Hocus Pocus 2: Belissa Escobedo Nationality and Ethnicity: 5 Facts To Know About Her Family

Hocus Pocus 2 and The Baker and the Beauty star Belissa Escobedo, Find out who she is and her nationality
Hocus Pocus 2 and The Baker and the Beauty star Belissa Escobedo, Find out who she is and her nationality( Source : com )

Izzy from Hocus Pocus 2, Belissa Escobedo holds an American nationality as she was born and raised by her Latino parents in Los Angeles, California in 1998.

Hocus Pocus 2's rising star Belissa Escobedo is an American actress, theatre artist, and poet who rose to prominence for portraying Natalie Garcia in the 2020 television series The Baker and the Beauty.

Belissa starred as Izzy in the American supernatural comedy movie Hocus Pocus which aired on the last day of September this year. As a result, Hocus Pocus fans are wondering about her nationality, religion, and ethnicity. Check this article as we unfold interesting facts about the actress.

Quick Facts About Belissa Escobedo

NameBelissa Escobedo
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, US
NationalityAmerican
Age24 (September 16, 1998)
ProfessionActress, Poet, & Theatre Artist
EthnicityLatino
High SchoolLos Angeles County High School for the Arts
DiplomaThe New School for Drama
ZodiacVirgo
ReligionChristianity
Height5 ft. and 5 inches
SiblingsVictor Escobedo
IdentityPansexual (as per Legit.ng)
Acting DebutMeet Me @ the Clinic as Teen Girl
Known ForNatalie Garcia in The Baker and the Beauty
Recent EndeavourHocus Pocus 2 as Izzy


1. Belissa Escobedo's Has Latino Roots

Hocus Pocus 2's Izzy a.k.a. Belissa Escobedo hails from the United States of America and holds an American nationality. Although the actress has Latino roots, she was born and raised to be an actress in Los Angeles, California.

2. Belissa Escobedo Is A Poet

Along with acting, Belissa has other interests too. Like writing poetry, for instance. She and her girls, Rhiannon McGavin and Zariya Allen teamed up to form a poetry band Poet Puff Girls. The group writes and shares poems and has even won an award in a poetry contest held in 2016.

3. Hocus Pocus Star Has A Brother

Belissa Escobedo has one sibling which is her brother Victor Escobedo. Although nothing about her brother is out on the web, Victor grew up alongside his actress sister Belissa in South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California.

Growing up with your siblings is fun, exciting, and sometimes not so much fun. We're sure Belissa experienced all that as she kickstarted her career to be an actress in 2016.

4. Belissa Escobedo Belongs To LGBTQ+ Community

According to the Nigerian digital magazine and news platform Legit, actress Belissa is a pansexual and belongs to the LGBTQ+ community. Well, nothing can stop her from pursuing her ambitious dream of becoming a Hollywood star. She'll keep pushing herself to the greatest heights.

Hocus Pocus 2 upcoming star Belissa Escobedo, According to Nigerian News portal Legit.ng, Belissa Escobedo is pansexual
Hocus Pocus 2 upcoming star Belissa Escobedo, According to Nigerian News portal Legit.ng, Belissa Escobedo is pansexual ( Source : hola )

People who identify themselves as pansexual are attractive to anyone irrespective of their orientation. They may find male, female, or any other orientation attractive.

5. Belissa Escobedo Is A Latino

Belissa Escobedo's ethnicity is Latino. She was born to her Latino parents in Los Angeles, California. Like her family, she follows Christianity as a religion and celebrates Christian traditions and festivals. And, for the record, she has made it very clear that she's not an Italian. Check out her Instagram bio. Furthermore, her Zodiac sign is Virgo. 

6. Belissa Escobedo's Parents Brought Her Up Through Difficult Circumstances

The 23 years old actress was born to her Latino parents in Los Angeles, California. She loves and respects her parents like no other.

Unfortunately, Belissa Escobedo lost her father in May of 2018. She definitely misses her superhero who couldn't be part of her successful acting career and blissful life.

In 2020, she shared her childhood picture with her dear father remembering and cherishing her memories with him. She captioned her post by saying how much she misses him and is always looking for a sign everywhere she goes as if her dad were to be somewhere near her.

Belissa Escobedo with her Latino father, this is a childhood photo that she shared on her Instagram back in May 2020, in the memory of her dad who passed away in 2018
Belissa Escobedo with her Latino father, this is a childhood photo that she shared on her Instagram back in May 2020, in the memory of her dad who passed away in 2018 ( Source : instagram )

According to her IMDB bio, she has four years gap between her first appearance and the second one which could be because she had to go through the traumatic experience of losing her beloved father. However, she came out stronger and landed high-profile roles in the films and television industry.

She currently resides in Los Angeles, with her mother and brother, and keeps sharing her moments with her family and friends on social media.

7. Her Education Background

Belissa Escobedo always knew what she wanted to do with her life. In third grade, she discovered her passion for acting. So at an early age, she was already involved in school plays and began developing her skills in the field.

Likewise, her Latino parents knew their daughter's ambition and were supportive of what she wanted to pursue. As a result, her parents enrolled her at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. After she graduated from her school, Belissa attended The New School of Drama to pursue her undergraduate degree in acting.

8. Belissa Escobedo Has Been An Actress Since A Young Age

Belissa developed her passion for acting at a very young age. Now 23, Belissa made her acting debut in 2016 playing a teen girl in the television mini-series Meet Me @ the Clinic. As of 2022, she has six acting credits while four television series and films are already in post-production.

Belissa Escobedo starring as Natalie Garcia in the television series the Baker and the beauty season 1 episode six
Belissa Escobedo starring as Natalie Garcia in the television series the Baker and the beauty season 1 episode six ( Source : telltaletv )

After her debut series, Belissa starred in the comedy-drama series The Baker and the Beauty in 2020 as Natalie Garcia. Her role in the drama helped her mark her name in the industry. Furthermore, the 23 years old actress appeared in the television series Don't Look Deeper as Cari the same year.

Her other acting credits comprise American Horror Stories as Shanti, S-ex Appeal as Bianca, and most recently in 2020 as Izzy in the popular supernatural film Hocus Pocus 2. 

9. Belissa Escobedo's Has Four Upcoming Releases

Belissa has quite a few upcoming releases all in 2023. She will be starring in the television series Bloody Maria as Mosca; the release date is yet to be announced. While all of her other three appearances are in post-production. Belissa will be playing Milagros Reyes in Blue Bettle in which the popular Cobra Kai cast Xola Maridueña will star as a lead actor.

Additionally, she will star in a short drama Oh, Poor Amy as a lead actress and as Luna Peralta in a novel-based high school coming-of-age comedy film Sid Is Dea-d.

10. Belissa Loves Road Trips

Despite having a busy schedule as a young actress, Belissa doesn't forget to enjoy her life and is often seen going on vacation or road trips. As we took a look at her Instagram feed, we discover one of her favorite outdoor activities is road trips. Belissa calls her closest friends 'Baddest Beddies' with whom she has gone on several road trips.

Belissa Escobedo while going on a road trip to Arizona with her best friend stumbles upon a donkey
Belissa Escobedo while going on a road trip to Arizona with her best friend stumbles upon a donkey ( Source : instagram )

One time when she was going on a road trip to Arizona with her dearest 'Baddest Beddies', she stumbled upon a 'donkey'. She gets out of her car and films the donkey as she plays with them for a while. It was during that time, Belissa proudly drove a car first time; she didn't have a driving license. Well, you gotta start somewhere right? She did her part.



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