Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes

TV Actress

Camila Carraro Mendes is an American actress and singer. She made her debut portraying Veronica Lodge on The CW teen drama series Riverdale, for which she won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Scene Stealer in 2017.

Full Name
Camila Carraro Mendes
Jun 29, 1994
5′ 2″
Net Worth


Camila Mendes was born on June 29th, 1994 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her zodiac sign is Cancer and her ethnicity is Brazilian-American. She is the daughter of Marcos Mendes and Kátia Oliveira, and she has two older sisters named Kiara and Yana. 

Mendes first started acting when she was cast as Veronica Lodge in The CW's teen drama television series "Riverdale". Her character is based on the Archie Comics character of the same name. After her debut performance, she earned a Teen Choice Award nomination for "Choice Breakout TV Star" in 2017.

Since then, Mendes has appeared in films such as "The New Romantic", "Palm Springs", "Coyote Lake", and more. In 2019, she starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the romantic comedy film "Second Act". She also appeared in the Netflix romantic comedy film "The Perfect Date".

In addition to acting, Mendes has done modeling work for brands such as Calvin Klein and American Eagle Outfitters. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and has partnered with organizations such as F*ck Depression to spread awareness around the issue.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1994</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Camila Mendes is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 29, 1994, Camila Mendes was born in Charlottesville, Virginia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes graduates from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enters NYU Tisch School of the Arts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes enrolls at NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Acting Role as Veronica Lodge</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes makes her acting debut as Veronica Lodge on the CW show Riverdale.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Imagen Award for Best Actress</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes wins Best Actress in a Television Series at the 2017 Imagen Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Her Own Lifestyle Brand</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes launches her own lifestyle brand, Calux, which focuses on sustainability and ethical production.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in First Feature Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Mendes appears in her first feature film, The Perfect Date, alongside Noah Centineo.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Camila Mendes is a great role model for young women. She is outspoken and confident in advocating for her own beliefs and values. Her drive and ambition to create positive change in the world is admirable, and she is an example of how to use one’s platform to make a difference.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Camila Mendes is incredibly talented. She has starred in multiple hit TV shows and films, winning awards along the way. Her range as an actress only continues to grow, and her performances are always captivating.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Boldly Authentic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Camila Mendes is unapologetically herself. She speaks openly about her experiences with mental health, body positivity and self love. Her willingness to be vulnerable gives people the courage to be their true selves and stand up for what they believe in.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting After College</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Camila Mendes started her acting career after graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2016.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Graduated with a Degree in Fine Arts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Camila Mendes graduated with a degree in fine arts and is an advocate for art education.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Raised by Immigrant Parents</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Camila Mendes' parents are both immigrants from Brazil. Her father is a doctor and her mother is an entrepreneur.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Published a Book</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Camila Mendes published her first book, "The New Rules of College: A Guide to Surviving & Thriving On Campus".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Starred in Multiple Movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mendes has starred in several movies including "The Perfect Date" (2019), "The Stand In" (2020) and "Palm Springs" (2020).</p></div>


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