Hayley Orrantia
Hayley Orrantia
as Erica Goldberg

Actor Biography

From starring in hit television series to releasing chart-topping singles, Hayley Orrantia has quickly made a name for herself as one of the most exciting multihyphenate talents in the entertainment industry today. Orrantia can currently be seen reprising her celebrated role as Erica Goldberg in ABC's long-standing sitcom "The Goldbergs." Currently in production for its ninth season, the show follows the hilarious and awkward lives of a colorful, suburban family in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, in the 1980s. Orrantia is a scene stealer as Erica, the eldest Goldberg sibling, who fans have watched transform from a socially awkward, nerdy high schooler to popular, college-aged beauty who drops out of school to form a band with her girlfriends.

In film, Orrantia recently wrapped production on a starring role in Lionsgate's upcoming holiday film, "The Fight Before Christmas," alongside Dermot Mulroney and Janel Parrish. Additional filmography credits for Orrantia include recurring in "Schooled," a popular ABC spinoff of "The Goldbergs," the independent film "Cooper and the Castle Hills Gang," and the feature film "God's Not Dead 2," where her original song "Silence You" was also featured.

Orrantia is also widely recognized for her successful music career in the world of country, where she draws on inspiration from all genres to create the perfect soulful, country-pop blend that showcases her expressive, genuine and heartfelt spirit. Orrantia most recently released "Find Yourself Somebody," which found success on the top country playlists across Spotify and Apple Music, as well as "Made for This," which was written as an ode to her mother in 2020. Her music has been featured on some of the largest country music playlists and radio stations in America, including Spotify's "Wild Country" and "Nearly Nashville" playlists and Radio Disney Country. In 2018 Orrantia conducted her first successful headlining tour, the Strong, Sweet and Southern Tour, hitting 22 cities across the U.S. In the same year, she also performed on three main stages at the renowned CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. Orrantia is currently working on new music, slated for a 2021 release.

Born and raised in Texas, Orrantia discovered her love of performing from the young age of 9 years old, performing impromptu concerts in her bedroom. It wasn't long before she added songwriting and playing piano to her impressive list of talents; and by 14 years old, she launched her professional acting career. While working in film, television and music keeps Orrantia busy, she also buys, flips and renovates homes alongside her father in Nashville, Tennessee. Orrantia is positioning herself to become a pioneer in the interior design and home renovation market, recently partnering with Cineflix to produce her own home renovation series, "Legacy Builds," which follows her family house-flipping business in Nashville.

Orrantia currently splits her time in Nashville where she writes and records most of her music, and Los Angeles where she films "The Goldbergs," and proudly calls both cities home.