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Camila Mendes Biography

Birth Name:
Camila Mendes
Birth Place:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Born in America, but raised by two Brazilian parents; speaks fluent Portuguese as a result
  • Moved 16 times during her childhood, and spent a year living in Brazil
  • Called agent to get audition for Riverdale, ended up as the very last audition on the very last day
  • Spent several months auditioning for Riverdale while completing her last year at NYU Tisch School of the Arts; landed the role soon after graduating
  • Sampled fried crickets, ants, and grasshoppers on a culinary tour of Mexico


  • 2020People's Choice Awards-Favorite Movie Actress: nominated


  • Victor Mendes -- Father
  • Gisele Mendes -- Mother
  • Ian Wallace -- Significant Other