Camila Bordonaba Roldán was born on September 4, 1984 in El Palomar, Buenos Aires, to supermarket owners Juan Carlos Bordonaba and Nora Roldán; she also has two older siblings, Melina and Rodrigo. Bordonaba had a relationship with fellow actor Benjamín Rojas at the time they were both casts for Chiquititas and Rebelde Way; they split in 2004. Benjamín Rojas has told in his interview that Camila was his first love and he has not more beautiful relationships anymore. She then dated Erreway production crew member Chochi; Bordonaba announced their split in 2007. She named her Erreway band mate Felipe Colombo her best friend.
Camila Bordonaba made her debut in the television show Canta Niños in 1987, at the age of 2, along with her big sister Melina. In 1996 she was chosen for the role of Pato in Chiquititas, a hit TV series by Cris Morena. Bordonaba portrayed Pato until Season Four, and when a new story began in 1999 she played the role of Camila Bustillo. Chiquititas became so popular internationally that fans in Israel, where the telenovela gained much recognition, demanded that the stars pay a visit to their country. Bordonaba also recorded six Chiquititas soundtracks, and also one for her first film, Chiquititas: Rincón de luz, 2001 film adaptation of Chiquititas.
Bordonaba went on to play Marizza Pía Spirito in another international series, Rebelde Way (2002–03). Her character became a favourite of Rebelde Way fans. People loved her rebel personality and her reckless and outgoing attitude. Thanks to Rebelde Way, her international popularity increased even further. Rebelde Way was a huge hit among Latin American teenagers and was a never-before-seen phenomenon in Israel. Bordonaba and her Rebelde Way co-stars Benjamín Rojas, Luisana Lopilato and Felipe Colombo also started a best-selling band, Erreway and they released three studio albums. She also appeared in Rebelde Way film sequel, Erreway: 4 caminos.
Camila is one of the most successful Argentine young actresses. She studied performance when she was 8 years old, and started acting in Chiquititas at the age of 12. In 2007 from Spain, she was elect "The beautiful international young actress" (she won actress like Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel and other).
Bordonaba runs an art gallery in Buenos Aires with her friend Felipe Colombo; all profit goes for charity. In 2007 Bordonaba started building her own arts school for kids that cannot pay classes in professional schools. The school was named Arcoyrá, and Bordonaba herself helped in painting walls and builds. Felipe Colombo also helped, giving the money for building. Many fans and people wanted to help, and Bordonaba says that they mostly need books about art and films. The school was opened in 2008.