Comedians

Carlos Mencia Net Worth

Carlos Mencia Net Worth is
$15 Million

Carlos Mencia Biography

Carlos Mencia is a famous comedian, actor and a writer. He is mainly known for being the host of the show called Mind of Mencia. What is more, Carlos has also appeared in a lot of movies. As a comedian Mencia often talks about the problems of culture, criminal justice, social class and race. If to talk about his personal life, it could be said that Carlos is married and have one child. So how rich is Carlos Mencia? It was announced that Carlos’ net worth is $15 million and it of course mainly came from his success as a comedian. As Carlos continues his career there is a high possibility that his net worth will become even higher than it is now.

Carlos Mencia Net Worth $15 Million

Ned Arnel Mencia, better known to the world as Carlos Mencia was born in 1967, in Honduras. He is from a very big family, which consisted of 18 children. Carlos studied at Garfield High School and later in the California State University, where he studied electrical engineering. When Mencia had a successful performance at The Laugh Factory he decided to begin careers as a comedian and focus on this. He later performed at The L.A. Cabaret and The Comedy Store. Carlos’ successful performances there were noticed and the received a suggestion to appear in such shows “Buscando Estrellas” and “The Arsenio Hall Show”. This made Carlos Mencia’s net worth higher. 1994 Carlos became a host of “Loco Slam” and later, in 1998, he hosted “Funny is Funny!”. Step by step Mencia became more famous and acclaimed in the industry. He even had an opportunity to tour with Pablo Francisco and Freddy Soto.

In 2005 Carlos became a part of the shot which made him popular all over the world. The show was called “Mind of Mencia”. Soon it became very successful and had a huge impact on the growth of Mencia’s net worth. In 2006 it was even considered to be one of the highest rated programs on Comedy Central. Despite the success and popularity this show had it was cancelled in 2008. During his career, Carlos has released 3 comedy albums: “Take a Joke America”, “America Rules” and “Unmerciful”. It of course added to Carlos Mencia’s net worth.

As it was mentioned before, Carlos has also appeared in several movies. Some of them include: “Outta Time”, “29 Palms”, “Our Family Wedding” and others. During the making of these movies Carlos worked together with Jeremy Davies, Jon Polito, America Ferrera, Regina King, Mario Lopez, Ali Landry and others. In addition to his career as a comedian, Carlos is also one of the owners of Maggie Rita’s, the restaurant chain. This also makes Carlos’ net worth higher.

Lastly, it could be said that Carlos Mencia is one of the most successful comedians in the industry. Although he does not appear a lot on television or in the movies, there is still a chance that Carlos Mencia’s net worth will grow. Let’s hope that in the future, he will again create something successful.

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Quick Facts

Full NameCarlos Mencia
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 22, 1967
Place Of BirthSan Pedro Sula, Honduras
Height5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor
EducationCalifornia State University, Los Angeles, Garfield High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseAmy Mencia (m. 2003)
ChildrenLucas Pablo Mencia
ParentsMagdelena Mencía, Roberto Holness
SiblingsJoseph Mencia
NicknamesNed Arnel Holness , The Punisher , Ned Holness , Ned Arnel Mencia
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/carlosmencia
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/carlosmencia
MySpacehttp://www.myspace.com/carlosmencia
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_Mencia
NominationsALMA Award for Favorite TV Actor, ALMA Award for Year in TV Comedy - Actor
MoviesOur Family Wedding, The Heartbreak Kid, Farce of the Penguins, Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached, The Proud Family Movie, Carlos Mencia: Not for the Easily Offended: Live in San Jose, The Three Amigos, 29 Palms, Outta Time, Platinum Comedy Series: Vol. 2: George Lopez, Carlos Mencia: Performance Enhanced*, The Best of Comedy Central Presents
TV ShowsMind of Mencia, The Proud Family, Operation MySpace


