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Tenoch Huerta Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family

Tenoch Huerta Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10¾ in
Weight 73 kg
Date of Birth January 29, 1981
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Tenoch Huerta is a Mexican actor, writer, and producer whose film credits include Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Así del precipicioDéficitLa zonaSleep Dealer, Café paraíso, Madres, Road to FameDías de gracia, Soy mi madreNesioJust WalkingSin nombreEl horno, Busco empleo, Cristiada, Marea alta, Depositarios, Chicogrande, ¿Cómo has estado?, El InfiernoPenumbra, Cristeros y FederalesVacaciones en el infiernoColosio: El asesinato, La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas, De tierra, La banquetaVive por mí, Tigers Are Not Afraid, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Mercy, Güeros, Escobar: Paradise Lost, The 33El más buscadoEl autor, Semana Santa, Camino, Las AparicioSpectreLa carga, The Forever Purge, El silencio es bienvenidoDebrisSon of Monarchs, Dark Forces, Bel Canto, and Malamados, en la soledad todo esta permitido. In additon to that, he has also been cast in a avriaty of televsion proejcts which include the likes of CapadociaLos MinondoEl Encanto del ÁguilaHasta Que Te ConocíCloroformoMozart in the Jungle, Blue DemonHere on EarthThe Chosen One, and Narcos: Mexico.

Born Name

José Tenoch Huerta Mejía

Other Names

Tenoch Huerta, Tenoch Huerta Mejía

Tenoch Huerta as seen during an event in 2019
Tenoch Huerta as seen during an event in 2019 (Louise Bisset / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ecatepec de Morelos, State of Mexico, Mexico





Tenoch Huerta joined an acting course with Mexican television actor María Elena Saldaña.


Actor, Writer, Producer


  • Siblings – Claudia Xóchitl Huerta Mejía (Sister)


Tenoch Huerta has been signed with Talent on the Road Management, Talent Management Company, Mexico.



Tenoch Huerta as seen in an Instagram post in September 2022
Tenoch Huerta as seen in an Instagram post in September 2022 (Tenoch Huerta / Instagram)


5 ft 10¾ in or 179.5 cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Tenoch Huerta is of Mexican (Spanish, Indigenous, including Nahua and Purépecha) descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Tenoch Huerta as seen while smiling for the camera on the red carpet of Fenix Awards 2018
Tenoch Huerta as seen while smiling for the camera on the red carpet of Fenix Awards 2018 (Milton Martínez / Secretaría de Cultura CDMX / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Tenoch Huerta Facts

  1. He was cast as Gallo in the short film Café paraíso in 2008 and this won him the award for “Best Actor” at the Short Short Film Festival in Mexico City.
  2. He brought to life the character of Carlos Mamani (a Bolivian miner who moved to Chile a decade prior to the events) in the 2015 biographical disaster-survival drama film The 33 (Spanish: Los 33), starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, and others.
  3. From 2018 to 2020, Tenoch Huerta portrayed the character of Rafael “Rafa” Caro Quintero (a Mexican drug lord who co-founded Guadalajara Cartel with Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo and other drug traffickers in the late 1970s) in the biographical crime drama streaming television series Narcos: Mexico.
  4. Alongside Ana de la Reguera, Cassidy Freeman, Leven Rambin, Josh Lucas, and Will Patton, Tenoch Huerta co-starred as Juan in the dystopian action crime horror film The Forever Purge in 2021.
  5. Along with Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena, and others, Tenoch Huerta co-starred as Namor (the king of Talokan which is an ancient civilization of underwater-dwelling people) in the 2022 superhero film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The film serves as the sequel to the 2018 film Black Panther and is the 30th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
  6. For his performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, he won the NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture” as well as got nominated for Critics’ Choice Super Awards in the “Best Actor in a Superhero Movie” and “Best Villain in a Movie” categories.
  7. In 2023, he started appearing as Lemuel in the coming-of-age fantasy drama television series The Chosen One.
  8. Tenoch Huerta was accused of sexual violence by musician and activist Maria Elena Ríos in June 2023. She also claimed that the Mexico-based activist organization Poder Prieto was deliberately protecting him. However, Huerta has denied the allegations.
  9. He has been classmates with actors Carlos Torres Torrija and Luis Felipe Tovar.

Featured Image by Louise Bisset / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED

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