Meet Fernanda Luisa Gordon: Untold Details on Rita Moreno’s Only Child

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Meet Fernanda Luisa Gordon: Untold Details on Rita Moreno’s Only Child
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Fernanda Luisa Gordon is an actress and jewelry designer who is widely recognized for being the daughter of Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno (aka Rosa Dolores Alverio Marcano). Her mother is best known for portraying the character Googie Gomez in the 1975 musical The Ritz and for her acclaimed role in the revival of Norman Lear’s One Day at a Time.

Besides, Fernanda’s father Leonard Gordon was an Internist and cardiologist by profession. Luisa grew up being absolutely close to both of her parents, especially being the daddy’s little girl. However, while going for her career, Gordon followed the footsteps of her mother and paved the path to television at a very young age.

Here, in this article, we will let you know everything about Rita Moreno’s only daughter Fernanda Luisa Gordon including her husband, children, and many more. Have a closer look.

How Old Is Fernanda Luisa Gordon? Her Bio And Education

In 2023, Fernanda is in her mid-50s. She was born on 26th September 1966, in Los Angeles, California, United States. As we said earlier that Gordon is the daughter of Rita Moreno and Leonard Gordon.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon is in her 50s in 2022
Baby Fernanda Luisa Gordon with her mom. Source: Instagram

Besides, talking about her ethical background, Fernanda probably belongs to a mixed race as her mother was of Puerto Rican ethnicity. She is an American by her nationality.

Her College

As for education, Rita Moreno’s daughter Fernanda completed her high-school studies at Harvard-Westlake School. She then enrolled at Tufts University and graduated cum laude.

After that, Gordon attended the University of Southern California and received a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting.  She also studied fine arts at the California College of Arts and Crafts for her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

What Does Rita Moreno’s Daughter, Fernanda Luisa Gordon Do?

Talking about her profession, Fernanda Luisa Gordon is basically a jewelry designer. She has her own website and a jewelry brand Nandiz design where the designer keeps her designed ornaments to sell. So far, Gordon has made different kinds of handmade bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and many more.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon is a Jewelry designer
Fernanda Luisa Gordon with her designed Jewelry. Source: Her Instagram

Similarly, she also promotes her design on her social media account. On June 11, 2022, she shared a post of her designed ornaments and captioned,

Excited to be at Ironstone Vineyards in #Murphys California for my first public #art show since Covid! I have a bunch of beautiful new jewelry designs and I am displaying my original #photography for the first time!

Apart from being an ornament designer, Fernanda is also a freelance graphic designer.

Besides designing, Gordon is a singer and dancer too. Since a young age, Fernanda has taken part in many of her mother’s shows as a singer and a dancer.

Fernanda Is An Actress Too: Her Appearances In a Few Movies and TV Shows

As we mentioned earlier, Fernanda Luisa Gordon has followed in her mother’s footsteps be it singing or acting. She made her television debut in the year 1975 through a children’s series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood alongside Fred Rogers.

She then took a long hiatus from acting and only made her come back after 16 years with the role in a Drama miniseries An Inconvenient Woman in 1991. Two years later, Fernanda again appeared on the television series The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

Moreover, the designer has also played the character Maria in Pilot and Ned Zed. In 2021, she was featured in her mom’s documentary Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon Is Married To Her Husband David Tyler Fisher

Fernanda Luisa Gordon, the USC graduate has been married to her husband David Tyler Fisher for a long time. The couple tied the knot on 12th October 1996. Talking more about their wedding, Gordon and her hubby Fisher exchanged their vows at the Stonepine Estate Resort in Carmel Valley, California. A nondenominational minister Elda Unger conducted their wedding.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon is a married woman
Fernanda Luisa Gordon with her Husband. Source: Her Instagram

Coming up to 2023, it has already been 26 years of their married life and they are still happily leading their married life without any sign of conflict. Also, the couple keeps attending several events together and shares a great bond with each other.

Details On Fernanda’s Husband David

Talking about her spouse, David Tyler Fisher is the son of Linda K. Fisher and Dr. Duke Fisher. His dad is a psychoanalyst by profession and also has an office in Los Angeles.

As for his own professional accomplishments, Fernanda’s hubby David is a manager in San Ramon, California at the telecommunications practice of Andersen Consulting. He attended the University of California at San Diego.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon Is A Mother Of Two Sons

Yes, Gordon has two handsome grown-up sons. From her marriage with her beloved husband David, she became a mother for the first time after her son Justin Fisher was born on July 26, 1998. He is 24 years old in 2023. On his 23rd birthday, a beloved mom wished her first-born son through her Instagram.

She wrote,

Hey @justinfish26 !
We are thinking of you today on your 23rd birthday and sending hugs and high fives. We love you and are so proud of you. Keep living life to the fullest and enjoying CO🤙

Similarly, she is the mother of her younger son named Cameron Fisher. He was born on July 17, 2000, and is 22 years now.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon is a mother
Fernanda Luisa Gordon with her sons. Source: Her Instagram

At present, her second son Cameron seems to be studying at Boston University. Fernanda keeps sharing her sons on her social sites.

Fernanda Loves To Be Around Nature; She is Also An Animal Lover

If you go through her Instagram, then we can see her fondness for nature and animals. She keeps wandering different places and also visits farms to watch animals alongside her family. In August 2022, she visited a horse farm with her mom Rita and also shares them on her Instagram. She wrote,

#farmlife with @theritamoreno visiting new friends in Tennessee!
Love these animals🐴❤️

Apart from that, she also has a pet dog named Coco in her house.

Gordon Is Active On Social Media

Rita Moreno’s only daughter, Fernanda is hugely active on Instagram under the username @nandysnandiz with an intro,

Jewelry Designer. Zealous Traveler. Spicy cook. Active observer. Obsessed Photographer. Lover of sparkly things✨
I speak in pictures📷

Just as her intro, she really is a great photographer. On her Instagram account, she keeps sharing her photography skills by clicking photos of nature. She also shares her family and friends’ moments on her Insta page.

Further, Gordon is also on Facebook and Twitter.

Fernanda Luisa Gordon’s Net Worth

She is an acclaimed jewelry designer in California state as well as an actress. So, undoubtedly, she has earned a huge amount from her profession. As per sources, her net worth is $1 million.

On the other side, her famous mom, Rita Moreno has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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