El Mencho
El Mencho
Real Name/Full Name Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: El Mencho
Birth Place: Aguililla, Michoacan, Mexico
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 July 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 152 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes
Mother –Rosalinda González Valencia
Siblings: Antonio, Juan, Miran, Miguel
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: Mexican
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rosalinda Gonzavlez (m. 1996)
Kids/Children Name: Jessica, Ruben, Laisha
Profession: Criminal
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

El Mencho’s original name is Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes( his Spanish name). His alias called him El Mencho. He is of Mexican origin. He is the leader of Jalisco New Generation Cartel, a criminal group in Jalisco, and is also suspected as a drug dealer. Both the US and Mexico governments have blacklisted him in the most wanted criminals placed.

Both the government are offering millions of dollars for his whereabouts to arrest him. He has done illegal drug dealing, attempted severe, serious crimes, and is also accused of possessing weapons illegally. He carries out drug dealing in areas of America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Well, how well do you know about El Mencho? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about El Mencho’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about El Mencho to date.

Biography and Early Life

He was born in a rural village in Mexico called Aguililla on 17th July 1964 or 66. He is famously known as El Mencho, which is his nickname. Sincere loved cockfighting people also called him by the name the lord of the roosters. He was raised by a low-income family who used to cultivate avocados.

He was one among the five brothers Juan Miguel Antonio Marin and Abraham. To help his father work in the fields, he stops going to school when he was in 5th grade. As early as the age of 14, he started marijuana plantations. In 1980, he illegally migrated to the US because he thought he would lead a better life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is El Mencho in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, El Mencho’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 17 July 1966. Though, he is 5′ 00″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


El Mencho didn’t really have an educational background. To help his father with farming, he dropped out of primary school as early as 5th grade. They were five cousins, and their family was poor. Hence he couldn’t study further and entered into the world of crime.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mencho has five brothers. Antonio was living in the US after being released from Mississippi. Rosalinda Gonzalez Valencia is El’s wife’s name. He has three children from this marriage, Jessica, Laisha, and Ruben. His daughter Jessica is married to a criminal, Julio Alberto Castillo, who was taken into custody in 2015.

He was released due to no evidence but was again arrested in 2016. His wife was also arrested in 2018 under money scam charges. In February 2020, his daughter Jessica was arrested from Washington D.C. because she visited her brother, who was accused of drug trafficking. She has also been accused of illegal transactions over land and property.

Is El Mencho Gay?

No, El Mencho is married to Rosalinda and has three children. Hence, he is straight. He hasn’t been romantically involved with any guy.

Professional Career

After moving to the United States in 1986, he was residing in the San Francisco Bay area. That was when the police arrested him under the charges of stealing property and carrying a loaded gun. Again in 1989, the San Francisco police arrested him for selling illegal drugs. They then sent him to Mexico a few months later. However, he came back to the states and settled in San Francisco again.

With his brother Ibrahim, he traded heroin worth dollar 9500. Somehow the police overheard the conversation between l Manchu and his brother. They arrested both of them and took them to court. Even after trying to prove himself innocent, he was proved guilty by the court and sentenced to five years of imprisonment in Texas, the full stop at the age of 30. He was released from prison and again sent to Mexico. There join the Mexican police but later anyhow how to become a full-time member of a crime organizing group.

He was leading the Milenio Cartel crime group. To expand his territories, he and started to bribe the local cops. He was also involved in public violence activities and being very aggressive. He attacked the Mexican security forces that gained him immense visibility. Also, the fall of his principal enemy, who was one of the most wanted criminals, paved the way for him to become the most significant/ most wanted criminal.


El Mencho is a most wanted criminal. Thus we can say that he has not won any awards or have any achievements against his name.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of El Mencho in 2024

El Mencho Net Worth
El Mencho Net Worth

The group CJNG is considered to be one of the most money-making gangs in Mexico. They illegally trade drugs like cocaine and marijuana. The U.S. government has estimated that this group, led by El Mencho, possesses assets worth $50 Million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was born in Mexico, but he spent most of his time in America.
  • His father had an avocado farm.
  • He dropped out of school in 5th grade.
  • His real name is Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, and is also known as Rubén Oseguera Cervantes.

El Mencho is a very wise criminal and has several criminal charges against his name, though he is most wanted as a drug lord. He has escaped prisons several times. He is the most wanted criminal in both the U.S. and Mexico and both countries are offering up to MXN 30 million and $10 million, respectively, to any group who can leak any information regarding El Mencho.


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