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4 Famous Ortega's Who Aren't Food Products

1. Amancio Ortega

This 76-year-old founder of the Inditex Group has most recently been made more famous by being named the third richest man in the world. You may not have heard of the Inditex Group, but you probably have heard of its flagship brand—Zara, the world’s biggest fashion retailer.

2. Rafael Gómez Ortega,

Known as El Gallo (the rooster), this Ortega was a famous bullfighter who came from a family of famous bullfighters. His father Fernando Gómez García and his younger brothers Fernando and José were matadors. Rafael is remembered for many of his fighting techniques—including many moves with a cape that are still used today.  

 3. Director Kenny Ortega

This Ortega is very popular with the teen and tween population. He’s an American producer, director, and choreographer whose hits include the movie Hocus Pocus, the High School Musical trilogy and Michael Jackson's This Is It concert tour. He’s also directed well-known TV shows such as Ally McBeal, Chicago Hope, Gilmore Girls and more. You can see more of his work on IMDb [LINK: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0650905/]

4. Old Ortega Historic District in Jacksonville Florida

Jacksonville’s third nationally recognized historic district was designed by prominent architect Henry J. Klutho. Historic Ortega is bordered by rivers, making it a sort of “inland island,” as noted on the Metro Jacksonville website. http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2010-jun-old-ortega-historic-district This island is almost exclusively residential, except for a small section known as "Old Ortega" which has restaurants, boutiques, and a pharmacy with a lunch counter. Ortega is considered a small, friendly neighborhood with giant oaks, plentiful fruit trees, waterfront mansions and a series of parks. Many people consider Ortega to be one of the most beautiful residential areas in Northeast Florida.