Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao was born on Cuba on 3 March 1997. IN 2003, Kamila and her mother immigrated to the USA. The girl’s father joined them 1.5 years later. Camila’s native language is Spanish.
In 2012, Camila went to audition for the music talent show The X Factor, where together with four more contestants became part of the group called Fifth Harmony. The girl band was a success and came in third on the show. After the show, the girls signed contracts with three labels, including Sony Music, owned by Simon Cowell. The same year, the band earned a rising star award at PopDust.
Fifth Harmony released its debut EP under the name of Better Together in October 2013. The EP was a success, reaching the 6th spot on Billboard 200 and 18th spot on New Zealand charts. By the end of 2013, the band already had six Teen Choice Awards nominations, two Radio Disney Music Awards, two wins and two nominations at MTV Europe Music Awards. The band’s leading single "Miss Movin 'On" won an MTV Video Music award. It also earned a golden certificate in the USA.
In 2014, the band went on a world tour called Harmonize America Mall Tour. In December, the girls performed in the White House at the event called National Christmas Tree Lighting. The next year was dedicated to a promotion tour, Fifth Times a Charm Tour.