She was born Isabela Yolanda Moner on July 10, 2001, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Moner is an American actress and singer.
She changed her last name to honor her late grandmother, who was from Peru.
Moner's new last name, Merced, is her grandmother's maiden name.
She has said that changing her name makes her feel closer to her heritage.
Moner has Peruvian, American, and French-Canadian ancestry.
She first gained recognition for her role on the Nickelodeon TV series "100 Things to Do Before High School."
Moner has also appeared in several films, including "Transformers: The Last Knight" and "Dora and the Lost City of Gold."
She has released several songs, including "I'll Stay" and "Papi."
Moner has said that changing her name is also a way for her to distance herself from her past work and to show that she is growing and evolving as an artist.