Jenna Marie Ortega 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. Her breakthrough role came in portraying Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle, for which she won an Imagen Award.
She started acting when she was a kid and was actually discovered after her mom posted a video of her on Facebook
When Jenna was 7 years old, her mom filmed her reciting a dramatic monologue and posted it on Facebook. A casting agent immediately reached out, and the rest is history. Also, she starred in numerous television commercials as a child. She was in three McDonald’s commercials because the casting directors for the last two were unaware of the previous ones.
The California native made history when she became the voice of Disney‘s first Latina princess in the animated series Elena of Avalor
Jenna Ortega is a philanthropist at heart and serves as an ambassador for UNAIDS in honor of her grandfather who passed away from the disease
She is obsessed with Stranger Things (2016). She said in an interview that she follows everyone’s theories about the show and cannot get enough of it
Jenna Ortega learned to play cello for her role in Wednesday
“I learned to play the cello for Wednesday,” Jenna revealed in a video interview with Wired. “I started working on the cello about two months before we started shooting. I probably couldn’t play too well now just because I’ve been away from home so much working and it is something that I want to continue to pursue.” “I have immense respect for anybody who plays the cello,” she added. “I think it’s such a delightful instrument.”