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Appearing in a TV commercial (alongside others) recommending the "Belly Burner," which he claims helped him to lose weight. [November 2009]
2Drives a Jaguar XKR.
3His son Lucas Pablo Mencia was born on December 14, 2006.
4He is the 17th of 18 children.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Saying "Dee dee dee!" when referring to stupid people


Pictures

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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actor - FilmOur Family Wedding (2010)
2008ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Male Performance in a Comedy Television SeriesMind of Mencia (2005)
2008Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - ComedyMind of Mencia (2005)
2007ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor - Television Series, Mini-Series or Television MovieMind of Mencia (2005)
2007Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actor - TelevisionMind of Mencia (2005)


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carlos Mencia: New Territory2011TV Special documentary
Mind of MenciaTV Series creator - 58 episodes, 2005 - 2008 writer - 58 episodes, 2005 - 2008
Carlos Mencia: The Best of Funny Is Funny2007Video
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached2006TV Special documentary
Carlos Mencia: Not for the Easily Offended2005Video
The Three Amigos2003TV Special documentary
Comedy Central Presents2002TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Latino Laugh Festival1997TV Special
HBO Comedy Half-Hour1996TV Series 1 episode
Loco Slam1994TV Series 1994

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carlos Mencia: New Territory2011TV Special documentary executive producer
Carlos Mencia: Performance Enhanced2008TV Special documentary executive producer
Mind of Mencia2005-2008TV Series executive producer - 59 episodes
Carlos Mencia: The Best of Funny Is Funny2007Video executive producer
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached2006TV Special documentary executive producer
Carlos Mencia: Not for the Easily Offended2005Video executive producer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La Chamba2012TV SeriesCarlos
Our Family Wedding2010Miguel Ramirez
The Heartbreak Kid2007Tito
Drawn Together2006TV SeriesKing of Mexico
Farce of the Penguins2006Juan Sanchez (voice)
The Proud Family2001-2005TV SeriesFelix Boulevardez
The Proud Family Movie2005TV MovieFelix Boulevardez (voice)
29 Palms2002The Comedian
The Shield2002TV SeriesGabo
Outta Time2002Juancho
The Bernie Mac Show2001TV SeriesChuy
Moesha1999TV SeriesCarlos
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995-1997TV SeriesXolotl / Poncho
In Living Color1990TV SeriesValet

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
They Put It Out There2011TV Movie special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
Noches con Platanito2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Gotham Comedy Live2013-2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Dish Nation2014TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Carlos Mencia: New Territory2011TV Special documentaryHimself - Comic
Phunny Business: A Black Comedy2011DocumentaryHimself
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHimself
Rock n' Gol2010TV MovieHimself
Made in Hollywood2010TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
I Am Comic2010DocumentaryHimself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2009TV MovieHimself
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America2009TV Series documentaryHimself
America United: In Support of Our Troops2008TV MovieHimself
Carlos Mencia: Performance Enhanced2008TV Special documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2008TV SeriesHimself
Más vale tarde2008TV SeriesHimself
Operation MySpace2008TV MovieHimself - Host
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007TV SeriesHimself
MADtv2007TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
2007 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Host
Mind of Mencia2005-2007TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host / Various
2007 ALMA Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Carlos Mencia: The Best of Funny Is Funny2007VideoHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2006TV SeriesHimself
2006 ALMA Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached2006TV Special documentaryHimself
Last Laugh '052005TV MovieHimself
Too Late with Adam Carolla2005TV SeriesHimself
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesHimself
Carlos Mencia: Not for the Easily Offended2005VideoHimself
Dennis Miller2005TV SeriesHimself
Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Drop2004TV SeriesHimself
Uncensored Comedy: That's Not Funny!2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Three Amigos2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Comedy Central Presents2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Latino Laugh Festival1997TV SpecialHimself - Comedian
HBO Comedy Half-Hour1996TV SeriesHimself
Loco Slam1994TV SeriesHimself - Host
Comic Relief VI1994TV Special documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gotham Comedy Live2013-2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
WWE Raw2006TV SeriesHimself
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