Camila Mendes is an American actress, known for portraying Veronica Lodge on The CW teen drama television series Riverdale. Mendes appeared on the cover of Men’s Health in December 2017 and Cosmopolitan in February 2018. She made her feature film debut as Morgan in The New Romantic, which premiered at the SXSW Festival in March 2018. In the same month, Mendes joined the cast of The Perfect Date alongside Laura Marano and Matt Walsh.

Birth Name

Camila Carraro Mendes







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Camila Mendes was born on the 29th of June 1994, in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States.


She’s currently 25 years old.

Sun Sign




Her parents are of Brazilian descent.




Camila attended American Heritage School in Plantation. Later she got enrolled at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts to hone her acting skills and graduated from the school in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Family Details

  • Father – Victor Mendes

  • Mother – Gisel Mendes
  • Siblings – Kiara Moreno (Sister)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Camila Mendes has dated –

  • Ian Wallace (2013-2016) – Camila started dating budding director Ian Wallace in September 2013. She opened up about their relationship on the eve of their relationship anniversary in 2016 in an Instagram post, professing her unconditional love for her boyfriend and thanking him for inspiring her. They separated in 2016.
  • Victor Houston (2018) – From June to August 2018, she was romantically linked with Victor Houston. It all started with flirty social media posts.

  • Charles Melton (2018-2019) – In September 2018, actors Camila and Charles Melton started dating. They made their relationship public in October 2018 when Camila posted a picture of themselves kissing on Instagram. Charles fondly called her Baby Dragon. In early 2019, the couple called it quits owing to their busy work schedule.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 2½ inches
  • In centimeters – 159 cm
  • In meters – 1.59 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-34
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being cast in the role of Veronica Lodge in The CW drama series, Riverdale, which is an adaptation of the Archie comics.

Film Debut

In March 2018, She made her feature film debut as Morgan in The New Romantic, which premiered at the SXSW Festival.

Television Debut

In 2017, She made her debut television 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.

Brand Endorsements

Camila’s very first job after her college graduation was to appear in a television advert for the furniture brand, Ikea.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2017Teen Choice AwardsChoice Scene StealerRiverdaleWon
2018MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest KissRiverdaleNominated
People’s Choice AwardsFemale TV Star of 2018RiverdaleNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress DramaRiverdaleNominated
Choice TV ShipRiverdaleNominated
2019Teen Choice AwardsChoice Drama TV ActressRiverdaleNominated

Camila Mendes Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Will Smith
  • Favorite 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)
  • Favorite Destination – Paris
  • Favorite Food – Sea Food

Camila Mendes Net worth

Camila Mendes has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Camila Mendes

  • When she was 10 years old, she spent a year in Brazil with her parents.
  • Along with English, she can fluently converse in Portuguese.
  • She has struggled with bulimia starting from her time in high school.
  • When she got the audition for her role in Riverdale, she was literally the last person they were going to see on the last day of the auditions.
  • She had to spend the whole winter break over agonizing whether she will get the role or not. For the final leg of the audition for Veronica, she had to give extensive screen tests with four other girls competing for her role.
  • Mendes first acting job was a commercial for IKEA.
  • In 2016, Mendes was cast as silver-tongued high school sophomore Veronica Lodge in The CW’s teen drama series Riverdale, a subversive take on the Archie Comics.
  • In December 2017, Mendes appeared on the cover of Men’s Health.


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