Jenna Ortega - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 2, 2022

Jenna Ortega
Profession: Actress
Best Known For:  Stuck in the Middle (TV series), You (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 27, 2002 (age 21)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jenna Marie Ortega
Birth Place: Coachella Valley, California, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: Natalie Ortega
Siblings: 5

Aaliyah Ortega (sister)
Mariah Ortega 

Mia Ortega (sister)

Isaac Ortega (brother)
Markus Ortega (brother)

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Mexican, Puerto-Rican)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.55 meter (5 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 43 kg (94.80 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 32 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: A

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Who is Jenna Ortega?

Jenna Ortega is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in  Disney Channel’s  Stuck in the Middle as Harley Diaz, as young Jane in Jane the Virgin, and as Ellie Alves in You.

Jenna Ortega – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education

Jenna Ortega’s birth took place on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, USA. She was born Jenna Marie Ortega to her mother Natalie Ortega while the name of her father has not been revealed to the public. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has 5 siblings, among which she is the fourth child. Her sisters are named Aaliyah Ortega, Mariah Ortega, and Mia Ortega, and her brother Isaac Ortega, Markus Ortega. Considering her age, she is still a high school student. 

The Ortega family (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

She graduated from high school in early 2020. Jenna Ortega’s ethnicity is Mexican-American (father) and Mexican, Puerto Rican (mother).

Jenna Ortega – Boyfriend, Relationship

Jenna Ortega has been in a few high-profile relationships. She dated actor Jacob Sartorius in 2017 but their relationship ended within a year. In 2018 Ortega’s boyfriend was Asher Angel. This relationship was too short-lived and the couple split.

Currently, she is single and focused on her school and career.

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Jake Brennan, Jenna Ortega co-starred in Richie Rich (Image: Popsugar)

Jenna Ortega – Career

Early Career

Jenna Ortega became passionate about acting at the age of 6. She began auditioning for roles by the age of 8 and eventually began making appearances on TV and in films. 

Her first roles were in the TV episode(s) of the series Rob (2012), CSI: NY (2012), and in the films Iron Man 3 (2013), and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). Ortega soon was cast as a recurring character in the series Rake (2014), and Jane the Virgin (2014-2019). Finally, in 2015 she landed the main role of Darcy in the sitcom series Richie Rich.

Films, Series

Since then Jenna Ortega has portrayed the main characters in the series Stuck in the Middle (2016-2018) as Harley Diaz, Elena of Avalor (2016-present) as Princess Isabel, and You (2019) as Ellie Alves.


Jenna Ortega’s fellow You co-stars include Zach CherryAmbyr ChildersVictoria Pedretti, and Luca Padovan.

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Penn Badgley, Jenna Ortega in You (Image: People)

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Jenna Ortega – Awards, Nominations

Jenna Ortega has earned four Imagen Awards nominations, among which she has won one in 2018 in the category Best Young Actor – Television, for her role in Stuck in the Middle.

Jenna Ortega – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 Million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public. 

Jenna Ortega – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jenna Ortega is active on Instagram, and Twitter with 4.5 million and 84.1k followers and counting.

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