Who is Carlos Menci and what is his net worth 2018? Many people can get you laughing. Even so, it is better a person that can make you laugh and still manage to communicate a lot of sensible things to you. This way, you will not have just wasted an entire evening laughing but also getting insight about things that affect the society. Trust me; in as much as the whole experience will be comical, you will go home thinking about the whole thing. For such a comedian, we can say that they are accomplished because they can make you laugh and educate you at the same time. That is the life of Carlos Mencia.
Carlos Mencia is a comedian, actor, and writer. He is officially known as Ned Arnel Mencia, and he was born in the year 1967 in October. He was born in Honduras, and his mother was Magdelena Mencia from Mexico and his father Roberto Holness was Honduran. He is the seventeenth child of his parents.
He did not take his father’s name because during his birth, the parents were having domestic issues and his mother did not name him his father’s name. Even so, he used ‘Holness’ until he was eighteen. He attended Garfield High School and later joined California State University where he studied electrical engineering. He later left engineering studies to pursue comedy.
In 1988, he became part of The Comedy Store, but he had to change his name from Ned to Carlos so that he can have the Mexican appeal needed for the Mexican audience. This was demanded of him by Mitzi Shore. He performed successfully at The Comedy Store and even the L.A. Cabaret. Because of his success in the two, he featured on The Arsenio Hall Show and Buscando Estrellas. Being one of the best comedians, he earned the title of International Comedy Grand Champion.
In 1994, he joined HBO and became the host of Loco Slam which was a Latino comedy. He also hosted Funny is Funny on Galavison in the year 1998. Other than hosting shows, he also continued doing his stand-up comedies. He released many comedy albums like Take A Joke America. In 2005, he managed to get thirty minutes to do his comedy thanks to Comedy Central. The show was called Mind Of Mencia, and this show featured his stand-up comedy and Sketch Comedy.
Ever since his career in comedy took off, he has been doing well. He has toured the country doing stand-up comedy, and he has gained a lot of loyal fans over the years. He has also featured in many films as a guest star and also part of the cast. You can catch him on 29 Palms, The Heartbreak Kid, Our Family Wedding, and Carlos Mencia: New Territory, and much more.
Carlos has seen better days doing comedy, and he has also seen some bad days. These were especially when he was accused of plagiarism by many people. This was a very dark period that e even stated that he had to undergo therapy to deal with all those accusations.
Net Worth of Carlos Mencia
The net worth of this hilarious comedian is estimated to be around $22 million. Even so, this figure is not agreeable to many. Even so, it is approximately what his net worth looks like.
Carlos’ comedy tends to educate other than just making people laugh. He surrounds issues that relate to race, culture, social class, and criminal justice. He is more of a political comedian, and all we can hope is that he keeps up with what he does because t is worth it.