American famous child actress, Jenna Ortega is renowned in the whole America as well as in the globe for her acting skills. Her notable movies include Iron Man 3, Insidious: Chapter 2, After Words, and Elena and the Secret of Avalor.
Since 2014, Jenna is acting on The CW's Jane the Virgin as Young Jane. She has marked her presence in TV series like CSI: NY, Stuck in the Middle, Elena of Avalor; and Bizaardvark.
Inspired In Acting By Parents
Jenna spent her early days at Southern California's Coachella Valley with her Mexican and Puerto Rican parents. She grew up in California with her four siblings, two sisters, and two brothers whose names are Mia, Aliyah, Isaac, and Markus respectively.
Her maternal grandmother migrated to the United States as an illegal immigrant from Sinaloa, Mexico. Her maternal grandfather was Puerto Rican who moved to New York as a child. Jenna's father is Mexican though his family moved to California before he was born. When Jenna and her siblings were little, he struggled to teach them Spanish since her father did not know the language.
On the other hand, Jenna's mom Natalie Ortega was bilingual and taught Spanish to her kids. Natalie is a popular social media influencer who displays her lifestyle promoting various brands. When Jenna showed interest in acting at the age of five, her mother initially thought that she was not serious about the acting. But her desire and interest were rising day by day, so her parents help her with the agents, and later she got a chance of auditions.
With the help from her parents and agents, Jenna appeared in 2012 on the TV series The Baby Bug as a role of a girl. Afterward, she got some of the success in her career and acted with the recurring role of Zoe Leon in FOX's Rake.
Is Jenna Ortega Dating Disney Actor?
Jenna Ortega is mostly linked with fellow Disney actor, Asher Angel. Due to their chemistry, many fans speculated that the duo might be dating. Recently, in November 2018, the duo attended the world premiere of Venom donning all-black outfits. Asher also took his Instagram and shared a video with Jenna and revealed that the actress was excited to be at the premiere of Venom.
During Asher's 16th birthday party, on 28 October 2018, Asher and Jenny rejoiced with the Nintendo-themed sweets and were joined by several guests. The pair made funny faces and enjoyed the game of Super Mario Party for Nintendo Switch with guests.
Jenna Ortega celebrates Asher Angel's 16th birthday party on 28 October 2018 (Photo: justjared.com)
While their fans hope to see them as a boyfriend-girlfriend, the pair is single in the eyes of the public who shares a great friendship.
Born on 27 September 2002, Jenna is a native of Coachella Valley, Palm Desert, California. Since the tender age of six, Jenna became interested in acting, and by the age of eight, she received auditions with the help from her mom and agents.
The actress stands at the height of 1.51 m and holds American nationality. Jenna carries mixed ethnicity (Mexican, American, and Puerto Rican). As per wiki, she played a recurring role as Zoe Leon in FOX series Rake.