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Meet Tenoch Huerta Mejia: Actor Who Plays Namor in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

The highly-anticipated movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever recently hit the theatres. We must say the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe eagerly waited for the movie to come out and now it’s here.

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a movie based on the Marvel Comics character Black Panther. It is the sequel to the 2018 film Black Panther. It is the 30th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In the movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Tenoch Huerta Mejia plays the role of Namor, who is the king of Talokan, a hidden undersea nation. In his latest interview with Empire, Mejia stated that his character Namor is not the villain but instead an anti-hero.

Tenoch told the media outlet, “Latin-Americans are always the bad guys in Hollywood movies. And now we are the heroes — or an anti-hero, in this instance.” Continue reading further to catch deep insights into the personal and professional life of the actor.

Here’s all you need to know about Tenoch Huerta Mejia

Tenoch Huerta Mejia is a Mexican actor. He was born on January 29, 1981, in Ecatepec de Morelos, State of Mexico. He is a popular star in Latin America as well as Spain. Up until now, he has appeared in many films and shows. He played the lead role of Alejandro Muñóz / Blue Demon in the TV series Blue Demon.

The full name of Tenoch is José Tenoch Huerta Mejia. For the last many years, he has been  credited as just “Tenoch Huerta.” But let us share with you, he has decided to add ‘Mejia’ to his professional credit starting with Marvel’s new movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Most of you might recognize Tenoch from his role as Manuel in the Amazon Prime Video series Mozart in the Jungle. In the past, he has starred as Rafael Caro Quintero in the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico, and as Juan in the 2021 movie The Forever Purge.

Tenoch Huerta Mejia is a published author

Yeah, you read that right. Tenoch is a published author and his book Orgullo prieto / Brown Pride is all set to release on December 13. In a media interaction, he said, “I hope that this book contributes to enhancing the pride of being what we are, so that there is no ‘brown arrogant’, as they call me, but that there are millions of proud browns in this country.”

A little bit about Tenoch Huerta Mejia’s personal life

When we talk about the personal life of Tenoch, he is a very private person. It looks like he is the father of two young children. Last year, he shared a picture with the children on the social media platform Instagram.

Mejia covered the pictures of the children with emojis. Currently, it is not known whether he is married or has a romantic partner or not. As of right now, Tenoch has 387k followers on the social media platform Instagram. He has 398 posts on his Instagram feed.

Did you like Tenoch Huerta Mejia’s performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever? Kindly let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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