Elena of Avalor 

Last Updated on: June 1st, 2024

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“Elena of Avalor” is an animated television series that premiered on Disney Channel on July 22, 2016. The show was created by Craig Gerber and is a part of Disney’s popular princess franchise.

The series is set in the magical kingdom of Avalor and follows the adventures of Elena Castillo Flores, a brave and compassionate teenage princess who becomes the ruler of Avalor after freeing herself from an enchanted amulet that had trapped her for decades.

Elena, voiced by Aimee Carrero, is a strong and determined leader, and she is Disney’s first Latina princess. Throughout the series, she faces various challenges, both as a ruler and as a young girl trying to find her place in the world. With the help of her family, friends, and a magical flying creature named Skylar, Elena strives to protect her kingdom and preserve its traditions.

The show incorporates elements of Latin American culture, folklore, and music, adding depth and richness to the storytelling. It also emphasizes themes of leadership, courage, friendship, and the importance of staying true to oneself.

“Elena of Avalor” has been praised for its positive representation of diversity and for empowering young viewers with a strong and relatable female lead character. The show’s messages of inclusivity and the celebration of diverse cultures have resonated with audiences of all ages.

The success of “Elena of Avalor” has led to various merchandise, including toys, clothing, and books, further solidifying Elena’s place as a beloved addition to the Disney princess lineup.

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  • Aimee Carrero as Elena
  • Jenna Ortega as Princess Isabel
  • Chris Parnell as Migs
  • Yvette Nicole Brown as Luna
  • Carlos Alazraqui as Skylar
  • Emiliano Díez as Francisco
  • Julia Vera as Luisa
  • Christian Lanz as Chancellor Esteban
  • Jillian Rose Reed as Naomi
  • Joseph Haro as Mateo
  • Jorge Diaz as Gabe
  • Keith Ferguson as Zuzo
  • Joe Nunez as Armando
  • Constance Marie as Doña Paloma
  • Lou Diamond Phillips as Victor Delgado
  • Justina Machado as Carmen
  • Jaime Camil as Julio
  • Rich Sommer as Captain Daniel Turner
  • Tyler Posey as Prince Alonso
  • Lucas Grabeel as Jiku
  • Echo Kellum as King Joaquín


  • Creator: Craig Gerber
  • Executive Producers: Craig Gerber and Jamie Mitchell

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.