Martina Ortiz Luis is a young Toronto-based, singer-songwriter and actor best-known for her work as recurring character, Rachel Valdez in the People’s Choice Award-winning series “Wynonna Earp” and as series-regular, Gabby in CBC Gem’s original musical series “Topline”. She attended the distinguished arts school, Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts from grades 7 through 12 then upon graduating, began an undergraduate program at the University of Toronto for classical vocal performance before withdrawing to join the cast of “Wynonna Earp” in its fourth season and to pursue a full-time career in the arts.
Martina combines her old soul with years of classical vocal training, and a passion for pop/funk/R&B to create a massively undeniable voice. Having built a reputation as a dynamic live performer, she has captivated various audiences for hundreds of events across Canada since the age of 4. In 2016, at 15 years old, she became the first-ever Official Anthem Singer for the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, holding the position for six seasons (2016-2022). Other nationally televised musical performances of hers include the 2019 Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards Night, where she performed a tribute to Alessia Cara and later presented Cara with the Allan Slaight Award, the 2019 Toronto Santa Claus Parade, and Breakfast Television’s Christmas Special live from the Distillery District’s Winter Village in 2021. Amidst the pandemic, Martina has focused on writing and releasing more original music. Her latest released singles include “These Days” and “What U Waitin’ For”, which can be found on all major music streaming services.
Soon she'll be working on a project in Northern Italy and is also set to appear as a regular in Roku’s action-thriller series “Most Dangerous Game: New York” alongside David Castañeda and Christoph Waltz.
When she isn’t on set, performing, or making music, you might always find Martina with a book in hand or creating her own stories.