Camelia Neacsu was born to Petru and Ana Neacsu in Sibiu, where her family owned and operated a machine components manufacturing plant, Arstil Corporation. She has three brothers, and is the youngest. In order of age, her brothers are Vasile, Stefan, and Mihail. Stefan was killed during the war while Vasile joined the military. Vasile doesn't talk to his sister after her defection. Mihail took over the family business and revived it to its previous glory after the fall of communism. He is still close to Camelia.