Carlos Mencía

by ethnic on February 25, 2009

Birth Name: Ned Arnel Mencía

Place of Birth: San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Date of Birth: October 22, 1967

Ethnicity: Honduran, Mexican

Carlos Mencía is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, to a Mexican mother, Magdelena Mencía, and a Honduran father, Roberto Holness. He grew up in East Los Angeles, California.

His comedy often delves into the issues of race, culture, and social class.

Honduras is a country located in Central America. 90 percent of the population is made up of people of Mestizo background (a mix of Amerindian and European).

Photo by s_bukley/

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Stephanie Marie February 16, 2012 at 6:10 am

Sorry Lopac, us Mexicans have Class, we don’t do trash (:

Mariposa January 1, 2012 at 9:23 pm

He would joke about his mother or grandmother practicing afro-latino religions. Maybe it was just a joke.

wtf November 19, 2011 at 11:35 am

Hes not Mexican at ALL hes half German step your game up.

ethnic October 5, 2009 at 3:15 pm

yeh not a likely Latino name.

Robert February 15, 2012 at 8:51 am


some guy October 5, 2009 at 9:02 am

Lmoa!!! Ned Mencia

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