Mia Ortega: A Celebrity Sibling with a Heart for Animals and Travel

 

Who is Mia Ortega?

American celebrity family member Mia Ortega was born in La Quinta, California USA, under the zodiac sign Taurus on 15 May 2000. She’s probably only known for being the older sister of Jenna Ortega, who’s a popular American actress.

Education and early life

Mia and her sister Jenna were raised alongside their four other siblings in La Quinta by their mother Natalie Ortega who was an emergency room nurse, and father Edward A. Ortega who’s employed at the district attorney’s office, and is a former sheriff.

Mia studied at La Quinta High School, and was passionate about a number of activities during her four years there as she was the captain of the school’s soccer team, appeared in a couple of school plays, and took piano lessons. She matriculated with honors in 2018, and then enrolled at college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2022.

Mia’s career

Not many details have been shared about Mia’s career but it’s known that she’s today running her own online clothing store.

Love life and relationships

Mia shies away from sharing the details of her love life with the public, however, she revealed in December 2022 on Instagram that she was in a relationship with a boy whose name remains undisclosed.

It’s widely believed that the two met while they were attending the same college, but this hasn’t been confirmed by Mia; it’s also believed that the boy’s recently begun working as an accountant but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

There are no other boys whom Mia’s perhaps been with, that we know about; she’s in a relationship as of October 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Mostly thanks to her sister, Mia’s built quite a following for herself on Instagram; she’s currently followed by close to 50,000 people and has posted 43 pictures and videos onto the network, with most featuring her during her everyday life, whether she’s spending time with her friends at an amusement park, partying or travelling around the US.

Mia enjoys being physically active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, while she also often does yoga.

She’s into travelling and has been to a couple of countries in Europe, while her dream travel destination’s Tokyo, Japan.

Mia loves animals and birds, with flamingos being her favorites.

Julia Roberts is one of Mia’s favorite actresses, and some of her favorite movies include “Charlie Wilson’s War”, “Stepmom” and “August: Osage County”.

Appearance and net worth

Mia’s age is 23. She has brown hair and eyes, weighs around 120lbs (55kgs) and is 5ft 5ins (1.66m) tall.

Mia’s net worth’s been conservatively estimated at over $20,000 as of October 2023, and her sister Jenna’s at more than $5 million.

Who is her sister Jenna?

Famous American actress Jenna Marie Ortega was born under the zodiac sign Libra on 27 September 2002, in Palm Desert, California. She has 49 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Tara Carpenter in the 2022 horror mystery thriller movie “Scream”, which starred Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and was directed by Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin. It follows a serial killer with a Ghostface mask, as he’s murdering people in the small town of Woodsboro, California; the film won one of its 12 award nominations.

Jenna was six when she knew that she wanted to become an actress, and spent the following three years begging her mother to let her pursue a career in the film industry; she was also into playing soccer at school, and nearly quit acting to become an athlete. She was 10 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Girl in the 2012 episode “The Baby Bug” of the comedy “Rob”, and the same year saw her play Aimee Moore in the episode “Unspoken” of the crime action series “CSI: NY”.

Jenna studied at Amelia Earhart Elementary School prior to progressing to John Glenn Middle School, but dropped out aged 15 wanting to focus on acting.

Her debut film appearance was playing Vice President’s Daughter in the 2013 action adventure science fiction movie “Iron Man 3”, which won 20 of its 83 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Visual Effects. Also in 2013, Jenna played Annie in the popular mystery horror thriller movie “Insidious: Chapter 2”, which starred Rosa Byrne, Barbara Hershey and Patrick Wilson, and was written and directed by James Wan. It follows the Lamberts who are being haunted by a supernatural force; the movie was nominated for 16 awards.

Some of Jenna’s following roles were in the family comedy movie “The Little Rascals Save the Day”, seven episodes of the crime comedy series “Rake” and a single episode of the family drama “OMG!”, all released in 2014. In 2015, she played Elena Mendoza in the mystery comedy movie “The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery”, which starred Haley Tju, Adam Hochstetter and Garrett Ryan, and which Will Eisenberg wrote and directed. It follows three friends as they’re trying to prevent their school dance from being cancelled.

From 2016 through 2018, Jenna starred as Harley Diaz in all 57 episodes of the family comedy series “Stuck in the Middle”, which created by Linda Videtti Figueiredo and Alison Brown, also starred Ariana Greenblatt and Isaak Presley. It follows the life of teenager Harley, and the series won four of its nine award nominations.

Jenna became famous worldwide when cast to star as Wednesday Adams in the critically acclaimed 2022 crime fantasy comedy series “Wednesday”, which also starred Hunter Doohan and Emma Myers, and was created by Miles Millar and Alfred Gough. It follows Wednesday Addams during her teenage years, and the series won nine of its 50 award nominations.

Most recently, in 2023, Jenna appeared in the horror mystery thriller film “Scream VI”, and the crime thriller movie “Finestkind”.

She’s won five of her 26 award nominations, including a 2023 joint Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, for “Wednesday”.

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