“Wednesday” star Jenna Ortega: From a minor role in the MCU to breaking records at 20 

Jenna Ortega has had a very successful 2022. 

Born in 2002, Jenna Ortega is currently one of the most promising and successful young Hollywood actors. Achieving back-to-back success through horror works, most recently “Wednesday”, Jenne Ortega is dubbed the new generation’s “Scream Queen.” 

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Jenna Ortega started acting very early, at only 8 years old.  She had her first role in “Rob”, followed by a minor role in the hit “Iron Man 3” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jenna Ortega played the daughter of the US Vice President who works with the movie’s main villain Killian.

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Jenne Ortega played a small role in “Iron Man 3”

The same year “Iron Man 3” hit the theaters, Jenna Ortega starred in “Insidious: Chapter 2”. Since then, she has been continuously cast in horror films and series. 

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Jenna Ortega in her debut horror movie “Insidious: Chapter 2”

Jenna Ortega later participated in more famous and successful horror works such as “The Babysitter: Killer Queen”, “Scream 2022”, “X”,… Thanks to the lead role in “Scream”, Jenna Ortega won “Best Scared-As-S*** Performance” at the MTV Awards.

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Jenna Ortega impressed with her performance in “Scream”

And now, Jenna Ortega is successfully wrapping up 2022 with the lead role in Netflix’s “Wednesday”. She plays Wednesday Addams, the oldest daughter of the eccentric Addams family. The series depicts her journey at the new Nevermore school. “Wednesday” has become a global craze, even surpassing “Stranger Things” to become the show with the highest total viewing hours in the first week of all time on Netflix.

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Jenna Ortega perfectly transformed into Wednesday. She even learned the cello and choreographed for the dance scene in the series.

“Wednesday” also boosts Jenna Ortega’s popularity. She has surpassed 20 million followers on Instagram. In the near future, she is also expected to return to the MCU in “Daredevil”.

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Jenna Ortega once dated DC actor Asher Angel but is currently single

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