Jenna Ortega Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Jenna Ortega Wiki And Biography
NicknameReeRee
GenderFemale
Age20 years old (in 2023)
Date of BirthSeptember 27, 2002
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceCoachella Valley, Palm Desert, California, United States
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignLibra
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Body Measurements30-23-31.5 inches
BodytypePear
Height5 feet 0 inches (1.54 m)
Weight46 kg (101 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
HobbiesActing, Hangout with close friends, Dancing

Jenna Marie Ortega (born September 27, 2002) is an American actress. She began her career as a child actress, receiving recognition for her role as young Jane in The CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019), as well as voicing Princess Isabel in

Disney Junior’s Elena of Avalor (2016-2020). Her breakthrough role came in portraying Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle (2016–2018), for which she won an Imagen Award. She played Ellie Alves in the second season of the thriller series You in 2019 and starred in the family film Yes Day (2021), both for Netflix.

Ortega received critical praise for her performance in the teen drama film The Fallout (2021), and went on to star in the slasher films Scream and X (both 2022), and Scream VI (2023). In 2022, she began starring as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix horror comedy series Wednesday, for which she received nominations at the Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards.


Early life

Jenna Marie Ortega was born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, the fourth of six children. Her father is of Mexican descent and her mother is of Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry. Due to her career, Ortega has not “really lived a normal lifestyle”; she has also expressed regret at missing the traditional high school experience and teenage milestones such as prom and graduation.


Personal life

In 2022, Ortega revealed she almost stopped acting to become a soccer player. She said she played in all attacking positions; in some cases, she had played as a midfielder.When she was younger, she took part in the American Youth Soccer Organization, a youth soccer program.


Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotesRef.
2013Iron Man 3Vice President’s daughter
Insidious: Chapter 2Annie
2014The Little Rascals Save the DayMary Ann
2015After WordsAnna Chapa
2018Saving FloraDawn
2019WyrmSuzie
2020The Babysitter: Killer QueenPhoebe Atwell
2021Yes DayKatie Torres
The FalloutVada Cavell
2022ScreamTara Carpenter
Studio 666Skye Willow
XLorraine Day
American CarnageCamila Montes
2023Scream VITara Carpenter
FinestkindMabel
2024Beetlejuice 2 †TBAFilming; on hiatus
TBADeath of a Unicorn †RidleyFilming
Miller’s Girl †TBAPost-production
Untitled Trey Edward Shults film †TBAPost-production; also executive producer
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall †RemiPost-production; also executive producer
Denotes films that have not yet been released

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2012RobGirlEpisode: “The Baby Bug”
CSI: NYAimee MooreEpisode: “Unspoken”
2013Days of Our LivesHayleyEpisode: “12062”
2014RakeZoe LeonRecurring role
2014–2019Jane the VirginYoung Jane Villanueva (age 12)Recurring role
2015Richie RichDarcyMain role
2016–2018Stuck in the MiddleHarley DiazLead role
2016–2020Elena of AvalorPrincess IsabelMain voice role
2016Elena and the Secret of AvalorPrincess IsabelVoice role; television film
2018BizaardvarkIzzyEpisode: “The BFF (Before Frankie Friend)”
2019–2023Big City GreensGabriella EspinosaVoice role; 6 episodes
2019YouEllie AlvesMain role (season 2)
2020Home Movie: The Princess BridePrincess ButtercupEpisode: “Chapter Six: The Fire Swamp”
2020–2022Jurassic World Camp CretaceousBrooklynnMain voice role
2022–presentWednesdayWednesday Addams / Goody AddamsLead role; also executive producer (season 2)
2023Saturday Night LiveHostEpisode: “Jenna Ortega/The 1975

Music videos

Awards and Nominations

AwardYearCategoryNominated workResult
Austin Film Critics Association Awards2023The Robert R. “Bobby” McCurdy Memorial Breakthrough Artist AwardThe FalloutScreamX, and Studio 666Won
Critics’ Choice Super Awards2023Best Actress in a Horror SeriesWednesdayWon
Dorian Awards2023Rising Star AwardNominated
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards2023Best Supporting PerformanceScreamNominated
Golden Globe Awards2023Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or ComedyWednesdayNominated
Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Film Awards2022Best ActressThe FalloutNominated
Imagen Awards2016Best Young Actor – TelevisionStuck in the MiddleNominated
2018Best Young Actor – TelevisionStuck in the MiddleWon
2019Best Young Actor – TelevisionStuck in the MiddleNominated
2021Best Actress – Feature FilmYes DayNominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards2022Most Frightened PerformanceScreamWon
2023Best Performance in a ShowWednesdayWon
Best HeroWednesdayNominated
Best Duo[b]WednesdayNominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards2023Favorite Female TV Star (Family)WednesdayWon
Primetime Emmy Awards2024Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWednesdayPending
Screen Actors Guild Awards2023Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy SeriesWednesdayNominated

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