Valery Ortiz

Valery M. Ortiz
Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables.wikipedia
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Hit the Floor (TV series)

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Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables. For three seasons, Ortiz portrayed the role of Raquel Saldana in Hit the Floor, a scripted VH1 series that premiered May 2013.
Signed on to the pilot was Taylour Paige as Ahsha, the lead; Dean Cain as Pete, the coach of the basketball team; Kimberly Elise as Sloane, Ahsha's mother; Valery Ortiz as Raquel, and Katherine Bailess as Kyle.

Date Movie

While working at the Hard Rock Cafe as a hostess, Ortiz was cast as in the comedy Date Movie as Jell-O, a Jennifer Lopez impersonation.
Julia and Grant go to a wedding planner named Jell-O (Valery Ortiz), who has a massive butt.

Dr. Phillips High School

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Following in her older brother's footsteps, she was accepted into the Dr. Phillips High School performing arts magnet program.

South of Nowhere

Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables.

List of South of Nowhere characters

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Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables.
Madison (Valery Ortiz) is the stereotypical "queen-bee" cheerleader—beautiful, popular and snobby.

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables

Gabby Duran and the Unsittables
Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables. In August 2019, Disney Channel announced the premiere date for their new live-action comedy series Gabby Duran and the Unsittables with Ortiz set to star as 'Dina Duran'.
Based on the novel Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Elise Allen and Daryle Conners, the series stars Kylie Cantrall, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Callan Farris, Coco Christo, Valery Ortiz, and Nathan Lovejoy.

Puerto Rico

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Valery Milagros Ortiz (born August 1, 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere, Raquel Saldaña on VH1's Hit the Floor, and Dina Duran in Gabby Duran & the Unsittables.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Ortiz was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised in Orlando, Florida.

Orlando, Florida

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Ortiz was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised in Orlando, Florida.

Universal Pictures

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She worked in Orlando as an extra on the Universal Studios backlot.

University of Central Florida

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While attending the University of Central Florida for a Bachelor in Fine Arts, Ortiz was given an opportunity to work on television show Splat! as a host.

VJ (media personality)

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Ortiz quickly started working on a local television show called LATV Live as a VJ.

Hard Rock Cafe

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While working at the Hard Rock Cafe as a hostess, Ortiz was cast as in the comedy Date Movie as Jell-O, a Jennifer Lopez impersonation.

Jennifer Lopez

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While working at the Hard Rock Cafe as a hostess, Ortiz was cast as in the comedy Date Movie as Jell-O, a Jennifer Lopez impersonation.

Two and a Half Men

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In 2010, she appeared on an episode of Two and a Half Men.

NuvoTV

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She currently is an anchor for Si TV and E! News.

Maxim (magazine)

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Ortiz was "One of the Top 25 Latinas of 2006" from Maxim en Español.

VH1

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For three seasons, Ortiz portrayed the role of Raquel Saldana in Hit the Floor, a scripted VH1 series that premiered May 2013.

Disney Channel

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In August 2019, Disney Channel announced the premiere date for their new live-action comedy series Gabby Duran and the Unsittables with Ortiz set to star as 'Dina Duran'.

Los Angeles

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Ortiz currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

California

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Ortiz currently lives in Los Angeles, California.