Jenna Ortega plays Wednesday in Tim Burton's television series named after the same protagonist. Here are the curiosities of the young actress protagonist of this Addams Family spin off! Jenna was born on September 27, 2002 in the Coachella Valley, where the highly popular Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been held since 1999.
Jenna Ortega made her acting debut on the television series Stuck in the Middle at the age of 14.
She got into acting from an early age. She first took up acting in 2008 when she was only six years old. In 2010, when she was 8 years old, she started auditioning for the first time. Her mother helped nurture her career. In 2019 she is Ellie Alves in the second season of the Netflix thriller series You.
In October 2019 she stars in the Netflix horror film The Babysitter 2. She then played the lead in the comedy film Yes Day which was released in 2020.
Jenna Ortega star of the moment: all the curiosities about Wednesday
2015 is the year that marks Ortega's success: she joins the main cast of the Netflix television series Richie Rich.
From 2016 to 2018, she continued to star in the Disney Channel sitcom Stuck in the Middle. The lead role of Harley Diaz earned her an Imagen Award nomination in 2016 and another nomination in 2019, as well as a win in 2018 She made her big screen debut with the supporting role of the vice president's daughter in the film Iron Man 3.
She also had a recurring role in the TV series Jane the Virgin. She played Jane as a child. In 2019 she joined the cast of Disney's US animated television series Elena of Avalor, playing the voice of Princess Isabel, a role that earned her another Imagen Award nomination in 2019.
Jenna Ortega supports Pride Over Prejudice, a campaign promoting acceptance towards the LGBTQ+ community. Jenna Ortega's father is of Mexican-American ancestry while her mother is of Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry. Jenna Ortega is the fourth of six children.
Being part of such a large family seems to have helped her immerse herself in the character of Harley Diaz in the series Stuck in the Middle.