Gabi Ortiz is a recurring character on The Fosters and a main character on the web series spinoff, Girls United.

Gabi is portrayed by Hayley Kiyoko.


Gabi came from a broken home where her father was a drug addict and roped her into doing drugs with him. She was one of the bad kids at school, often getting into trouble and fights. After committing home invasion, robbery, and cyberbullying, Gabie was arrested and put in Juvie. When she was released, she was placed into the all-girls group home, Girls United. She is obsessed with boys and considers them to be her "addiction". She was previously addicted to many other drugs and possibly alcohol.

Physical Appearance

Gabi is an attractive girl with an edge. She has brown hair and is usually tied into a bun.


Now Hear This

Carmen mentions that Gabi is back in juvie and has seen Kiara working on the streets at El Cajon.


The Fosters (5/21)

Season 1 (5/21)

Girls United (4/5)


  • In an episode of Girls United, United We Stand, it's revealed that Gabi is HIV-positive. She contracted the disease as a result of sharing a needle with her father, who also has the disease while doing drugs with him. Gabi says she only did it because she wanted to spend time with him. 
  • She's the only member of the season 1 Girls United group who didn't make an appearance in season 2.



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