Isabella Gomez is a Colombian-born American actor, best known for her performance as ‘Elena Alvarez’ in ‘One Day at a Time,’ a ‘Netflix Original’ series. Her role in the series was widely appreciated. She has been part of commercials since the age of 5 and has appeared in TV series such as ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Matador,’ both of which featured her in minor roles. Her parents, noticing Gomez’s interest in acting, decided to move out of Colombia and settle in the US, where she received formal acting and vocal training. This helped her grab various roles in TV sitcoms. She has also appeared as a voice actor in animated series such as ‘Big Hero 6: The Series’ and ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil.’
In 2017, Isabella Gomez became popular for her role of ‘Elene Alvarez,’ daughter of ‘Penelope’ (played by actor Justina Machado), in ‘Netflix’s ‘One Day at a Time.’ She garnered positive reviews for the portrayal of the character. The show was a remake of Norman Lear’s TV series of the same name.
Before her rise to stardom, she had earned a recurring role in the American TV series ‘Matador’ (2014). She played ‘Cristina Sandoval’ in seven episodes of the series. The series only lasted for one season and was canceled by the TV network ‘El Rey,’ who cited lack of international success as the reason behind the decision.
In 2016, she appeared in a guest role in 'Modern Family,’ a mockumentary family TV series. She played the role of ‘Flavia’ in the episode titled ‘The Party.’
She voiced the character of ‘Megan’ in the animated series ‘Big Hero 6: The Series’ in 2019, appearing in the episode titled ‘Something's Fishy.’
The same year, she was part of ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil,’ another animated TV series, aired on ‘Disney XD’ and ‘Disney Channel.’ She appeared in one of its episodes, ‘Gone Baby Gone,’ voicing the character of ‘Mariposa.’
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Isabella Gomez was born in Medellín, Colombia, on February 9, 1998, to Eliana Meija and Sergio Gomez. She started acting at an early age of 5, appearing in commercials.
When she was 10 years old, her family moved to Orlando, Florida. There, she took vocal lessons to control her accent. Later, in 2015, her family decided to move to Los Angeles to help her hone her skills in acting and thus boost her acting career.
Gomez is known to be dating actor Rhenzy Feliz.since early 2018.