Social star who often appears in the TikTok videos of her older sister Josie Alesia. She is featured in dance routines alongside her sister as well as relatable sister-based videos. She also has own TikTok account under the username tessa0rrtega. She posts short dance clips and lip syncs, occasionally featuring family members and highlighting different events from her day. She also collaborates with other creators.
She began her social media career posting on Musical.ly, which later became known as TikTok. She began posting to her main TikTok account in July of 2021. Her previous username was tessaboii.
Brandon Westenberg is a friend of her family. In May 2022, Josie featured her in a TikTok after Tessa had just completed 8th grade. Josie captioned the post "TESSA PROMOTED YALL" and the video has been viewed more than 1 million times. She is also popular on her tessa0rtega Instagram page, where she has amassed over 190,000 followers.
She was born in San Bernadino, California. Her mother is Alesia Tess Ortega. In addition to her sister, she also has a brother named Nate. Former NBA player Earl Watson is one of her cousins. She is also known as Tessa Alesia.
She used music by Jhené Aiko in a TikTok she posted on September 24, 2021.