Who is Camila Sodi?
Mexican actress, singer and model Camila la Gonzalez Sodi, was born in Mexico City on 14 May 1986 under the zodiac sign of Taurus. She’s appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series, and is probably still best known for her portrayal of the main character Pia, in the 2007 comedy movie “Bad Girls” (original “Niñas Mal”). It was directed by Fernando Sarinana, also starred Martha Higareda and Blanca Guerra, and follows a rebellious teenager as she’s making her teachers at an all-girl school go mad.
Early life and education
Fernando Gonzalez Parra and Ernestina Sodi raised their daughter Camila and her sister Marina in Mexico City; Camila’s a member of the Mexican political family Sodi, and is also the niece of Ariadna Thalia Sodia Miranda, a famous Mexican actress and singer. She also has two younger paternal half-sisters, both of whom have become successful actresses: Tessa Ia and Naian Gonzalez Norvind.
Camila fell in love with acting while attending a local high school in Mexico City, wanting to follow in the footsteps of her aunt Thalia; she was 16 when she launched her modelling career, and also began hosting a TeleHit music video show.
Camila matriculated in 2004 and then began working on her way up in the film industry, without pursuing a college degree.
Roles in TV series
Camila made her debut TV series appearance when cast to star as Flor de Maria ‘Florecita’ Gonzalez in the romantic drama “Inocente de Ti”, appearing in all the 130 episodes in 2004 and 2005. It also starred Valentino Lanus and Helena Rojo, and follows Florecita and Isela who fly to Miami, Florida USA in search of their father Ruben.
Camila’s following TV series role came in 2015, when cast to play the main character Valentina Cardenas in the crime drama “Senorita Polvora”; it also starred Ivan Sanchez and Jose Marie de Tavira, and follows Valentina whose father’s just died, while she’s now learned that he was a member of the mafia.
In 2015 and 2016, Camila starred as Valentina in the drama “A Que no me Dejas”, and made a guest appearance in the 2016 episode “Ex” of the comedy “Un mal Date”.
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In 2018 and 2019, she played Giselle in the critically acclaimed action crime drama “Wild District”, created by Cristian Conti, and which starred Cristina Umana, Juan Pablo Raba and Nicolas Quiroga Pineda. The series follows guerrilla fighter Jhon Jeiver who escaped to Bogota following the signing of the Colombian Peace Agreements; it was nominated for five awards.
Camila’s three most recent TV series roles have been in 119 episodes of the crime thriller drama “False Identity” between 2018 and 2021, 12 episodes of the hit biographical historical drama “Luis Miguel: The Series” between 2018 and 2021, and the 2022 thriller drama “Cualquier Parecido”; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming series’ “Sin Huellas” and “Lambs Among Wolves”.
Roles in movies
Camila made her debut film appearance in the 2007 drama “The Night Buffalo”, written and directed by Jorge Hernandez Aldana, and which starred Diego Luna, Liz Gallardo and Gabriel Gonzalez. It tells the story of a man suffering from schizophrenia, who commits suicide after he learns that his girlfriend’s cheating on him; the movie was nominated for a 2007 Sundance Film Festival Award for World Cinema – Dramatic.
A couple of Camila’s following roles were in the comedy “Bad Girls” and the drama “Deficit” both in 2007, and the 2008 drama “Arrancame la Vida”.
In 2014, she played Andrea in the comedy “Love of My Loves”, written and directed by Manolo Caro, and which starred Sandra Echeverria, Marimar Vega and Sebastian Zurita. It follows a woman who’s about to marry in a couple of days, while she’s now fallen in love with another man who’s also about to marry; the movie was nominated for two awards.
Camila went on to play a supporting character in the 2015 drama “The Pleasure Is Mine”, and Emilia in the 2016 action crime comedy “Compadres”.
She next portrayed Natalia in the 2017 comedy “How to Break Up with Your Douchebag”, written and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini, and which starred Mariana Trevino, Christopher Von Uckermann and Sebastian Zurita. It follows a woman who earns money by splitting couples, and the movie won one of its four award nominations.
Camila’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2018 animated adventure comedy “A Wizard’s Tale” (voice role), the 2021 horror “The Exorcism of Carmen Farias”, and the 2022 romantic comedy “Enfermo Amor”.
Camila was featured in the 2005 documentary movie “Lo Que no Vio de Premios TV y Novelas”, as well as in the 2018 film “Arturo Peniche: Entregate (Documental)”.
She wrote the 2022 thriller series “Cualquier Parecido”.
Camila could’ve been seen making a guest appearance in the talk-shows “Made in Hollywood”, “Miembros al Aire”, and “La Mas Draga”.
Husband and children
Camila hasn’t shared a lot about her love life with her fans, but it’s still known that she was a married woman. She was 22 when she exchanged vows with famous Mexican actor, producer and director Diego Luna on 5 February 2008, having met him on the set of the 2007 movie “The Night Buffalo”; Diego’s appeared in close to 70 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for his portrayal of Cassian Andor in the 2016 action science fiction adventure movie “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, which was nominated for two Oscars for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing and Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
On 9 August 2008, Camila gave birth to their son Jeronimo, and their daughter Fiona followed on 1 July 2010, but Camila and Diego divorced in 2013.
She dated Mexican professional soccer player Chicharito Hernandez in 2017, and American actor and singer Diego Boneta in 2018.
Camila seems to be single as of September 2022, was married to Diego Luna, and has two children with him.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Camila’s quite popular on Instagram, and there are today more than 2.6 million people following her on the social media network, while there are close to 1,500 pictures uploaded onto her account. She’s not a big fan of other networks and doesn’t have a Twitter account, however, she’s still active on TikTok and is followed by more than 630,000 people, while she’s amassed more than 400,000 likes of all her videos combined.
She loves summer, mostly because she enjoys drinking cocktails and reading books at the beach, as well as playing beach volleyball.
Camila’s working out at the gym nearly every day, as it’s important for her career to stay in shape.
Her favorite actresses are Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and Angelina Jolie, and some of her favorite films “One Day”, “Mr. and Mrs Smith” and “Les Miserables”.
Height, eyes and net worth
Camila’s age’s 36. Her hair and eyes are brown, her height’s 5ft 3ins (1.6m) and weight’s 114lbs (52kgs).
Camila’s net worth’s been estimated at over $6 million as of September 2022.