Is Jenna Ortega Still Living? Where is She Now? 

By Cannon | Updated on May 10, 2023
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    Jenna Ortega is still alive and living her life full of strength and vigor. Ortega who began her acting career as a child actress gained massive fame following her role in the comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin. The young actress has since acted in several major hit projects like You and Wednesday as well. Did you know Jenna tested positive for Covid while shooting Wednesday?

    So, what is her health condition at this moment? Where does Jenna live? Let’s find it all together!

    Is Jenna Ortega Still Alive? Her Current Whereabouts

    You actress Ortega is still alive and kicking. She is also a fitness freak. Despite her hectic acting schedule, the actress regularly does exercise to maintain her health well. However, while shooting Netflix’s Addams Family spin-off series Wednesday, Ortega fell ill after being diagnosed with COVID. She recalled,

    “It’s crazy because it was my first day with COVID so it was awful to film.”

    She added,

    “I woke up and – it’s weird, I never get sick and when I do it’s not very bad – I had the body aches. I felt like I’d been hit by a car and that a little goblin had been let loose in my throat and was scratching the walls of my esophagus.”

    Where Does Jenna Ortega Live now
    Jenna Ortega is in her 20s.

    She later disjoined the show until her recovery. As of now, Jenna who has just entered her 20s is fit and fine.

    Where Does She Live Now?

    As of now, Ortega lives in Coachella Valley, Palm Desert, California, U.S. She there lives with her parents and siblings. In fact, Coachella Valley is also her birthplace where Jenna grew up.

    She said of her hometown,

    “It’s somewhere I can take my mind off things and just hang out with friends and family.”

    Aside from Coachella Valley, Jenna also lives in Los Angeles.

    How old was Jenna now?

    She is now 20 years old. Ortega celebrated her last birthday on 27th September 2022. She is the daughter of a Mexican father while her mother is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent.

    How old is She on Wednesday?

    Jenna who currently lives in Los Angeles was 16 years old during the events of the show. And the actress was 18 when its shooting took place in September 2021. She played the main role of Wednesday Addams in Wednesday along with Christina Ricci and many other star actors.


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    Born in 2002, the acclaimed actress began acting by the age of 10. And coming up to 2023, Ortega has starred in dozens of hit movies and TV shows.