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Isabella Gómez is a Colombian actress, famous for playing as Elena Alvarez on the Netflix original series One Day at a Time. She appeared a recurring role on the series El Rey Network series Matador and Modern Family.

Personal Life

Gómez was born on February 9, 1998, in Medellín, Colombia. She is an only child of her parents. Her father is a lawyer.

She began acting in TV commercials since the age of five. At the age of ten, her family decided to relocate to Orlando, Florida, where she learned the English language.

She worked with a coach to diminish her accent. Then, she along with her family moved to Los Angeles to make their permanent home and to further pursue her career in 2015.

The actress is currently living in Echo Park, Los Angeles along with her family.

Gómez holds a Colombian nationality and belongs to Latina ethnicity. Gómez is active on social networking sites. She earns her salary from her acting jobs. However, her estimated net worth is still unknown.


After learning and working on some commercial ads, Gomez landed a role, Cristina Sandoval, a teenage daughter of Maritza (Elizabeth Peña) and Javi (Julio Oscar Mechoso) on El Rey Network’s TV series Matador in 2014.

The series was co-created by Roberto Orci along with Andrew Orci, Dan Dworkin, and Jay Beattie. Then, she booked a small role on Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan's television mockumentary sitcom Modern Family where she has played Flavia in 2016.

She is currently appearing on Pop TV's original sitcom One Day at a Time since 2017, where Isabella Gomez portrays Elena, the activist daughter of Penelope (Justina Machado); who reveal her sexual orientation as a lesbian in Season 1.

Gomez plays a rarely giddy teenager, who’s enthusiastic about social justice issues.

The series was developed by Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce, which released on January 6, 2017, and on March 4, 2017, the series renewed by Netflix for a second season.


Year Title Role Notes
2019 A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Isla



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Matador Cristina Sandoval 7 episodes
2016 Modern Family Flavia Episode: "The Party"
2017–present One Day at a Time Elena Alvarez Main role; 3 seasons; 39 episodes
2019–present Big Hero 6: The Series Megan (voice) Recurring: Season 2
2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Mariposa (voice) Episode: "Gone Baby Gone"
2017-present Sunny Day Blair Executive Producer