El Mencho
El Mencho
Celebrated Name: El Mencho
Real Name/Full Name: Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes
Gender: Male
Age: 57 years old
Birth Date: July 17, 1966
Birth Place: Aguililla, Michoacán, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Height: 5’8’’
Weight: 84 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rosalinda González Valencia
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Rubén Oseguera González, Laisha, Jessica Johana)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Rosalinda González Valencia)
Is El Mencho Gay?: No
Profession: Mexican Drug Lord and leader of Jalisco New Generation Cartel
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $1 Billion
Last Updated: February 2024

El Mencho is a Mexican drug lord and also the leader of Jalisco New Generation Cartel, which is a criminal group currently based in Jalisco. Currently, he is the most wanted criminal in Mexico, and he is also one of the most wanted in the USA. Both governments will give you MXN$30 and US$10 million if your information leads to his arrest. He is currently wanted for drug trafficking, organized crime involvement, and his original name is Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes. He is also wanted for possession of illegal arms.

Maybe you know about El Mencho very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of El Mencho’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

El Mencho was born on July 17, 1966, in the rural community of Naranjo de Chila, which is in Aguililla, Michoacán, Mexico. He has some alternative aliases, which are “Rubén Acerguera Cervantes,” “Lorenzo Mendoza,” “Nemecio,” and “Nemesio Oseguera Ramos.” It was reported that his birth-name was Ruben, and he changed his name to Nemesio in the memory of his grandfather.

El Mencho grew up in a relatively low-income family, and he back then cultivated avocados. He had five brothers. Juan, Miguel, Marin, Abraham, and Marin. He dropped out of primary school when he was in fifth class, and he dropped out to work in the fields. Soon after some years, he decided to immigrate illegally to the US State of California in the 1980s. So he had to use different names back then like, “Miguel Valadez,” “Carlos Hernández Mendoza,” “Rubén Ávila,” and many more.

Soon he started stealing things and carried a loaded gun. But he was arrested at the age of 19, and after two months of his arrest, his first child was born. He was arrested again for selling the narcotics, and they got out.

Personal Life

Talking of his personal life, he got married to Rosalinda González Valencia, and together, they both have three kids named Laisha, Ruben, and Jessica Johana. Protection against prosecution was filed against a spouse in 2017, and the filing was a success. The filing stated that she could not be prosecuted until the criminal charges were brought up against her. So she was then arrested in May as she was accused of managing the cartel’s finances, which is an enormous crime.

His daughter Jessica Johana was arrested in Washington DC when she went to see her brother, who was arrested for drug trafficking in the US.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 17, 1966, El Mencho is 57 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024. His height is 5’8’’ tall, and his weight is 84 kg.


He joined the Milenio Cartel, and he also started as a member of the assassin squad that used to protect the drug lord Armando Valencia Cornelio, but on August 12, 2003, his boss was arrested by the Mexican authorities. Well, he started with stealing, but he does every kind of bad stuff.

In 2018 PGR announced that they would offer MXN$30 to anyone who provides the information regarding El Mencho that would lead to his arrest. The Department of State, Justice, and Treasury announced that they would increase the El Mencho’s Bounty to $10 million from $ 5 million earlier. Although he has been able to fool authorities easily all these years, he also ordered the murder of high-ranking CJNG member Carlos Enrique Sánchez.

His wife was arrested in 2018 for the money laundering charges, and later she got bail of 1.5 million pesos, but she remains criminally charged, and would still face a trial.

Awards & Achievements

Since he is not a social media star or any successful person but a criminal, he hasn’t received any award or recognition from any. He is wanted in many countries, and he is the number 1 wanted man in Mexico and one of the most wanted in the USA.

Net Worth & Salary of El Mencho in 2024

El Mencho Net Worth
El Mencho Net Worth

The total net worth of El Mencho is estimated to be around $1 billion as of February 2024, and the net worth of cartel is expected to be about $20 billion. This estimate was reported by Insight Crime, and it can be more. El Mencho has been highly elusive because he considered extremely smart, intelligent, and cunning. He doesn’t use the technology for communication and uses his men instead. He has trained his men to cause large-scale disruption of the transport systems, and they caused a massacre when in 2015, they downed a police helicopter so that he could escape.

El Mencho is one of the most wanted criminals in history, and every country is looking for him. He has been trafficking drugs in many countries and has been doing these operations for many years. He is also a significant arms supplier, and it is essential to catch as soon as possible, so we hope that authorities would soon find and put a stop to all his crimes.


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