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Jeannie Ortega

Jeannie Ortega is a singer, writer and actress from New York City that signed her first major record deal with Hollywood Records at the age of 16. Ortega spent several years on the pop radio circuit. Her first single, "Crowded"yielded a Top 25 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and was certified Gold on radio airplay. Ortega's debut album "No ... See full bio »

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Step Up Girl Singer #3
Freedom Writers Soundtrack
Stick It Soundtrack


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 2007 Jump In! (TV Movie) (performer: "Live it Up")
 2007 Freedom Writers (as Jeanette Ortega, "It's R Time") / (performer: "It's R Time" - as Jeanette Ortega)
 2006 Step Up (performer: "Maidens of the Grove")
 2006 Stick It (performer: "Crowded") / (writer: "Crowded")
 2004 Monster Island (TV Movie) (performer: "Got What It Takes") / (writer: "Got What It Takes")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Got What It Takes") / (writer: "Got What It Takes" - as Jeannette Ortega)
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 2006 Step Up
Girl Singer #3

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"Perfect Love" - Sophomore Album See more »

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[About practicing Santeria]

"My family pretty much grew up in it. It was a generational thing. It's just kind of a family thing. It's like a family business. You just pass it down." See more »


As children Jeannie and her sister Yoselyn practiced Santeria. Jeannie eventually became a Christian. In 2007 she was dropped from Hollywood Records. Jeannie Ortega later signed to AIC Records and began her career as a Christian singer. See more »


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