Tenoch Huerta

Tenoch Huerta - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Tenoch Huerta is a famous Mexican actor. Tenoch Huerta is known for appearing in vairous films and series like Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Forever Purge, Madres, Narcos: Mexico, Here on Earth, etc.

Early Life

Tenoch Huerta was born on 29 January 1981 and he is currently 42 years old. He hails from Ecatepec, State of Mexico, Mexico, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Likewise, his full name is José Tenoch Huerta Mejía.

Talking about his family, he has a sister named Claudia Xóchitl Huerta Mejía. Besides Claudia, he has two more siblings whose names aren’t mentioned yet.

Moreover, his father is a film buff who enrolled him in an acting course with María Elena Saldaña. Likewise, his mother’s ancestors are Nahua, and his father’s ancestors are Purépecha.

Despite coming from an indigenous background, Tenoch does not self-identify as Indigenous. Nevertheless, this personality encourages people to learn more about their Indigenous heritage within and outside the community.

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Caption: Tenoch Huerta in a childhood photo with his mother. Source: Instagram

Tenoch Huerta – Net Worth 2023

Tenoch Huerta has a net worth of around $5 million US dollars as of 2023. Huerta makes his earnings as a popular actor in his home country Mexico as well as internationally.


Professionally, Tenoch Huerta is a famous actor. As such, this personality has appeared in a number of movies in Latin America and Spain.

Likewise, he starred in both feature films, short films, and Narcos: Mexico. On this project, this personality is credited as Tenoch Huerta. Similarly, he also appeared in Mónica Maristain’s book, 30 Actors Made in Mexico.

Moreover, he played the role of Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). On this project, this actor was credited as Tenoch Huerta Mejía.

This actor made his acting debut in the film Asi del precipicio in 2006 as a minor character. Similarly, he appeared in Cary Joji Fukunaga’s film Sin nombre in 2009 playing the role of Li’l Mago. His character is the leader of the Tapachula faction of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang.

Similarly, he played the role of Carlos Mamami in the 2015 biographical disaster survival film The 33 and Alejo in Camino. Likewise, in 2018, this personality also portrayed the character Rafael Caro Quintero in Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico.

More recently in 2021, this actor appeared as Juan in The Forever Purge. It is the 5th film of The Purge franchise. For this project, he worked alongside his fellow Narcos: Mexico costar Alejandro Edda.

Similarly, he received the Best Actor award at the Short Short Film Festival in Mexico City. He received this award for his performance in Café paraíso. Likewise, this actor also received five nominations for the Ariel Award. Among them, this personality won the award for Best Actor for his role in Días de Gracia in 2012.

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Caption: Tenoch Huerta posing for a photo with the Black Panther Wakanda Forever team. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Tenoch Huerta has credited quite a few personalities, brands, and companies for using, endorsing, and advertising their products and services on his Instagram posts. Some of them are photographers Gizelle Hernandez (@gizellehernandez), Carlos Álvarez-Montero (@alvarezmontero), Yana Yatsuk (@yanayatsuk), and Misan Harriman (@misanharriman) among others.

Likewise, he has also endorsed products and services by Hijos del maiz (@hijosdelmaizoficial_mx), clothing brands BOSS, and Dior, jewelry brand David Yurman (@davidyurman), Grenson Shoes (@grensonshoes), and beach resort Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal (@wapedregal).

Likewise, he has also worked with fashion designer DUKC (@dukcmx), makeup artist Marco Casasola (@marco.casasola), nutritionist Jerónimo De la Peza (@jdelapeza), gym Gainz (@gainzfitnessapp), and hair stylist @davosthebane among many others.

Relationship Status

Tenoch Huerta’s relationship is actually a mystery. The actor has never talked about or shared photos of his lover or wife but has regularly shared photos featuring his two lovely kids on his Instagram profile. Moreover, one of his children is his elder daughter Ave.

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Caption: Tenoch Huerta posing for a photo with his children. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Tenoch Huerta stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters and his weight is around 65 kg or 143 lbs. Likewise, Huerta has a chest-waist-bicep size of 42-30-16 inches respectively. Further, Huerta has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Tenoch Huerta – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Tenoch Huerta joined Twitter in November 2015. So far, his @tenochhuerta account has over 327K followers. Likewise, his username on Instagram is @tenochhuerta. As of February 2023, this profile has more than 1.1 million followers.

On Youtube, he is a part of the “Versión Extendida con Tenoch Huerta” channel. They created this channel in September 2020. So far, it has over 1.89 million views and 56.1K subscribers.