American actress Camila Mendes came into limelight after she opted to play one of the lead characters, Veronica Lodge on CW television series “Riverdale”. With just one television series, this young overnight sensation has accrued more than 4.8 million followers on Instagram in less than a year. Her increasing popularity has won hearts of the several teenagers who is now the most wanted actress in the industry.
Camila Mendes was born on the 29th of June 1994, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. She is currently 25 years old.
|Birth Name||Camila Carraro Mendes|
|Date of Birth||June 29, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.|
|Age||25 years old|
Family and Education
Speaking about her family, not much is known about Camila’s parents and childhood. She has a sister named Kiara Moreno.
Growing up in Florida, Camila attended American Heritage School in Plantation. Then she got herself enrolled at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts to hone her acting skills, from where she graduated with a degree in Fine Arts in 2016.
Dating, Boyfriend and Love Life
Camila Mendes has been dating actor Charles Melton since 2018.
Prior to that, she dated actor Ian Wallace from 2013 until 2016. She disclosed her relationship with Ian in 2016 through an Instagram post while celebrating their relationship anniversary. She had a brief relationship with actor Victor Houston in 2016.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 2.5 inches|
Centimeters – 159 sm
Meters – 1.59 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Petite Frame|
In 2017, She made her debut TV appearance as Veronica Lodge in a new teen drama Riverdale, which is inspired from Archie Comics. The show is currently airing on The CW channel.
After graduation, she first got an offer to cast in a television commercial for Ikea.
- Role Models – Blair Waldorf (played by Leighton Meester) and Summer Roberts (played by Rachel Bilson)
- Favorite TV Shows – Gossip Girls (2007-2012) and The O.C. (2003-2007)
Camila Mendes Net Worth
The young budding actress is being paid a hefty amount for her role in the television series who has a net worth of $0.5 million US dollars as of 2017. Her impressive net worth comes from her star-cast in Riverdale apart from brand endorsements and commercials.
Social Media Portfolio
- Instagram – camimendes
- Twitter – camilamendes
Camila Mendes Facts
During her childhood, she lived in many cities and also spent an year or more in Brazil.
Her Riverdale co-star Cole Sprouse also attended New York University; however, they met each other only on set.
For two semesters, she had been studying in the Stonestreet Film Acting Conservatory.
Having desired to become an actress during her teenage, she hit several productions for auditions but returned unsuccessful before landing a role in Riverdale. She was only told by her manager a day before about the auditions.
To get herself opt for the role, she had to give screen tests along with four other girls who were also considered for the role. She was auditioned multiple times before settling with the role.
Her hair color is way too lighter but she had to dye it darker to be suitable for the role of Veronica Lodge.
Her character, Veronica is an independent sophomore student who is regarded as a former socialite. It explores the life of teens and their troubles, including those referred to the usual school, romance, sex, and family issues which teens face.