year-old American actress, born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, USA. Her father is a Mexican American while her mother is Puerto Rican.
Education and Career :
Jenna got interested in acting at a very young age and as a result, she never attends received proper schooling and education. At the age of 6, her interest in acting started to develop and her mother noticed that, so she started helping her in attending auditions eventually she got her first break in 2012 at the age of 8 as a child artist in the American sitcom television series Rob.
Work front of Jenna Ortega
After that she got featured in the American police procedural television series CSI: NY and just after a year she stepped into Hollywood with her first film, the Marvel Comics character superhero film Iron Man 3.
After Iron man, Jenna starred in the horror film Insidious: Chapter 2. In 2014, Jenna was part of the Australian television series Rake.
Jenna has been part of the romantic comedy-drama and satirical telenovela series Jane The Virgin from 2014-to 19 in a recurring role. In 2014, she also signed to be part of the comedy film The Little Rascals Save the Day.
She did her first lead role in Netflix Originals sitcom series Richie Rich, and her next lead role came in Disney Channel’s family comedy series Stuck In The Middle the series also helped her to win her first award which was Imagen Awards. Disney pictures signed her again in the same year for the animated series Elena of Avalor as the voice of Princess Isabel.
In 2018, Jenna got nominated for the Best Lead Actress at the Southampton International Film Festival for her performance in the movie Saving Flora. In 2019, she signed her second show with Netflix for the psychological thriller series You.
Her first Netflix movie was the black comedy horror film The Babysitter: Killer Queen which was released in 2020. In January 2021, Jenna released her first book It’s All Love and in the same year she got the lead role in the comedy-drama film Yes Day.
Her next lead role was in HBO Max’s American teen drama movie The Fallout and her performance in the movie was hugely appreciated by the film critiques. Her first movie for which she was really excited was the American slasher film Scream and her character was named Tara Carpenter, it got early in early 2022 and was a commercial success. The very next month in February and March she featured in two horror movies back to back, the first was the comedy horror film Studio 666 and the other was X.
She will be next seen in a supernatural series Wednesday which will be aired on Netflix. In 2022, she won the MTV Movie & TV Awards for the Most Frightened Performance for Scream.
Asher Angel (rumored)
Jacob Sartorius (rumored)
Isaak Presley (rumored)
Net worth :
Estimated around 3 million US Dollars.