Jenna Ortega

Jenna Ortega Age, Height, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Education

Jenna Ortega is an American actress. She was born on 27 September 2002, and as of 2023, she is 21 years old. She started her career as a child actor at the age of 9. But she came to the limelight after her iconic role as Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle at the age of 14.

Jenna has worked in a variety of television shows, films, animation movies, and music videos. She has gained recognition for her roles in many TV shows and films.

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Quick Info

  • Real Name- Jenna Marie Ortega
  • Nickname-ReeRee
  • Hometown- Coachella Valley, California, USA
  • Birth Date- 27th September 2002
  • Age – 21 Years as of 2023
  • Height- 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
  • Nationality- American

Early Life

Jenna was born on 27th September 2002 in Coachella Valley in California, USA. She was raised in Southern California. 


Jenna Ortega was born to her father, Edward Ortega, of Mexican descent, and her mother, Natalie Ortega, of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent. Edward and Natalie had 6 children; Jenna was the 4th child out of the 6 children.


Jenna had 5 siblings, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters in total. Her 2 brothers are Isaac and Markus, and 3 sisters are Mariah, Mia, and Aliyah.

  • Isaac Ortega
  • Markus Ortega
  • Mariah Ortega
  • Mia Ortega
  • Aliyah Ortega


Jenna is a southern Californian with a mix of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent.


Jenna Ortega has completed her schooling at Indio High School in Indio, California. Due to her career as a child actor, she missed regular school but continued studying and completing her 12th.

According to Ortega, she did not have a normal life because of her acting career, and she missed high school stuff like prom and graduation.


Jenna began her acting career in 2012 with a small role in the TV series ROB and another cameo in CSI: NY. Her film debut came in the movie Iron Man-3 in 2013, where she played the role of the Vice president’s daughter. In 2013 she also appeared in a guest appearance in the movie Insidious Chapter 2.

Ortega has also guest-starred in a number of other television series, including CSI: NY, Days Of Our Lives, and Jane the Virgin.

Ortega’s breakout role came in 2016 when she was cast as Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle. She played the middle child of a large family and received critical acclaim for her performance. The show ran for three seasons and ended in 2018.


Jenna appeared in a variety of television shows, animation movies, and films though out his career till now. 


She acted in lead roles in the movie, The BabySitter(Killer Queen), Yes Day, The Fallout, Scream, Studio 666, and X. She also appeared in cameo roles in films such as “Iron Man 3” as a young girl, “Insidious: Chapter 2” as a young version of Renai Lambert.

TV Shows

She started as a child actor at the age of 9, but she began doing lead roles in 2015. She acted as Darcy in Tv Series Richie Rich, Harley Diaz in Stuck in the Middle, Elle Elves in “You,” and Wednesday Addams in “Wednesday.”

Voice Roles

In addition to her work on television and in film, Ortega has also lent her voice to a number of animated projects, such as the role of Princess Isabel in the Disney series “Elena of Avalor,” “Elena and the Secret of Avalor,” the role of Gabriella Espinosa in the animation series “Big City Greens” and the lead voice role of Brooklynn in the animated movie “Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous.”

Music Video

In 2020, she appeared in the music video for “Chapstick” by Rolf Jacob Sartorius.

Upcoming Movies

Jenna is currently shooting for 4 productions, and 1 has already been completed. Some of her upcoming movies are “Scream VI,” “Finestkind,” “Miller’s Girl,” and “Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall’.

Awards & Nominations

Jenna Ortega was nominated for several awards and won a few for her work as an actress. According to IMDB, she has been nominated a total of 13 times for various awards and won 3 out of them.

In 2018, she was nominated for the Imagen Award for Best Young Actor – Television for her role in “Struck in The Middle”.

She won the Starmeter Awards (IMDb Awards) for Rising Star- Television in 2022. 

In 2020, she won the MTV Movie + TV Awards for Most Frightened performance for her role in “Scream.”

In 2023 she was nominated for the Golden Globe awards for her performance in the TV series” Wednesday.” Apart from the wins, she has been nominated for Imagen Awards, Breakthrough Artist Awards, Dorian Awards, HCA Awards, etc.

Net Worth

Jenna has accumulated a significant net worth in her small career so far. As of 2022, her net worth was estimated to be approximately $3 million. This estimate is based on her acting roles, projects, brand endorsements, and sponsorships. 

Unknown Facts about Jenna Ortega

  • PopSugar Magazine featured Ortega as number 1 on their “20 Under 20” list in 2020.
  • The Hollywood Reporter magazine labeled Jenna as the “Next Big Thing” in 2022.
  • For her astounding role in “Scream,” Ortega earned the title “Scream Queen.”
  • Jenna is a soccer lover, and her favorite player is Lionel Messi.
  • She is currently the brand ambassador of the skincare brand Neutrogena.
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