Full name is Ned Arnel Mencia, actually born in Honduras. Among eighteen of his siblings, he stands at seventeenth. His is, at the same time an actor, comedian and a well-known writer. But he got his fame primarily due to his comedy skills. He targeted the basic problems like racism, politics and culture in his comedies. He was a graduate of electrical engineering from California State University.
A brilliant performance at the open mic at a Laugh Factory persuaded him to start his career as a comedian. His career actually went to zenith in 2000s. In many famous television shows like “The Shield” & “Moesha”, he appeared as a guest. He started “Mind of Mencia” in 20005. Although, it did not get much appreciation in the first season, still there were no signs of the show for getting ruined.
Bud Light is the company that allured Mencia to appear in a commercial for Super Bowl XLI. Again in 2009, he appeared in the commercial for a weight-losing product.
Mencia owns a series of restaurant namely “Maggie Rita’s” in Houston. In 2013, Mencia closed its two locations.
From all those sources, he eventually gained a total worth of $15 Million.
Mencia has not come along a straight path. During his whole career, he has come across atrocious criticism as well. In 2010, he was declared as the most hatred comedian among his fellows. “Maxim”, in 2006, declared him the worst comedian. This is all because he used to highlight sensitive issues like racism.
An American television series “Fish sticks” accused him of plagiarism in April 2009. After facing the accusations, he finally admitted by saying that he does not consider himself a true and a funny comedian. Similarly, in 2010, he summarized the issues of plagiarism in details on TV.
Carlos Mencia Earnings
|The Heartbreak Kid||$2 million|
|The Proud Family Movie||$1.2 million|
|Our Family Wedding||$2.5 million|
|Farce of the Penguins||$1.6 million|
|Outta Time||$1 million|
Carlos Mencia Stats
Full Name: Ned Arnel Mencia
Birth Date: October 22, 1967
Birth Place: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Profession: Comedian, actor, screenwriter, tv producer
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Marital Status: Married
Wikipedia Page: Here